Earthplace Essential Business of Birds

01/15/2017 to 05/21/2017

10 Woodside Lane, Westport, CT Phone: 203-557-4400.

2:00 PM — 4:00 PM. Play a significant role in the care and enrichment of our resident raptors and songbirds. Explore the issues impacting birds in our area and join our Naturalists in caring for the birds of Earthplace by decorating environments, making toys and trimming beaks, a month other activities. Those who meet a minimum number of participation hours and demonstrate suitable skill may begin working with some of our birds of prey. The first and third Sunday of each month, 2-4pmJanuary 15; February 5, 19; March 5, 19; April 2, 16; May 7, 21 Please join at any time, and fees will be prorated. $60 for members, $75 for non-members

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Wednesdays

03/01/2017 to 03/29/2017

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

March 1,8,15,22,29. 9:45 Toddler Tales, 12 pm. Tech Time, 1:30 pm mini makers - Be a maker and create! Children and their adults can flex their creative muscles. All ages. 2:30 p.m. Zumba kids.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Thursdays

03/02/2017 to 03/30/2017

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

March 2,9,16,23,30. 11:45 am - Stepping Stones on Stage, Enjoy a short performance, such as "The Case of the Missing Super Salad," or show off your talents on stage. 12:15 ABC/123 - Learn your ABCs and 123s with our peppy, purple professor. 1:30 pm. Smart Where science, math and art all collide! Learn how the masters of art used math and science to be creative and use their techniques in your own art.Recommended for ages 3 and older. 2:30 pm Pound for the Family - An exercise program with rhythm, music and movement to help families stay fit together.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Observatory Visitors' Night

03/03/2017 to 03/31/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-1646.

8 pm. weather permitting. Every Friday - March 3, 10,17,24,31. View the sky through a 22-inch research telescope, weather permitting. Special group visits can be arranged, call 203.977.6521. Program suitable for ages 5 and older. The Stamford Observatory entrance is located off Scofieldtown Road. For GPS users, enter 151 Scofieldtown Road. Please call 203-977-6537 for weather updates in regards to telescope viewing. Members: Free | Non-members: $5 Adults, $3 Children (5-17).

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Friday

03/03/2017 to 03/31/2017

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

March 3,10,17,24,31. 11:30 am - Story Time, 1:30 pm. Our World & Beyond - Join us for a fun exploration of astronomy and earth science. 3 pm - Animation Station.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Tuesdays

03/07/2017 to 03/28/2017

303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-899-0606.

March 7,14,21,28. Rhyme Time - 11 am - 11:30 am. Enjoy classic rhymes and tales with special characters, Mother Goose or Dr. Seuss. Recommended for ages 5 and younger. 11:45- 12 noon. Stepping Stones on Stage! 1:30 pm - 2 pm.  3:45 pm. Tech Time - all ages.

Bruce Museum Bruce Beginnings.

03/07/2017 to 03/28/2017

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 11:00 - 11:45 am and 1:00 - 1:45 pm. Bruce Beginnings. Children, ages 3-5, and their caregivers are encouraged to explore the museum's collections and exhibitions through picture books and hands-on activities. Free with general admission and no advanced registration is required. Topics will rotate between art and science: This Land is Your Land, Paleontology Pals, Making Faces, Spring has Spring

Carriage Barn Arts Center Through Our Eyes

03/10/2017 to 04/30/2017

681 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-972-1895.

Reception Friday, March 10 from 5-7 pm. Gallery Hours: Wed.-Sat. 10 am - 3 pm and Sun. 1-5 pm. 5th annual New Canaan High School exhibition.

Fairfield Museum and History Center History by Hand Session 3

03/15/2017 to 03/29/2017

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

Session 3: March 15, 22, 29. Each Session: Members: $95; Non-members: $125 + $25 supply fee. Sign up for all 3 sessions and receive 10% off! Join other creative kids to learn art, design, and sewing, building confidence and problem-solving skills along the way. Learn basic skills, techniques, vocabulary, and safety, students discover their own talents making unique sewing and collage projects inspired by history, including decoupage, patchwork pillows, cute animals, and colorful block quilting.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center March WILDness at Heckscher WILD!

03/19/2017 to 04/02/2017

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-1646.

Vote in our 2nd annual bracket challenge at Heckscher WILD! All of our animals are awesome, but everyone has a favorite! Is yours Hot Dog the Tree Frog? Wallace the Red-Footed Tortoise? Thor the Savannah Monitor, or another? Each week will feature a group of animals that will compete for votes to move on in the challenge. The top two vote getters will battle it out to be the March WILDness winner. Cast your vote in person at Heckscher WILD! or on the SM&NC Facebook page (1 vote per person per day). Stop by weekday afternoons (Tues-Fri) in March at 3 pm to meet one of the animals from our weekly group. 3rd Round (March 19 - 25): Turtles & Snakes 4th Round (March 26 - April 1): Lizards The Terrific Two (April 2 - 7): 2 Highest Vote Getters Heckscher WILD! Hours: Tues. - Fri., 12 - 4 pm, Sat. & Sun., 10 am - 4 pm School Vacation Days, 10 am - 4 pm