Weston Historical Society Memories of World War II

11/11/2016 to 03/26/2017

104 Weston Road, Weston, CT Phone: 203-226-1804.

On this 75th anniversary of the start of the Second World War, the Weston Historical Society is proud to present Memories of World War II – an exhibition celebrating our town's contributions to the war. Here we bring together a wide range of artifacts, photographs, armaments, vehicles and memories of that War, many of them from fellow Weston residents and their families. The exhibition displays a wide range of personal memorabilia that ties Weston residents, past and present, directly to the conflict. Memories of World War II will be open to the public on Sundays from 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Winter School Programs

01/03/2017 to 03/17/2017

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-6971 ex. 17.

Bring your class or after school group to visit the Bartlett Arboretum this winter! Our winter school program offerings include: * Opportunities to explore tropical plants in our greenhouse * Hands-on investigations of decomposition and indoor composting * Experience our stunning winter landscape while learning about plant (and animal) winter survival strategies

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

Darien HIstorical Society REVOLUTION AND REFUGEES

01/28/2017 to 02/25/2017

45 Old King's Highway, Darien, CT Phone: (203) 655-9233 .

Join Ken Saturday mornings for a unique opportunity to use the Society's collection of original Revolutionary War-era documents as points of departure from which to explore the civil war that raged along Long Island Sound for eight terrible years. We'll see what Middlesex Parish was and was not; how and why the community divided its loyalties with such violent results; the impact the larger war had on our area; and how the pieces were gathered up at the end. Limited to 12 participants. Admission is free for patron members ($250) and up, $50 for members, $100 for non-members. Reservations can be made with Ulla Kremer at (203) 655-9233 or ukremer@darienhistorical.org.

Fairfield Museum and History Center Miss Annie’s Museum Munchkins

02/01/2017 to 02/22/2017

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

Wednesdays, 4pm – 5:30pm. Ages 4 – 6. Session 4: February 8 (Valentine's Day), February 15 (President's Day), February 22 (Shrove Tuesday) & March 1 (Ash Wednesday) Join Miss Annie of Great Beginnings Montessori School to celebrate diverse holidays and to explore the history of our town. Sessions will include reading about our theme, creating a unique craft and viewing some of the Museum's fascinating exhibits. Together, we'll learn to appreciate each other, our family, our communities and the world at large! Each Session = Members: $90; Non-Members: $110.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Wednesdays

02/01/2017 to 02/22/2017

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

Feb. 1,8,15,22. 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

02/02/2017 to 02/23/2017

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

Feb. 2,9,16,23. 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.

Fairfield Museum and History Center History by Hand Session 2

02/02/2017 to 03/01/2017

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

Tuesdays, 4:30pm – 6:30pm, Ages 8 – 13. Session 2: January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23 & March 1. 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.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children Friday

02/03/2017 to 02/24/2017

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

Feb. 3,10,17,24. 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.

Earth Place Birds of Prey Feeding and Trading Post

02/04/2017 to 02/25/2017

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

Feb. 4,11,18 and 25. Birds of Prey Feeding 3:00 PM Observe the naturalists feed our birds of prey. Questions welcome! Rain or shine; included with admission. Nature's Trading Post -  3:30 PM. Share your collection of nature finds, tell us the story of your item, and trade it for something new. Please no objects regulated by state or federal law, such as bird feathers, nests, eggs, and any endangered species. Please do not bring in anything that will rot or smell.