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  • Mattatuck Museum- Survivors Swing Band Performance

    144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT Thursday,May 25 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Survivors Swing Band , a seven-piece jazz band, performs tunes and ballads of the swing era.

    More information is available at www.mattmuseum.org or at (203) 753-0381

  • RIDGEFIELD INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

    Friday,May 19 to Sunday,May 21

    The RIFF will have films at five venues: The Ridgefield Playhouse, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield Library, Keeler Tavern Museum and Prospector Theater. This year, RIFF will showcase 55 films from 19 countries, including Andorra, Iran, South Africa, India, Germany, Israel, Singapore, Poland, Taiwan and others, and offer master classes in screenwriting, voice-over acting and visual storytelling. More info and details on programming at www.RIFF.website.

  • Bruce Museum- Outdoor Crafts Festival

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Sunday,May 21 at 10:00am - 5:00pm

    Bruce Museum’s Outdoor Crafts Festival has artisans in decorative fiber, leather, paper arts, glass, ceramics, and more.

    The Festival also includes demonstrations and live musical performances.

    More information is available at brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • New Pond Farm Education Center- Earth Art

    101 Marchant Road West Redding, CT Saturday,May 20 at 1pm – 3pm

    Artists, Kris Holm and Victoria Wyndham, teach at the farm about creating earth friendly artwork using only the elements of nature.

    More information is available at www.newpondfarm.org or at (203) 938-2117

  • Bridgeport Library- Bridgeport’s Locomobile Lecture

    925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT Saturday,May 20 at 2pm-3:30 pm

    Robert Selkowitz discusses the Locomobile, a luxury car manufactured in Bridgeport and the 400 mile road race of 1903.

    More information is available at bportlibrary.org or at 203-576-7400

  • The Milford Arts Council- West Hill Groove Performance

    40 Railroad Avenue, Milford, CT Friday,May 19 at 8 pm

    West Hill Groove performs in the styles of acoustic Rock, electric Rock and Blues.

    More information is available at www.milfordarts.org or at 203-878-6647

  • Cinema Arts Centre- The John Coltrane Documentary

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Wednesday,May 17 at 7:30 PM

    Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary is shown with a Q&A session by Producer, Spencer Proffer.

    More information is available at cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • Mattatuck Museum-Tai Chi at the Matt

    144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT Wednesday,May 17 at 10am - 11am

    Instructor Joe Atkins leads the Tai Chi program that focuses on balance, mobility and more.

    More information is available at www.mattmuseum.org or at 203-753-0381

  • The Ridgefield Playhouse- Under the Streetlamp Performance

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT Wednesday,May 17 at 8pm

    Under the Streetlamp, a vocal group, perform in the styles of Doo-Wop and Motown.

    More information is available at ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at (203) 438-5795

  • Bridgeport Public Library- Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters

    Wednesday,May 17 at 11:30am-1:30pm

    Learn how to be effective in leading and speaking before a group.

    More information is available at bportlibrary.org or at 203-576-7400

  • School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport- 50th Anniversary Event

    1070 Main Street Bridgeport, CT Wednesday,May 17 at 7:45 a.m – 9:30 a.m.

    School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport has their 50th Anniversary breakfast event on May 17th from 7:45-9:30 a.m. The featured speaker is New England Patriots football player, Malcolm Mitchell.

    More information is available at www.svabridgeport.org or at (203) 275-1120

  • East End Arts- Professional Development Workshop for Artists

    141 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY Wednesday,May 17 at 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

    This Professional Development Workshop for Artists focuses on Writing a Succinct Proposal & Artist Statement. The Workshop is led by arts writer, Pat Rogers.

    More information is available at www.eastendarts.org or at 631-369-2171

  • Bruce Museum- Triassic-Jurassic Research Symposium

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Tuesday,May 16 at 10am - 5pm

    A day-long series of 15-minute talks by regional researchers from the University of Connecticut, Johns Hopkins University, the Smithsonian Institution and more.

    More information is available at brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • STAMP OUT HUNGER FOOD DRIVE

    Saturday,May 13 to Monday,May 15

    The Stamp Out Hunger food drive will take place on Saturday, May 13 and is part of a 25-year-old tradition coordinated by the National Association of Letter Carriers. Contributions from the national drive will benefit local food banks.

    All donated food should be be non-perishable. Suggested items include pasta, canned meals, peanut butter, mac and cheese, 100 percent juice and canned or dry beans.

    Those who’d like to participate may leave items for donation by their mailbox and their letter carrier will collect them on Saturday May 13th. If a donation is missed by a letter carrier, donors can place their items by their mailboxes again on Monday, May 15th and carriers will pick them up then.

    More information about the Stamp Out Hunger food drive is at: www.nalc.org then click on community service

  • Southampton Arts Center-East End Singers Showcase Performance

    25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY Saturday,May 13 at 7PM

    The East End Singers Showcase, hosted by Valerie diLorenzo, accompaniment by Peter Pece. The program features a mix songs from pop, the American Songbook and more.

    More information is available at southamptonartscenter.org or at 631-283-0967

  • Palace Theater- Charlie Apicella & Iron City Performance

    100 East Main Street, Waterbury CT Friday,May 12 at 7PM

    Charlie Apicella, a classic guitarist performs with organist David Braham, drummer Alan Korzin, saxophonist Stephen Riley, trumpeter Freddie Hendrix and percussionist Mayra Casales.

    More information is available at palacetheaterct.org or at 203-346-2000

  • HOMAGE: CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION

    Friday,May 12

    7 to 8:30 pm
    Free, registration required at shop.aldrichart.org
     
    Writer and editor, Faye Hirsch, will moderate a roundtable discussion between exhibiting Aldrich artist Suzanne McClelland, artist Michael St. John, and special guests. Hirsch will speak about how visual artists look outward at, and delve into, the geographic and economic landscape as content for their work, The panel will explore notions of homage, history, and voice in contemporary culture. A reception will follow the program.

    ALDRICH CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM
    MAIN ST., RIDGEFIELD, CT

  • The Ridgefield Playhouse- The Tenors Performance

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT Tuesday,May 9 at 8pm

    The Tenors, a vocal group, perform in the styles of classical music and contemporary pop.

    More information is available at ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at (203) 438-5795

  • Bruce Museum- Bees of Connecticut

    Seaside Center, Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich, CT Sunday,May 7 at 1:30pm - 4:00pm

    Dr. Parker Gambino provides a presentation about Bees.

    After the talk, there is a guided walk to observe these insects and learn more about their habits.

    More information is available at brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • City Seed- Edgewood Park Opening Day Farmers Market

    Corner of Whalley and West Rock Avenues, New Haven CT Sunday,May 7 at 10am – 1pm

    Edgewood Park’s Opening Day Farmers Market includes live music, a Lettuce Toss, as well as variety of fruits, vegetables, breads and more.

    More information is available at www.cityseed.org or at 203-773-3736

  • The Bijou Theatre- Livia Tedesco performance

    275 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport, CT Saturday,May 6 at 8 PM

    Livia Tedesco’s repertoire spans from Standards, Pop, Country and Jazz as she performs as a lead vocalist.

    More information is available at www.bijoutheatre.org or at 203-331-8156

  • Mattatuck Museum- Drumming with Craig Norton

    144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT Friday,May 5 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Craig Norton leads a participatory drumming session at one of the galleries.

    More information is available at mattmuseum.org or at (203) 753-0381

  • Bridgeport Public Library- Apprenticeship Career Fair

    925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT Monday,May 1 at 11 a.m to 2 p.m

    There is an Apprenticeship Career Fair on Monday, May 1st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Learn information about various occupations.

    More information is available at bportlibrary.org or at (203) 576-7400

  • Southampton Arts Center – Drawing Workshop

    25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY Sunday,Apr 30 at 12pm

    “The Expressive Figure” is a 2-hour drawing workshop that focuses on line, form, and gesture while experimenting with a range of techniques. This workshop is instructed by Andrea Cote.

    More information is available at www.southamptonartscenter.org or at 631-283-0967

  • New Pond Farm Education Center- April Astronomy

    101 Marchant Road West Redding, CT Saturday,Apr 29 at 8:00pm

    View planets, stars, and more.

    A mini-lesson of what can be seen takes place at the Learning Center.

    More information is available at newpondfarm.org or at (203) 938-2117

  • Wallingford Symphony Orchestra Performance

    North Elm Street, Wallingford CT Saturday,Apr 29 at 7:30 PM

    The Wallingford Symphony Orchestra presents “Virtuosity and Effervescence”. The program features Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 5”, Rossini’s “William Tell Overture” and more.

    More information is available at wallingfordsymphony.org or at 203-697-2261

  • New Pond Farm Education Center- Wildflower Ramble

    101 Marchant Road Redding, CT Wednesday,Apr 26 at 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

    An outdoor walk on the streamside trail to explore various spring wildflowers including Trout Lily, Rue Anemone and more.

    More information is available at newpondfarm.org or at (203) 938-2117

  • The Milford Arts Council- Paint In

    81 Naugatuck Avenue Milford CT Tuesday,Apr 25 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    This workshop is led by an instructor who leads step by step to create a painting.

    No art experience necessary.

    More information is available at www.milfordarts.org or at (203)-878-6647

  • Bruce Museum- Earth Day Family Day

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Sunday,Apr 23 at 1pm - 4pm

    Earth Day Family Day features live music, a Bruce Museum grounds nature walk and guests from the Astronomical Society of Greenwich and the Bruce Museum Seaside Center.

    More information is available at brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • The Klein Memorial Auditorium- Greater Bridgeport Symphony Performance

    910 Fairfield Ave Bridgeport, CT Saturday,Apr 22 at 8:00PM

    Greater Bridgeport Symphony performs with guest conductor Jonathan Yates of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra.

    More information is available at theklein.org or at 1-(800) 424-0160

  • MARCH FOR SCIENCE, NEW HAVEN

    Saturday,Apr 22

    1:00pm East Rock Park – College Woods
    The March supports the scientific community and defends evidence-based policies.

    1:00 PM- celebrate science with demonstrations and a “story corner” with scientists talking about their personal experiences.

    2PM- rally with invited speakers
    Following the rally, there’ll be a march in the East Rock neighborhood.

    It’s recommended to walk, bike or take public transportation to the event. Access and parking are available from Wilbur Cross High School (off route 91).

    More info: http://sciencemarchnhv.org/ and http://actiontogetherct.org/There’s a GoFundMe campaign to help cover the costs of the event.

  • Palace Theater- Cheryl Bentyne Performance

    100 East Main Street, Waterbury CT Friday,Apr 21 at 7PM

    Cheryl Bentyne has performed a variety of Jazz styles including acoustic Jazz.

    More information is available at palacetheaterct.org or at 203-346-2000

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Jazz After Hours

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Friday,Apr 21 at 10 PM

    On April 21st, Jazz After Hours features performances by Marcus McLaurie, Jack Morelli and more.

    More information is available at cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • Bakelite Film

    Wednesday,Apr 19

    “ALL THINGS BAKELITE”
    Chemist. Immigrant. Entrepreneur. In 1907, Leo Bakeland changed our world forever.
    Fun, informative and a little campy. A Connecticut made film.

    Bethel Cinema, 269 Greenwood Ave., Bethel, CT
    203-778-3100 www.bethelcinema.com

    6:30pm- Meet the filmmakers
    7:30pm- Screening followed by Q&A

    www.allthingsbakelite.com

  • CHRIS BRUBECK & TRIPLE PLAY

    Saturday,Apr 15

    Benefit for the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra
    8pm Show

    Chris and his band will play new interpretations of some of his dad’s classic hits,
    Great American songs, Blues and original material.

    Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Ridgefield, CT
    ridgefieldplayhouse.org 203-438-5795

    Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra 203-438-3889

  • Bridgeport Public Library- Memoir Writing Workshop

    925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT Saturday,Apr 15 at 2 pm-3:30pm

    Writer, Author and Professor Elizabeth Hilts leads the workshop which includes free form writing exercises to examining voice and perspective.

    More information is available at bportlibrary.org or at (203) 576-7400

  • Milford Arts Council- Emily Baker Performance

    40 Railroad Ave South Milford, CT Friday,Apr 14 at 8pm

    Emily Baker performs the styles of folk and bluegrass.

    More information is available at milfordarts.org or at 203-878-6647.

  • Fairfield Theatre Company- Blue Coupe Performance

    70 Sanford Street Fairfield CT Thursday,Apr 13 at 7:30PM

    The performance includes Joe Bouchard , Albert Bouchard, Dennis Dunaway and more.

    More information is available at fairfieldtheatre.org or at 203-259-1036

  • Southampton Arts Center- UpSculpting Workshop

    25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY Thursday,Apr 13 at 5:30 pm

    UpSculpting is the act of combining upcycling with sculpture to create environmentally conscious art. Upcycling is the reuse of discarded objects or materials, in this case with marine plastics.

    More information is available at southamptonartscenter.org or at 631-283-0967

  • Yale Jazz Ensemble & Reunion Jazz Ensemble- Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert

    Levinson Auditorium- 127 Wall St. New Haven, CT Sunday,Apr 9 at 2:00pm

    Yale Jazz Ensemble, Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director, and Reunion Jazz Ensemble present an afternoon of jazz in memory of late Yale School Professor and trumpeter Stan Wheeler.

    More information is available at bands.yalecollege.yale.edu or at (203) 432-4111

  • Bruce Museum- Sunday Afternoon Lecture Series: Hidden Treasures

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Sunday,Apr 9 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Hidden Treasures: Lessons from the Bruce Museum’s Art Collection by Dr. Courtney S. Long.

    Dr. Long discusses lessons learned from the Bruce Museum’s Art Collection by focusing on the relationships between artists and objects that help to narrate the history of art.

    More information is available at brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • Branford Folk Music Society- Lou and Peter Berryman Performance

    1009 Main Street, Branford, CT Saturday,Apr 8 at 8pm

    Lou and Peter Berryman, perform a creative style of folk and acoustic music.

    More information is available at 203-488-7715

  • Silvermine Arts Center- Painting Flowers with Watercolors Workshop

    1037 Silvermine Road New Canaan, CT Friday,Apr 7 at 7pm - 9pm

    Through demonstrations, create washes, work from the color wheel and learn other watercolor techniques to create flower paintings.

    More information is available at www.silvermineart.org or at 203-966-9700

  • Bethel Cinema- Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Films

    269 Greenwood Avenue Bethel, CT Wednesday,Apr 5 at 6:00pm

    Six Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Films will be shown in two theaters.

    More information is available at (203)-778-2100

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Screenwriters Discussion Group

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Monday,Apr 3 at 7:30 PM

    This group provides information for those who are interested in screenwriting and reviews written works.

    More information is available at cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • The Blues Cafe- Spuyten Duyvil Performance

    150 Lee Farm Drive Southbury, CT Sunday,Apr 2 at 3PM

    Spuyten Duyvil performs in the style of alternative folk rock.

  • Fairfield Public Library – Mini-Golf Event

    1080 Old Post Road Fairfield CT Sunday,Apr 2 at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    The Friends of the Fairfield Public Library are hosting this year’s Mini-Golf event on Sunday, April 2 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road in Fairfield. Participants are able to mini-golf in the stacks at the Main Library.

    More information about The Friends of the Fairfield Public Library Mini-Golf event is available at fairfieldpubliclibrary.org or at 203-256-3160.

  • The Mad Hatter Chorus- A Grand Night for Singing

    43 Lake Avenue Danbury CT Saturday,Apr 1 at 7:30 pm

    The Mad Hatter Chorus, an a cappella singing group is performing their annual show, “A Grand Night for Singing” featuring the music of Richard Rodgers.

    More information is available at www.madhatterchorus.org or at 203-744-9480

  • Bridgeport Library- Greater Bridgeport Toastmasters Open House

    925 Broad Street Bridgeport, CT Thursday,Mar 30 at 5:30pm-7pm

    Learn how to be effective in leading and speaking before a group.

    More information is available at bportlibrary.org or at 203-576-7400