In the Loop What's going on in and around town

In the Loop provides you with a variety of opportunities to see and enjoy what Ridgefield and its surrounding areas have to offer.


Know of an upcoming event that Newcomers members might like to know about? Email communications@ridgefieldnewcomers.org.  

 

Enjoy!


15 Indoor Kid's Activities Near Ridgefield

Anytime!

Don't let yucky weather get you down. There's plenty of fun indoor activities in the area.  From fish to trampolines, click here for more info.


All About Wolves

Various events for adults and kids – Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem, NY

The Wolf Conservation Center teaches people about wolves, their relationship to the environment and the human role in protecting their future.  Information and registration are available at NYWolf.org.

 

Tour Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills

Various Days January – April.  Costs $9 Members, $10 Non-Members

At Stone Barns Center you can see what’s growing, from vegetables to animals to ideas.  Explore the fields, greenhouse and pastures. Stroll woodland trails.  And see how they are working to improve the way America eats and farms. Using organic, resilient and regenerative farming practices, Stone Barns Center grows good food in season for their community and partner restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns. The Center is also a laboratory, hosting experiments that demonstrate better ways to farm and eat in harmony with nature and help beginning farmers succeed.  For tour times and to register, click here.

 

As We Were – 1889

Jan 2 – April 1.  Daily.  Fee $5  New Canaan Historical Society

The New Canaan Historical Society opened its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, featuring the fashions of our founding year, 1889. The exhibit connects two historical events, the first meeting to found the Historical Society and the wedding of two prominent founders, Edna Hoyt Rogers and Henry Benjamin Rogers.  Contact: newcanaan.historical@gmail.com

 

Sunday Explorers

Sundays, through February 22 – Stamford Museum & Nature Center.  Free with Admission

Winter is a great time to explore the Stamford Museum & Nature Center! Our guided farm and trail programs and animal "meet and greet" return, joined by our popular "Science Spot" program in the Overbrook Nature Center classroom. Stop by to enjoy a self- guided craft, visit our animals, or join us for a program. There will be different themes and animals each week.Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, email info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Wildlife Tracks and Signs – The Discovery Center at Ridgefield

January 8, 10:00 am at Aldrich Park.  Members Free, Non-Members $7

The fields and forest of Ridgefield are home to many different kinds of animals.  But sometimes it is hard to find them.  Join us as we search for signs and tracks in the snow or mud of the forest trails.  We will learn how to tell which animal made each track by creating your own track guide with stamps.  Then we will head into the forest to see how many tracks we can find!  For more information, click here

 

Art & Yoga at the Aldrich

Saturday, January 10, 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Members · $10.00, Non-m$15.00

Start the new year with an energizing Vinyasa class immersed in artist David Scanavino’s Imperial Texture site-specific linoleum floor installation. Accompanied by live folk-pop music by P.J. Pacifico, transform yourself into a true work of art, moving through a sequence of poses led by certified instructor Lisa Giordano.   For more information, click here

 

Malcom Moran – Recent Printworks Art Exhibit

Opening Sunday, January 11, 2:00 - 4:00pm.  Runs through January 30th.  Ridgefield Library

Through this exhibition of painterly prints, Malcolm Moran describes his art as "first a language, the most natural way by which I can express things important to me." Moran has two undergraduate college degrees, one from the University of the South in Tennessee in history and one from the Rhode Island School of Design in painting in Providence, Rhode Island. In addition, he has shown his work at places like the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Lilly Islin Gallery, Virginia Lynch Gallery, in Rhode Island and the Contemporary Art Center and Simonne Stern Gallery and Aldrich Leatherman Gallery in New Orleans. He has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT and worked closely with the folks at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT and 10 grand Press in Brooklyn, NY.

 

Evening of Fine Art

Monday, January 19, 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  Riverbend, 139 Ethan Allen Hwy

Each month, Riverbend hosts an evening of fine art from local artists, cocktails, and small bites from Little Pub Ridgefield. The event is free and is a great opportunity to mix and mingle and support local artists.  For more information, email Alex Brandfon.

 

Center Women Presents Fairy Tale Endings

January 24 - 25, 2015. 11:00 am, Stamford JCC ($5/10 suggested donation)

An original story complete with many of our favorite princesses, villains, animals, and trolls! Join us as we entertain you with a song and dance spectacular, perfect for theatre lovers of all ages. Reservations required. Playbill ads available for purchase. Visit www.stamfordjcc.org to purchase tickets.

 

Family Fun Day Sunday

Sunday, January 25, 12:00 - 4:00 pm.  Hyatt Greenwich  Cost $25 per Family

9,500 square feet of family fun! Join Save the Children, CT Challenge, Alex’s Lemonade and many other amazing brands and organizations on January 25th for a day of face painting, magic, dress up, mini manicures and much more! Get busy on the dance floor with the famous Baby Loves Disco DJ. Have a blast in the Kidville Posh Tot Play Land. Discover the Child’s Clinic Sensory Play for our children with special needs. Tech play for the little gamers. Purchase tickets here by January 11.

 

ChiliFest

February 1, start 11:00 am.  Beford Middle School. Cost $10 online

Enjoy unlimited sampling of decadent chili's from twelve of the area's best restaurants AND six of our local fire departments from Fairfield, Norwalk, Trumbull, Weston, Westport and Wilton, all of which will be competing for you vote for best chili.  Come dressed in your favorite team jersey and enjoy the sounds of the Sacred Heart University band while you determine who has the best chili.  Click here for more information and tickets. 

All About Wolves

Various events for adults and kids – Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem, NY

The Wolf Conservation Center teaches people about wolves, their relationship to the environment and the human role in protecting their future.  Information and registration are available at NYWolf.org.

 

Tour Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills

Various Days January – April.  Costs $9 Members, $10 Non-Members

At Stone Barns Center you can see what’s growing, from vegetables to animals to ideas.  Explore the fields, greenhouse and pastures. Stroll woodland trails.  And see how they are working to improve the way America eats and farms. Using organic, resilient and regenerative farming practices, Stone Barns Center grows good food in season for their community and partner restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns. The Center is also a laboratory, hosting experiments that demonstrate better ways to farm and eat in harmony with nature and help beginning farmers succeed.  For tour times and to register, click here. http://www.stonebarnscenter.org/products/winter-family-farm-tour.html

 

As We Were – 1889

Jan 2 – April 1.  Daily.  Fee $5  New Canaan Historical Society

The New Canaan Historical Society opened its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, featuring the fashions of our founding year, 1889. The exhibit connects two historical events, the first meeting to found the Historical Society and the wedding of two prominent founders, Edna Hoyt Rogers and Henry Benjamin Rogers.  Contact: newcanaan.historical@gmail.com

 

Sunday Explorers

Sundays, through February 22 – Stamford Museum & Nature Center.  Free with Admission

Winter is a great time to explore the Stamford Museum & Nature Center! Our guided farm and trail programs and animal "meet and greet" return, joined by our popular "Science Spot" program in the Overbrook Nature Center classroom. Stop by to enjoy a self- guided craft, visit our animals, or join us for a program. There will be different themes and animals each week.Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Wildlife Tracks and Signs – The Discovery Center at Ridgefield

January 8, 10:00 am at Aldrich Park.  Members Free, Non-Members $7

The fields and forest of Ridgefield are home to many different kinds of animals.  But sometimes it is hard to find them.  Join us as we search for signs and tracks in the snow or mud of the forest trails.  We will learn how to tell which animal made each track by creating your own track guide with stamps.  Then we will head into the forest to see how many tracks we can find!  More information, click here. http://ridgefielddiscovery.org/program/235

 

Art & Yoga at the Aldrich

Saturday, January 10, 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Members · $10.00, Non-m$15.00

Start the new year with an energizing Vinyasa class immersed in artist David Scanavino’s Imperial Texture site-specific linoleum floor installation. Accompanied by live folk-pop music by P.J. Pacifico, transform yourself into a true work of art, moving through a sequence of poses led by certified instructor Lisa Giordano.   More information, click here. http://www.aldrichart.org/events/?id=1932

 

Malcom Moran – Recent Printworks Art Exhibit

Opening Sunday, January 11, 2:00 - 4:00pm.  Runs through January 30th.  Ridgefield Library

Through this exhibition of painterly prints, Malcolm Moran describes his art as "first a language, the most natural way by which I can express things important to me." Moran has two undergraduate college degrees, one from the University of the South in Tennessee in history and one from the Rhode Island School of Design in painting in Providence, Rhode Island. In addition, he has shown his work at places like the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Lilly Islin Gallery, Virginia Lynch Gallery, in Rhode Island and the Contemporary Art Center and Simonne Stern Gallery and Aldrich Leatherman Gallery in New Orleans. He has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT and worked closely with the folks at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT and 10 grand Press in Brooklyn, NY.

 

Evening of Fine Art

Monday, January 19, 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  Riverbend, 139 Ethan Allen Hwy

Each month, Riverbend hosts an evening of fine art from local artists, cocktails, and small bites from Little Pub Ridgefield. The event is free and is a great opportunity to mix and mingle and support local artists.  For more information, email Alex Brandfon.

alex@riverbendwoodfloor.com

 

 

Center Women Presents Fairy Tale Endings

January 24 - 25, 2015. 11:00 am, Stamford JCC ($5/10 suggested donation)

An original story complete with many of our favorite princesses, villains, animals, and trolls! Join us as we entertain you with a song and dance spectacular, perfect for theatre lovers of all ages. Reservations required. Playbill ads available for purchase. Visit www.stamfordjcc.org to purchase tickets. http://www.stamfordjcc.org/index.php?src=events&srctype=detail&category=Community&refno=428

 

Family Fun Day Sunday

Sunday, January 25, 12:00 - 4:00 pm.  Hyatt Greenwich  Cost $25 per Family

9,500 square feet of family fun! Join Save the Children, CT Challenge, Alex’s Lemonade and many other amazing brands and organizations on January 25th for a day of face painting, magic, dress up, mini manicures and much more! Get busy on the dance floor with the famous Baby Loves Disco DJ. Have a blast in the Kidville Posh Tot Play Land. Discover the Child’s Clinic Sensory Play for our children with special needs. Tech play for the little gamers. Purchase Tickets by January 11 here. http://celebritybabytrends.com/family-fun-day-sunday

 

ChiliFest

February 1, start 11:00 am.  Beford Middle School. Cost $10 online

Enjoy unlimited sampling of decadent chili's from twelve of the area's best restaurants AND six of our local fire departments from Fairfield, Norwalk, Trumbull, Weston, Westport and Wilton, all of which will be competing for you vote for best chili.  Come dressed in your favorite team jersey and enjoy the sounds of the Sacred Heart University band while you determine who has the best chili.  Click here for more info and tickets. http://www.come2chilifest.com/

All About Wolves

Various events for adults and kids – Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem, NY

The Wolf Conservation Center teaches people about wolves, their relationship to the environment and the human role in protecting their future.  Information and registration are available at NYWolf.org.

 

Tour Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills

Various Days January – April.  Costs $9 Members, $10 Non-Members

At Stone Barns Center you can see what’s growing, from vegetables to animals to ideas.  Explore the fields, greenhouse and pastures. Stroll woodland trails.  And see how they are working to improve the way America eats and farms. Using organic, resilient and regenerative farming practices, Stone Barns Center grows good food in season for their community and partner restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns. The Center is also a laboratory, hosting experiments that demonstrate better ways to farm and eat in harmony with nature and help beginning farmers succeed.  For tour times and to register, click here. http://www.stonebarnscenter.org/products/winter-family-farm-tour.html

 

As We Were – 1889

Jan 2 – April 1.  Daily.  Fee $5  New Canaan Historical Society

The New Canaan Historical Society opened its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, featuring the fashions of our founding year, 1889. The exhibit connects two historical events, the first meeting to found the Historical Society and the wedding of two prominent founders, Edna Hoyt Rogers and Henry Benjamin Rogers.  Contact: newcanaan.historical@gmail.com

 

Sunday Explorers

Sundays, through February 22 – Stamford Museum & Nature Center.  Free with Admission

Winter is a great time to explore the Stamford Museum & Nature Center! Our guided farm and trail programs and animal "meet and greet" return, joined by our popular "Science Spot" program in the Overbrook Nature Center classroom. Stop by to enjoy a self- guided craft, visit our animals, or join us for a program. There will be different themes and animals each week.Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Wildlife Tracks and Signs – The Discovery Center at Ridgefield

January 8, 10:00 am at Aldrich Park.  Members Free, Non-Members $7

The fields and forest of Ridgefield are home to many different kinds of animals.  But sometimes it is hard to find them.  Join us as we search for signs and tracks in the snow or mud of the forest trails.  We will learn how to tell which animal made each track by creating your own track guide with stamps.  Then we will head into the forest to see how many tracks we can find!  More information, click here. http://ridgefielddiscovery.org/program/235

 

Art & Yoga at the Aldrich

Saturday, January 10, 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Members · $10.00, Non-m$15.00

Start the new year with an energizing Vinyasa class immersed in artist David Scanavino’s Imperial Texture site-specific linoleum floor installation. Accompanied by live folk-pop music by P.J. Pacifico, transform yourself into a true work of art, moving through a sequence of poses led by certified instructor Lisa Giordano.   More information, click here. http://www.aldrichart.org/events/?id=1932

 

Malcom Moran – Recent Printworks Art Exhibit

Opening Sunday, January 11, 2:00 - 4:00pm.  Runs through January 30th.  Ridgefield Library

Through this exhibition of painterly prints, Malcolm Moran describes his art as "first a language, the most natural way by which I can express things important to me." Moran has two undergraduate college degrees, one from the University of the South in Tennessee in history and one from the Rhode Island School of Design in painting in Providence, Rhode Island. In addition, he has shown his work at places like the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Lilly Islin Gallery, Virginia Lynch Gallery, in Rhode Island and the Contemporary Art Center and Simonne Stern Gallery and Aldrich Leatherman Gallery in New Orleans. He has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT and worked closely with the folks at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT and 10 grand Press in Brooklyn, NY.

 

Evening of Fine Art

Monday, January 19, 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  Riverbend, 139 Ethan Allen Hwy

Each month, Riverbend hosts an evening of fine art from local artists, cocktails, and small bites from Little Pub Ridgefield. The event is free and is a great opportunity to mix and mingle and support local artists.  For more information, email Alex Brandfon.

alex@riverbendwoodfloor.com

 

 

Center Women Presents Fairy Tale Endings

January 24 - 25, 2015. 11:00 am, Stamford JCC ($5/10 suggested donation)

An original story complete with many of our favorite princesses, villains, animals, and trolls! Join us as we entertain you with a song and dance spectacular, perfect for theatre lovers of all ages. Reservations required. Playbill ads available for purchase. Visit www.stamfordjcc.org to purchase tickets. http://www.stamfordjcc.org/index.php?src=events&srctype=detail&category=Community&refno=428

 

Family Fun Day Sunday

Sunday, January 25, 12:00 - 4:00 pm.  Hyatt Greenwich  Cost $25 per Family

9,500 square feet of family fun! Join Save the Children, CT Challenge, Alex’s Lemonade and many other amazing brands and organizations on January 25th for a day of face painting, magic, dress up, mini manicures and much more! Get busy on the dance floor with the famous Baby Loves Disco DJ. Have a blast in the Kidville Posh Tot Play Land. Discover the Child’s Clinic Sensory Play for our children with special needs. Tech play for the little gamers. Purchase Tickets by January 11 here. http://celebritybabytrends.com/family-fun-day-sunday

 

ChiliFest

February 1, start 11:00 am.  Beford Middle School. Cost $10 online

Enjoy unlimited sampling of decadent chili's from twelve of the area's best restaurants AND six of our local fire departments from Fairfield, Norwalk, Trumbull, Weston, Westport and Wilton, all of which will be competing for you vote for best chili.  Come dressed in your favorite team jersey and enjoy the sounds of the Sacred Heart University band while you determine who has the best chili.  Click here for more info and tickets. http://www.come2chilifest.com/

All About Wolves

Various events for adults and kids – Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem, NY

The Wolf Conservation Center teaches people about wolves, their relationship to the environment and the human role in protecting their future.  Information and registration are available at NYWolf.org.

 

Tour Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills

Various Days January – April.  Costs $9 Members, $10 Non-Members

At Stone Barns Center you can see what’s growing, from vegetables to animals to ideas.  Explore the fields, greenhouse and pastures. Stroll woodland trails.  And see how they are working to improve the way America eats and farms. Using organic, resilient and regenerative farming practices, Stone Barns Center grows good food in season for their community and partner restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns. The Center is also a laboratory, hosting experiments that demonstrate better ways to farm and eat in harmony with nature and help beginning farmers succeed.  For tour times and to register, click here. http://www.stonebarnscenter.org/products/winter-family-farm-tour.html

 

As We Were – 1889

Jan 2 – April 1.  Daily.  Fee $5  New Canaan Historical Society

The New Canaan Historical Society opened its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, featuring the fashions of our founding year, 1889. The exhibit connects two historical events, the first meeting to found the Historical Society and the wedding of two prominent founders, Edna Hoyt Rogers and Henry Benjamin Rogers.  Contact: newcanaan.historical@gmail.com

 

Sunday Explorers

Sundays, through February 22 – Stamford Museum & Nature Center.  Free with Admission

Winter is a great time to explore the Stamford Museum & Nature Center! Our guided farm and trail programs and animal "meet and greet" return, joined by our popular "Science Spot" program in the Overbrook Nature Center classroom. Stop by to enjoy a self- guided craft, visit our animals, or join us for a program. There will be different themes and animals each week.Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Wildlife Tracks and Signs – The Discovery Center at Ridgefield

January 8, 10:00 am at Aldrich Park.  Members Free, Non-Members $7

The fields and forest of Ridgefield are home to many different kinds of animals.  But sometimes it is hard to find them.  Join us as we search for signs and tracks in the snow or mud of the forest trails.  We will learn how to tell which animal made each track by creating your own track guide with stamps.  Then we will head into the forest to see how many tracks we can find!  More information, click here. http://ridgefielddiscovery.org/program/235

 

Art & Yoga at the Aldrich

Saturday, January 10, 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Members · $10.00, Non-m$15.00

Start the new year with an energizing Vinyasa class immersed in artist David Scanavino’s Imperial Texture site-specific linoleum floor installation. Accompanied by live folk-pop music by P.J. Pacifico, transform yourself into a true work of art, moving through a sequence of poses led by certified instructor Lisa Giordano.   More information, click here. http://www.aldrichart.org/events/?id=1932

 

Malcom Moran – Recent Printworks Art Exhibit

Opening Sunday, January 11, 2:00 - 4:00pm.  Runs through January 30th.  Ridgefield Library

Through this exhibition of painterly prints, Malcolm Moran describes his art as "first a language, the most natural way by which I can express things important to me." Moran has two undergraduate college degrees, one from the University of the South in Tennessee in history and one from the Rhode Island School of Design in painting in Providence, Rhode Island. In addition, he has shown his work at places like the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Lilly Islin Gallery, Virginia Lynch Gallery, in Rhode Island and the Contemporary Art Center and Simonne Stern Gallery and Aldrich Leatherman Gallery in New Orleans. He has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT and worked closely with the folks at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT and 10 grand Press in Brooklyn, NY.

 

Evening of Fine Art

Monday, January 19, 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  Riverbend, 139 Ethan Allen Hwy

Each month, Riverbend hosts an evening of fine art from local artists, cocktails, and small bites from Little Pub Ridgefield. The event is free and is a great opportunity to mix and mingle and support local artists.  For more information, email Alex Brandfon.

alex@riverbendwoodfloor.com

 

 

Center Women Presents Fairy Tale Endings

January 24 - 25, 2015. 11:00 am, Stamford JCC ($5/10 suggested donation)

An original story complete with many of our favorite princesses, villains, animals, and trolls! Join us as we entertain you with a song and dance spectacular, perfect for theatre lovers of all ages. Reservations required. Playbill ads available for purchase. Visit www.stamfordjcc.org to purchase tickets. http://www.stamfordjcc.org/index.php?src=events&srctype=detail&category=Community&refno=428

 

Family Fun Day Sunday

Sunday, January 25, 12:00 - 4:00 pm.  Hyatt Greenwich  Cost $25 per Family

9,500 square feet of family fun! Join Save the Children, CT Challenge, Alex’s Lemonade and many other amazing brands and organizations on January 25th for a day of face painting, magic, dress up, mini manicures and much more! Get busy on the dance floor with the famous Baby Loves Disco DJ. Have a blast in the Kidville Posh Tot Play Land. Discover the Child’s Clinic Sensory Play for our children with special needs. Tech play for the little gamers. Purchase Tickets by January 11 here. http://celebritybabytrends.com/family-fun-day-sunday

 

ChiliFest

February 1, start 11:00 am.  Beford Middle School. Cost $10 online

Enjoy unlimited sampling of decadent chili's from twelve of the area's best restaurants AND six of our local fire departments from Fairfield, Norwalk, Trumbull, Weston, Westport and Wilton, all of which will be competing for you vote for best chili.  Come dressed in your favorite team jersey and enjoy the sounds of the Sacred Heart University band while you determine who has the best chili.  Click here for more info and tickets. http://www.come2chilifest.com/

All About Wolves

Various events for adults and kids – Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem, NY

The Wolf Conservation Center teaches people about wolves, their relationship to the environment and the human role in protecting their future.  Information and registration are available at NYWolf.org.

 

Tour Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills

Various Days January – April.  Costs $9 Members, $10 Non-Members

At Stone Barns Center you can see what’s growing, from vegetables to animals to ideas.  Explore the fields, greenhouse and pastures. Stroll woodland trails.  And see how they are working to improve the way America eats and farms. Using organic, resilient and regenerative farming practices, Stone Barns Center grows good food in season for their community and partner restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns. The Center is also a laboratory, hosting experiments that demonstrate better ways to farm and eat in harmony with nature and help beginning farmers succeed.  For tour times and to register, click here. http://www.stonebarnscenter.org/products/winter-family-farm-tour.html

 

As We Were – 1889

Jan 2 – April 1.  Daily.  Fee $5  New Canaan Historical Society

The New Canaan Historical Society opened its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, featuring the fashions of our founding year, 1889. The exhibit connects two historical events, the first meeting to found the Historical Society and the wedding of two prominent founders, Edna Hoyt Rogers and Henry Benjamin Rogers.  Contact: newcanaan.historical@gmail.com

 

Sunday Explorers

Sundays, through February 22 – Stamford Museum & Nature Center.  Free with Admission

Winter is a great time to explore the Stamford Museum & Nature Center! Our guided farm and trail programs and animal "meet and greet" return, joined by our popular "Science Spot" program in the Overbrook Nature Center classroom. Stop by to enjoy a self- guided craft, visit our animals, or join us for a program. There will be different themes and animals each week.Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Wildlife Tracks and Signs – The Discovery Center at Ridgefield

January 8, 10:00 am at Aldrich Park.  Members Free, Non-Members $7

The fields and forest of Ridgefield are home to many different kinds of animals.  But sometimes it is hard to find them.  Join us as we search for signs and tracks in the snow or mud of the forest trails.  We will learn how to tell which animal made each track by creating your own track guide with stamps.  Then we will head into the forest to see how many tracks we can find!  More information, click here. http://ridgefielddiscovery.org/program/235

 

Art & Yoga at the Aldrich

Saturday, January 10, 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Members · $10.00, Non-m$15.00

Start the new year with an energizing Vinyasa class immersed in artist David Scanavino’s Imperial Texture site-specific linoleum floor installation. Accompanied by live folk-pop music by P.J. Pacifico, transform yourself into a true work of art, moving through a sequence of poses led by certified instructor Lisa Giordano.   More information, click here. http://www.aldrichart.org/events/?id=1932

 

Malcom Moran – Recent Printworks Art Exhibit

Opening Sunday, January 11, 2:00 - 4:00pm.  Runs through January 30th.  Ridgefield Library

Through this exhibition of painterly prints, Malcolm Moran describes his art as "first a language, the most natural way by which I can express things important to me." Moran has two undergraduate college degrees, one from the University of the South in Tennessee in history and one from the Rhode Island School of Design in painting in Providence, Rhode Island. In addition, he has shown his work at places like the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Lilly Islin Gallery, Virginia Lynch Gallery, in Rhode Island and the Contemporary Art Center and Simonne Stern Gallery and Aldrich Leatherman Gallery in New Orleans. He has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT and worked closely with the folks at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT and 10 grand Press in Brooklyn, NY.

 

Evening of Fine Art

Monday, January 19, 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  Riverbend, 139 Ethan Allen Hwy

Each month, Riverbend hosts an evening of fine art from local artists, cocktails, and small bites from Little Pub Ridgefield. The event is free and is a great opportunity to mix and mingle and support local artists.  For more information, email Alex Brandfon.

alex@riverbendwoodfloor.com

 

 

Center Women Presents Fairy Tale Endings

January 24 - 25, 2015. 11:00 am, Stamford JCC ($5/10 suggested donation)

An original story complete with many of our favorite princesses, villains, animals, and trolls! Join us as we entertain you with a song and dance spectacular, perfect for theatre lovers of all ages. Reservations required. Playbill ads available for purchase. Visit www.stamfordjcc.org to purchase tickets. http://www.stamfordjcc.org/index.php?src=events&srctype=detail&category=Community&refno=428

 

Family Fun Day Sunday

Sunday, January 25, 12:00 - 4:00 pm.  Hyatt Greenwich  Cost $25 per Family

9,500 square feet of family fun! Join Save the Children, CT Challenge, Alex’s Lemonade and many other amazing brands and organizations on January 25th for a day of face painting, magic, dress up, mini manicures and much more! Get busy on the dance floor with the famous Baby Loves Disco DJ. Have a blast in the Kidville Posh Tot Play Land. Discover the Child’s Clinic Sensory Play for our children with special needs. Tech play for the little gamers. Purchase Tickets by January 11 here. http://celebritybabytrends.com/family-fun-day-sunday

 

ChiliFest

February 1, start 11:00 am.  Beford Middle School. Cost $10 online

Enjoy unlimited sampling of decadent chili's from twelve of the area's best restaurants AND six of our local fire departments from Fairfield, Norwalk, Trumbull, Weston, Westport and Wilton, all of which will be competing for you vote for best chili.  Come dressed in your favorite team jersey and enjoy the sounds of the Sacred Heart University band while you determine who has the best chili.  Click here for more info and tickets. http://www.come2chilifest.com/

All About Wolves

Various events for adults and kids – Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem, NY

The Wolf Conservation Center teaches people about wolves, their relationship to the environment and the human role in protecting their future.  Information and registration are available at NYWolf.org.

 

Tour Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills

Various Days January – April.  Costs $9 Members, $10 Non-Members

At Stone Barns Center you can see what’s growing, from vegetables to animals to ideas.  Explore the fields, greenhouse and pastures. Stroll woodland trails.  And see how they are working to improve the way America eats and farms. Using organic, resilient and regenerative farming practices, Stone Barns Center grows good food in season for their community and partner restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns. The Center is also a laboratory, hosting experiments that demonstrate better ways to farm and eat in harmony with nature and help beginning farmers succeed.  For tour times and to register, click here. http://www.stonebarnscenter.org/products/winter-family-farm-tour.html

All About Wolves

Various events for adults and kids – Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem, NY

The Wolf Conservation Center teaches people about wolves, their relationship to the environment and the human role in protecting their future.  Information and registration are available at NYWolf.org.

 

Tour Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills

Various Days January – April.  Costs $9 Members, $10 Non-Members

At Stone Barns Center you can see what’s growing, from vegetables to animals to ideas.  Explore the fields, greenhouse and pastures. Stroll woodland trails.  And see how they are working to improve the way America eats and farms. Using organic, resilient and regenerative farming practices, Stone Barns Center grows good food in season for their community and partner restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns. The Center is also a laboratory, hosting experiments that demonstrate better ways to farm and eat in harmony with nature and help beginning farmers succeed.  For tour times and to register, click here. http://www.stonebarnscenter.org/products/winter-family-farm-tour.html

 

As We Were – 1889

Jan 2 – April 1.  Daily.  Fee $5  New Canaan Historical Society

The New Canaan Historical Society opened its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, featuring the fashions of our founding year, 1889. The exhibit connects two historical events, the first meeting to found the Historical Society and the wedding of two prominent founders, Edna Hoyt Rogers and Henry Benjamin Rogers.  Contact: newcanaan.historical@gmail.com

 

Sunday Explorers

Sundays, through February 22 – Stamford Museum & Nature Center.  Free with Admission

Winter is a great time to explore the Stamford Museum & Nature Center! Our guided farm and trail programs and animal "meet and greet" return, joined by our popular "Science Spot" program in the Overbrook Nature Center classroom. Stop by to enjoy a self- guided craft, visit our animals, or join us for a program. There will be different themes and animals each week.Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

 

Wildlife Tracks and Signs – The Discovery Center at Ridgefield

January 8, 10:00 am at Aldrich Park.  Members Free, Non-Members $7

The fields and forest of Ridgefield are home to many different kinds of animals.  But sometimes it is hard to find them.  Join us as we search for signs and tracks in the snow or mud of the forest trails.  We will learn how to tell which animal made each track by creating your own track guide with stamps.  Then we will head into the forest to see how many tracks we can find!  More information, click here. http://ridgefielddiscovery.org/program/235

 

Art & Yoga at the Aldrich

Saturday, January 10, 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Members · $10.00, Non-m$15.00

Start the new year with an energizing Vinyasa class immersed in artist David Scanavino’s Imperial Texture site-specific linoleum floor installation. Accompanied by live folk-pop music by P.J. Pacifico, transform yourself into a true work of art, moving through a sequence of poses led by certified instructor Lisa Giordano.   More information, click here. http://www.aldrichart.org/events/?id=1932

 

Malcom Moran – Recent Printworks Art Exhibit

Opening Sunday, January 11, 2:00 - 4:00pm.  Runs through January 30th.  Ridgefield Library

Through this exhibition of painterly prints, Malcolm Moran describes his art as "first a language, the most natural way by which I can express things important to me." Moran has two undergraduate college degrees, one from the University of the South in Tennessee in history and one from the Rhode Island School of Design in painting in Providence, Rhode Island. In addition, he has shown his work at places like the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Lilly Islin Gallery, Virginia Lynch Gallery, in Rhode Island and the Contemporary Art Center and Simonne Stern Gallery and Aldrich Leatherman Gallery in New Orleans. He has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT and worked closely with the folks at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT and 10 grand Press in Brooklyn, NY.

 

Evening of Fine Art

Monday, January 19, 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  Riverbend, 139 Ethan Allen Hwy

Each month, Riverbend hosts an evening of fine art from local artists, cocktails, and small bites from Little Pub Ridgefield. The event is free and is a great opportunity to mix and mingle and support local artists.  For more information, email Alex Brandfon.

alex@riverbendwoodfloor.com

 

 

Center Women Presents Fairy Tale Endings

January 24 - 25, 2015. 11:00 am, Stamford JCC ($5/10 suggested donation)

An original story complete with many of our favorite princesses, villains, animals, and trolls! Join us as we entertain you with a song and dance spectacular, perfect for theatre lovers of all ages. Reservations required. Playbill ads available for purchase. Visit www.stamfordjcc.org to purchase tickets. http://www.stamfordjcc.org/index.php?src=events&srctype=detail&category=Community&refno=428

 

Family Fun Day Sunday

Sunday, January 25, 12:00 - 4:00 pm.  Hyatt Greenwich  Cost $25 per Family

9,500 square feet of family fun! Join Save the Children, CT Challenge, Alex’s Lemonade and many other amazing brands and organizations on January 25th for a day of face painting, magic, dress up, mini manicures and much more! Get busy on the dance floor with the famous Baby Loves Disco DJ. Have a blast in the Kidville Posh Tot Play Land. Discover the Child’s Clinic Sensory Play for our children with special needs. Tech play for the little gamers. Purchase Tickets by January 11 here. http://celebritybabytrends.com/family-fun-day-sunday

 

ChiliFest

February 1, start 11:00 am.  Beford Middle School. Cost $10 online

Enjoy unlimited sampling of decadent chili's from twelve of the area's best restaurants AND six of our local fire departments from Fairfield, Norwalk, Trumbull, Weston, Westport and Wilton, all of which will be competing for you vote for best chili.  Come dressed in your favorite team jersey and enjoy the sounds of the Sacred Heart University band while you determine who has the best chili.  Click here for more info and tickets. http://www.come2chilifest.com/


 

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