Celebrate Earth Day!! : Here’s a sampling of Fairfield County, CT events…
May 17, 2011 01:00PM
SUNDAY, APRIL 5
Bruce Museum Hosts Science Lecture – 3 p.m.
One Museum Drive. Greenwich
Stanford University’s Sally M. Benson: “The Coming Transition to a Climate-Friendly Energy System for the 21st Century.”
Info: 203.869.6786 x420, www.brucemuseum.org.
SATURDAY, APRIL 18
Earth Day at Stepping Stones Museum - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Mathews Park, 303 West Avenue, Norwalk
Environmentally friendly programs including rainforest scavenger hunt, making rain sticks from recyclables, music.
Info: 203.899.0606, www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 18 & 19
Beardsley Zoo’s “Party for the Planet” – 12 to 3 p.m.
1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport
Earth-friendly activities and environmental hootenanny promote better health for the planet and ourselves.
Info: 203.394.6565, www.beardsleyzoo.org.
TUESDAY-THURSDAY, APRIL 21-23
Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s “Take a Hike” Week
39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford
Free/members. $8/adults. $4/kids.Hands-on activities including guided hikes, Earth Day educational scavenger hunt.
Info: 203.322.1646, www.stamfordmuseum.org.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22
Going Green in Your Own Backyard – 6:30 p.m.
Congregational Church, 524 Pequot Avenue, Southport
Free. Fairfield and Sasqua Garden Clubs offer information on how to organically manage lawns and gardens.
Info: http://www.fairfieldct.org (community calendar)
SATURDAY, APRIL 25
Green Earth Fair Held in Westport – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane, Westport
$5. All ages. Green living demonstrations, live animals, speakers, recycling exhibits, music, eco-friendly vendors.
Info: 203.227.7253, www.earthplace.org.
Ridgefield Events Honor Earth and Arbor Days.
Ancona’s, 720 Branchville Road, Ridgefield - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m
Free. Food, exhibits, activities. Bring documents for shredding.
Info: 203.544.8436, www.anconasmarket.com
Recreation Center, 195 Danbury Road, Ridgefield - 2 to 5 p.m
Free. Earth-friendly vendors, speakers, activities.
Info: Vicki Yolen 203.438.7809 or [email protected].
Earth Friendly Event at Huckleberry Hill – 12 to 4 p.m.
Huckleberry Hill School, 100 Candlewood Lake Road, Brookfield
Bird house building, hiking, conservation, earth-friendly crafts.