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April — 2014 Events

Now — April 27, 2014

"Spring Art Exhibition" — Ridgefield, CT

The Ridgefield Guild of Artists 2014 "Spring Exhibition" explores the idea of re-conceptualizing, re-purposing, and re-imagining as a visual art form. This invitational show will feature artists who use their materials in unique and unexpected ways to express their personal vision. Some artists use recycled materials, some use their chosen medium until it evolves into something altogether different. Others remake, deconstruct, expand, and transform. Some artists surprise and delight the viewer with their installations, but be assured that all share their vision with resourcefulness, wit, and wisdom.

The art exhibition will run through April 27th.

Ridgefield Guild of Artists
34 Halpin Lane
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Phone: (203) 438-8863

April 3, 2014

Workshop: "Historic Places Q&A" — New Canaan, CT

A panel and Q & A discussion will be presented by the "New Canaan Historical Society", the "New Canaan Preservation Alliance", and office of the "First Selectman" on Thursday, April 3rd. The panelists will discuss both the National and the Connecticut Register of Historic Places.

The panelists include: Stacey Vairo from the CT Dept. of Economic & Community Development, State Historic Preservation Office, Wes Haynes from the CT Trust for Historic Preservation, Anita Mielert from CT Preservation Action, and Tod Bryant from Heritage Resources. The program begins at 7:00 pm with refreshments served at 6:30 pm. Reservations recommended.

The New Canaan Historical Society
13 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan, CT
Phone: (203) 966-1776

April 4, 2014

"Art of Design" — Greenwich Country Club — Greenwich, CT

Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

The inaugural "Art of Design" luncheon and panel discussion to benefit the "Bruce Museum" will be held at the "Greenwich Country Club" on April 4th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

This exciting event will explore the intersection of art and design, and the ways in which technological advancements impact design. A distinguished panel of experts will enchant and enlighten you. Speakers include: Allan Greenberg, Founder, Allan Greenberg Architect; David Moser, Principal Designer, Thos. Moser; Lauren Santo Domingo, Founder, Moda Operandi; and Contributing Editor of Vogue, Amy Smilovic. Moderated by Cristin Marandino, Editor, Greenwich Magazine. Reservations required. Call (203) 869-0376. To receive an invitation, e-mail: bconelias@brucemuseum.org.

The Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
BM Phone: (203) 869-0376

April 4 — 6, 2014

The Junior League "Art Exhibition" — Fairfield, CT

The 22nd Annual "Art Show" sponsored by The Junior League of Fairfield County takes place on on Friday, April 4th to Sunday, April 6th from 10 am to 5 pm daily at the Burr Homestead in Fairfield, CT.

This year's theme is “Beautify Your Home, Better Our Community". The show features traditional paintings, contemporary abstract works, photographs, prints, drawings, and sculptures by over 100 Northeast artists. Art-inspired mantel decorations provided by florists, designers, and home décor stores will dress up the Burr. Cocktail parties, children's activities, silhouette artists, musical entertainment, and more will take place over the three day event.

Tickets are $7. per person and valid for re-entry throughout the weekend. A "Curated Cocktail Party" on Friday, April 4th from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm is $95. per person (limited availability). An "Instructional Painting Demo" and "Cocktail Party" on Saturday, April 5th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm is $35. per person (limited availability). All proceeds benefit community programs which impact school's literacy, healthy lifestyles, and success in school.

The Burr Homestead
739 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: (203) 259-1598

April 5 — 10 & October 18 23, 2014

"High Point Market" — To the Trade

High Point Market, North Carolina

"High Point Market" is one of the largest home furnishings industry trade shows in the world. The market, open during the spring and fall, encompasses 180 buildings in the downtown showroom district of the city of High Point, North Carolina. It attracts more than 75,000 home design professionals each year. Market dates for 2014 are April 5-10 and October 18-23. Open to the trade only, the show runs six days, Saturday through Thursday. Market passes are free. If you need assistance in planning your trip, call the High Point Market at (336) 869-1000.

New in 2014: A new smartphone mobile app called "MyMarket" is now available to help you find showrooms while you’re on the ground in "High Point". Full event search functionality is built right in so you can find your favorite educational, social, and networking events with ease. Plus, a special transportation tracker shows you where all the downtown shuttles are, so you always know where your next ride is coming from. The free "MyMarket Mobile App" is available to download at the Apple App Store or Google Play.

High Point Market Authority
164 South Main Street, Suite 700
High Point, NC 27260
Phone: 1- 800-874-6492

April 5, 2014

"Easter Egg Hunt" — New Canaan, CT

The "Young Women’s League of New Canaan" presents their "Easter Egg Hunt" at the Waveny House in New Canaan, CT on Saturday, April 5th. Festivities and Bake Sale begin at 9:30 am and the Egg Hunt begins at 10:40 am. The event is free and open to the public.

Children will delight in watching Mr. and Mrs. Bunny arrive on “Old Faithful”. In addition to the candy filled hunt, there will be a live Dixieland band, coffee and baked goods, face painting, bounce houses, and amazing balloon creations. 100% of all proceeds go to the Young Women’s League Giving Fund. In the event of inclement weather, the Easter Egg Hunt will take place on the same day at the New Canaan High School Gym, rain or snow.

Young Women’s League of New Canaan
Waveny House
677 South Avenue
New Canaan, CT 06840

April 5, 2014

"Birdhouse Auction Gala" — Wilton, CT

The 19th Annual "Project Return, Birdhouse Auction Gala" will take place on Saturday, April 5th from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The event features silent and live auctions of original birdhouses, as well as bird-themed paintings, ceramics, furniture, and fine jewelry. A light dinner and delicious desserts will be served with beverages from Tito's Handmade Vodka. Then kick up your dancing shoes to the music of the ever-popular DNR Band and dance the night away to the vintage sounds of the 60's and 70's.

New in 2014: "Online Auction Bidding". Bidding is now open and will end on April 4th (the day before the Auction). The top on-line bids will be the starting bid and then continues via normal bidding on the evening of April 5th. If you are unable to attend, you may consider arranging for a proxy bidder on your behalf. Bids will be collected once in the evening and posted by 9 am the following day. Tickets are available for $125. and $200. For more information call (203) 291-6402. For on-line bidding, e-mail birdhouseauction@projectreturnct.org.

Project Return Benefit at
Rolling Hills Country Club
333 Hurbutt Street
Wilton, CT 06897

April 5 — June 28, 2014

"Kids Culinary Cooking Classes" — CT

"Stew Leonard's" offers on-going cooking classes for children between the ages of five and 12 years old. Children receive hands-on instruction in preparing various foods, as well as learning about the importance of measuring, cooperation, and food safety. Classes will be held in Stew Leonard’s Executive Kitchen on the second floor of their Newington, CT store. Price is per child per class and is payable at the time of registration.

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Stew Leonard’s Executive Kitchen
3475 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, Connecticut 06111
Phone: (860) 760-8100

April 6 & 9 — April 12, 2014

"Sustainable Art Exhibition" — New Canaan, CT

Carriage Barn Arts Center at Waveny Park

2014 marks the 25th annual "Spectrum Sustainable Art Show" at the "Carriage Barn Arts Center" to support "The New Canaan Society for the Arts". This year, the focus of the exhibition will be on artwork that incorporates or highlights natural or recycled materials. The Carriage Barn is a perfect example of a sustainable space that has been adaptively reused within a landscape (Waveny Park designed by Olmsted) that has also been preserved as open green space. This provides the ideal environment for exhibiting artworks using found materials in novel and experimental ways.

The exhibition runs through April 12th. The gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sundays 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Entrance to the gallery is free and all exhibitions are open to the public. The Center’s activities are sponsored by the New Canaan Society for the Arts (NCSA), a member-supported, non-profit cultural organization.

On Thursday, April 10th at 7 pm is a lecture on "Sustainable Design" by Mark Robbins. $10 for members; $15 for non-members. On Sunday, April 6th from 2 pm to 3:30 pm is “Trash + Fashion = TRASHION” a children’s workshop for ages 8-12. Space is limited and reservations are required. $15 for members, $20 for non-members.

Carriage Barn Arts Center at Waveny Park
681 South Avenue
New Canaan, CT 06840
NCSA Phone: (203) 972-1895

April 7, 2014

Lecture: "New York Botanical Garden" — Greenwich, CT

The "Greenwich Land Trust" will be presenting a lecture with "The New York Botanical Garden's" Brian Sullivan discussing his newly opened "Native Plant Garden". This beautiful 3.5 acre garden showcases flora native to the region in an innovative style. Plants selected for their ecological as well as their aesthetic value create an immersive environment teaming with wildlife. Learn about the story of the garden's design and installation, and how you can introduce a palette of beautiful plants compatible with local landscapes to your home garden.

Light refreshments will be served and participants will be given a sampling of northeast native transplants to take home courtesy of Sam Bridge Nursery and Greenhouses. GLT members: $10 Non-members: $15. Monday, April 7th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Seating is limited. Registration required by calling (203) 629-2151.

Greenwich Library Meeting Room
101 West Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830
GLT Phone: (203) 629-2151

April 8 & 23, 2014

"Cheese School Culinary Classes" — Fairfield, CT

"Grilled Cheese Beyond" — Tuesday, April 8th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. April is "National Grilled Cheese Month" and what better way to celebrate than a class all about your favorite sandwich? The Cheese School of Connecticut will guide you through several different variations while exploring what makes a great grilled cheese. Class: $45.00

"Cheese 101" — Wednesday, April 23rd from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Are you a cheese lover? Do you want to know more about it? "Cheese 101" is the place to start. Sit and relax over a plate of some of the best cheeses and wines, as you learn the basics. You will be guided through a scrumptious tasting of fresh and bloomy cheeses, washed rind and aged, plus a variety of cow, sheep, and goat cheese, all while learning about cheese-making. Leave with a new-found knowledge and order with confidence the next time you're at a cheese counter. Class: $45.00.

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Cheese School of Connecticut
2090 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: (203) 292-8194

April 8, 2014

"Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza" — Norwalk, CT

Stew Leonard’s Executive Kitchen is hosting a "Bunny Breakfast" with two seating times offered at 9:00 am and 10:00 am on Saturday, April 5th. Their chefs will offer a breakfast of seasonal fruit, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, hash browns, French Toast Sticks with syrup, assorted bagels, doughnut holes, and juice & coffee. Each child will receive a complimentary copy of "Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim", Easter coloring sheets, and will be able to take a photo with the Easter Bunny. Reservations for the Bunny Breakfast must be made in advance. Adults and children age 12 and over are $9.99 each and children age 11 and under are $7.99 each.

Stew Leonard’s Norwalk is hosting an "Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza" from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm on Tuesday, April 8th. Children age 9 and under will be given a map of Stew Leonard’s and a bag to collect eggs from costumed characters including Clover the Cow, Cynthia Chick, and Daphne Duck. Each egg contains prizes ranging from candy and stickers to DVDs. One lucky child will win the Egg Hunt’s top prize: a $250. gift card to Toys “R” Us. Before the Egg Hunt begins, parents are invited to take photos of their children with the Easter Bunny. The Easter Egg Hunt is free to the community.

Stew Leonard’s Executive Kitchen
3475 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, Connecticut 06111
Phone: (860) 760-8100

Stew Leonard’s Norwalk
100 Westport Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851
Phone: (203) 847-7214

April 9, 2014

Lecture Series: "Outspoken Author, Alfie Kohn" — Greenwich, CT

Are we raising a generation of spoiled and over-protected narcissists? Alfie Kohn, author of the new book "The Myth of the Spoiled Child" and education provocateur, comes to Greenwich at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, April 9th at Temple Sholom.

The latest in the "Whitby School Lecture Series", Mr. Kohn addresses that question with his usual outspokenness, humor, and research. Kohn will be at Whitby School for an afternoon professional development workshop with faculty in the afternoon before the evening's 7:00 pm lecture at Temple Sholom. A brief reception with Kohn will follow his talk.

Whitby School Lecture Series
at Temple Sholom
300 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
WS Phone: (203) 302-3900

April 12, 2014

18th Annual "Egg-Stravaganza" — Fairfield, CT

Eggs-plore what’s hatching at the Connecticut Audubon Society's Center at Fairfield’s 18th annual “Egg-Stravaganza” on Saturday, April 12th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am and 1:00 to 2:30 pm. Fun-filled family activities include an egg hunt (ideal for children 8 and under), spring-themed craft making, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. The morning egg hunt includes a continental breakfast while the afternoon egg hunt includes juice, cookies, and healthy snacks. Bring cameras and a basket. Program held rain or shine.

For registration call (203) 259-6305, Ext.109. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program fee: $10 per child, $5 per adult for CAS members. $15 per child, $5 per adult for non-members. Free for children 2 and under.

Connecticut Audubon Society
Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: (203) 259-6305

April 12, 2014

The Fairfield Community "Easter Egg Hunt" — Fairfield, CT

Pre-school children to 3rd graders should bring their Easter Baskets to the South Pine Creek Soccer Field on Old Dam Road in Fairfield, CT on Saturday, April 12th for the Fairfield Community "Easter Egg Hunt". The Egg Hunt starts at 1:00 PM sharp, but all are encouraged to come down early and meet the Easter Bunny. In case of inclement weather call the Recreation Hotline the morning of the event at (203) 256-3144.

April 12, 2014

Food, Beer, Tours, & Family Fun: "Kick-Off Block Party" — Westport, CT

The "Westport Country Playhouse" will host their 2014 season "Kick-Off Block Party" featuring food, beer, tours, and family fun, on Saturday, April 12th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Admission is free and open to the public: rain or shine.

The event offers a fun, party-like atmosphere with food trucks, activities for adults and kids, prizes, special ticket offers, and a look at the Playhouse’s backstage experience. The Playhouse is throwing open the doors to the theater for self-guided tours and a scavenger hunt. Three local food trucks, Skinny Pines Pizza, LobsterCRAFT, and Christophe’s Crepes, will be on site with their specialties available for purchase. Beaver Beer will provide a free tasting of their brews, and The Shake Shack will offer complimentary custard.

Westport Country Playhouse
25 Powers Court
Westport, CT 06880
Phone: (203) 227-4177

April 15, 16, 17, & 18, 2014

"Children's Workshops" — Greenwich, CT

The "Greenwich Historical Society" is offering fun and imaginative art and history workshops for kids. Projects will be based on themes from their exhibition: "Great Estates of Greenwich" (also a book published by the Junior League of Greenwich). All workshop sessions run from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Vanderbilt Education Center. All ages are welcome. Members: $5 per day or $15 for the week, non-members: $8 per day or $25 for the week. Register online or call (203) 869-6899, ext. 10.

Tuesday, April 15th Workshop: "Dream House" Greenwich became the ideal place to build during the Gilded Age. It still is. Kids will construct their very own dream houses out of cardboard boxes.

Wednesday, April 16th Workshop: "East Meets West"— Japanese Art techniques significantly influenced the work of the Cos Cob art colony. Kids will learn about Suni ink painting and compare the technique to traditional Western watercolors by creating their own works of art in each style.

Thursday, April 17th Workshop: "High Flyers" Enjoy an activity that’s synonymous with spring. Children will learn how to make and fly custom designed kites.

Friday April 18th Workshop: "Garden Arty" — Potatoes, lemons, apples, and celery are more than just delicious. They’re great for making stamps and creating works of art. Join in for this tasty project and take home one-of-a-kind place mats.

Vanderbilt Education Center
at The Greenwich Historical Society
39 Strickland Road
Cos Cob, CT 06807
Phone: (203) 869-6899

April 19 — July 27, 2014

"Horse Show Competitions" — Darien, CT

The "Ox Ridge Hunt Club" holds a number of significant horse show competitions throughout the year. The Club is situated on thirty-seven acres, twenty-two of which consist of a beautiful front field. Ox Ridge has hosted a number of important, nationally recognized, horse shows over the years. The "Ox Ridge Charity Show" has an 82 year history featuring internationally famous riders in breathtaking exhibitions of show jumping at its very best, for five days in June each year.

Competitions are scheduled for April 19th, July 1st, July 15th (tentative), July 23rd, and July 27th. The annual "Charity Horse Show" and "Grand Prix" is held on June 10th through 15th. It attracts competitors from across the county and Europe. Please check their web sites for final dates and times.

The Ox Ridge Hunt Club, Inc.
512 Middlesex Road
Darien, CT 06820

April 22, 2014

"Cooking Class" — Darien, CT

Poaching, blanching and steaming are quick and healthy cooking techniques that use a boiling or simmering liquid to cook food. Learn the science behind these practices and how the food retains its flavor, color, and nutritional value. Class demonstration will explore each technique, discuss what is does, and detail the foods best suited to the approach. Learn to blanch (boil) and steam vegetables, poach chicken, and suggest how they form the basis for a variety of dishes. A class handout will include meat, vegetable and fruit dish recipes along with Cooks Tips for make-ahead, make-it-light, and freezing. Class ends with a group discussion and homework. Students will also receive a 10% discount for Cooks Nook in Norwalk. Prepayment for this class is required by 12:00pm on Thursday, April 17th. A minimum of 6 students is required to run this class. $70.00 | $55.00 for DCA members.

Darien Community Association
274 Middlesex Road
Darien, CT 06820
Phone: (203) 655-9050

April 24, 2014

"Wine Class" — Greenwich, CT

"The Study Fine Wines & Spirits" will hold a wine class themed "Deeper into Tuscany" on Thursday, April 24th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. It features Janna Waite, one of the most informed, passionate, and dynamic wine educators that the school has had the pleasure of working with. She brings us all an evening under the "Tuscan Sun", featuring new favorites that go beyond Chianti Classico. Authentic antipasto will be served. $35 per person.

The Study is a boutique wine shop in the quaint Banksville neighborhood of Greenwich, CT. Owner and wine buyer, Katherine Stephens, is a former sommelier and manager of a star awarded restaurant in New York City. Her expertise is as a "Certified Wine Specialist". Her partner, Noah Goldberg is an accomplished musician. He may even be playing on the piano as you sit, read, taste wines, shop, and discover what you love. The shop pops bottles gratis every Friday and Saturday for your palate edification. This month will feature Easter and Seder dinner pairings.

The Study Fine Wines & Spirits
1066 North Street
Greenwich, CT 06831
Phone: (203) 340-9410

April 24 & May 22, 2014

"Culinary Classes & Appliance Demos" — So. Norwalk, CT

Fresh ingredients from local growers, exotic spices to enliven your taste buds, kitchen equipment to spark your culinary adventures. Yes, "The Clarke Culinary Center" offers all this and a list of famous local chefs to help you learn to cook (and taste) something you’ve never experienced before.

Hosted at Clarke’s South Norwalk, Connecticut showroom the following Wolf product demonstrations will be held: Thursday, April 24th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm; and Thursday, May 22nd from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Clarke Culinary Center
64 South Main Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
Phone: (866) 838-9385

Through April 25, 2014

Art Exhibition: “Machines, Gadgets, & Technology" Norwalk, CT

Maritime Garage Gallery, Norwalk, CT

Machines, gadgets, all things technology inspire the artwork of a new exhibit at the "Maritime Garage Gallery". The exhibit, entitled “Thingamabob”, will run through April 25th. The show features art that is in the eye of the mechanically inclined artists. The "Thingamabob" is a metaphor for the creative process and how artists feed one method into another when creating works of art. Some of the featured works in the exhibit highlight individual elements, while others feature multiple systems.

The "Maritime Garage Gallery" is part of the Parking Authority’s “Art in Parking Places Initiative", an effort to support art in public spaces making Norwalk a more vibrant destination. The gallery is free and open to the public from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

The Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
Phone: (203) 831-9063

April 25, 2014

"Food, Wine & Beer Benefit" — Stamford, CT

On Friday, April 25th, "The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society" (LLS) Connecticut Chapter will host "Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes" for the fifth year at "Chelsea Piers" in Stamford, CT. The event runs from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Tickets are $75. each or $125. for two. VIP tickets are also available at $100. each or $175. for two and includes a LLS wristband, raffle ticket, and deluxe gift bag.

Local restaurants, bakeries, vineyards, and distributors will come together to showcase a selection of foods, fine wines, and beers to over 250 people throughout the Fairfield County area. LLS hopes to raise over $50,000 during this fun filled evening. A silent and live auction and raffle will also be a part of the evening’s festivities.

Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes
at Chelsea Piers
1 Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902
LLS Phone: (203) 665-1400

April 25, 2014

Garden Exhibition: "Bartlett Arboretum& Gardens" — Stamford, CT

Please join "The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens " as they celebrate "Arbor Day" with "Mayor David Martin", "The Stamford Tree Foundation", "Bartlett Tree Experts", and students from the "Greenwich Education Group" on Friday, April 25th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. You are invited to take part in a special tree planting ceremony at 10:30 am with refreshments to follow. As part of the day's educational events, "Greenwich Education Group" students will be taught how to plant seedling trees which they will take home. "The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens" is open to the public every day of the year. The grounds are open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Leashed dogs are welcomed on the property.

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens
151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT
(203) 322-6971

Westport Historical SocietyThrough April 26, 2014

Exhibit: "The New Yorker"
Westport, CT

Between 1925 and 1989, sixteen New Yorker artists living in and around Westport-Weston produced a remarkable 761 covers for "The New Yorker Magazine".

The Westport Historical Society’s exhibit shares the covers and the story-behind-the-story focusing on the influence of The New Yorker’s idea man turned Art Editor, James Geraghty. Often with an element of wit, The New Yorker’s cover images mirrored the commuter lifestyle of its Connecticut-based artists.

The exhibit runs through April 26th. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturdays 12:00 to 4 pm.

Westport Historical Society
25 Avery Place
Westport, CT 06880
Phone: (203) 222-1424

April 26, 2014

Green Exhibition: "Earth Day Celebration" — Fairfield, CT

Fairfield’s annual "Earth Day Celebration" takes place on Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Learn about clean and renewable alternative energy choices, conserving our environment, organic and sustainable methods of gardening, and safe organic products and services. Experience food for thought cooking demos. Touch a life size replica of the Gustave Whitehead Aircraft. Recycle electronics, eyeglasses, cell phones, and clothing. Participate in a Q & A Session with our legislators on environmental issues (11:30 am to 12:30 pm). Enjoy free samples, music, storytelling, face painting, bingo, balloon animals, stamping and origami with recycled paper and natural dyes and paints, and other fun activities for the whole family. Admission is free and open to the public.

Earth Day Celebration at
Fairfield Warde High School
755 Melville Avenue
Fairfield CT 06825
FED Phone:(203) 590-1755

April 26 — 27, 2014

"Fairfield County Women's Expo" — Stamford, CT

Attend the 5th annual "Fairfield County Women’s Expo" at the newly remodeled Stamford Plaza Hotel on April 26th and April 27th. The event features shopping with over 250 vendors, 40 door prizes ($50 + value each), 8 grand prizes including all inclusive stay at a Sandals Resort, beauty makeovers, FREE samples, pet rescue adoption, FREE health screenings, live demonstrations, psychic readings, and Free Henna temporary tattoos. Food and beverages are available for lunch, snacks, or refreshments.

Come and meet your favorite national celebrities. "Dancing with the Stars" Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Tony Dovolani or Val Chmerkovskiy will appear (TBA). Jackie Zeman, "Bobbie Spencer" from ABC's "General Hospital" will appear on Saturday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm to support Leukemia and Cancer Research charities.

Also, on Saturday and Sunday, EJ Dimera and Rafe Hernandez of "Days of Our Lives" will appear from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. On Sunday, WWE "Superstars" Justin Gabriel and Diva Layla will appear from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, and Diva Natalya will appear 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Come to shop, sample food, be entertained, win prizes, and get pampered all weekend long. Show hours are 11:00 am to 5:00 pm both Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th. Admission price is $10.00, kids 12 and under are free. FREE indoor parking.

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Stamford Plaza Hotel
2701 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06905

April 27, 2014

Book Signing: "Prefabulous World" — Westport, CT

Author Sheri Koones will be appearing at "Barnes & Noble" in Westport, CT on Sunday, April 27th from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm to discuss and sign her newest book. "Prefabulous World" will be released in April with a forward written by Robert Redford. The book not only shows new and beautiful home design styles but alternative ways to save energy and harness renewable energy. Fifty beautiful homes are profiled in the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Australia, and many other locations.

"We can all benefit by sharing technology developed around the world" states Koones. Sheri has written many books on the subject which profile beautiful eco-built homes. Her books, "Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid", "Prefabulous + Sustainable", "Prefabulous", "Modular Mansions", "From Sand Castles to Dream Houses", and "House About It" are available through Barnes & Nobles and Amazon.

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Barnes & Noble
1076 Post Road East
Westport, CT 06880

April 28 — February 18, 2014

Fairfield CT Celebrates its "375th Anniversary" — Fairfield CT

The Fairfield Museum and History Center is presenting an ambitious series of exhibitions and programs to commemorate Fairfield’s 375th anniversary.

2014 Exhibitions include: "Creating Community — Exploring 375 Years of Our Past". This new, hands-on exhibition invites visitors to explore the history of Fairfield and its region for nearly 400 years.

"Fairfield’s Rockin’ Top Ten" through April 28th. Musician and historian Chris Frantz will curate an exhibition on the top ten musicians that have put Fairfield on the musical map.

"Growing Up in Fairfield — Memories and Milestones" through October 5th. The museum’s popular regional photography exhibition features iconic images of Fairfield with rare mementoes from high school days and a community wall of prom pictures from over the decades.

"Fairfield Back and Forth — Imagery by Artist Miggs Burroughs" through February 18th. Visitors will be mesmerized by the transition from 19th century photos to present-day images of Fairfield in this new lenticular photography show.

For more 2014 exhibits, click here to download the museum's calendar »

Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road, Fairfield CT 06824
Phone: (203) 259-1598

Through April 30, 2014

"Art Exhibition" — Greenwich, CT

“The Art of Lina Morelli” will be on display in the "Garden Café" at "Greenwich Hospital" through April 30th from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm daily.

As an arts activist, Linda Morelli has been involved in many aspects of the Stamford, CT art scene for over twenty years. She was president of the "Loft Artists Association" and received three "City Arts Program Grants" to produce their annual "Open Studios" and "Performance Series".

Linda creates wood and metal assemblages including her signature wrapped metal hearts which are in over 100 private collections across the country. All works can be purchased by contacting the "Greenwich Art Society" at (203) 629-1533 between 9:30 am and 12:30 pm, Monday through Friday or by e-mailing admin@greenwichartsociety.org.

Pictured: Beating Heart 4 by Lina Morelli.

The Garden Café
at Greenwich Hospital
5 Perryridge Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
Phone: (203) 629-1533


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