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Junior Animal Care Keeper

January 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until February 18, 2020
Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield,United States

Connecticut Audubon offers this after-school opportunity, for 6th and 7th graders, to work with naturalist staff in caring for the Center at Fairfield’s resident education animals. Hands-on learning about habitats, health and dietary needs of reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals and invertebrates. Meets Tuesdays, Jan. 14 through Feb. 18, 3:30 to 5 p.m. at 2325 Burr St. Sign up for the series and save: CAS members $75, non-members $100; per class fee: CAS members $15, non-members $20. Pre-registration required at: www.ctaudubon.org/2019/11/junior-animal-care-keeper-10/…

The Demon Rum and the Gold Coast: Temperance, Prohibition, and Rum Running

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue, Southport

A Lecture with Deej Webb Drawing upon archival material from Pequot Library’s Special Collections, the Fairfield Museum, and the Westport Historical Society, along with newspaper archives of the Bridgeport Library and the Westport Library, this multimedia presentation takes a look at the political, economic, religious, and social role of alcohol in Connecticut over four centuries, 1640–2020, with a focus on local history. Richard “Deej” Webb is an author, award-winning educator, and documentary filmmaker. A graduate of Vanderbilt University, he has…

Vuyani Dance Theatre CION: Requiem of Ravel’s Bolero

January 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fairfield University Quick Center
200 Barlow Road, Fairfield

Friday | 8:00 P.M. Pre-Show Discussion: 6:45 P.M. Award-winning choreographer and social justice activist Gregory Maqoma’s company, Vuyani Dance Theatre, presents Cion – an innovative, visually stunning full-length performance that brings literature to life. $45, $40 | $5 Fairfield University students Quick Member: $30

Take Your Mermaid to the Library Day

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fairfield Public Library
1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield

Magical Mermaids and their families are invited to don their beautiful tails and join us for a seaside adventure at the Library! Author/illustrator Jessica Love will be visiting to read her award-winning picture book Julián is a Mermaid. While she is here, Love will teach us how to draw a beautiful mermaid tail. We will then make our own fabric tails and parade them around the Library with the author. To continue the fun, stop by the Children’s Room for…

Junior Animal Care Keeper

February 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until February 18, 2020
Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield,United States

Connecticut Audubon offers this after-school opportunity, for 6th and 7th graders, to work with naturalist staff in caring for the Center at Fairfield’s resident education animals. Hands-on learning about habitats, health and dietary needs of reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals and invertebrates. Meets Tuesdays, Jan. 14 through Feb. 18, 3:30 to 5 p.m. at 2325 Burr St. Sign up for the series and save: CAS members $75, non-members $100; per class fee: CAS members $15, non-members $20. Pre-registration required at: www.ctaudubon.org/2019/11/junior-animal-care-keeper-10/…

Junior Animal Care Keeper

February 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until February 18, 2020
Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield,United States

Connecticut Audubon offers this after-school opportunity, for 6th and 7th graders, to work with naturalist staff in caring for the Center at Fairfield’s resident education animals. Hands-on learning about habitats, health and dietary needs of reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals and invertebrates. Meets Tuesdays, Jan. 14 through Feb. 18, 3:30 to 5 p.m. at 2325 Burr St. Sign up for the series and save: CAS members $75, non-members $100; per class fee: CAS members $15, non-members $20. Pre-registration required at: www.ctaudubon.org/2019/11/junior-animal-care-keeper-10/…

History Bites: Captain Robert Novak: A First Responder’s History

February 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road, Fairfield

Join Captain Robert Novak, Bridgeport firefighter and historian, as he shares the history of Bridgeport’s fire department, with an insider first responder’s view about what happens when major weather events, like debilitating snowstorms and tornadoes, challenge the region. Robert Novak has been studying local history for over 25 years. He is currently an independent community historian and a captain in the Bridgeport Fire Department, an officer in the Bridgeport Firefighters’ Historical Society, and has written four books including “Images of…

Journey Through the Underground Railroad

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield,CT

The University’s select Chamber Choir, 4 Heart Harmony, presents a musical commemoration of the long journey that brought enslaved African-Americans from despair to triumph and freedom. University Commons Free Admission

The Great American Trailer Park Musical

February 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 15, 2020
Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield,CT

February 13-15, 8pm February 16, 3pm February 20-22, 8pm February 23, 3pm There’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres—and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, the stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil–loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband, the storms begin to brew. Little Theatre General Public: $22 Senior Citizens/Alumni: $15 Student: $10

The Great American Trailer Park Musical

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 15, 2020
Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield,CT

February 13-15, 8pm February 16, 3pm February 20-22, 8pm February 23, 3pm There’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres—and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, the stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil–loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband, the storms begin to brew. Little Theatre General Public: $22 Senior Citizens/Alumni: $15 Student: $10

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