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Kids April Vacation Ideas at Westport Historical Society

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Spring break is coming, and green activities will be bustin’ out all over at the Westport Historical Society. Starting Tuesday, April 15, kids ages 5 to 11 can take part in a three-day workshop where they will learn how to be caretakers of the environment as well as how to repurpose recyclables that are normally […] [Read More]
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April fun at the Beardsley Zoo

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The Beardsley Zoo located in Bridgeport on 1875 Noble Ave. has a trio of exciting events planned in April. On April 8 and 9 at 10:30 a.m. for example, the Zoo is hosting its’ monthly 45 minute program called Zoo Tots.  This special program has been created for kids (accompanied by an adult) ages 18 […] [Read More]
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Ride a Vintage Train to Visit the Easter Bunny in Danbury

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The Easter Bunny will once again pay a visit to the Danbury Railway Museum and you can take a ride in a vintage train through the historic railyard to visit him.   This popular annual family event will take place on Saturday & Sunday, April 12 & 13, and Friday & Saturday, April 18 & 19.  […] [Read More]
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Weir Art Academy Opens at Weir Farm National Historic Site

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Weir Farm National Historic Site in partnership with Dmitri Wright, the park’s Master Artist/Instructor is opening  the Weir Art Academy.  Due to popular demand, Mr. Wright is now offering academy level training in 2-day weekend and 4-day weekday workshops in the American Impressionist plein air tradition. Weir Art Academy students will learn to apply the methods used […] [Read More]
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Technology-Themed Exhibit At Maritime Garage

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Free and open to the public, machines, gadgets, all things technology inspires the artwork at the exhibit at the Maritime Garage Gallery. The exhibit, entitled “Thingamabob”, will run through April 25. The concept of the exhibit’s theme is loosely based on the concepts of Rube Goldberg; the Thingamabob is a metaphor for the creative process […] [Read More]
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Early Spring Events at Audubon Greenwich

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Spring gets into full swing in April at Audubon Greenwich.  To start your morning off right, visitors are invited to take a walk from 7 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. on Saturdays and 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. on Wednesdays in April and May to look for birds at two local birding “hot spots”.  Participants will […] [Read More]
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Coffeehouse at The Wheeler’s Is Back!

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The popular “Coffeehouse at The Wheeler’s” evening of music returns to the Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place, Westport on Friday, March 28. Suzanne Sheridan returns with keyboardist Bob Cooper, and singers Sue Broudy and Nancy Burger will be joining them. A packed-to-capacity crowd is expected, so reserve early to hear the music of Joni Mitchell […] [Read More]
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Two for one at the Westport Historical Society on March 28

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This Friday, March 28, the Westport Historical Society is hosting back to back events.   The day kicks off with a lunchtime film series: Westport in the 1950′s.  Those were the days…..Westport was prospering in the ’50′s, people were concentrating on their homes, their children and the town.  Chuck Tannen is the producer and director […] [Read More]
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