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Stamps, Books and Fine Art

From our neighborhood to the towns around us, if you're looking for something to do this weekend we've got you covered.

Stamps, Books and Fine Art

Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information.

Trumbull: The Friends of the Trumbull Library March Book Nook Sale

Where: The Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St, Trumbull, CT | Get Directions »

When: Saturday, March 2, 9 a.m.

Cost: By the book

Description: The Friends of the Trumbul Library will hold a Book Nook Sale, March 2 at the Library, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A great selection of fiction, fabulous children's books and media.A select group of non- fiction offered at half - price.

Donations welcome.

Greenwich: Yale MFA: Five Years Later

Where: Flinn Gallery, Greenwich Library, 101 W Putnam Ave.

When: Saturday, March 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Art exhibit illustrates what happens in the five years after graduation from Yale for artists Cat Balco, John Bianchi, Jonathan Brand, Breehan James, Andy Lane, Beth Livinsperger and Jacob Rhodes.

Super Pet Adoption Day

Where: 137 High Ridge Road, Stamford,

When: Saturday, March 2, 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Come meet your new best friend while joining STAR - Stamford Animal Rescue and some of our friends: Project Precious Rescue, Inc., Westchester Humane Society, Pets Alive Westchester, Cat Assistance NY, Adopt-a-DogRyan's Barkery, CT Humane Society and PAWS - Norwalk

Norwalk: Norwalk Stamp Show

Where: 10 Allen Road

When: Saturday, March 2, at 10 a.m.

Cost: No admission cost 

Description: Stamp collectors throughout southwestern Connecticut will convene in Norwalk as the Norwalk Stamp Club honors the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation with a special cache and canellation at its annual Stamp Show.

Greenwich: First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park

Where: Greenwich Point, Tods Driftway & Shore Rd, Old Greenwich, CT | Get Directions »

When: Sunday, March 3, 2013, 9 a.m.

Cost: Free.

Description: Meet at the concession stand for a walk along the coast and park trails to see the winged inhabitants of the town park. Bring binoculars. Held in collaboration with Bruce Museum, Wild Wings, and Audubon Greenwich.

The Southbury Bridal Show

Where: The Heritage Hotel, 522 Heritage Road, Southbury

WhenSunday, March 3, 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Brides, friends and family members can enjoy an afternoon of browsing the areas top wedding industry vendors as businesses showcase their products and services.

Darien: 46th Annual Darien Antiques Show

Where: First Congregational Church of Darien, 14 Brookside Road

When: Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 am to 5 pm.

Cost: Tickets are $10 at the door; $8 for seniors, advanced sales, and ad/discount card holders.

Description: Celebrating its 46th year, the show features over 33 hand-selected dealers of fine furniture, art, carpets, jewelry, and decorative accessories. Party proceeds primarily benefit Inspirica (formerly St. Luke’s Lifeworks).

Fairfield: Friends Classic Mini Golf Extravaganza

Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library, 1147 Fairfield Woods Road

When: Sunday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $5/person or $20/family

Description: Come play mini-golf inside the Fairfield Woods Branch Library! Raffle baskets, food and fun.

Milford: Girl Scout Cookies Sale

Where: Stop & Shop,  1360 E Town Road, Milford

When: Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $0 to attend, cookie prices vary

Description: "Girl Scout cookies are here! Cookies will be for sale at Stop & Shop on East Town Road on Saturday. Come down and buy a box or two.  Or send a box to our troops through our Cookies for Heroes program."

Oxford: Youth Baseball Tryouts

Where: Oxford High School

When: Sunday at Noon

Cost: Registration fee; discuss at tryouts

Description: Youth baseball players in Oxford must try out in order to be placed on a team. All players make a team. 

Naugatuck: Clothing Drive

Where: Naugatuck High School

When: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Cost: Donations of clothes accepted

Description: Bring clothes for the NHS softball team's clothing drive.

Bethel: Spring Cycling Series

Where: 7 Francis J. Clarke Circle

When: Sunday, March 3, at 8 a.m.

Cost: $25

Description: Get your bike ready. The Bethel Spring Series returns to the Francis J. Clarke Circle  for seven Sundays in March and April 2013, held under the auspices of USA Cycling, the national cycling federation.

Bridgeport: Mikey's Way Hockey Game

Where: 600 Main St.

When: Sunday, March 3, at 3 p.m.

Cost: $20

Description:  The Bridegport Sound Tigers will be hosting The Connecticut Whale at Webster Bank Arena. Of the ticket price, $5 will go directly to Mikey's Way.

Brookfield: Self Defense Seminar

Where: FormFitting Fitness, 265 Federal Road

When: Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: A guest speaker will teach the basic principles and techniques of the most effective self defense methods.

Easton: Easton DTC Mid-Winter Cocktail Party

Where: 10 Easton Heights Lane

When: Saturday, March 2, at 7 p.m.

Cost: $25

Description: The Easton DTC would like to invite everyone regardless of affiliation to the second annual Mid-Winter Cocktail Party to celebrate four Democratic officials who have volunteered their time and talents for many years, and have recently stepped down from their positions in town government.

Shelton: Suzanne Sheridan Sings

Where: Huntington Street Café, 90 Huntington St.

When: Saturday, March 2, at 8 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Huntington Street Café in Shelton has a habit and her name is Suzanne Sheridan. For good reason – Sheridan knows her way around a song and the crowds at Huntington Street Café know a good thing when they hear it.

Weston: Opera Dinner Series

Where: Cobb's Mill Inn, 12 Old Mill Road

When: Sunday, March 3, at 5 p.m.

Cost: $35

Description: "Diva" Laura Papallo will entertain you with an interesting look at the development of the Viennese School of Classical Music. Chef Michael Achille will prepare Viennese specialties like Wiener Schnitzel and Sachertorte for your dining pleasure. "Diva" Laura will sing your Viennese favorites while you dine.

Wilton: Ticket Sales for The Little Mermaid Jr.

Where: Village Market, 108 Old Ridgefield Road

When: Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to noon

Cost: Tickets are $12 each.

Description: Ticket sales for The Little Mermaid Jr. show will be at the Village Market are ongoing. Performances are March 15 to 17.

Wilton: Cat Adoption Event

Where: Wilton Town Hall, 238 Danbury Road 

When: Saturday, March 2, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, cost to adopt

Woodbury: Maple Syrup Demonstrations

Where: Flanders Nature Center, 5 Church Hill Road

When: Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Come experience a New England tradition: the maple sugar-making process at Flanders Nature Center's fully-functioning Sugar House.


Description: Animals in Distress is a free roaming cat shelter located in Wilton behind Town Hall. Stop by every Saturday or by appointment.

Woodbridge: WVFA's Snowflake Dance

Where: 10 Milhaven Road

When: Saturday, March 2, at 7 p.m.

Cost: $25 per person or $175 for a table of 8

Description: Come enjoy a night out dancing, a silent auction, food and more.

Woodbridge: Bethwood Bash Band Night

Where: 10 Selden St.

When: Sunday, March 3, at 5 p.m.

Cost: $5

Description: Bethwood Bash Band Night features live music by the Forresters, Terra Firma, REVvival and THOSE GUYS, gaming, basketball, food and fun. Open to Amity 7th and 8th graders only. 

Ridgefield: CameraWorks 2013 - Opening Reception

Where: Ridgefield Guild of Artists, 34 Halpin Lane

When: 4 p.m. Sat. Mar. 2

Cost: Free

Description: CameraWorks 2013 is designed to be an exploration of all photographic arts from the most traditional to the least conventional. Artists from the region are displaying work in black and white or color, film or digital, photo collage, montage and videos.

New Canaan: Fashion Night In

When: Saturday, March 2, 7 p.m. 

Where: New Canaan High School, 11 Farm Rd, New Canaan, CT

Cost: $20

Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information.

Greenwich: Yale MFA: Five Years Later

Where: Flinn Gallery, Greenwich Library, 101 W Putnam Ave.

When: Saturday, March 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Art exhibit illustrates what happens in the five years after graduation from Yale for artists Cat Balco, John Bianchi, Jonathan Brand, Breehan James, Andy Lane, Beth Livinsperger and Jacob Rhodes.

Super Pet Adoption Day

Where: 137 High Ridge Road, Stamford,

When: Saturday, March 2, 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Come meet your new best friend while joining STAR - Stamford Animal Rescue and some of our friends: Project Precious Rescue, Inc., Westchester Humane Society, Pets Alive Westchester, Cat Assistance NY, Adopt-a-DogRyan's Barkery, CT Humane Society and PAWS - Norwalk

Norwalk: Norwalk Stamp Show

Where: 10 Allen Road

When: Saturday, March 2, at 10 a.m.

Cost: No admission cost 

Description: Stamp collectors throughout southwestern Connecticut will convene in Norwalk as the Norwalk Stamp Club honors the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation with a special cache and canellation at its annual Stamp Show.

Greenwich: First Sunday Bird Walk at Greenwich Point Park

Where: Greenwich Point, Tods Driftway & Shore Rd, Old Greenwich, CT | Get Directions »

When: Sunday, March 3, 2013, 9 a.m.

Cost: Free.

Description: Meet at the concession stand for a walk along the coast and park trails to see the winged inhabitants of the town park. Bring binoculars. Held in collaboration with Bruce Museum, Wild Wings, and Audubon Greenwich.

The Southbury Bridal Show

Where: The Heritage Hotel, 522 Heritage Road, Southbury

WhenSunday, March 3, 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Brides, friends and family members can enjoy an afternoon of browsing the areas top wedding industry vendors as businesses showcase their products and services.

Darien: 46th Annual Darien Antiques Show

Where: First Congregational Church of Darien, 14 Brookside Road

When: Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 am to 5 pm.

Cost: Tickets are $10 at the door; $8 for seniors, advanced sales, and ad/discount card holders.

Description: Celebrating its 46th year, the show features over 33 hand-selected dealers of fine furniture, art, carpets, jewelry, and decorative accessories. Party proceeds primarily benefit Inspirica (formerly St. Luke’s Lifeworks).

Fairfield: Friends Classic Mini Golf Extravaganza

Where: Fairfield Woods Branch Library, 1147 Fairfield Woods Road

When: Sunday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $5/person or $20/family

Description: Come play mini-golf inside the Fairfield Woods Branch Library! Raffle baskets, food and fun.

Milford: Girl Scout Cookies Sale

Where: Stop & Shop,  1360 E Town Road, Milford

When: Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $0 to attend, cookie prices vary

Description: "Girl Scout cookies are here! Cookies will be for sale at Stop & Shop on East Town Road on Saturday. Come down and buy a box or two.  Or send a box to our troops through our Cookies for Heroes program."

Oxford: Youth Baseball Tryouts

Where: Oxford High School

When: Sunday at Noon

Cost: Registration fee; discuss at tryouts

Description: Youth baseball players in Oxford must try out in order to be placed on a team. All players make a team. 

Naugatuck: Clothing Drive

Where: Naugatuck High School

When: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Cost: Donations of clothes accepted

Description: Bring clothes for the NHS softball team's clothing drive.

Bethel: Spring Cycling Series

Where: 7 Francis J. Clarke Circle

When: Sunday, March 3, at 8 a.m.

Cost: $25

Description: Get your bike ready. The Bethel Spring Series returns to the Francis J. Clarke Circle  for seven Sundays in March and April 2013, held under the auspices of USA Cycling, the national cycling federation.

Bridgeport: Mikey's Way Hockey Game

Where: 600 Main St.

When: Sunday, March 3, at 3 p.m.

Cost: $20

Description:  The Bridegport Sound Tigers will be hosting The Connecticut Whale at Webster Bank Arena. Of the ticket price, $5 will go directly to Mikey's Way.

Brookfield: Self Defense Seminar

Where: FormFitting Fitness, 265 Federal Road

When: Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: A guest speaker will teach the basic principles and techniques of the most effective self defense methods.

Easton: Easton DTC Mid-Winter Cocktail Party

Where: 10 Easton Heights Lane

When: Saturday, March 2, at 7 p.m.

Cost: $25

Description: The Easton DTC would like to invite everyone regardless of affiliation to the second annual Mid-Winter Cocktail Party to celebrate four Democratic officials who have volunteered their time and talents for many years, and have recently stepped down from their positions in town government.

Shelton: Suzanne Sheridan Sings

Where: Huntington Street Café, 90 Huntington St.

When: Saturday, March 2, at 8 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Huntington Street Café in Shelton has a habit and her name is Suzanne Sheridan. For good reason – Sheridan knows her way around a song and the crowds at Huntington Street Café know a good thing when they hear it.

Weston: Opera Dinner Series

Where: Cobb's Mill Inn, 12 Old Mill Road

When: Sunday, March 3, at 5 p.m.

Cost: $35

Description: "Diva" Laura Papallo will entertain you with an interesting look at the development of the Viennese School of Classical Music. Chef Michael Achille will prepare Viennese specialties like Wiener Schnitzel and Sachertorte for your dining pleasure. "Diva" Laura will sing your Viennese favorites while you dine.

Wilton: Ticket Sales for The Little Mermaid Jr.

Where: Village Market, 108 Old Ridgefield Road

When: Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to noon

Cost: Tickets are $12 each.

Description: Ticket sales for The Little Mermaid Jr. show will be at the Village Market are ongoing. Performances are March 15 to 17.

Wilton: Cat Adoption Event

Where: Wilton Town Hall, 238 Danbury Road 

When: Saturday, March 2, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, cost to adopt

Woodbury: Maple Syrup Demonstrations

Where: Flanders Nature Center, 5 Church Hill Road

When: Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: Come experience a New England tradition: the maple sugar-making process at Flanders Nature Center's fully-functioning Sugar House.


Description: Animals in Distress is a free roaming cat shelter located in Wilton behind Town Hall. Stop by every Saturday or by appointment.

Woodbridge: WVFA's Snowflake Dance

Where: 10 Milhaven Road

When: Saturday, March 2, at 7 p.m.

Cost: $25 per person or $175 for a table of 8

Description: Come enjoy a night out dancing, a silent auction, food and more.

Woodbridge: Bethwood Bash Band Night

Where: 10 Selden St.

When: Sunday, March 3, at 5 p.m.

Cost: $5

Description: Bethwood Bash Band Night features live music by the Forresters, Terra Firma, REVvival and THOSE GUYS, gaming, basketball, food and fun. Open to Amity 7th and 8th graders only. 

Ridgefield: CameraWorks 2013 - Opening Reception

Where: Ridgefield Guild of Artists, 34 Halpin Lane

When: 4 p.m. Sat. Mar. 2

Cost: Free

Description: CameraWorks 2013 is designed to be an exploration of all photographic arts from the most traditional to the least conventional. Artists from the region are displaying work in black and white or color, film or digital, photo collage, montage and videos.

New Canaan: Fashion Night In

When: Saturday, March 2, 7 p.m. 

Where: New Canaan High School, 11 Farm Rd, New Canaan, CT

Cost: $20

Description: New Canaan High School hosts its annual Senior Prom Fashion Show which features the llatest fashions for prom and casual looks from vendors including Caren Forbes, Togs, True Blue, Athletic Shoe Factory Suburban Couture, Jack Wills, Island Outfitters and Stella and Dot. Benefit and Cherry Street Salon are providing the makeup and hair styling. The evening includes musical performances by the stars of the upcoming high school production of Beauty and the Beast.

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