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Peter Max Exhibition at C. Parker Gallery

October 13, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
C. Parker Gallery, 409 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830

Peter Max Retrospective – The Collected Works 1960-2017, a newly-curated and highly-anticipated Collection from Pop Artist legend Peter Max, is the most important collection of his works ever assembled, and spans decades of iconic and celebrity portraiture and pop influence. Now in the sixth decade of his prolific art career, he is still creating modern masterpieces. This presentation is truly […]

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Beardsley Zoo Wolf Week

October 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06610

The Beardsley Zoo is home to two Mexican gray wolves, and two Red wolves, all extremely rare and on the Endangered Species list. Learning opportunities and activities for guests will be held all week. Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is closer than you think and open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Adult admission (ages 12 & […]

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Beardsley Zoo Scarecrows on Parade

October 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 31, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06610

Local classrooms are invited to build a scarecrow to showcase on Zoo grounds in the month of October. Come see our Scarecrow “Exhibit” on the Greenhouse Lawn, and vote for your favorites at Boo at the Zoo on October 29. To sign up to build or sponsor a scarecrow, visit Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is closer than […]

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8:00 am

Denali Run the Gauntlet

October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Lighthouse Point Park, 2 Lighthouse Rd
East Haven, CT 06512

Join us for Connecticut’s only beach front obstacle race! The 6th Annual Run the Gauntlet 5k returns to Lighthouse Point Park on Sunday, October 22nd. The course will feature 15+ man-made and natural obstacles throughout the beach and trails of New Haven’s Lighthouse Point Park. After the race participants are invited to enjoy a post-race […]

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9:00 am

Beardsley Zoo International Sloth Day

October 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06610

Come find the Two-toed sloth at Beardsley Zoo who is hiding in the Rainforest exhibit. The Two-toed sloth is a mid-size animal with brownish-greenish fur that provides excellent camouflage. Hint: look up when you get there! Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is closer than you think and open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Adult admission (ages […]

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5:00 pm

Witches, Vampires & Ghost Tours at The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion

October 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States

Featuring a troupe of living history volunteers led by Halloween co-chairs Midge Lopat and Rose Carroll, the Witches, Vampires, & Ghosts Tours at the Mansion will highlight the history of witchcraft, from colonial times to the Victorian era, the New England Vampire Panic, the darker Mansion history, and real-life ghostly sightings. The tours will take place inside the Mansion cloaked in […]

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6:00 pm

Haunted Walking Tours Groton

October 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Avery-Copp House, 154 Thames Street
Groton, CT 06340

Guided nighttime Haunted Walking Tours will take place at 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00 on Friday, October 20 at the Avery-Copp House. Tour guides will lead visitors to a number of haunted sites in the Groton Bank neighborhood. A hair-raising amount of paranormal history exists in the half square mile of Groton Bank! From ghostly soldiers of […]

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8:00 pm

An Evening with Bill Nye The Science Guy

October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ryan Center @ University of Rhode Island, 1 Lincoln Almond Plaza
Kingston, RI 02881

Friends of Mystic Aquarium are invited to see Bill Nye the Science Guy at the University of Rhode Island this Friday! URI and presenting partners are pleased to welcome the famous scientist, comedian author and inventor as part of URI Alumni & Family Weekend 2017 at the Ryan Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets […]

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