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November 2017

Veterans Day Weekend Military Touch-A-Truck Event (Norwalk)

November 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - November 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

Veterans' Day Weekend Military Touch-A-Truck is coming to the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk.The Maritime Aquarium welcomes two military vehicles, which will be open for exploration and photos, November 11 and November 12 for Veterans Day Weekend Military Touch-A-Truck. Sit inside a 1950 M38 Jeep and a 1987 Humvee during this special visit. You can even pop a helmet on for a photo! In addition, on Sat., Nov. 11, who better to join in on the Aquarium’s three daily seal-training demonstrations…

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Victorian Tea at The Mansion

November 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States

The Victorian Tea at the Mansion will feature a talk and book signing by Esther Crain, author of The Gilded Age in New York, 1870-1910. Published in 2016, this fascinating and exciting account on the Gilded Age in New York City, takes a broad look at the political and social changes during one of the most transformative eras in the city’s history. Buy Tickets here Tea lovers, history buffs, and anyone looking to escape everyday life will thoroughly enjoy attending the Lockwood-Mathews…

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Veterans Recognition Dinner @ American Legion Post No. 12

November 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
American Legion Post 12 Norwalk CT, 60 County Street
Norwalk, CT 06851 United States
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On behalf of the Frank C. Godfrey American Legion Post No. 12, we would like to extend to you this special invitation to attend the 2017 Veterans Recognition Dinner. This is the one opportunity that we have to publicly honor and appreciate our Veterans for their selfless and dedicated service to the military and to their community. FREE for veterans, $10.00 for guests. Register by November 7 at 203-223-4631 or email to ptorrrano@optonline.net. Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Registration…

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Opening Reception for Three Exhibitions at Norwalk’s Fodor Farm

November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fodor Farm, 328 Flax Hill Rd
Norwalk, CT 06854

The Norwalk Historical Commission and the Norwalk Historical Society will be unveiling three exhibitions: “The History of Fodor Farm”, “Saving Fodor Farm” and “Fodor Farm through the Lens of Dan Lenore” on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at Fodor Farm located at 328 Flax Hill Road in Norwalk, CT. Parking is on site. A reception, open to the general public, will celebrate the new exhibitions curated by guest curator Elizabeth Pratt Fox. This will also be an…

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Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Fundraiser @ Stepping Stones Museum for Children

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Party for a Purpose! Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

Stepping Stones Museum for Children is throwing a Party for a Purpose to raise money for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. The fantastic fiesta fundraiser for ages 21 and over only features cocktails, Colony Grill pizza, dancing, and music by Fiesta Boyz Entertainment. Space is limited. Tickets are only $30 per person! Price includes pizza and open bar by David’s Soundview Catering. Date: Thursday, November 16 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Buy tickets at steppingstonesmuseum.org/PuertoRico or call 203-899-0606, ext. 208. All proceeds benefit Save the Children’s Hurricane Maria Relief Fund.…

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Norwalk & Mark Twain Lecture @ Norwalk Historical Society Museum

November 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
$5.00

How is Mark Twain connected to Norwalk? Join Norwalk historians Madeleine and Ed Eckert to discover the connection during their lively lecture: “Norwalk & Mark Twain: Being Some Interesting Connections Between the City of Norwalk & Mark Twain” on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:00pm at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum. *Please note: the lecture will take place upstairs in the museum and at this time there is no elevator.* We all know Mark Twain lived in Hartford and Redding,…

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A Connecticut Christmas by Caryn B. Davis Book Signing

November 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT will hold a book signing in the Museum’s Gift Shop on Saturday, November 25, 12-1 p.m. of Globe Pequot’s newly released, A Connecticut Christmas: Celebrating the Holiday in Classic New England Style by photographer Caryn B. Davis. A Connecticut Christmas, which features a chapter dedicated to the holiday displays at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, is a photographic journey celebrating classic New England traditions, beauty, spirit, and community surrounding the holiday.…

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December 2017

Norwalk Historical Society Museum Holiday Open House & Exhibition Opening

December 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
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Enjoy some holiday cheer as you help the Norwalk Historical Society celebrate the holiday season! Visit the Norwalk Historical Society Museum on Saturday, December 2, 2017 between 12:00pm through 4:00pm for Holiday shopping and discounts in the Gift Shop and to view the new exhibition: “Margaret Hoyt Smith: Norwalk’s First Female Architect”. Spread holiday kindness to those in need by donating cleaning supplies and toiletries to benefit Homes for the Brave. Please visit norwalkhistoricalsociety.org for a list of suggested items.…

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Santa in the Fishing Village @ Maritime Aquarium

December 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 2, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on December 3, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on December 9, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on December 10, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on December 16, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on December 17, 2017 at 11:00am

Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

Visit Santa Claus aboard a festive fishing boat on three special weekends in December as The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk adds a bonus holiday exhibit to “fish” you a Merry Christmas! Santa Claus will be at the Aquarium December 2-3, 9-10 and 16-17, all days from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Look for him in what is normally the Aquarium’s “Go Fish” exhibit, which will be transformed into a holiday wonderland in December. Santa will accept children’s wish lists and…

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Shark-Diving Santa @ The Maritime Aquarium

December 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2017

Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
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Shark-Diving Santa at The Maritime Aquarium Norwalk

On select dates in December, Santa Claus will join The Maritime Aquarium’s dive team to demonstrate that sharks aren’t the blood-thirsty killers of myth. Santa will strap on scuba gear and enter the Aquarium’s 110,000-gallon “Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit, which is home to 7-foot sharks. It’s all part of a regular program, in which Aquarium visitors can see and talk with volunteer divers swimming in the exhibit on most Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 12:15 and 2:15 p.m. The…

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January 2018

Norwalk City Limits Rocks Out January 24-28

January 24 @ 10:00 am - January 28 @ 11:00 pm
Norwalk, Connecticut, Main Street
Norwalk, CT 06851
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Norwalk City Limits

Norwalk Now Gears Up for Live Music Series to Kick Off the New Year Live Music, Local Artists- #NorwalkNow presents, Norwalk City Limits! Music enthusiasts, you can look forward to a 5-day long music schedule featuring local talent performing at participating Norwalk Now restaurants, shops, and attractions! Dates: January 24th through January 28th Times & Tickets: See norwalknow.org for full schedule Norwalk Now, the collaborative marketing group comprised of businesses throughout Norwalk’s urban core, is gearing up for their first self-produced event, Norwalk…

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Valentines For Veterans at Norwalk Historical Society

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
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Join the Norwalk Historical Society at the Museum on Sunday, January 28, 2018 for a fun afternoon making Valentines for Veterans! Drop in any time between 1:00pm – 4:00pm to make cards for the brave men and women who fought to keep our country safe. The event is free and supplies as well as light snacks will be provided. Register at: brownpapertickets.com All children must be accompanied by an adult. Cards made at the event will be sent to Congressman…

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February 2018

African Americans and the Impact of the Great Migration Lecture

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
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In honor of Black History Month the Norwalk Historical Society will be hosting a lecture by Dr. Stacey Close entitled: “African Americans and the Impact of the Great Migration in the North and South” on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2:00pm at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum. The lecture will discuss reasons for the larger migration and also focus on the migration’s impact on Connecticut and the nation. Guests can also view the Museum’s exhibition: “Destination Norwalk: African-American Migration from…

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March 2018

Colonial Kids Craft Day @ the Norwalk Historical Society

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
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March is National Crafting Month! Come craft like a Colonial Kid at the Norwalk Historical Society’s Colonial Kids Craft Day at the Museum on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Create toys, games and art just like kids did in the Colonial days. Use your imagination and creativity all while having some good old fashioned fun! Kids that come dressed up in a colonial costume receive a special prize! This program is ideal for children ages 5 –…

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April 2018

Time Machines to the Past: Connecticut Town Greens

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 E Wall St
Norwalk, CT 06851 United States
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Earth Day! Celebrate Connecticut’s first open green spaces! Join the Norwalk Historical Society on Earth Day Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Mill Hill Historic Park for a look at the history of the town greens of Connecticut. Author Eric D. Lehman will lead a lively lecture: “Time Machines to the Past: Connecticut Town Greens”. Town Greens are thought of as relics of another time, but as residents of Connecticut they are part of our lives. In fact,…

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Norwalk City Hunt through Wall Street and SoNo Neighborhoods of Norwalk

April 28 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant, 93 North Main Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
Norwalk City Hunt

Norwalk Now Presents a City-Wide Adventure. Norwalk Now, the collaborative marketing group comprised of local Norwalk businesses who have come together to promote their city, presents Norwalk City Hunt, an interactive, “amazing race” throughout the Wall Street and SoNo neighborhoods of Norwalk, Saturday, April 28. Meet-up: 10:30 AM Hunt: 11 AM-1 PM After Party: 1-3 PM Click for Registration Click for Online Release Participants (adults only) are put into teams of 4 and are guided through the hunt on the City Hunt…

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Stepping Stones Earth-Friendly Derby Day

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Pinewood Derby

It’s Scout Day at the museum!  The Cub Scouts are hosting their District Pinewood Derby Championship Races at Stepping Stones.  Catch all of the action on our immersive Multimedia Gallery screen as the Cub Scouts race the Pinewood Derby cars that they’ve built themselves.  Cheer on your favorite car! Explorations   9:00 am - 5:00 pm While the Pinewood Derby is taking place in our Multimedia Gallery, join our knowledgeable Play Explorers in ourMega Making exhibit and design, build and race your own…

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May 2018

Stepping Stones Hosts “An Evening with Rebecca Lobo” Fundraiser

May 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Rebecca Lobo

Hoop fans have the rare chance to meet the UConn women's basketball icon while helping to support the museum’s summer learning programs. Proceeds from this memorable evening will fund literacy and language-rich programs such as Camp ELLI for underserved preschoolers. VIP tickets include a pre-event reception with photo ops and autographed mini-basketballs. Event Email Contact: info@steppingstonesmuseum.org Event Phone Number: (203) 899-0606 Everyone will hear her inspiring keynote address and Q&A session featuring anecdotes from her life and career and the…

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Copp’s Island Luau & Seaport Ferry Blessing

May 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Norm Bloom & Son Oyster Farm, 7 Edgewater Place
Norwalk, CT 06855

Grab your Hawaiian shirt and join the Seaport Association on a 4th generation oyster farm for unlimited raw clams & oysters literally fresh off the boat. Walk the dock with a tropical cocktail in hand, listen to the sounds of the ukulele, see the blessing of the Seaport Ferry and enjoy our passed and tabled appetizers of a La Cochina Mojo roasted pork in mini taco's with pineapple salsa, Kings Hawaii beef brisket sliders, gulf shrimp gazpacho shooters, smoked salmon…

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Norwalk Historical Society: Connecticut Schoolhouses Through Time

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 E Wall St
Norwalk, CT 06851 United States
Norwalk Historical Society: Connecticut Schoolhouses Through Time

School Days. School days. Dear old golden rule days! Join the Norwalk Historical Society on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:00pm at Mill Hill Historic Park for a trip back in time to those good old fashioned school days where author Melinda K. Elliott will present a lively discussion: “School Days: Connecticut Schoolhouses Through Time”. There was a time when you could walk through Connecticut and find schoolhouses scattered across the landscape every few miles. Schools were literally everywhere: in…

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