Bill of Fairs: Animals, hunts and more
Beginner’s Fly Casting, April 6, 1-2 p.m., Veterans Green, adjacent to Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Pl., Westport. Led by fly-casting expert John Field. Cost: $75. Advance registration required: westporthistory.org, 203-222-1424, ext. 5. Second class offered April 7 for overflow registrations.
Passover Seder, April 12, 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Seder led by Hazzan Sidney Rabinowitz, in memory of Stanley Ferber, followed by a traditional Passover meal. Free for seniors. Reservations required by April 5. Info: stamfordjcc.org, 203-487-0983, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peeper Prowl, April 12, 7-9 p.m., CT Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St., Fairfield. Ages 6 and up listen for spring peepers in the Center’s marshes and ponds. Cost: $7-$10. Registration required: ctaudubon.org.
Easter Harvest Hungarian Pastry and Sausage Sale, April 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., The Calvin Reformed Church of Norwalk, 19 Lexington Ave., Norwalk. Info: 203-838-6769.
Spring Bird Walk, April 20, 8-11 a.m., The Coastal Center at Milford Point, 1 Milford Point Rd., Milford. Cost: $7-$10. Advance registration required: ctaudubon.org/coastal-center-programs-events/.
Egg hunt, April 20, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., CT Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St., Fairfield. Cost: $5-$15. Registration required: ctaudubon.org.
Sip and Paint Ladies Night Out, April 24, 7-9 p.m., Darien Arts Center’s Visual Arts Studio, 2 Renshaw Rd., Darien. A live ballerina will pose as a model for attendees to use as inspiration to create their own painting. Fee: $45. Registration required by April 22 at darienarts.org.
Earth Day Celebration, April 27, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Greenwich Land Trust, 370 Round Hill Rd., Greenwich. Info: gltrust.org. RSVP: email@example.com.
McKinley School Carnival, April 26, 6-10 p.m., April 27, 1-10 p.m., and April 28, 1-5 p.m., Jennings Beach parking lot, 880 S Benson Rd., Fairfield.
Spring tag sale benefit for animals, April 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 1473 Nichols Ave., Stratford. All proceeds benefit The Stratford Cat Project. Rain date: May 11. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earth Day Celebration, April 27, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia. Hikes, live animals, music, environmental exhibitors, interactive activities with Nature Center staff. Food and snacks available from local vendors. All ages. Registration: 203-736-1053. Info: AnsoniaNatureCenter.org.
Gigantic Book Sale, April 27-30, Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Early buyers: $15, April 27, 7-9 a.m., free 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; April 28, 1-5 p.m.; April 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (books half price); April 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. ($5 bag day). Proceeds benefit the library. Info: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-6334.
Norwalk City Hunt, April 27, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., meet at O’Neill’s Irish Pub, 93 N Main St, Norwalk. Interactive afternoon of clues and challenges throughout the Wall Street and SoNo neighborhoods of Norwalk. Tickets: $40-$140. Info: norwalknow.org.
Ridgefield Gone Country BBQ Festival, May 4, 11 a.m. through May 5, 5 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 351 Main St., Ridgefield. CT State BBQ Championship. Proceeds go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and other charities via the Rotary grant process. Info: ridgefieldrotary.org.
Draft Derby, May 4, 1-4:30 p.m., Wall Street Theater, 71 Wall St., Norwalk. Tickets $10-$40. 20 breweries, food trucks. VIP entry at noon. Info: wallstreettheater.com.
Pequot Derby Day Fundraiser, May 4, 4-9 p.m., Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport. Watch the Kentucky Derby on the big screen, tailgate, silent auction, food, drinks. Tickets: $50-$400, PQTderby19.givesmart.com. Ticket prices increase after April 26.
Bruce Museum’s 34th annual Outdoor Crafts Festival, May 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. More than 70 artisans, crafts, juried exhibitors, live music, food. Admission: $10; members and under 5 free. Info: brucemuseum.org.
Memorial Day Picnic, May 27, noon-3 p.m., Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Rd., Fairfield. Follows Town Parade. Food, games, crafts, and activities. Info: fairfieldhistory.org.
PHENOMENON: Science Innovation Fair, May 31, 5-8:30 p.m., Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. High school students’ top projects from the competition on view; awards ceremony follows. Students in grades 9-12 may apply by April 12. Info: brucemuseum.org, email@example.com, 203-413-6747.