Sponsored Events April
Spring has sprung! Make sure to hop to these events happening all month long!
Norwalk | April 6
Join Stepping Stones at their flagship fundraising social event; Kaleidoscope Ball-Learning is a Journey. This black-tie optional, adult-only affair which will feature cocktails, dinner, a unique auction, live music by The Grace Kelly Quintet, dancing and a special awards presentation to a few exemplary leaders within our community. Proceeds from the 2013 Kaleidoscope Ball will help support the museum’s Open Arms initiative.
Greenwich | April 6
Enjoy a fantastic evening of great food, bidding wars, and fun at the Time for Lyme Gala. In attendance will be Yolanda Foster, one of the stars of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” who will receive the Star Light Award. Foster was selected for the honor because she has spoken openly about her struggle with chronic Lyme. Proceeds from the gala will help support the Lyme Research Alliance.
Studying the Solar System
Fairfield | April 22
Come to Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts to hear the lecture by Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, "This Just In: Latest Discoveries in the Universe". Dr. Tyson is an astrophysicist, science communicator, the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space, and a research associate in the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History.
Norwalk | April 25
The Maritime Aquarium presents Cirque de la Mer: Argentum, the 14th annual presentation of the Red Apple Gala. The evening honor Astrid & Per Heidenreich and Siemens Financial Services. This unique cocktail party, sit-down dinner and silent and live auction has become a signature Fairfield County occasion. Join The Maritime Aquarium in celebrating the 25 years of great strides they have made in science education.
Westport | April 28
Walk, jog or run at the 36th Annual Minute Man Race. By participating in the race you will help the Westport Young Woman’s League make a positive impact on the community. Try the 5k or 10k and make sure to bring the kids for the Kids’ Fun Run. This is one of the largest fundraisers of the year that helps fund local charities in the town of Westport and the surrounding Fairfield County area.
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Shakespeare on the Sound Gala
Darien | April 6
Join Shakespeare on the Sound for the 2013 Gala to benefit their summer production and year-round educational programming! A fun filled evening with cocktails, auction, dinner, dancing and music from The Short Bus!
18th Annual Birdhouse Auction
Wilton | April 6
Project Return holds their 18th Annual Birdhouse Auction at Rolling Hills Country Club, in Wilton. Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeurves with fellow artists and supporters of Project Return and take part in helping this important program. In addition, there will be a new and very special piece dedicated to the Fund's 15th anniversary celebration.
Fund for Women & Girls Luncheon
Greenwich | April 11
Join the Fairfield County Community Foundation at the Fund for Women & Girls Luncheon where Dr. Madeleine Albright will be the keynote speaker. She is the former U.S. Secretary of State and world stateswomen, author, and 2012 U.S. Medal of Freedom recipient. Proceeds will go to the Fairfield County Community Foundation.
Excavation: Photographs by Stanley Greenberg
Fairfield | April 12
Come see this brilliant photography exhibition focusing on critically acclaimed photographer Stanley Greenberg and his quest to walk every street in Manhattan, documenting the typologies - including the interstices - which he encounters as he combs the entire island in search of remnants of a forgotten urban past.
Planned Parenthood Spring Luncheon
Greenwich | April 19
Enjoy an Afternoon With Dawn Laguens-the Executive Vice President and Chief Experience Officer at Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Laguens will be the key note speakers at this year’s Planned Parenthood Spring Luncheon.
Sole Sister Luncheon
Greenwich | April 25
Come have a girly day at The Sole Sisters Luncheon and Fashion Accessories Boutique! All funds raised will help the Greenwich United Way strengthen and support programs and services that assist children, youth, and families.
Visiting Nurse & Hospice Gala
Darien | April 27
An evening to celebrate the life and music of jazz legend, Dave Brubeck to benefit Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. The gala event will feature delectable dining, a fabulous auction and the incomparable music of Dave Brubeck performed by Glenn Zaleski, Dianne Mower and Matt de Chamberlin.
Race against Lyme 5k
Stamford | April 28
The Lyme Research Alliance will host its 2nd annual Race Against Lyme 5k Walk/Run starting at beautiful Cove Island Park in Stamford. Race Against Lyme is part of the organization’s commitment to prevention, education, treatment and research activities related to Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
Greenwich | April 28
The Greenwich Landmarks Recognition program was created in 1987 to recognize, document and preserve the architectural heritage of Greenwich. Since then, the Historical Society has given a historic plaque to nearly 300 homes from Colonial to Post-modernist structures, both public and private. The event celebrates the newest landmarks and their current owners.