Subject: E-Buzz: Top Picks from FCBuzz Events for March 25-31, 2020

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MARCH 24, 2020
Your Weekly Top Picks from 
March 25-31, 2020
The best guide to arts and culture 
in Fairfield County
The E-Buzz is published each Tuesday by The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County. The E-Buzz is a selection from the events posted by our members onto the FCBuzz Events section of our website for the coming week. Click here for a complete review of this week's arts and cultural events.

In these difficult times for artists and cultural organizations everywhere, we congratulate our members for being creative in bringing their work and their treasures before us. We encourage you all to think "outside the box" in bringing your heritage and creativity to the public through digital platforms. Keep the virtual lectures, digital performances, gallery talks, nature walks and more coming!
Weekly Art Challenge
Boat at Southport 

Through March 29
Fairfield Museum & History Center

A new artwork is posted on Monday and you have all week to create your own in response and post it onto the Museum's Facebook page. Tara Tomaselli, School Programs Manager and artist, has specific challenges and assignments. This week, see Joseph Roe's 1930s watercolor, Boat at Southport. Answer Tara's questions and send in your response. More... 
Q&A at The Aquarium 

Every Day, 3pm
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Live Q&As with members of the Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk's animal husbandry team on its Facebook page. Each session will focus on an animal or topic shown via recorded video, but questions can be about any related Aquarium subject. Questions can be submitted any time between 10am and 3pm on the Aquarium’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages and live on Facebook during the 3pm “Watch Party” webcast. More...
Meet the Animals +
Ecology of Vernal Pools

Wed. March 25, 10am & 2pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Facebook Live 

Log in and stay connected. Join SMNC's  Facebook live programs at 10 am for "Meet the Animals" and at 2 pm for "The Ecology of Vernal Pools." These programs will be designed for all ages so they will be a great addition to your at-home learning! More...
Laurie Pasteryak
Floral Expressions 

Wed. March 25, 12:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center
Facebook Live

Join Laurie Pasteryak, Fairfield Museum's Director of Interpretation, as she comes to you live on Facebook. This week, she explores the Museum's exhibit: Floral Expressions: 200 Years of Women's Power through Fashion.  More...
Donald M. Rattner
Design Your Writing Space for Maximum Creativity  

Wed. March 25, 1pm
Zoom Webinar

For over 20 years, scientists have been exploring how our physical surroundings can change the way we think, including our ability to do creative work. This live 75-minute course with CAFC member architect Donal Rattner, will introduce you to the psychology of creative space design and how you can harness it to shape your own workspace. More...
Justin Vaughn: 
Mexican Grey Wolves

Thurs. March 26, 2pm
CT Beardsley Zoo Facebook Live 

The Zoo is creating fun and educational Facebook Live events everyTuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 p.m.This Thursday, meet Zoo Educator Justin Vaughn introducing Mexican Grey Wolves. More...
Fantastic Fungi  
Thurs. March 26, 7pm

A Virtual Watch party with the Danger Gallery. With hundreds of others around the globe, experience this celebrated documentary that takes you on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an underground network that can heal and save our planet. Registration required. More...
Amy Oestreicher: 
My Beautiful Detour 
Thurs. March 26, 7pm
Facebook Live

Author, TEDx speaker, award-winning actress, and mixed media artist Amy Oestreicher holds a Creativity, Hope & Resilience Discussion on Facebook Live. What are the "four strategies to resilience" and how can we use them right now? Join Amy for interactive exercises, tools, and stories to help us cope with "social distancing," keeping our bodies, minds and spirits healthy, and celebrating life's everyday miracles. More...
Baby Farm Animals +
Signs of Spring Hike

Fri. March 27, 10am & 2pm  
Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facebook Live

The Stamford Museum and Nature Center continues its live 30-minute nature programs with, at 10am, "Baby Farm Animals," and at 2pm, join team members for a "Signs of Spring" hike through the property. More...
The Digital Friday Night Cafe 

Fri. March 27, 6pm

Music for Youth presents the first in a series in which 3-5 young musicians will perform their work via the Friday Music for Youth newsletter.  To see the details and view the performance, email to be placed on the mailing list to receive the newsletter. More...
Gregg Dancho
Live at the Zoo: Prairie Dogs

Tues. March 31, 2pm
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo 
Facebook Live

Join Zoo Director Gregg Dancho and the Zoo's animals for an educational and entertaining talk. Gregg has spent a lifetime caring for endangered species and the Zoo's unusual and beautiful animal ambassadors. This week Gregg explores the world of Prairie Dogs. More...
Where is Walt?

Tues. March 31, 3:30pm
Fairfield Museum & History Center Facebook Live

Join the Fairfield Museum's Program and Volunteer Coordinator Walt Matis every Tuesday on Facebook Live, as he live streams each week from a different Fairfield location. Learn about Fairfield's unique and historic places on this lively adventure with Walt! More...
WE At Home with Beechwood

Wed. April 1, 6pm
Beechwood Arts & Innovation Facebook Live

Presenting the first in a series, The WE Events-Wednesdays at Home with Beechwood. This live immersive hour of art, music, live performances and special guests, connecting communities around the globe, has a different theme each week, and will include excerpts from Beechwood’s nine years of amazing performances. More...
Greenwich Art Society
All Classes Digital

Registration Open
Classes Start April 6

The Greenwich Art Society seeks to accommodate all of its students during this time of social distancing with continued, personalized instruction. Students can stay with their favorite class and instructor through a teleclass....same class but communicate with your teacher online! More...
Westport Writers Workshop
Zoom Workshops

Registration Open
Classes Start April 13

Each WWW limited enrollment workshop focuses on a particular genre or approach allowing participants to learn from the highly talented and accomplished instructors and from each other in a supportive, friendly atmosphere. All Spring classes will be held via Zoom for now, starting April 13. Sign up for a free Zoom trial class. More...
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