Good Reads, Great Kids - Wilton Library
March 26, 2012 - Wilton
Children in grades 2 and 3 and their parents meet and discuss personal selections and the book Frindle by Andrew Clements. Registration required.
ADOPTION: Everything You Need to Know - A Free Information Session - Chocolations
March 27, 2012 - Mamaroneck
This free event is open to anyone interested in or involved with the adoption process, including professionals, community members, expectant parents, adoptive or prospective adoptive parents, and adoptees. Learn about the domestic and international adoption process and meet the staff of FFTA. FFTA is authorized in CT and NY. More information, contact Vanessa at Forever Families Through Adoption, Inc.(914) 939-1180.
Lego Club for Littles - Wilton Library
March 28, 2012 - Wilton
Kids in grades K-2 learn about the theme through stories and non-fiction books and then create a Lego masterpiece from the library's Lego collection. Twenty tickets will be passed out at the Children's reference desk starting at 3:45pm.
Our Canaries: Why All the Asthma, ADHD and Autism? - Norwalk City Hall
March 28, 2012 - Norwalk
Nancy O'Hara, M.D., M.P.H., Director of the Center for Autism and Integrative Health, discusses factors influencing the increase in childhood diagnoses of asthma, autism and ADHD. A board-certified pediatrician, Dr. O'Hara is dedicated to the integrative and holistic care of children with neurodevelopmental and autism spectrum disorders.
Parent Zone--Kindergarten Expectations - Stepping Stones Museum
March 29, 2012 - Norwalk
Learn how to prepare your child for kindergarten. In collaboration with Norwalk Early Childhood Council, this free workshop is designed to support parents as guides of children's lifelong learning. Childcare and a meal are included. To register, call ext. 214.
Special Education and the Law - Total Learning & Therapy Center
March 29, 2012 - Trumbull
Get the facts you need in order to prepare to effectively advocate for your child regarding special education laws and regulations. An attorney reviews the process of eligibility determination, Planning Placement Team (PPT) meetings, and effective Individualized Education Programs (IEP). Handling disputes, mediation, due process, discipline behavior plans and transitional planning for older students will also be discussed. Call to register.
Gifted and LD: Strengths and Challenges of Twice-Exceptional Learners - Roger Ludlowe Middle School
March 29, 2012 - Fairfield
Psychologist Dr. Devon MacEachron discusses recognizing and capitalizing on the unique gifts as well as the weaknesses of students with LD, ADHD and other challenges. This is event is co-sponsored by Fairfield PTA Talented and Gifted Subcommittee and Fairfield SEPTA.
Children's Garden Club - Wilton Library
March 30, 2012 - Wilton
The garden club gets together to plan a garden and prepare for springtime planting.
Nature's View - Weston Library
Through March 31, 2012 - Weston
Enjoy art at the library.
MALCOLM MORLEY IN A NUTSHELL--THE FINE ART OF PAINTING 1954–2012 - Yale School of Art 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery
Through March 31, 2012 - New Haven
The exhibit of this contemporary artist features automotive mayhem, beleaguered boats, and speeding, crashing aircraft. The oil paintings and works on paper reflect a theme of disaster and chaos while offering whimsical glimpses.
3rd Annual Food for Thought Expo - Fairfield Warde High School
March 31, 2012 - Fairfield
This all-day event features cooking demos, food workshops and many vendors of local produce, meats, groceries, and ready-made foods. Learn how to make delicious and nutritious dishes. The event is sponsored by Fairfield PTA Fuel for Learning Partnership.
Nerdfighter Meetup - Westport Library
March 31, 2012 - Westport
Eat pizza, hang out with your fellow Nerdfighters, watch YouTube videos, and DFTBA.
Author Talk: The Neurotic Parent's Guide to College Admissions - Westport Library
April 02, 2012 - Westport
Emmy-winning television writer, children's media producer, lyricist and author J.D. Rothman talks about her book.
Literary Littles - Wilton Library
April 02, 2012 - Wilton
Independent listeners ages 4-6 years come for stories, short films, songs and crafts. No registration necessary.
Art Exhibit - Suzuki Music School of Westport
Through July 01, 2012 - Westport
Four renowned Connecticut artists compliment the walls of the music school with their landscapes, still lifes, and portrait paintings.