Category: Entertainment

Westport Country Playhouse Presents a Shadow Theater Musical for Families, on February 12

An imaginative musical using shadow play to help children express their emotions Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities will present “Woof Woof the Shadow Pup,” on Sunday, February 12, at 1 and 4 p.m., a shadow theater musical that encourages children to share their feelings. The imaginative musical is appropriate for grades pre-K and up and…

The Maritime Aquarium Welcomes New Harbor Seals

Norwalk, CT – The Maritime Aquarium is celebrating the New Year with some new faces. This week, adult harbor seals Feisty and Gracie were introduced to the aquarium’s largest exhibit, Pinniped Cove. Both seals came to The Maritime Aquarium from ABQ BioPark in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Feisty is a gentle 33-year-old male. He is the…

Erika K. Wesley Joins Westport Country Playhouse as Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI)

Newly created position is underwritten in part by a Connecticut Cultural Fund Operating Support Grant administered by CT Humanities Westport Country Playhouse has named Erika K. Wesley to a new, full-time position titled director of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). She will provide strategic and operational leadership of all EDI policies, programs, training, and practices…

The Maritime Aquarium holiday season highlights

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will once again feature a shark-diving Santa, The Polar Express 4D Experience and a breakfast with Santa, exclusively for members, this holiday season. Shark-Diving Santa 2 high-rez color photos attached Santa Claus will join The Maritime Aquarium’s dive team to help demonstrate that sharks aren’t the blood-thirsty killers of myth.…

The History of the Star Spangled Banner Explored in New Virtual Lecture

NORWALK, CT – In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Norwalk Historical Society is hosting the virtual lecture, “The History of the Star Spangled Banenr” with guest presenter Ed Hynes on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 6:30pm via Zoom. Tickets are $5 per household and can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/history-of-the-star-spangled-banner-virtual-lecture-tickets-443742354327 or at www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org. Join the Norwalk…