STAMFORD, Conn. – Here's a look at some events happening around Stamford this weekend. For more listings, visit our Events calendar.
Friday, Aug. 23
Back To School Storycrafts: 4:15 p.m. Get ready to school with stories and a craft. Free. Ferguson Library, Intersection of Broad and Bedford Streets, Stamford.
Teen Reading Club Finale: 5:30 p.m. An invitation-only party where participants have dinner and see a movie followed by raffle and prizes. Free. Ferguson Library, Intersection of Broad and Bedford Streets, Stamford.
Happy Hour Specials at Bartaco: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Spend happy hours with specifically crafted cocktails like La Ruleta, Warsaw Sour, Cecilia, Summer Street Snap and Sangria Pera. $5. Bartaco, 222 Summer St., Stamford.
Saturday, Aug. 24
Kids Summer Reading Club Finale: 11 a.m. An invitation-only party where participants will enjoy live performance of the Swingset Mamas.. Free. Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford.
Nature-Based Birthday Parties Saturday: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Nature based birthday parties including age-appropriate activities for children ages 3 – 12 on four nature inspired themes: Green Gardener, Underground Investigation, Reptiles and Amphibians, and Nature Art. Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens, 151 Brookdale Road, Stamford.
Winter 2013 Pottery and Ceramic Art Classes Registration: Noon. The class is designed for the beginner and for those who have taken beginning pottery classes in the past, and will cover the basic and intermediate level working with clay. The class is mainly focused on wheel-thrown pottery (centering, pulling walls, shaping and trimming) and glazing. $365. Lakeside Pottery Ceramic School and Studio, 543 Newfield Avenue, Stamford.
Sunday, Aug. 25
India's Culture -- Family Program: 2 p.m. An opportunity to experience India’s customs with food and readings and see Indian dancer Rachna Agrawal. The first 30 families will receive a free copy of the picture book. Free. Ferguson Library, Intersection of Broad and Bedford streets, Stamford.