STAMFORD, Conn. – Here's a look at some events happening around Stamford this weekend. For more listings, visit our Events calendar.
Friday, Sept. 6
Children's Film: 2 p.m. Features the movie "Epic," where deep in the forest, a battle between good and evil is played out by tiny, secret inhabitants. Ages 6 and above. Free. Ferguson Library, Broad and Bedford streets.
Happy Hour Specials at Bartaco: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy specifically crafted cocktails such as La Ruleta, Warsaw Sour, Cecilia, Summer Street Snap and Sangria Pera. $5. Bartaco, 222 Summer St.
Saturday, Sept. 7
Spa For The Spirit Retreat Morning: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It is the monthly retreat morning at Church of Christ the Healer, which resumes after a summer hiatus. Starting with breakfast at 8:30, this time of retreat will explore prayer in many forms. Free will offering. Church of Christ the Healer, 20 Brookdale Road.
Watch "The Great Gatsby:" 2 p.m. A special film event, “The Great Gatsby” with Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. Directed by Baz Lurhmann. Free. Ferguson Library, intersection of Broad and Bedford Streets.
A Broadway/Cabaret/Jazz Series Featuring Judy Carmichael and Steve Ross: 8 p.m. A Broadway/Cabaret/Jazz Series “Perfect Pairs at The Palace” hosted by Lynn Dimenna featuring Steve Ross and Judy Carmichael. Cost is $65, $50 (per-ticket fees apply). Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St. Visit the website for more details.
CT Speed Dating Male: 8 p.m. Speed dating - up to 15 dates in one night. There is no mix of multiple age groups. Proof of age required. Male ages 27 to 43 and female Ages 25 to 41. Butterfield 8, 112 Bedford St. Visit the website for more details and price.
Massage Therapy by Stamford Sports and Spine : 9 a.m. Complimentary massage therapy session. Free. Fleet Feet Sports Stamford, 168 Bedford St.
Sunday, Sept. 8
Sunday Afternoon At The Movies: 1:30 p.m. Enjoy Hispanic Heritage Month showing of “Clandestine Childhood.” After years of exile, Juan and his family return home to Argentina under assumed identities to protect themselves from the military junta leading the country. With Ernesto Alterio, Teo Gutierrez and Christina Banegas. Directed by Benjamin Avila. Free. Ferguson Library, Broad and Bedford Streets.
JCC Membership Open House: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn more about JCC membership and its fitness, aquatics, early childhood offerings while meeting the youth staff. Experience all that JCC has to offer. Free. Stamford Jewish Community Center, 1035 Newfield Ave.
Family Fun Run: 4 p.m. Family fun run is for parents and children of all ages. Parents can bring strollers for their younger ones. Free. Fleet Feet Sports Stamford, 168 Bedford St.
Pottery Wheel 1-day Trial workshop: 1 to 3:30 p.m. The workshop introduces the basic skills of working with clay on the potter's wheel and provides an understanding of using the potter's wheel. Workshop includes a demonstration and hands-on clay experience. Cost is $75 including material and firing fees. Lakeside Pottery, 543 Newfield Ave.