Kids Stuff: Family fun

NATURE The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 North Water St., Norwalk; 203-852-0700 or; open daily, 10-5 (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas); sharks, seals, river otters, sea turtles, jellies and more than 100 other species; Marine Lab, Ocean Playspace for toddlers, seal feedings at 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 and 3:45 p.m. daily. Fish Tales for preschoolers, Fri., 10:15-11 a.m. Connecticut Audubon … read more

Something New: Lessons and lectures

ART & ARCHITECTURE Mad Men Modern: Norwalk’s Contemporary Architecture Tour, Sept. 16, 12:30-5 p.m., Remington Rand Building, 333 Wilson Ave., Norwalk. Tickets $60. Info: Taken from the Headlines: A Look Back at Bridgeport 100-75-50 Years Ago, Sept. 29, 2 p.m., Burroughs-Saden Library, 925 Broad St., Bridgeport. Local Historian and Bridgeport Fireman Rob Novak presents stories and images taken from … read more

Sound of Music: Concerts and recitals

Eliza Gilkyson, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., Ballard Park, 485 Main St., Ridgefield. Free. Info: The Beach Boys, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $125. Info: Donavon Frankenreiter, Aug. 15, 8 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. He will perform with John Craigie and Lisa Bouchelle. Tickets $35. Info: Della … read more

On Stage: This weekend and upcoming

THIS WEEKEND *Lyn Dillies, Aug. 18, 7 p.m., Palace Danbury, 165 Main St., Danbury. The magician will perform her Mystify show. Tickets $15-$25. Info: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Aug. 18-19, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Proceeds will benefit the Connecticut Burns Care Foundation. Tickets $35. Info:  CONTINUING The Understudy, through Sept. 1, Westport Country Playhouse, … read more