NORWALK, Conn. — Here are a few highlights of things to do in Norwalk and Rowayton this week. Check out our Events calendar for more items.
Monday, Aug. 19
Mostly Mother Goose Story Time: 10 a.m. It is an ongoing, weekly story time designed for 24- to 35-month-old children. The story time consists of mostly Mother Goose rhymes with some classic and modern tales and songs included. Some props are used to help children visualize the rhymes. South Norwalk Branch Library, 10 Washington St., Norwalk.
Youth Field Hockey "Pre-Season" Camp For 6th - 8th Graders: 8:30 a.m. A field hockey camp for sixth- to eighth-grade girls covering the fundamentals of the sport led by Mo Minicus, head field hockey coach at Darien High School. $295 for members $325 for non-members. Sono Field House, 365 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Norwalk.
"Brushwork: Acrylic, Oil And Watercolor" Exhibit: Noon to 5 p.m. An exhibition cum competition for acylic, oil and watercolor paintings. Free. Rowayton Arts Center, 145 Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton. Visit the website for more details.
RAC Pops Up With BIG ART: 6-9 p.m. A show of large, diverse artworks by 25 award-winning artists from throughout the Norwalk region. Free. POP CITY, 68 Wall St., Norwalk. Visit the website for more details.
Tuesday, Aug. 20
"Industrial Evolution" Exhibit: 9 a.m. It features selected artwork depicting inspirational urban and technological elements of evolution from the past 150 years, weaving images from an age of emerging invention and development with the modern day. Among the exhibiting artists are Hu Lindsay (Norwalk), Ruth Kalla Ungerer (Ridgefield), Ingrid Conklin (Fairfield), and Steve Pomerantz (Ridgefield). Free. Maritime Garage Gallery, 11 N. Water St., Norwalk. Visit the website for more details.
Wednesday, Aug. 21
The Cocktail Classroom- Playing with Bitters: 7 p.m. The class is designed to demystify the art of making delicious drinks. The Barcelona Norwalk’s lead bartenders demonstrate the use of bitters to make complex and flavorful cocktails. $35 per person. Barcelona South Norwalk, 63 N. Main St., South Norwalk.
Bouncy, Bouncy Babies: 10-10:45 a.m. It is an ongoing, weekly story time designed with stories, music and activities to get babies bouncing to books. This is a drop-in-program. Free. South Norwalk Branch Library, 10 Washington St., Norwalk.
Folklore: 4 p.m. It is a unique book club where a variety of folklore, fairy tales and fables will be shared by PowerPoint presentation. Children ages 5-11 learn some books with the same title have different cultural backgrounds and fractured fairy tales, such as “The Three Little Wolves" and the "Big, Bad Pig.” Free. South Norwalk Branch Library, 10 Washington St.
Thursday, Aug. 22
Mini Musicians: 11 a.m. The weekly sessions include singing, dancing, musical stories, and jamming with musical instruments. For children ages 3-5.They learn basic musical concepts, like rhythm, pitch and tempo, while participating in fun, hands-on games and activities. Free. South Norwalk Branch Library, 10 Washington St., Norwalk.