If butterflies could talk, they’d invite you for a walk!

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In a couple of hours, from 10 a.m. to noon, on Saturday, Aug. 2, you can learn all about the lives of butterflies and caterpillars and what’s needed to attract them. Lepidopterist Victor DeMasi of Redding will be leading his free, annual butterfly walk, sponsored by the Norwalk River Watershed ...

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Some gems on TV, including Cat Ballou

Lee Marvin and his horse in a classic pose in Cat Ballou.

Journeys to outer space, the Wild West, controversies over nuclear power and adjustments to moving from Manhattan to the suburbs highlight the movies available this weekend on broadcast and cable television. Take a look. Apollo 13 (1995) Few experiences illuminate the American spirit as did the ...

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This Weekend — Caramoor finale, Moonlight Swing, comedy

Christopher Beaurline and Melinda Zupaniotis star in the New Canaan Town Players’ production of ‘Lend Me A Tenor,’ opening Friday, Aug. 1, and running weekends through Aug. 16. For information, visit tpnc.org or call 203-966-7371. —Tom Hughey

Artist-in-Residence The final weekend of the Caramoor Summer Music Festival in Katonah, N.Y., will feature cellist Alisa Weilerstein in performances on Thursday, July 31, Friday, Aug. 1, and Sunday, Aug. 3. The Thursday concert will begin at 6 and include works by Britten, Golijov, Bach and ...

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On Stage — theater, comedy, and more

* = Shows for children. OPENING Town Players of New Canaan at the Powerhouse Theatre in Waveny Park, New Canaan; tpnc.org or 203-966-7371: Lend Me A Tenor, Aug. 1-16, Fri.-Sat. at 8, Sun., Aug. 3 and 10, at 2:30 p.m. Town Players of Newtown, Orchard Hill Rd., Newtown, 203-270-9144 or ...

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Sound of Music — concerts, etc.

  * = Things to do with children. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 2014 Summer Music Festival, June 21-Aug. 6; 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah, N.Y.; 914-232-5035 or caramoor.org: Alisa Weilerstein, 2014 Artist-in-Residence, Wed., July 31, 6 p.m.; Alisa Weilerstein with the Ariel Quartet, ...

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Something New — Lessons & lectures, etc.

* = Activities for children. ART & ARCHITECTURE * The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, open Tues.-Sun., 12-5 (also Presidents’ Day and Good Friday); historic $10/adults and $5/srs.; free adm. for full-time teachers and students in grades K-12, and for active-service military families; ...

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Kids’ Stuff — a selection of activities for children

A selection of events planned for youngsters and their families — see other calendar listings for more comprehensive coverage of area performances and activities. SPECIAL EVENTS Butterfly Walk  with Victor DeMasi, lepidopterist, Sat., Aug. 2, 10-noon, sponsored by the Norwalk River Watershed ...

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