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Experience Downtown Stamford

If you’re looking for something to do in Stamford this weekend, you’re in luck! Stamford Downtown will be hosting Experience Downtown Stamford,  a new three-day event designed to highlight the charming downtown area and all that it has to offer. Here is some insight on what you can expect and experience.

Thursday, May 9

  • Join NOBU Florist at “An Afternoon of Design” and learn how to make beautiful flower arrangements just in time for Mother’s Day. Classes take place from 3 to 3:45 p.m. and 4 to 4:45 p.m. Spots are limited, so reserve ahead of time.
  • Get up-to-date on the latest fashion trends at the spring fashion show: Fashion Night Out. The event takes place at Stamford Town Center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and features a DJ, a MC and local celebrity models.
  • Move and groove to some Bollywood music in Lantham Park. Stamford YMCA is hosting its “Bollywood” exercise class from 6 to 7 p.m. as part of the new Summer Vibes series that will continue throughout the summer
  • Stamford Art Association hosts the opening reception for its newest exhibition, “Far Away Places”. The event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Ferguson Library Auditorium.

Friday, May 10

Enjoy a relaxing painting break at U & I Deco. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., attendees learn how to draw flowers with acrylic paints. Space for this event is limited, so make sure to reserve a spot in advance.

  • Bedford Street is known for its amazing retail options, so shop till you drop at the Bedford Street Retailer Stroll.  The event takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. and includes several new and exciting pop-ups as well!
  • Stamford’s luxurious Residence Inn hosts a DJ-fueled happy hour, as well as pop-ups from Pedigree Ski Shop and Spavia Stamford. Join in on the fun from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Looking to learn and add a bit of Latin flair to your dance moves? The Metropolitan Dance Center is teaching Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, and more from 7 to 7:45 p.m. No partner necessary.

Saturday, May 11

  • Feel the burn with PhatBurn Fitness during a free 60-minute HIIT workout (high intensity interval training) with their trainers at Ferguson Library from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.
  • The Ferguson Library has a large selection of books for residents to check out and enjoy. The libraries volunteer group, The Friends of the Library, is hosting a used book sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Friends of The Ferguson Book Shop.
  • Pop on by for some tasty popcorn and a movie at The Avon. Attendees of the first matinee screening receive a free small popcorn with the purchase of an admission ticket.
  • The Ferguson Library is hosting a Tedx event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. that focuses on the theme of Community and features several guest speakers.
  • Those who missed out on U & 1 Deco’s Friday paint lesson have a second chance to learn how to create and acrylic flower masterpiece of their own from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Bend and stretch with the Stamford Yoga Center. The Stamford Yoga Center is teaching a class outside of The Ferguson Library from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. for those interested in adding a bit of yoga to their life.
  • Wind down from the day with some music in the vibrant Mill River Park, located in the heart of downtown. This signature event lasts from 6 to 7 p.m. and features a surprise musical performance.

Residents of our Stamford apartments are right in the middle of all the downtown action! To learn benefits of living on our Stamford communities, call Desiree at 203-223-1665 or visit http://ctbestapts.com/apartments/stamford/

 

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