Albert Cifolelli exhibit held

Now through March 26, Westport Library, 20 Jesup Rd.: The Great Hall Art Exhibit: Albert Cifolelli – Drawings, Prints and Paintings. For more information, call 203-291-4800.

Winter film event
Friday, February 22, 6:30-9:00 p.m. Audubon Greenwich will feature two films about food and sustainability: “Seeds of Freedom,” and “Genetic Roulette.” A reception starts at 6:30 p.m. $15/adult and $5/under 21. RSVP to Jeff at greenwichcenter@audubon.org, or 203-869-5272 x239.

February cooking classes


Wednesday February 20, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Cucina Casalinga, 171 Drum Hill Rd., Wilton;
“The Ultimate Winter Casual Supper”: Focaccia, gnocchi, Tuscan beef stew, poached pears – $145. Saturday February 23, 10:30 – 1:30 p.m., “Basic Italian Workshop”: Pizza Bianca, Manicotti di Mamma, homemade marinara sauce, Neapolitan meatballs and biscotti. $150. Call 203-762-0768 or email info@cucinacasalinga.com to register.

Connecticut Flower and Garden Show


Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 21-24, 10 to 8, Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd., Hartford: More than 300 booths with fresh flowers, herbs, bulbs, seeds, gardening books, garden equipment; adults $14, children 5-12 $4, under 5 free; North East Expo Inc., 860-844-8461, or kristie@northeastexpo.com, ctflowershow.com.

New Haven County Home & Better Living Show


Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 23-24, Toyota Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford: Featuring region’s finest companies exhibiting products and services in the home building, remodeling, interior decorating, energy savings and landscaping industries; 800-294-7469, jbaman42@comcast.com, www.redstonepromotions.com.

Free organizing workshop

February 26, March 26 and April 23, 7-8 p.m.: Includes organizing basics for home and office. Work on your New Year’s resolution, attack paper piles, clear clutter and more; at the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, 10 Progress Drive, Shelton. 7-8 p.m. To register, email Cara at cara@organizewithsos.com or call 203-273-8583. Pre-registration is required.

Mini-galleries open to public

March 17 – April 14: The Betty Barker Gallery at the Carriage Barn Arts Center, Waveny Park at 681 South Ave., New Canaan, will feature nine one-person shows in “mini-galleries.” Waveny Park at 681 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840. An opening reception, free and open to the public, will be held on Sunday, March 17th, from 4 – 6 pm. The show is partially sponsored by the New Canaan Society for the Arts. Gallery hours are Wed. – Sun., 11am – 4pm. The Carriage Barn is located ¼ mile north of Merritt Parkway, exit 37 on Rte. 124/South Avenue. More information is available by contacting the Gallery at 203.972.1895 or www.carriagebarn.org.

Weston Winter Farmers’ Market

Through May 4, 10-2; Norfeld Grange, 12 Goodhill Rd., Weston; seasonal produce and herbs, jams, jellies, cheese, yogurt, eggs, beef and pork, poultry, seafood, baked goods, live plants, soaps, gifts, crafts. Info, 203-226-8233.

Westport Winter Farmers’ Market

Through March 15, Saturdays, 10-2; Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens, 7 Sylvan Lane, Westport; 203-227-4175 or gilbertiesherbs.com.

South Salem Farmers’ Market

Through March, Saturdays, 9-1 in the Greenhouse, Gossett’s Nursery, 1202 Old Post Rd. (Rte. 35), South Salem, NY, 914-764-0015.

Spring Hartford Home Show


Saturday and Sunday, March 1-3, XL Center, Hartford: Featuring more than 500 exhibits representing remodelers, homebuilders, heating and cooling services, banks and mortgage companies and more; 860-918-0891, www.showevent.com.



Fairfield County Home Show


Saturday and Sunday, March 9-10, 11 to 5, Fairfield County Home & Outdoor Living Expo: Featuring 200 exhibits by area contractors, architects, designers, and builders; features entertainment for kids and refreshments; Stamford Plaza Hotel, 2701 Summer Street, Stamford; admission $10, kids 12 and under are free; free indoor parking; www.ctexpos.com.

Home & Business Show

Friday through Sunday, March 15-17, Connecticut College, New London: Offering diverse array of home products and services, with a metro flair, featuring local, state and national vendors; 860-918-0891, www.showevent.com.