Have You Ever Considered Becoming A Foster Parent?
Have you ever considered offering foster care for a child in need? On any given day there are approximately 2,000 children in Connecticut waiting for a loving foster home. Nearly 40% of American adults have considered being a resource for a child.
Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation with Todd Brewster
Author, journalist and film producer Todd Brewster will discuss Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation. Todd Brewster served as Senior Editorial Producer for ABC News and co-authored three books with the late Peter Jennings: The Century, The Century for Young People, and In Search of America.
Westport Historical Society’s New Exhibits
May 24th - Sep 2nd
Five Generations of Yankee Ingenuity: The Gault Family, Westport Historical Society\'s Sheffer Gallery (May 24-Sept. 2). A 19th c. Northern Irish family moves to Westport and launches a horse-drawn hauling service that,150 years of adaptive innovation later, still flourishes as a family-owned energy, stone and development business.
6th Annual Memorial Day Picnic
Come view one of Connecticut’s most festive parades! After the parade the Fairfield Museum invites the community to continue celebrating the spirit of the day. Bring your family and friends, blankets and picnic baskets and enjoy an afternoon of FREE games and fun for all ages on the Museum’s historic Green! \\
Author Talk: Collatoral Damage with Alice Boatwright
Collateral Damage by Alice K. Boatwright Winner of the 2013 Bronze Medal for Literary Fiction - Independent Publisher Book Awards. In Collateral Damage, three linked novellas explore the lasting effects of the Vietnam War on people living in its shadow – including both those who fought and those who didn’t. These stories from one of American history’s most divisive eras show us that Vietnam may not be as far behind us as we think.
Female Executives Discuss “How to Succeed in a Male Dominated Industry”
Jan Jagielo, of the Computer Company, and Lynne Marino, of Merrill Lynch will speak about their experiences in the workplace. Both women are dynamic, entrepreneurial, self-starters who are incredibly successful in their fields.