7:00pm

Danbury Raid: The British Are Coming

04/25/2018

On Wed., April 25th, from 7 to 8 pm, Westport Historical Society will host Ed Hynes’ lecture marking the 241st anniversary of Tryon’s Raid, the Revolutionary War engagement that began with 1,800 British troops landing at Compo Beach.

On Sunday, April 29 Mr. Hynes will repeat this lecture for children ages 10 – 12. This will take place from 4-5 pm.

11:00am

YWCA Stand Against Racism

04/27/2018

Stand Against Racism is a national YWCA program. The 2017 theme was Women of Color Leading Change. Susan Toliver, professor, and chair of Iona College’s Sociology Department was the keynote speaker

9:30am

Spring Birding Class: Warblers & Neotropical Migrants

04/28/2018

Join Ted Gilman for an introductory lecture on the life histories of these beautiful birds and learn how to identify the 20+ species that pass through Connecticut each May. Afterwards we will venture outside to hopefully find some of the first arriving warblers and other spring migrants that fill Audubon Greenwich with color every spring.

5:00pm

Meet The Author: Annette Insdorf

04/29/2018

Discover how the opening sequences of a great movie sets the tone for the film with Columbia University film professor, Annette Insdorf, as she discusses her new book, Cinematic Overtures.

• A 30- to 40-minute author talk
• Q&A
• Book sales and signing

Free and open to the public. Light hors d’oeuvres served.

4:00pm

Revolutionary Kids: Danbury Raid

04/29/2018

Why are there cannons on Compo? Why do murals around town show Redcoats on the beach? On Sunday, April 29, from 4 to 5 pm, WHS will host a fun kid-focused talk sharing the answer to these and other interesting questions about the 241st anniversary of the Danbury Raid.

12:00pm

Fly on over to WHS: Lunchtime Talk

05/09/2018

On Wednesday, May 9th, at noon, join us at Westport Historical Society to hear a fascinating and informative talk about our feathered friends.

Attract more birds! We are in the thick of spring migration and many pretty, interesting birds are headed our way. Chris Petherick of Wild Birds Unlimited of Fairfield will talk about which birds “summer” in our area, and how to attract them to our yards.

9:00am

Time Travelers Summer Camp at WHS

06/25/2018

Join WHS’ award-winning education team for one of the three Time Travelers Summer Camp sessions. Each week-long session is open for children ages 7-12 and will take place from 9 am – 3 pm.

$250/Members, $300/Non-members, $75 for daily registration and $10 sibling discount
Includes snack, materials and one lunch on Friday, please bring a bag lunch every other day.