Journey back in time to the early days of the New World and explore the dynamics between new settlers and Native Americans through Pequot Library’s Special Collections.
Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) and UJA*JCC Greenwich are partnering on a world class medical symposium “Hot Topics in Breast Cancer: Breakthroughs in Prevention, Screening and Therapies.” The panel, consisting of leading experts in the field, will discuss new breakthroughs in prevention, screening and therapies in for breast cancer.
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.
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
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.
Food Allergy Connecticut announced its spring workshop, Taking Charge: Empowering Families to Manage Food Allergies with Confidence and Promote Awareness, will take place on Sunday, April 29th from 1 – 3pm at Saxe Middle School in New Canaan, CT.
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
• Book sales and signing
Free and open to the public. Light hors d’oeuvres served.
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.
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.
Welcome Reception: 6:00pm – 6:45pm
Learn how to elevate your voice and views to create change!
Join us at Westport Historical Society on Tuesday, June 19, from 7 to 8 pm, when Alexander Heffner will discuss the tenth anniversary publication of his and Richard D. Heffner’s book, A Documentary History of the United States.
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.
An educational talk and guided tasting of six American honeys paired with local cheese and seasonal produce at the Bruce Museum.