April 8, 2013 – May 20, 2013
The Fairfield Woods Branch Library is hosting a four-part lecture series, Write Life with Dr. Mona Garcia,” on Mondays at 6:30 p.m., beginning April 8 and continuing on April 22, May 6 and 20.
The program will focus on women authors who left a permanent mark on 19-century English literature. The series will begin with Jane Austen and continue with Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the Brontë Sisters and conclude with Elizabeth Gaskell.
April 15, 2013 – May 23, 2013
Dr. Mark Schenker will be focusing on the films of Stanley Kubrick in the third installment of his series, “How to Read a Film.” Film screenings will be on Mondays at 2 p.m. and discussions will follow on Thursdays at 7 in the Rotary Room in the main library at Fairfield Public Library.
The schedule is as follows: The Killing, April 15 and 18; Paths of Glory, April 22 and 25; Dr. Strangelove, April 29 and May 2; and Barry Lyndon, May 20 and 23.
The screening of Barry Lyndon on May 20 will take place at 1 due to the length of the film.
Registration is required; call 203-256-3160.
May 4, 2013 – June 24, 2013
IMAGES 2013, fifth annual juried exhibition, featuring the work of photographer Philip Trager, runs May 3-July 21, at Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road. Hours: Monday-Friday, 10-4; Saturday and Sunday, noon-4.
Professional, serious amateur and student photographers invited to participate. Selected photographs will be exhibited at the museum.
Information: fairfieldhistory.org, 203-259-1598.
May 20, 2013
The third annual Fallen Heroes Golf Tournament will be held Monday, May 20 at noon with a BBQ lunch and registration; shot gun start at 1 p.m., and dinner and awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. at The Grassy Hill Country Club, 441 Clark Lane, Orange.
Cost is $250 per golfer and $125 for dinner guest. Each golfer will receive lunch, dinner, 18 holes of scramble tournament play and a third annual Tournament Fallen Heroes polo shirt. Sit down dinner includes prime rib or stuffed chicken breast, two-hour open bar at awards banquet and more.
For more informaiton, visit ctfallenheroes.org or call Mike Mastroni at 203-218-2367.
May 21, 2013
Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate, will present ‘Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy’ Tuesday, May 21, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., at Fairfield University’s Aloysius P. Kelly Center.
Limited seating. Tickets are $50.
Information: RYASAP, 203-579-2727, email@example.com or ryasap.org.
Author Douglas Kennedy will talk about his new book, Five Days, at the Fairfield Public Library on Tuesday, May 21, at noon. A buffet lunch will be served after the presentation.
Registration required; call 203-256-3160 or visit fairfieldpubliclibrary.org.
May 22, 2013
Webmaster Merry Uk will teach the basics of Facebook in the Rotary Room of the Fairfield Public Library’s main branch on Wednesday, May 22, from noon to 1 p.m.
To register, visit fairfieldpubliclibrary.org.
Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, will discuss his new novel, And the Mountains Echoed, for WSHU Public Radio’s Join the Conversation.
The event will be held at Sacred Heart University’s Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, where he will be interviewed by Roxanne Coady, owner of R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, Wednesday, May 22, at 7 p.m.
Admission is $25 and includes a copy of the book that can be signed by the author. Reservations required; visit wshu.org.
May 23, 2013
League of Women Voters of the Bridgeport Area annual dinner meeting, Thursday, May 23, 6 p.m., Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road, Trumbull. Following dinner/meeting, Carole Young-Kleinfeld, a registrar of voters from Wilton, will speak on changes in Connecticut’s election laws. Reservations may be made with Diane Fried of Stratford; $15, 203-375-1284.
Master consulting hypnotist Fern Tausig will present “Happiness is a Choice” at the next Fairfield Happiness Club meeting at the Fairfield Public Library on Thursday, May 23, from 7 to 8:45 p.m.
Admission is free. For more information, call Lionel Ketchian at 203-258-7777 or visit happinessclub.com.