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March 2015

Fashion show to benefit Fairfield Library

March 5 @ 8:00 pm
Bruce S. Kershner Art Gallery,
1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield,
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Fairfield’s own clothing designer, Jennifer Butler, will present her Spring 2015 collection for women, men and girls Thursday, March 5, at 8 p.m., at the Fairfield Public Library’s Bruce S. Kershner Art Gallery, 1080 Old Post Road. All proceeds benefit the Fairfield Public Library. A few of your favorite librarians will be walking the runway. The evening begins at 8 p.m. with refreshments and appetizers prepared by The Falcon’s Nest the restaurant and catering class at Roger Ludlowe High School. The jewelry…

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Writing workshop

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fairfield Public Library,
1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield,
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Bring in your pitch for an agent or publisher for your finished/nearly finished work and together we will get it into shape to send out. Working with other writers and with help from presenter Carol Dannhauser, we will review the good, the bad and the ugly of pitches. Be ready to share with others and try to market your piece to the crowd. Bring six printed copies of your work and feel free to bring your charged laptop. We will…

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DIY craft salon

March 7 @ 10:00 am
Fairfield Woods branch Library,
1147 Fairfield Woods Road, Fairfield,
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The Fairfield Public Library is hosting its monthly DIY Craft Salon at the Fairfield Woods Branch Library, 1147 Fairfield Woods Road on Saturday, March 7, at 10 a.m. As part of our One Book One Town celebration, this month’s program is embracing a dystopian craft. We will be recycling a necktie into a charming change purse and a separate conductive sewing LED bracelet. The craft salon is for people 18 years and older. Advance registration is required due to the…

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Turn trash into cool Sewing Studio 102

March 7 @ 2:00 pm
Fairfield Woods Middle School,
1115 Fairfield Woods Road, Fairfield,
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What can you do with an old pair of jeans and old dress shirt? Attend the turn trash into cool Sewing Studio 102 session at the Fairfield Woods Branch Library Saturday, March 7, 2 p.m., 1147 Fairfield Woods Road. Guest presenter, Dana Finkle majored in apparel design with a minor in journalism at the University of Delaware. She is a native of Fairfield and currently works at Threads Magazine as the assistant editor. Dana has designed a wallet cellphone case…

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‘Liberty’s First Crisis’ book launch

March 8 @ 2:00 pm
Fairfield Public Library,
1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield,
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The Fairfield Public Library will host the launch of local author Charles Slack’s new book, Liberty’s First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m. in the Rotary Room, 1080 Old Post Road. Just seven years after the First Amendment was passed as part of the Bill of Rights, John Adams’ administration passed the Sedition Act of 1798, an extreme piece of legislation that made criticism of the government and its leaders…

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Library focuses on Women’s History

March 9 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fairfield Public Library,
1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield,
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March is Women’s History Month. The Fairfield Public Library is hosting an interactive multi-media program fashioned by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame on Monday, March 9, at 7 p.m., in the Rotary Room at the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road. There are many well-known Connecticut women and lesser known heroines; Katherine Hepburn, Mabel Osgood Wright, Ella Grasso, Annie Leibovitz and many more. This presentation will introduce you to the Hall and give you a panoramic view of some…

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Skype-a-Docent: Visit the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, Maine

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Fairfield Public Library,
1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield,
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Visit the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, Maine from a seat in the Library’s Rotary Room. A docent will take us on a private tour of the museum’s exhibit Coming Home via Skype. Skype is a video phone call, but when projected onto the large screen in the Library’s Rotary Room, it allows us to view exhibits up close and converse with the docent as we tour. Join us for this “visit” on Wednesday, March 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the…

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Fairfield Happiness Club meeting

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Fairfield Public Library,
1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield,
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Next presentation is “Creating Happiness From The Inside Out,” by Jan Hoath Thursday, March 12, 7-8:45 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield. Are you stressed overwhelmed or tired by your life or business? Wake up your happy truth, and create your happier more abundant life. Learn to…connect with your unique formula for happiness and harmony. Align your inner truth with your outer world to master your circumstances, resulting in a more abundant experience of life and more meaningful progress in…

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Wine & cheese reception

March 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pequot Library,
720 Pequot Avenue, Fairfield,
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There will be a Wine & Cheese Reception Saturday, March 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Pequot Library, featuring an evening of poetry including a rare book exhibition tour, “Page Turnings” of historic books, and a poetry reading. Visit pequotlibrary.org to learn more about this vibrant library, educational, arts and cultural institution. All classes and programs are open to everyone. For information, call 203-259-0346, ext. 15. Follow Pequot Library on Facebook and Twitter. Pequot Library Brings Culture to Life!

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The Kerry Boys

March 15 @ 3:30 pm
Fairfield Public Library,
1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield,
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Connecticut’s favorite Irish balladeers The Kerry Boys return to the Fairfield Public Library Sunday, March 15, at 3:30 p.m., new books area on the first floor of the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road. The band have been performing together for more than 20 years, dazzling fans of all ages. Before you know it, their humorous, high-energy show will have you clapping and singing. A selection of traditional and original Irish/Celtic songs will be featured. Pierce Campbell, former Connecticut State…

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