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, firstname.lastname@example.org or ryasap.org.
May 22, 2013
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.
May 27, 2013
Sixth annual Community Memorial Day Picnic will be held Monday, May 27, noon-3, after the parade, on the Green at the Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road.
Free games; refreshments will be sold, fairfieldhistory.org.
May 30, 2013
Bridgeport Area Branch, American Association of University Women annual dinner meeting, Thursday, May 30, 6 p.m., Blue Goose Restaurant, Ferry Boulevard, Stratford. Cost, $35. For reservations, call Carole Fanslow, 203-375-1284, until May 23. The current scholarship winners will be presented by Chair, Lorraine Conway, following dinner and meeting.
Bill Roman, owner of Number Crunchers Unlimited, a Trumbull technical support company, and a former financial planner, will discuss how to be smart with your finances with the help of technology 7 p.m., Trumbull Library Community Room. Visitors welcome. Member/visitor refreshment mixer will precede the main part of the presentation, tpcug-ct.org, 203-268-2924.
May 31, 2013
One of the founding members of the Jayhawks, singer, songwriter and guitarist Gary Louris performs Friday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7, Fairfield Theatre Company’s StageOne, 70 Sanford Street.
Tickets are $25 with $3 member discount. Call 203-259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org.