Events in Connecticut, United States and Cos Cob

Why Reading Is Rocket Science: What Your Child Needs to Succeed with Dr. Margie Gillis

Dr. Margie Gillis, President of Literacy How, will present a FREE educational program for parents, “Why Reading Is Rocket Science: What Your Child Needs to Succeed at the Eagle Hill School in Greenwich on October 5

Eagle Hill School

45 Glenville Rd.
Greenwich, Connecticut 06831

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When Wed 10/05/2016 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

The Impact of LD & ADHD on Family Relationships and Family Life

Family therapist Dr. Judy Grossman will discuss the impact of learning disabilities (LD) and attention issues (ADHD) can have on a family. Sponsored by Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Westport/Fairfield Chapter.

Westport Town Hall, Room 201

110 Myrtle Ave.
Westport, Connecticut 06880

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When Fri 10/14/2016 09:30 am - 11:00 am

An Inspirational Evening with Tom Hehir

Come here author and Harvard Professor Tom Hehir discuss his new new book How Did You Get Here? : Students with Disabilities and Their Journeys to Harvard at the Windsor Public Library on October 20

Windsor Public Library

323 Broad St.
Windsor, Connecticut 06905

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When Thu 10/20/2016 06:30 pm - 12:00 am

WestportWRITES: Introductory Non-Fiction Writing Workshop

Are you a beginning writer who wants to improve your craft? Mary-Lou Weisman, bestselling author, personal essayist and memoir writer, offers a six-session workshop that includes instruction, writing exercises, and collaboration of your own work.

The Westport Library

20 Jesup Road
Westport, Connecticut 06880

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When Thu 09/22/2016 01:15 pm - 02:45 pm

Nature Walk at Sherwood Island

Experience nature through the eyes of local experts who will host local mini-excursion! Fridays at 10 am (except for 8/26, begins at 1 pm) and last approximately 90 minutes. Comfortable shoes are recommended. Free to Members; Non-members: $5.

Earthplace

10 Woodside Lane
Westport, Connecticut 06880

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When Fri 09/23/2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Westport Astronomical Society invites you to FREE Wednesday Night Star Parties!

Year-round, on clear nights, WAS takes out the BIG telescopes to view the moon, planets, comets, galaxies, nebula and your Universe.

Westport Astronomical Society

182 Bayberry Ln
Westport, Connecticut 06880

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When Tue 10/04/2016 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

"Jiggle A Jelly" Touch-a-jellyfish Exhibit

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is turning conventional beach wisdom upside down, by inviting its visitors to do something they’ve been told not to do all their lives: touch a jellyfish.

Maritime Aquarium

10 N. Water St.
Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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When Mon 10/03/2016 10:00 am - 04:00 pm

Winged Wonders

Experience our birds of prey outside their enclosures during this bird-on-glove demonstration where you can learn all about some of our magnificent raptors. First Sunday of every month.

Earthplace

10 Woodside Lane
Westport, Connecticut 06880

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When Sun 09/25/2016 03:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Book Chat

Writer Nina Sankovitch will continue drop-in conversations! No "book reports" — just read whatever interests you and then drop into the Library and talk about it. Occurring first Tuesday of every month, the conversation lasts about an hour.

The Westport Library

20 Jesup Road
Westport, Connecticut 06880

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When Tue 10/04/2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Chess Club for Adults

Drop by for a chess game on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays and 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month in the Sheffer Reading Room, 6:30-8:45. There will be both open play and instruction.

The Westport Library

20 Jesup Road
Westport, Connecticut 06880

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When Mon 10/03/2016 06:30 pm - 08:45 pm