Events in Connecticut, United States and Cromwell

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

Throwback Thursdays

Calling All Pinball Wizards! Under the leadership of Mike Altis of the Library MakerSpace Team, take apart and repair a vintage Star Explorer pinball machine.

The Westport Library

20 Jesup Road
Westport, Connecticut 06880

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When Thu 09/22/2016 05:00 pm - 06:30 pm

Drop-in Tech Help

Come in Tuesdays from 4-6 and Fridays from 3-5 pm to get some personal training on your ereader, iPad, or tablet at the Tech Help table in The Great Hall. Free!

The Westport Library

20 Jesup Road
Westport, Connecticut 06880

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When Fri 09/23/2016 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm

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