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Dr. Ruth Potee Presentation “What You Need to Know About Adolescent Brain Development & Addiction”

Dr. Ruth Potee is a national expert on addiction and adolescent brain development. If you missed her presentation on Feb. 6th, please click here to access a copy of the PowerPoint Presentation. (Note: Due to the size of the file, the preview function is unavailable, but it can be downloaded.)


Save the Date for Alice in Wonderland!

Fall into Wonderland with the Bedford Acting Group’s magical production of Alice in Wonderland!

Performances will be held on:

Friday, March 23rd at 7:00pm

Saturday, March 24th at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Sunday, March 25th at 2:00pm

Tickets will go on sale on Monday, March 5th and can be purchased at www.bedfordactinggroup.com. Ticket prices are $15 and $12 for adults and $10 for students (children ages two and under are free) and are available on a first-come, first served basis. Questions about tickets? Contact Stacey Lessing (mom23ja@gmail.com).


MINDS IN MOTION 2018 Is Back For K-8 Students! Register NOW To Get Your Child's Preferred Workshop Choices! Saturday, March 17, 12-4pm, at Bedford Middle School

Minds in Motion Westport is an afternoon of fun, fast-paced, hands-on workshops, geared to high-ability and motivated learners in Grades K-8. Last March, approximately 300 children and many parents attended this very popular event, now in it's 14th year. Workshop topics this year include Maker Challenges, Animal Adaptations, Creative Robotics, Fencing, STEM Engineering with LEGO & Much More! For parents and educators, there's a Keynote Address by Dr. Lisa Miller of Teachers College, and also a choice of several additional workshops, all free of charge. CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS FILL UP FAST SO REGISTER TODAY! Please visit Minds in Motion webpage (www.ctgifted.org) for registration and further information. HELP IS NEEDED with this important event, please click here, to learn more about volunteering. For questions email MIMWestport@ctgifted.org


Teen & Youth Addiction Recovery Group

Support group begins meeting on Feb. 16th at Wakeman Hall, First Congregational Church, 148 Beach Road, Fairfield. Click here for more information and to register.


International Women’s Day Event in Westport: “Women in the Workplace: What’s New & What’s Next for the #metoo Movement”

United Nations Association of Southwestern Connecticut’s observance of International Women’s Day will feature two renowned speakers: Alisyn Camerota, CNN’s award-winning Anchor and author of the highly acclaimed 2017 novel “Amanda Wakes Up,” and Dr. Marsha Ershaghi Hames, Managing Director of LRN, a trusted advisor to organizations on ethics and compliance matters, to discuss what’s new for women in the workplace and what’s next for the #MeToo movement. This program organized by the United Nations Association of Southwestern Connecticut takes place from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. on March 8th, @ the Westport Town Hall. Click here for the press release about this event.


Upcoming Programming @ Westport Town Farm

Join Us at Wakeman Town Farm for a Fun Program. Coming Up:

Valentine’s Baking Workshop

Feb. 13, 3:30-5:30
$65
Valentine’s Baking: We love when the aromas of fresh baked goods fill our kitchen. In our Valentine’s Baking Workshop, Jr. Chefs learn to bake themed cookies, pies, bars and foods for special holidays. Think heart-shaped cookies and other Valentine's-themed recipes made with love. Naturally, we learn a few cool culinary tips and tricks along the way, and eating our creations is part of the fun!

https://www.wakemantownfarm.org/cooking-and-baking


Cooking Around the World
8-Week Session, Wed., 3:30-5:30
$350 (includes materials & fees)
Get ready for the blooming season with a fresh new harvest that will take our spring series from South America to Southeast Asia! The spring global tasting tour will include everything from Thai Chicken Zoodle soup (with zucchini & rice noodles), Shumai Sticky Rice Dumplings, Savory Meat & Veggie-filled Empanadas to Coconut Tres Leches (Milk Cake). Of course, eating what we cook is always part of the fun. Let the food journey begin!

https://www.wakemantownfarm.org/cooking-and-baking


Summer Camps
Summer is just around the corner! At the farm, kids can be kids, get their hands dirty and commune with live animals and play out in nature.
Our summer farm programs are designed to accommodate children of all ages and maturity levels with age-appropriate challenges. Check out our programs for the smaller jr. farmers thru teen apprentices. .
Registration begins in March, but you can view all the programs and details here


Click here for special education community programs

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