Our Mission is to prepare all students to reach their full potential as life-long learners and socially responsible contributors to our global community.

Community Bulletin Board

Culinary classes for Jr. Chefs
Wakeman Town Farm chefs are whipping up a wide array of fun culinary classes for Jr. Chefs of all ages—from tots through tweens, including everything from: farm-table fare and global dishes to Halloween and seasonal baked treats. To view upcoming classes, click here.

Builders Beyond Borders Open House - Sunday - 9/22, 3:00–5:00pm

Students and parents interested in learning more about the Builders Beyond Border (B3) program are invited to attend an Open House on Sunday, September 22nd, from 3:00-5:00 pm at the B3 Office (66 Fort Point Street, Norwalk). See photos & videos of past projects, talk to current B3 students, parents and staff.

B3 is a non-profit organization that engages high school students in local and global community service projects. Serving Fairfield County throughout the school year and traveling to a Latin American country during winter or spring break to build needed facilities for deserving communities.

RSVP for the Open House at 203-847-5220 or b3news@buildersbeyondborders.org.

Click here for a flyer. For more information please visit www.buildersbeyondborders.org

Westport Public Library

Middle School Events

Sunday, September 15th from 3:30pm-5pm – Middle School Capture-A-Cop on Jesup Green. The Westport Youth Commission’s middle school compliment to the popular Dodge-A-Cop! Students grades 6-8 together with officers for a friendly, non-competitive game of Capture-The-Flag. A chance for our local students and police to get to know each other and build positive relationships. Registration is available at: https://captureacop2019.eventbrite.com Donations will benefit the ALS Therapy Development Institute.

Wednesdays from 3:45pm-5pm – Live Girl Confidence Club. A Free, 8 week facilitated discussion group for girls in grades 5-8 focused on building social emotional intelligence & self-esteem. The goal is to help girls truly love and believe in themselves and equip them with the leadership skills necessary to have a positive impact on the world. Space is limited, students should register at https://golivegirl.org/confidence-club

High School Events

September 21st from 5pm-11pm – Game Night - Grab some friends and head on over to our next Game Night. An increasingly popular program, students can enjoy a variety of board, card, and video games. Have a favorite, bring it along! Space is limited and these fill up. Free Registration is encouraged at: Toquethall.org

Youth & Parent Events

September 25th from 7pm-8pm – “Vaping: The Youth Epidemic” featuring Tricia Dahl from Yale School of Medicine & TRY. Westport Human Services and the Westport Prevention Coalition welcome Tricia Dahl, Senior Researcher from the Yale School of Medicine, Tobacco Research Center in Youth (TRY). An expert on the topic of youth vaping, this will be one of the most comprehensive programs on a topic that is making headlines around the country. The program is intended for both parents and students. Youth attendance is highly recommended. Space is limited, register here:https://vape2019westport.eventbrite.com

2ndAnnual CT Ukulele Festival -- September 21, Pequot Library, Southport

A full day of Ukulele workshops, food and drink, free performances and an evening performance of “Bruce Off Broadway,” a ukulele tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen. Special pricing for Kids 6-12 with a paid adult ticket.

You can borrow a Ukulele, learn to play and perform in one day! It all starts at 8:30 a.m. Visit www.ctukulelefestival.comfor details.