Community Bulletin Board
Annual Holiday Book & Gift Sale at The Westport Library
WE NEED YOUR HELP! The Westport Library is looking for volunteers to help with various tasks at their Annual Holiday Book & Gift Sale. The sale will take place in the Forum on the main level of the newly renovated Library. The Book & Gift sale will run from November 22 to 24th, with setup on the 20th and 21st.
s.p.a.c.e. : supportive parenting of anxious childhood emotions
Monday, Nov 4, 7pm, Middlebrook School Auditorium
Dr. Eli Lebowitz, Associate Professor in the Yale Child Dr. Eli Lebowitz, Associate Professor in the Yale Child Study Center, will speak to parents about the S.P.A.C.E. program, which addresses childhood anxiety (from low level to severe) by teaching parenting skills. The program has been found to be effective in lessening the negative impact of anxiety on children and families. Come learn more about how changing parent behavior can positively impact your child and reduce the impact of anxiety on your entire family. Dr. Lebowitz will also lead a training session for professionals during the day on November 4 and 5. This free event is for parents with children of all ages.
Middle School Programs
Community Service Corps. Community Service Corps offers middle school students an opportunity to provide community service to local non-profit agencies while learning valuable job skills. Student volunteers work one afternoon each week, Monday through Friday from approximately 3pm-5pm for a period of 6-10 weeks (fall and/or spring). Applications are available here: https://www.westportct.gov/government/departments-a-z/human-services/youth-services
High School Events
November 1st at 7pm –Paint-A-Long. A fan favorite at Toquet Hall, students will follow along as we project an episode of legendary painter, Bob Ross’, show on our big screen. Space is limited and tickets are $15 (include supplies) available at Toquethall.org.
November 2nd 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
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.
Westport Public Library
Middle School Events
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