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Friday, September 25, 2015
Birds of Haiti and Connecticut - Migrators and Locals
The "Birds of Haiti and Connecticut - Migrators and Locals" is the theme of the program from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Essex Town Hall auditorium, West Avenue, according to a release.
the event is sponsored Sister Cities Exxex Haiti. The public is invited and admission is free, the release said.
The speaker, Sister Cities Essex Haiti Board member and Professor Bob Lamothe, "is an avid photographer and ornithologist," the release said. "His interest in birds began as a youngster. He was fascinated by their communication skills; different calls for different reasons."
"At a young age Bob realized roosters would give a specific warning signal to the hens to take shelter when a hawk appeared overhead. That led to deeper observations of all sorts of birds in Haiti. He continued that interest when he moved to (Connecticut) and focused and honed much of his photographic skills on birds and their activities."
Thursday, September 24, 2015
A Scandinavian Dance party in New Haven
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
"Make every day Peace Day"
Monday, September 21, 2015
What's coming up at Massaro Community Farm in Woodbridge.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Job Search Boot Camp Special Event
An event featuring Mike Fazio of Workforce 180, and titled “Selling Yourself at Job Fairs and Interviews,” will be presented at no charge from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 24 at the Blackstone Library,
758 Main St., Branford by Workforce Alliance / CTWorks, according to a release.
Resume critique and LinkedIn profile reviews and profile photos will be done onsite by trained CTWorks staff.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Sikorsky’s 10th Annual Motorcycle Ride and Classic Car Show benefits Wounded Warrior Project
The scenic, two-hour ride will wind through seven area towns, covering more than 60 miles, the release said.
To display a classic car, truck or motorcycle, registration begins at 9 a.m. The car show runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost to enter a car is $20.
General admission is $5 and children younger than 12 are admitted at no charge.
After the ride, there will be food vendors and live music, the release said. A portion of the proceeds from food sales will also go to the various charities Sikorsky supports.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Grapes, history and jam
The Stone-Otis House will be open Oct. 3 and Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and by appointment by calling 203-795-3106.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Workshop aims to improve reading, comprehension skills
"Although reading is a skill that needs to be developed, most people do not materially improve their reading ability after age 12. This program is guaranteed to show how anyone, with just a few hours of training, can learn to increase their reading speed from 50 to 200 (percent) while also improving comprehension," the release said.
This program also will be offered at the Library at 10 a.m. Sept. 19 in the Memorial
Room at the Main Library.
Presenter Rick Bolton has been working in education and training since 1999, most recently as vice
president, North America for Tycoon Systems, "a leader in business simulation and gamification
technologies for executive leadership training," the release said.
Bolton is currently completing his doctorate in Educational Leadership at Southern Connecticut State University, the release said. His dissertation "explores many of the causal factors that determine success on standardized tests, including the dynamics of reading," the release said.
All programs at the Fairfield Public Library are free. To register, or for more information about this and other programs, visit: www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org or call 203-256-3160. Follow the
Fairfield Public library on Twitter: www.twitter.com/fairfieldpublib and Facebook:www.facebook.com/fairfieldlibrary.