WESTPORT, Conn. – Here's a look at some events happening this week in Westport. To see more listings, visit our events calendar .
Monday, Jan. 14
Board of Education: 7:30 p.m. The board will continue its discussion of the superintendent's proposed budget. See full agenda online. Staples High School, cafeteria B, 70 North Ave.
Discussion on Prohibition ( WestportREADS) : 7:30 p.m. In conjunction with the WestportREADS selection of "The Great Gatsby," author Eric Burns will talk about drinking as the nation's first pastime and how it shaped American politics and culture from the earliest colonial days. Free. Westport Library, McManu Room, 20 Jesup Road.
Tuesday, Jan. 15
'The Roaring Twenties' (WestportREADS): 2 p.m. One of the premier gangster movies, "The Roaring Twenties," starring Jimmy Cagney, echoes the novel "The Great Gatsby." Jimmy Cagney, back from WWI, has little money and encounters difficulty finding a job, so he becomes a bootlegger. Free. Westport Library, McManus Room, 20 Jesup Road.
Wednesday, Jan. 16
Energize Your Job Search: 10 a.m. to noon. Get an edge in your job search by learning how to use valuable online tools such as Reference USA, LexisNexis and Business & Company Resource Center. Learn how to identify your key companies, spot industry trends and more. Free. Westport Library, McManus Room, 20 Jesup Road.
Thursday, Jan. 17
Wine, Women and Wisdom: 5:30 p.m. * This event has been postponed * Don't miss an evening of wine and wisdom from notable speakers such as author Lee Woodruff and Dr. Emre Seli of the Yale Fertility Center and Reproductive Endocrinology, who will speak on delaying pregnancy and other women's health issues. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door. Senior tickets are $40. Register online. A portion of the proceeds will support the Bob Woodruff Foundation and Stand for the Troops. Westport Inn, 1595 Post Road E.
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