WESTPORT, Conn. Laugh until it hurts at a stand-up comedy show, be dazzled by a magician, or relax at a ballet performance this week in Westport. Heres a look at some of the events planned through Thursday.
Monday, July 9
Author Talk About Happiness: Noon to 1 p.m. Psychiatrist Carrie Barron and orthopedic surgeon Alton Barron will discuss their book, The Creativity Cure: A Do-It-Yourself Prescription for Happiness. The book explores a five-part plan to help unleash happiness, alleviate depression and anxiety by tapping into creative potential. Free. Westport Library, McManus Room, 20 Jesup Road.
Tuesday, July 10
Cloud Computing Demystified : 7 to 9 p.m. Have you heard of cloud computing but arent quite sure what it is? Learn about it from Glenn Newman, a member of the Westport Library's technical support department. Newman will explain the evolution of cloud computing and how you might take advantage of it. Free. Westport Library, McManus Room, 20 Jesup Road.
Treehouse Comedy Night: 8 to 9:30 p.m. Catch a stand-up comedy show at the Levitt Pavilion. Three comedians will deliver PG-13 laughs all night. Free. Levitt Pavilion, 40 Jesup Road, behind the library.
Wednesday, July 11
Summer Café Lunch-escapes: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Erin Ostreicher, who runs a floral design company, will discuss how to use locally grown flowers to create professional-looking arrangements. Part of the summer lunchtime series from the Westport Farmers' Market and the Westport Arts Center. Lunch is $15. Guests can also bring a bag lunch and listen to talk for free. Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave.
The Magic of Lyn: 7 to 8:15 p.m. Lyn Dillies, who has been named Americas Premiere Female Illusionist by the Society of American Magicians, is brings her spellbinding show to Westport. It is part of the Levitt Pavilions Childrens Series. Free. Saugatuck Elementary School auditorium, 170 Riverside Ave.
Thursday, July 12
Westport Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Its all about supporting the local economy at the Westport Farmers Market. Find everything from fresh produce, to artisan meats and cheeses, freshly baked goods, organic foods, clothing and more. Free admission. Imperial Avenue parking lot.
The Connecticut Ballet: 8 to 9:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of classical and contemporary dance and ballet performed by the states professional ballet company. Now celebrating its 30th season, Connecticut Ballet performs a diverse repertoire of new works, masterworks and great story ballets. Free. Levitt Pavilion, 40 Jesup Road, behind the library.
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