WESTPORT, Conn. – An educational workshop about bringing more solar power to Westport, town meetings, the return of the CTWorks Career Coach and a networking event for young professionals highlight the week ahead in Westport. To see more events happening this week, visit our events page.
Monday, Sept. 10
9/11 Memorial Ceremony: 5:30 p.m. Join state and local officials in honoring those who lost their lives during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, including 153 Connecticut residents. Those attending the ceremony are asked to arrive by 5 p.m. Sherwood Island State Park.
Board of Education: 7:30 p.m. The Board of Education will hold a public meeting. See the agenda online. Cafeteria, Staples High School, 70 North Ave.
Tuesday, Sept. 11
Solarize Westport Workshop: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Join your neighbors at Solarize Westport’s kickoff workshop to learn how the Solarize model offers high-performance, low-cost solar installations to Connecticut residents. Westport is one of four towns selected to participate in the first-phase of this pilot program designed to make solar power more affordable to homeowners. Space is limited. Reserve your space online. Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane.
“Harbor” at the Westport Country Playhouse: 8 p.m. See the world premiere comedy of “Harbor,” a story about a dysfunctional but loving family. It was written by Tony Award-nominated Chad Beguelin and directed by Mark Lamos. The cast includes Tony Award nominee Bobby Steggert (Broadway’s “Ragtime”), Emmy Award nominee Paul Anthony Stewart (“Guiding Light”), Kate Nowlin and Alexis Molnar. Tickets are $25 to $65. The show runs through Sept. 15. Other performances this week are Wednesday and Friday at 8 p.m., and Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m. For tickets, call the box office at 203-227-4177 or visit www.westportplayhouse.org. Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court.
Wednesday, Sept. 12
Board of Selectmen: The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing. View the agenda online. Room 309, Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave.
Jobseeker Program: 7 to 9 p.m. Not having any luck find a job? Career coach and assessment specialist Laura Powers of the Powers Career Coaching will show you how you can improve your job search. Free. Westport Library, McManus Room, 20 Jesup Road.
Thursday, Sept. 13
Westport Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s all about supporting the local economy at the Westport Farmers Market. You can find fresh produce, artisan meats and cheeses, freshly baked goods, organic foods, clothing and more. Free admission. Imperial Avenue parking lot.
Career Coach: 10 a.m. to noon & 1 to 3 p.m. Don’t miss the The CTWorks Career Coach, a training center tour bus equipped with 10 wireless computer labs offering free computer classes. Registration required: Call 203-341-1050 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Town Hall.
Young Professionals Networking: 6:30 pm. The Westport Country Playhouse is hosting “InteraCT Playhouse Young Professionals,” a social and networking event for patrons under 40 working in Fairfield County to meet, mingle and enjoy a night of theater. The meet-up will be followed by an 8 p.m. performance of “Harbor.” Cost is $35. For more information and tickets, call the box office at 203-227-4177. Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court.