WESTON, Conn. A lunch seminar on French Impressionism and workshops on parenting and financial planning for seniors highlight this week's events in and around Weston. The town's Parks & Recreation Commission also is meeting. Heres a sampling of whats going on:
Monday, April 9
4:30 p.m.: Stop by Stamford's Overbrook Nature Center to learn the science behind some favorite natural wonders. Young visitors will study amphibians and make slime, discover color science through making their own watercolors, build with magnets and more. Sessions continue through April 30. Recommended for ages 5 and up. For more information, call 203-322-1646, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org . Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofield Town Road, Stamford.
7:45 p.m.: Weston's Parks & Recreation Commission meets. Agenda . Weston Town Hall, 56 Norfield Road.
Tuesday, April 10
Noon: Weston Library Lunch And Learn - Artscapades: French Impressionism. This two-part lecture series will focus on the important artists and movements of the period, including background information on each artist's life and work, characteristics of style to help you recognize the artist's work and the relationship of the artistic movement in historical and intellectual currents of the time. Sponsored by Friends of the Weston Public Library . Weston Public Library, 56 Norfield Road, Weston.
7 p.m.: "Taking the Worry Out of Retirement - Protecting Your Next Egg" is the second in a series of seminars presented by the CT Money School with Catamount Wealth Management and Brody Wilkinson Attorneys and Counselors at Law. The last seminar is: April 24, 7 p.m.: "A Plan that Protects with Tax Strategies for Success." RSVP required: 203-222-2608. Weston Senior Activities Center, 9 School Road, Weston.
Wednesday, April 11
11:30 a.m.: Weston Youth Services Parenting Workshops: "How to Build Self-Esteem in Your Child." The workshops for parents of third- through sixth-graders will be led by Jacqueline Lapa Sussman, a Weston psychotherapist and author. Registration is suggested, but not required. To register, visit the Weston Youth Services website. Weston Public Library, 56 Norfield Road, Weston.
7 p.m.: Richard Breeden, chairman and CEO of Breeden Capital Management in Greenwich, gives a talk at Sacred Heart University. Breeden also worked in the White House as a senior economics and domestic policy adviser during the administrations of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. He was chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 1989-93. Schine Auditorium at Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield.
Thursday, April 12
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