A History of the Wobblies in the Park City- Black Rock Branch Bridgeport Library2705 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport, CT 06605 Friday,May 1 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join author Stephen Thornton for a history of the Wobblies in the Park City. Who were the Wobblies? The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), a labor union. Bridgeport was the site of many industrial battles by the Wobblies. Come listen to fascinating, little-known stories from which we can still learn important lessons.
For more information, please call (203) 576-7025
Madera Winds Quintet Concert- Carriage Barn Arts CenterThe Carriage Barn is located in Waveny Park 681 South Avenue (Route 124) New Canaan, CT Saturday,May 2 at 4pm – 5:30 PM
Madera Winds Quintet, established in 2012, is comprised of five musicians, Ralph Kirmser (oboe), Janet Atherton (clarinet), Zachary Glavan (horn), Jan van den Berg (flute), and Rosemary Dellinger (bassoon) who each have extensive experience performing chamber music with other groups in Fairfield for over 30 years. Recently, they performed at the Wilton Library to a packed room of fans.
On May 2nd, they will perform Petite Suite by Claude Debussy: En Bateau, Cortege, Menuet, Ballet; Variations sur un Theme Libre by Eugene Bozza; Three Shanties by Malcolm Arnold, Carmen Suite by Georges Bizet: Prelude Act One, Habanera, and Carmen Fantasia.
For more information, please call 203.972.1895
Appleseeds: The Life, Times and Music of Pete Seeger- Cinema Arts Centre423 PARK AVENUE HUNTINGTON NY 11743 Sunday,May 3 at 6pm
Singer-songwriter Patricia Shih will present a live multimedia concert in honor of Pete Seeger’s birthday.
This event will include projected video and still images, recorded narration and song samples from Pete’s extensive catalog, plus a live concert with Patricia and her accompanist-husband Stephen Fricker.
In keeping with the spirit of Pete,the audience will be invited to sing along. After the concert Patricia and Stephen will tell short personal stories about Pete and hold a Q & A.
For more information, please call 631.423.7611
Pet First Aid Course with CT Emergency Animal Response Service (EARS) -STARelief Pet Food PantrySTARelief Pet Food Pantry, 1145 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT 06905 Sunday,May 3 at 2pm-4pm
On Sunday, May 3, from 2:00pm-4:00pm a hands-on and interactive class will be held, covering topics including preparing for pet emergencies, properly caring for wounds, tips for dealing with ingestion of toxins, how to safely transport an injured pet, and more. There will also be pet handouts, a pet first aid book, and instructions on creating your own pet first aid kit.
To RSVP, please call (203) 872-7297 or (203) 636-0971
Friends of the Byram Shubert Library- Book SaleSt. Paul's Lutheran Church 286 Delavan Avenue Greenwich CT Saturday,Jun 6 at 9am-4pm
There will be loads of quality fiction & nonfiction, especially collections of finance/business publications, math/science books, and history books. Also there will be many hunting books, sailing books as well as CD’s and DVD’s are available.
For more information, please call 203-531-0426