The Senior Center is once again open for programs. After a COVID-induced shutdown in late December, the doors were unlocked today.
Masks are required of everyone.
Pre-registration is required for all programs, including lunch. Click here for details, or call 203-341-5099.
Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Services always needs help. Here’s your chance.
EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) and EMR (Emergency Medical Responder) classes begin March 16. They run through June 30.
They’re thorough. They’re intense. They’re also very important.
Click here for details. And thanks to all who enroll.
Most Westport Astronomical Society events take place (duh) in the dark.
But this one starts when it’s light.
WAS’ “astrophotographers” host a gallery opening next Saturday (February 5, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.), at the GR Art Gallery (1086 Long Ridge Road, Stamford). It runs through March 26.
Prints are on sale. A portion of proceeds benefits the Astronomical Society.
Up next: “Dark Skies: The Silent Threat of Light Pollution.” The January 31 (7 p.m.) event, with presenters from Sustainable Fairfield Task Force, Connecticut Audubon and United Illuminating, is virtual. Click here for the link.
“Westport … Naturally” ventures today to Weston. Betsy Pollak shares her shot of her bird feeder, getting good use in this weekend’s storm.
And finally … Franz Schubert was born today, in 1797. The Austrian composer wrote more than 600 vocal works, 7 symphonies, along with sacred music, operas, and piano and chamber music.
He did it all before dying at just 31, from either typhoid fever or syphilis.