Fairfield 375th Anniversary Celebration Is An Event You'll Want To Attend

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Rita Papazian will be giving a talk at the Fairfield University Bookstore on the history of Fairfield for its 375th anniversary.
Rita Papazian will be giving a talk at the Fairfield University Bookstore on the history of Fairfield for its 375th anniversary. Photo Credit: Contributed

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Here are five of the biggest events coming up in Fairfield County.

1. Fairfield’s 375th Anniversary Celebration with authors Rita Papazian and Jackson Kuhl, Saturday, April 5, 1 to 3 p.m.

Authors Rita Papazian, author of "Remembering Fairfield Connecticut: Famous People and Historic Places," and Jackson Kuhl, author of "Samuel Smedley: Connecticut Privateer," will be joining forces to give informational presentations in celebration of Fairfield’s 375th anniversary. They will also be holding book signings. Free. 1499 Post Road

2. Sustainable Seafood: Panel Discussion with Local Experts in Greenwich, Saturday, April 5, 6 to 8 p.m. 

Greenwich Audubon and Slow Food Metro-North are partnering together on a Sustainable Seafood Panel about how your choices at home or dining at restaurants can have an impact the planet. $10. 613 Riversville Road.

3. Coffee and Conversation at Easton Baptist Church, Saturday, April 5, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m 

After 183 years, the Easton Baptist Church may have to close its doors. The church hopes to revitalize its ministry by asking for the community's input in a one-hour discussion. Free. 29 Church Road.

4. Jazz Concert in Tribute to Dave Brubeck in Southport, Sunday, April 6, 3 p.m.

A concert in honor of Dave Brubeck: pianist, composer, humanitarian, and Wilton resident. $25. 720 Pequot Avenue.

5. Stamford Museum and Nature Center Amphibian Walk, Friday, April 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Bring your flashlights and hiking boots to  discover some of the unique creatures that visit the nature center annually to lay their eggs. Ages 5 and older. Preregistration and prepayment are required. Members for $5, nonmembers for $8. Space is limited. 39 Scofieldtown Road.

I’m sure we’ve left some big events out. Tell us where you’ll be heading and why.

@suzannesamin

ssamin@dailyvoice.com

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