FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Here are a few highlights of things to do in and around Fairfield this week, including a civil rights lesson in honor of Martin Luther King Day and the opening of a new art exhibit. See our Events calendar for more items.
Monday, Jan. 21
Film and Lecture: “Black Power in the City by the Sea:” 7 p.m. Fairfield University professor Dr. Yohuru Williams lead a discussion on civil rights activists who worked in southern Connecticut at the Fairfield Museum and History Center. 370 Beach Road.
Tuesday, Jan. 22
Play With Your Food: Noon. Local actors from JIB Productions put on a series of short plays during a lunch served by The Pantry at the Fairfield Theatre Company’s StageOne. 70 Sanford St.
Wednesday, Jan. 23
Relay For Life Kick-Off: 6:30 p.m. Teams participating in Relay for Life Fairfield 2013 start fundraising efforts with a planning meeting at First Church Congregational. 148 Beach Road.
Coyote Education Seminar: 6 p.m. State Rep. Brenda Kupchick moderates a seminar on protecting your pets and family from coyotes with the Fairfield Police and Fairfield Animal Control at the Board of Education’s headquarters. 501 Kings Highway East, Second Floor.
Thursday, Jan. 24
“The Early Works” and “A Brush With Magic:” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fairfield University’s Bellarmine Museum of Art and Thomas A. Walsh Gallery open a pair of exhibits dedicated to the work of Realist painter Colleen Browning. Both exhibitions will be on display until March 24. 1073 N. Benson Road.
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