FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Here are a few highlights of things to do in and around Fairfield this weekend, including talks from a world champion and from local authors. See our Events calendar for more items.
Monday, Nov. 26
“Fitness, Strength Training and Nutrition That Matters:” 7 p.m. Gary Camillo of Fairfield’s Camillo Health and Fitness leads a talk on fitness as part of the Fairfield Public Library’s Health Matters series at the Fairfield Woods Branch Library. 1147 Fairfield Woods Road.
Tuesday, Nov. 27
Ben Cohen Lecture: 7 p.m. Ben Cohen, a World Cup champion rugby player and founder of StandUp Foundation, an organization dedicated to stop bullying against LGBT teens, speaks about his work at Sacred Heart University’s Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts. 5151 Park Ave.
Wednesday, Nov. 28
Author Talk: Jocelyn Boryczka: 7 p.m. Fairfield University professor of politics, Jocelyn Boryczka, will discuss the book ”Suspect Citizens: Women, Virtue and Vice in Backlash Politics” at Fairfield University Bookstore. 1499 Post Road.
Thursday, Nov. 29
Children’s Author Adam Gidwitz: 6:30 p.m. The author of “A Tale Dark and Grimm” and “In a Glass Grimmly” reads from his books and answers questions in the children’s section of the Fairfield Public Library. 1080 Old Post Road.
Gen. Grant and the Jews: 7 p.m. Professor and historian Jonathan Sarna gives a lecture on his book, “When General Grant Expelled the Jews.” Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business. 1073 N. Benson Road.
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