FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Wrestlers, animal experts and award-winning journalists run Fairfield’s major events this week. Here’s a collection of events happening in and around Fairfield over the next few days. Visit our events listings for more to do.
Monday, Sept. 17
Rosh Hashanah: All Fairfield Public Schools are closed.
WWE Monday Night Raw: 7:30 p.m. World Wrestling Entertainment films its live show at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena. Tickets range from $15 to $95 via Ticketmaster. 600 Main St., Bridgeport
Tuesday, Sept. 18
Creature Feature: 4 p.m. The Connecticut Audubon Society’s animal care volunteers bring out a critter in their charge for an educational kids’ program. Admission is a donation to the animal care program. 2325 Burr St.
Tech Topics: LinkedIn: 6:30 p.m. The Fairfield Public Library hosts a class on the basics of using the social networking site. The seminar is free. 1080 Old Post Road
Bridgeport Bluefish vs. Lancaster Barnstormers: 7:05 p.m. The Bluefish begin a three-game series at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard. Games are also scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. Ticket prices range from $8 to $20 at the team website. 500 Main St., Bridgeport
Town Plan and Zoning Commission Meeting: 7:30 p.m. Fairfield’s zoning board holds its regular meeting in the cafeteria of McKinley Elementary School. The meeting agenda is available online. 70 Thompson St.
Wednesday, Sept. 19
Tech Topics: E-Reader Overview: 9:30 a.m. The Fairfield Public Library host a class on using iPads, Kindles, Nooks and more. The seminar is free. 1080 Old Post Road
Board of Selectmen Meeting: 4:30 p.m. Fairfield’s executive board holds its regular meeting on the first floor of Sullivan Independence Hall. The meeting agenda is available online. 725 Old Post Road
Wildlife in Crisis: 7 p.m. Representatives from non-profit group Wildlife in Crisis talk about their work in animal preservation and habitat conservation at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Admission is a $5 suggested donation. 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport
Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting: 7:30 p.m. Fairfield’s parks oversight board holds its monthly meeting at the Eunice Postol Recreation Center. The meeting agenda is available here. 75 Mill Plain Road.
Open Visions Forum: Lesley Stahl: 8 p.m. The contributor to “60 Minutes” talks about her Emmy-winning career at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts. Tickets are $45 through the box office website. 1073 N. Benson Road
Thursday, Sept. 20
Elements of Peace: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fairfield University’s Walsh Art Gallery opens a new exhibit featuring the work of mixed-media artist Marlene Siff. Admission is free. 1073 N. Benson Road
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