[Nov. 2016 News] Local Briefs

By Nicole Shapiro ’18


Nov. 20: Westport School of Music Faculty Chamber Music Concert

Westport School of Music will be showcasing their Faculty Chamber Music Concert at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be at the United Methodist Church located at 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT.  There will be no charge for admission and families are encouraged to bring children.

Nov. 24: Thanksgiving

All Westport Public Schools will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 as well as Friday, Nov. 25 due to the holiday. Also, Wednesday, Nov. 23 will be a half day for people to prepare for Thanksgiving.

Nov. 25: Black Friday

Following Thanksgiving: Black Friday.  Stores open as early as 12 a.m. and stay open all day for shoppers looking for the best deals from places like Walmart, Target, Toys R Us, Victoria’s Secret, Best Buy and even Amazon online.

Dec. 11: Christmas Lessons and Carols

Christ & Holy Trinity Church will be holding its 14th annual Christmas Lessons and Carols on Dec. 11. The event will be held at the church located on 75 Church Lane, Westport, CT. Although the event is free, it is highly encouraged to bring donations of nonperishable food to benefit the Food Pantry at St. John’s, Bridgeport.

Dec. 14: Friends of Sherwood Island Park Nature Walk

On Dec. 14 from 9-10:30 a.m., Sherwood Island Park will be a having a nature walk. There is no charge to attend and the meeting spot is at the Nature Center parking lot, East Beach. The gently-paced walk will be led by Connecticut and National Audubon Society trained guide, Michele Sorensen.