Events in Westport today -- Wednesday, Nov. 14

Maintenance Study Committee: 8 a.m. Town Hall.

"Encouraging Lifelong Learning in Children:" 10 a.m. Westport Public Library. Program led by producer, director and writer Jonathan Diamond who created "The Learning Child" series for public television.

"U.S. Postage Stamps by Westport Artists:" 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. New exhibit with companion, "The Road to 06880: Colonial Era to Present."

Board of Selectmen: 4 p.m. Town Hall.

Chess Club: 4 p.m. Westport Public Library. Players from kindergarten through 12th grade, all abilities.

Conservation Commission: 7 p.m. Town Hall.

Citizens Transit Committee: 7:30 p.m. Town Hall.

"What Is Your One Sentence?" 7:30 p.m. Westport Public Library. Author and communications consultant Mimi Goss leads a program on "What is Your One Sentence: How to Be Heard in the Age of Short Attention Spans."

Board of Finance: 8 p.m. Town Hall.

Bridge Street bridge: 11 p.m. Bridge closing to traffic until 3 a.m. Thursday to allow for work upgrading its lighting.