Events in Westport today -- Saturday, Dec. 8
Toy drive: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Westport police officers at Athletic Shoe Factory parking lot, 1560 Post Road East. Toy collection for children in need sponsored by Westport Police Union Local 2080 and Police Benevolent Association.
Staples boys and girls indoor track: 9 a.m. Staples field house. Blue and White time trials.
Shop Kid Free: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane. While adults shop, Earthplace staff supervises their youngsters and offers nature-themed activities. http://www.earthplace.org
Experimental Collage and Mixed Media: 9 a.m. for 5- to 8-year-olds; 10:30 a.m. for 9- to 12-year-olds. Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave. "Super Saturday" program -- creativity with "accidental" techniques.
"Muse:" noon.-4 p.m. Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave. http://bit.ly/STKUWV
Gaming for All Generations: 2-3:30 p.m. Westport Public Library. http://bit.ly/129eZI8
Hanukkah: Observance of the Jewish festival of lights starts at sundown.