Things to do in Westport this weekend
Published 9:10 am, Friday, April 1, 2011
April begins this weekend, so don't be a fool -- take advantage of the many different things going on around Westport. Here are a few suggestions:
On Friday, share your past adolescence angst at "Tell Your Story!" a 7:30 p.m. program at Write Yourself Free's Writers' Room in Colonial Green, 252 Post Road East. The theme is "Adolescence is the April Fool's Day in Everyone's Lifetime: How You Were Fooled, Tricked, Upended." The $10 admission includes beverages and snacks. Call 203-557-4614 or email email@example.com to sign up to tell a story or just listen.
Take at look at "Made You Look!" Saturday at the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road. The exhibit features new additions to the Westport public schools' permanent art collection. For more information, call 203-291-4800 or visit www.westportlibrary.org.
You've seen the art, now check out the frames. Troy Amuso will take you on a journey through the evolution of frames and the effect they have on art at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. Light refreshments will be served and donations are accepted. Call 203-222-1424 or visit www.westporthistory.org for more information.
Get decked out in red Saturday night for the Westport Arts Center's premier fundraising event, VIVA!, at 7 p.m. at the Westport Country Playhouse. The South American celebration includes a performance by Latin Grammy Award-winning musicians Pablo Ziegler and Nestor Torres, a world-class tango dance and live action. Tickets range from $50 to $500 per person and are only available through the playhouse box office, 203-227-4177 or online at www.westportplayhouse.org.
On Sunday, Katha Pollitt, an American feminist poet essayist and critic, at 3 p.m. reads from her work at the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.westportlibrary.org or call 203-291-4800.