Events in Westport today -- Wednesday, Feb. 12

Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

Board of Selectmen: 8:30 a.m. Town Hall.

"Cover Story: The New Yorker in Westport" and "Can't Tell a Book by its Cover:" 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. Exhibits showcase Westport's ties to The New Yorker magazine, through April 26.

"On the Wire: Veiled Rebellion," 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave. Photographs by Lynsey Addario, through Feb. 23.

"Play with Your Food:" noon Toquet Hall, 58 Post Road East.

Chess Club: 4 p.m. Westport Library. Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Board of Finance: 6:30 p.m. Town Hall. Special budget workshop.

Inventors' Series: 7 p.m. Westport Library. Topic: "Developing Mobile Apps."