Events in Westport today -- Thursday, June 12

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 July 5. http://bit.ly/1jDMqO3

Best new books: noon Westport Library. Sybil Steinberg compiles her list of recommendations. http://bit.ly/1hQK5Av

Arduino workshop: 4:30 p.m. Westport Library. http://bit.ly/1q6UASo

Yankee Doodle Fair: 6-10 p.m. Westport Woman's Club, 44 Imperial Ave. Annual carnival. http://bit.ly/TNi8hV

Blight Prevention Board: 6:30 p.m. Fire Department headquarters, 515 Post Road East. http://bit.ly/1lc6D9d

Planning and Zoning Commission: 7 p.m. Town Hall. http://bit.ly/UvJNEz

Public Site and Building Commission: 7:30 p.m. Fire Department headquarters, 515 Post Road East. http://bit.ly/UvJJow

Teen Minecraft: 7:30 p.m. Westport Library. http://bit.ly/1mLAvuA

"Arcadia:" 8 p.m. Town Hall. Tom Stoppard play performed by Westport Community Theater. www.westportcommunitytheatre.com

"Sing for Your Shakespeare:" 8 p.m. Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court. Musical revue influenced by The Bard's works. www.westportplayhouse.org

Village District Steering Committee: 8:15 p.m. Town Hall. http://bit.ly/1nyeAdr