Events in Westport today -- Wednesday, Oct. 17

"U.S. Postage Stamps by Westport Artists:" 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. With companion, "The Road to 06880: Colonial Era to Present." http://bit.ly/PWgkeM

"Foodies:" 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Westport Arts Center. Exhibit and related programs showcase food-themed painting, photography, sculpture and video. http://bit.ly/U9JBmJ

"A Raisin in the Sun:" 2 and 8 p.m. Westport Country Playhouse. http://www.westportplayhouse.org

Butterfly release with Healing Wings of Hope: 3:30 p.m. Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane. Benefits the Domestic Violence Crisis Center. http://www.earthplace.org

Staples girls swimming/diving: 3:30 p.m. Fairfield University Recplex. Varsity team travels to Fairfield to take on Fairfield Warde High.

Board of Selectmen: 4 p.m. Town Hall. http://bit.ly/XkiQzt

Staples girls soccer: 4 p.m. Loeffler Field. Varsity team hosts Westhill High of Stamford.

Chess Club: 4 p.m. Westport Public Library. Open to kindergartners through high school seniors, all ability levels. http://bit.ly/S24faG

Staples girls volleyball: 4 p.m. Staples gym. Varsity team hosts Stamford High.

Staples field hockey: 7 p.m. MacDougall Field, Trumbull. Varsity team on the road to take on Trumbull High.

Conservation Commission: 7 p.m. Town Hall. http://bit.ly/WvRmro

Landing a Job in a Nonprofit: 7 p.m. Westport Public Library. A "Jobseeker Special" program, with Meredith Lowe of the Career Co-op discussing job searches in the non-profit sector. http://bit.ly/QRfpwF

Westport Public Library board: 7:30 p.m. Westport Public Library. http://bit.ly/QRfxME

Citizens Transit Committee: 7:30 p.m. Town Hall. http://bit.ly/QqmmFL