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Craft Westport returning after a 3-year hiatus

Staples Excessive College Principal Stafford Thomas, Jr. has introduced the college’s College students of the Month recipients for October.

The scholars are ninth graders Eleni Braga, tenth graders Logan Noorily and Samantha Henske, eleventh graders Nina Lauterbach and Morgan Tamm, and twelfth graders Jeffrey Pogue.

The College students of the Month award program acknowledges college students who assist make Staples Excessive College a welcoming place for his or her friends and lecturers alike. College students are nominated by their lecturers.

Epilepsy Basis of Connecticut internet hosting annual Purple Pumpkin 5K

The Epilepsy Basis of Connecticut is internet hosting its annual Purple Pumpkin 5K on Oct. 30, at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport.

The occasion will elevate cash and consciousness for the native epilepsy group.

There can even be yard video games and a craft desk the place kids can paint pumpkins purple, the attention shade of epilepsy. Sources for folks residing with epilepsy can be out there.

Go to, or contact the Epilepsy Basis of Connecticut Occasions, Advertising and marketing and Volunteer Coordinator Elizabeth Styblo at, or 860-346-1924, to be taught extra, and to register.

Police taking part in prescription drug take again

The Westport Police Division is taking part within the twenty third Nationwide Prescription Drug Take Again Day from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday.

The division is partnering with america Drug Enforcement Administration for the free and nameless occasion, which can be on the Westport Middle Senior Actions, situated at 21 Imperial Ave.

The gathering websites can solely settle for capsules or patches, not liquids, needles or sharps. Vape pens the place the batteries may be eliminated can be accepted.

Residents are additionally in a position to correctly get rid of pharmaceuticals any level within the yr with the gathering bin within the foyer of the police division’s headquarters, at 50 Jesup Street.

Go to for extra details about the disposal of prescriptions or the occasion.

Program to deal with adolescent melancholy

Westport faculties and Efficient College Options are presenting a guardian program about adolescent melancholy at 7 pm on Nov. 3 within the Bedford Center College auditorium, 88 North Ave. in Westport.

This system, “Is My Teen Simply Moody,” will discover the indicators and signs of medical melancholy, in addition to therapy choices.

Individuals will obtain an outline of kid and adolescent melancholy, find out how melancholy can impression college efficiency, and develop an understanding about therapy choices for the group of circumstances.

Jazz on the Submit announce upcoming performances

The common Jazz on the Submit has introduced some upcoming exhibits, that are held on the Veterans of International Wars Submit 399 at 465 Riverside Ave. in Westport.

Antonio Hart that includes Michael Mossman will carry out Nov. 3, Abe Rabade will carry out Nov. 10 and Brian Marsella will carry out Nov. 17.

Greg Wall, also referred to as the Jazz Rabbi, performs with particular visitors for every of the reside music occasions.

Westport is honoring Nationwide Incapacity Employment Month

The Westport Middle for Senior Actions, Westport First Selectwoman Jennifer M. Tooker and the Westport Division of Human Companies Fee on Folks with Disabilities invitations residents, companies, incapacity providers companies, and advocates to attend a celebration at 10 am on Oct. 28 to have a look at Nationwide Incapacity Employment Consciousness Month.

October honors the contributions of individuals with disabilities to the US and serves a reminder to remove employment obstacles.

The 2022 theme is “Incapacity: A part of the Fairness Equation,” which acknowledges the position that folks with disabilities play in creating a powerful workforce that displays American society’s range.

In March 2022, Westport launched the Employment is for Everybody collaboration between the division, the fee, and the native enterprise. The web platform encourages and helps companies within the recruitment, hiring, and development of individuals with disabilities within the office.

There can be espresso, and donuts compliments of the Mates of the Senior Middle group, baked items from the Candy P. Bakery enterprise, and the Porch, which is a community of employment champions.

Connecticut state, and native officers will accompany First Selectwoman Tooker.

They’re all highlighting Westport’s dedication to employment for people with disabilities.

Go to for extra details about the fee, or the platform, or contact the division at 203-341-1050, or e mail, or e mail members of the fee at .

CraftWestport returns after three-year hiatus

The Westport Younger Girl’s League’s Craft Westport returns after a three-year hiatus, that includes objects from 175 makers.

It will likely be held from 10 am to six pm on Nov. 5 and 10 am to five pm on Nov. 6 on the Staples Excessive College Fieldhouse, 70 North Ave.

It prices $11 for normal admission, $10 for these 62 and older, $5 for youngsters 12 to 18 years outdated and free for youngsters underneath 12. Internet proceeds profit charity.

Parking is free and shuttle buses can be found from the parking heaps to the gate.

Go to for extra data or to buy tickets upfront. Tickets can even be out there on the door.

Guests can purchase tickets on-line upfront.

Singers performing on the Voices Café

Singers Dan + Claudia Zanes will carry out at 4 pm on Nov. 5 on the Voices Café within the Unitarian Church, at 10 Lyons Plains Street in Westport.

The occasion is for all ages, particularly toddlers to center college college students.

Doorways open at 3:30 pm Seating can be theater-style with area upfront for motion and enjoyable.

Common admission is $25 per grownup, $15 per youngster ages 2 to 17, and free for youngsters underneath 2. A 15 % household time low cost is accessible for households of 4 or extra.

A portion of the live performance’s proceeds will profit the Connecticut Meals Financial institution. Non-perishable meals objects could also be donated on the occasion.

Go to for tickets, and extra data.

Go to for extra details about the performers.

Marine Layer reopens at a brand new location

The retail enterprise Marine Layer has reopened at their new location, 59 Principal Road in Westport.

Go to the social media platforms Instagram, and Fb for the entire newest updates in regards to the firm.

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