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Sunday,  October 25, 2015


7:30 a.m. – Westport Weston Family Y – Into the Woods Youth Obstacle Run
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – 96 Franklin St. – Porktoberfest
Noon – 2:30 p.m. – Earth Animal (606 Post Road West) – Little Black Dog Rescue Adoption Event
2 p.m. – Westport Senior Center – Jane Brody, “The Changing World of Wellness”
3 p.m. – Westport Library – Usual Suspects: “Tricks”

See more events:  Celebrate Westport Calendar

‘Our Town’ Tribute to Bill Meyer

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The Westport Community Theatre (WCT) tonight held a fundraiser to benefit a newly established scholarship honoring Westporter Bill Meyer, a volunteer for WCT and many other causes. It included a pre-show reception at the Westport Historical Society followed by a staged reading of “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder in the Town Hall theater with many local politicians and well-known Westporters joining the cast. The scholarship will be given in Meyer’s name to a Staples High School theater department senior “who personifies the spirit of volunteerism that Bill lived every day.” Meyer died in June 2014 at age 85. (See WestportNow June 29, 2014)  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

Preservation Award Winner: Minute Man Monument

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The iconic Minute Man Monument, at the intersection of Compo Road South and Compo Beach Road, is among nine winners of the Westport Historic District Commission (HDC) 2015 Preservation Awards to be presented in a Town Hall ceremony at 7 p.m. on Monday. The HDC commends the town administration and the citizens of Westport for recognizing the value of the monument, dedicated in 1910, consisting of the statue, grassy mound, stone wall, and iron fence. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Westport Rotary Helps Upgrade Kenyan School

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Four volunteers from the Westport Rotary Club are in Mombasa, Kenya to help upgrade a rural school. Rick and Totney Benson (above), Leslie Wolf, and Dave Matlow are among 15 Connecticut Rotary members who traveled to the coastal city in the East African nation in support of a $250,000 grant from Rotary International to assist in upgrading the Utange primary school. The school serves than 800 students living in poverty conditions. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com