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Parkinson Disease Fundraiser Walk at Sherwood Island

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More than 100 persons participated today in the third annual Connecticut American Parkinson Disease Assoociation (APDA)  Optimism Walk at Westport’s Sherwood Island State Park, according to Marlane Argianas (l) of Shelton, event co-chair. With her is Lynn Hagerbrand of New Canaan, co-chair, who said she is afflicted with Parkinson Disease.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Starting Sunday, Restaurant Week(s) Seen as ‘Win Win’

Designed so that Westport’s restaurants can showcase their fare at customer friendly prices, Restaurant Week (actually two weeks) opens Sunday and runs through Oct. 16.

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This year 25 eateries are participating, offering fixed price meals and cocktails “to suit any foodie’s interest and pocketbook,” says Matthew Mandell, executive director of the Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce.

“It’s all part of the continuing ‘Eat Local’ campaign to promote area restaurants, which began two weeks ago with the Slice of Saugatuck,” Mandell said.

“Our restaurants have embraced this event wholeheartedly, making it very robust,” he added about the participating moderate, family style to high end establishments. “People will need the two weeks.”

Saturday, October 1, 2016


10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Westport Arts Center – “MORE Than Words”
11 a.m. – Sherwood Island State Park – 3rd Annual CT APDA Parkinsons Disease Optimism Walk
7 p.m. – Earthplace – Woodside Bash
7 p.m. – Toquet Hall Teen Center – Clusterfunk w/ E2 & TBA
7 p.m. – Compo Beach – Homes with Hope/Westport Cinema Initiative “Ghostbusters” Drive In
8 p.m. – Westport Town Hall – Westport Community Theatre: “Camping with Henry & Tom”

See more events:  Celebrate Westport Calendar