Meet with representatives from area colleges and universities and get up-to-date information on offerings for Health and Human Services degrees and certificates during The Ferguson Library’s College Fair on Wednesday, February 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the Third Floor Auditorium, Bedford & Broad Streets, Stamford.
An hour-long panel discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. and afterward, representatives will be available to answer questions on admission processes, financial aid issues and tuition costs. For information call 203 351-8231. All our programs are generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library.
Drop In and Draw
Wednesday, February 20 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Main Library Lower Level Program Room
Learn about drawing and digital illustration from artist Syid Messiah, then work on a piece to enter in the 2013 Teen Art Contest. Grades 6 to 12. Registration required. Call 203 351-8245.
The Ferguson Library, in partnership with Purdue Pharma, continues its Healthy Living Series with author Charlotte Tomaino February 20. The series is focused on educating the public about ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Call 203 351-8231 for information. This speaker was rescheduled from January.
Wednesday, February 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Harry Bennett Branch
Tomaino, a neuropsychologist and former nun, will discuss her work, Awakening the Brain. This work offers a fresh perspective on how to alleviate stress and sharpen skills. A book sale and signing will follow the discussion. Refreshments will be served.
All programs are generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library.
Looking for a Valentine’s gift? Here’s a coupon for $60 off a $150 purchase at Express Stores.
Through Sunday Feb 10, 2013
Trained tax counselors from AARP Tax-Aide will be available from February 1 through April 15 (except Presidents’ Day, February 18) at both the Ferguson Library’s Harry Bennett and Weed Memorial & Hollander branch locations. The volunteers will provide free tax counseling to low and middle income taxpayers, with special attention to those 60 and older. Bring all 2012 tax documents and a copy of your 2011 tax returns. The hours and days of the program follow. All our programs are generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library.
Harry Bennett Branch
115 Vine Road, Stamford
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Call 203 351-8292 for information.
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
1143 Hope Street, Stamford
Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Call 203 351-8286 for information.
The Ferguson Library offers regular computer and Internet training. The February schedule follows. All classes at the Main Library will be held in the Third Floor Computer Lab, Bedford & Broad Streets, Stamford. Generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library. Call 203 351-8221 or 203 351-8222 for information. For online registration click on the calendar link at fergusonlibrary.org.
One-on-One Computer Instruction
Individualized lessons on the computer available in Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian and Haitian Creole. Call 203 351-8228 for an appointment.
Thursday, February 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Introduction to the Internet. Must be familiar with Windows and have basic mouse and keyboard skills. Call to register.
Thursday, February 7 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Explore genealogy databases to find census, military, birth and death records. Register online.
Learn English on the Computer
Saturday, February 9 & 16 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Practice your English with the library’s interactive software. Call to register.
Thursday, February 14 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Learn the best websites to get organized and simplify your life. Must be familiar with Windows. Register online.
Saturday, February 16 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
No experience required. Call to register.
Microsoft Word 2010
Thursday, February 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Learn basic features of Microsoft Word. Mouse and keyboard skills required. Call to register.
Microsoft Excel 2010
Thursday, February 28 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Learn how to name worksheets, enter data and write formulas. Must be familiar with Windows. Register online.
What Every Woman Should Know
…About Beauty and Health Inside and Out
Panel discussion: The Top 5 Things Every Woman Should Know • 9:30 a.m.
Joseph Feuerstein, MD, Integrative Specialist
Joshua Hurwitz, MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist
David Passaretti, MD, Plastic Surgeon
Keynote Address: 10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Sex • 10:45 a.m.
Bat Sheva Marcus, Ph.D., Founder and Clinical Director of the Medical Center for Female Sexuality
…About Using Social Media to Market Your Ideas
Lunch presentation: Marketing Your Small Business or Event Using Social Media • 12 p.m.
Karen Kelly, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, First County Bank
Bonnie Marcus, Owner of Bonnie Marcus Collection
Josh Moritz, SVP, Creative Partners
Robin Wexler, Director of Media Relations and Marketing, Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Sushi Lunch, free with pre-registration
AND DON’T MISS;
Health Screenings, Mammograms, Massage and more • 8:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.
(Mammograms at the Mobile Wellness Center – call 203-276-5990 for appointment)
Free fitness classes throughout the day
Admission to all events is free.
Pre-registration for lunch required.
Click here to register online, visit the JCC Welcome Desk or call 203-322-7900.
First County Bank, Stamford Hospital, The Center Women of the Jewish Community Center and Stamford Chapter of Hadassah
Rodizio Grill Stamford is offering local students an additional incentive to strive for great grades – a free meal at the restaurant!
“We are very excited to introduce our new educational program, ‘Making the Grade,’ to the local community,” said James Layfield, owner of Rodizio Grill Stamford. “The next time your child earns a stellar report card, please bring it to our restaurant and we’ll reward your straight ‘A’ student with a “Full Rodizio” lunch or dinner.”
The restaurant’s Making the Grade program will be available to all students who are currently enrolled in any of the Fairfield County elementary, secondary or high schools. Each qualifying student will receive a free meal when accompanied by the purchase of an adult entree and upon the presentation of a report card from the current school year. For more information about the program, click here - http://www.rodiziogrill.com/stamford-connecticut
“TRAINS, PLANES AND AUTOMOBILES” ART EXHIBIT OPENS
AT FERGUSON LIBRARY JANUARY 31
In Partnership with Stamford Art Association
Whichever mode of transportation you prefer, the allure of travel will be hard to resist with an upcoming art exhibit at The Ferguson Library. In partnership with the Stamford Art Association, a juried multimedia wall art show entitled “Trains, Planes and Automobiles” will be on display at the Library’s Auditorium Gallery beginning Thursday, January 31, 2013. There will be a wine and cheese reception to launch the show from 6 – 8 p.m. Ribbons for the winning pieces will be awarded at the opening.
The exhibit is part of the ongoing ‘Art at the Ferguson’ series, curated in cooperation with the Stamford Art Association. The show will run through May and is free and accessible during normal library hours. For information on upcoming shows, contact the Stamford Art Association at 203 325-1139, or visit their website,www.stamfordartassociation.org.
The Ferguson Library is Stamford’s public library system, consisting of the Main Library downtown, the Harry Bennett Branch, the Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch, the South End Branch and a traveling Bookmobile. It provides free and equal access to print, audiovisual and electronic resources. Our website,www.fergusonlibrary.org, offers remote access to information and resources.
The Stamford Art Association, established in 1971, is a nonprofit organization whose members include painters, sculptors, printmakers, and photographers. Its mission is to provide a forum where artists can exhibit their work and compete in juried shows. It’s Townhouse Gallery, located at 39 Franklin Street, Stamford, CT, hosts eight exhibits annually, and attracts prominent jurors from art institutions and galleries in New York and surrounding areas, including the Whitney Museum, Bruce Museum, and Museum of Modern Art.
Enjoy a great movie at The Ferguson Library. Films will be shown at the Main Library Third Floor Auditorium, Bedford & Broad Streets, Stamford. Call 203 351-8231 for information. All programs are generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library.
The Andrew Gale Film Series — Winter; Wednesdays @ Noon
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
A former child star torments her more famous sister in their decaying L.A. mansion. 50th anniversary of this award-winning classic. With Bette Davis, Joan Crawford and Victor Buono. Directed by Robert Aldrich. NR. 1962. USA. 133 minutes.