What To Do In Norwalk This Week

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NORWALK, Conn. – The events in Norwalk this week include a talk by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and a congressional candidates debate. For a full listing of events, check out our Events page.

Monday, Oct. 15

Fair Housing Advisory Commission: 3 p.m. The Fair Housing Advisory Commission will meet. Click here to see the agenda. Norwalk Health Department, 137 East Ave.

Norwalk Traffic Authority: 4 p.m. The Norwalk Traffic Authority will meet. Click here to see the agenda. Norwalk Police Department, 1 Monroe St.

Police Commission: 4:15 p.m. The Police Commission will meet. Click here to see the agenda. Norwalk Police Department, 1 Monroe St.

Water Pollution Control Authority: 5:30 p.m. The Water Pollution Control Authority will meet. Room 231, Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Board of Health: 8 a.m. The Board of Health will meet. Norwalk Health Department, 137 East Ave.

Sunshine Kids Charity Event: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Enjoy wine, appetizers and music from Norm Dodge at this fundraiser for Sunshine Kids. Entry is a $10 donation. Silvermine Tavern, 194 Perry Ave.

Board of Fire Commissioners: 5 p.m. The Board of Fire Commissioners will meet. Click here to see the agenda. Lockwood House, 141 East Ave.

Ordinance Committee: 7 p.m. The Ordinance Committee of the Common Council will meet. Click here to see the agenda. Room 231, Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave.

Application Review Committee: 7:30 p.m. The Application Review Committee of the Norwalk Harbor Management Commission will meet. Room 220, Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave.

Board of Education: 7:45 p.m. The Board of Education will meet. Click here to see the agenda. Common Council Chambers, Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

The Roots of American Women Modernists: 11 a.m. David Dunlop will give his talk “The Roots of American Women Modernists with Georgia O’Keefe.” Cost is $30 for members and $25 for non-members. Lockwood-Matthews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave.

Health Department Farmers Market: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pick up fresh fruit, vegetables and other items from local farmers and vendors. Norwalk Health Department parking lot, 137 East Ave.

Tips on Mortgages, Prequalification and Negotiating Skills: 7 p.m. First County Bank and the Housing Development Fund host this free workshop on how to save money when purchasing a home. Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave.

Zoning Commission: 7:30 p.m. The Zoning Commission will meet. Click here to see the agenda. Common Council Chambers, Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave.

Thursday, Oct. 18

The Power of Email Marketing: 9 a.m. Ellen DePasquale of Constant Contact will lead this seminar on email marketing practices and how to implement them. Norwalk Public Library, 1 Belden Ave.

Norwalk Transit District Commissioners: 9 a.m. The Norwalk Transit District Commissioners will meet. Norwalk Transit District, 275 Wilson Ave.

Brown Bag Book Group: Noon. Bring your lunch and discuss Edna Ferber’s “So Big.” Winner of the 1924 Pulitzer Prize, the book tells the story of a gambler’s daughter in Chicago struggling to maintain her dignity, family and sanity in the face of challenges. South Norwalk Branch Library, 10 Washington St.

Congressional Debate: Noon. Fourth Congressional District candidates Jim Himes and Steve Obsitnik will debate on economic issues. Lunch will be served. $50 for Norwalk Chamber of Commerce members, $75 for non-members. Norwalk Inn and Conference Center, 99 East Ave.

A Pinch of Pink Food and Wine Expo: 6 p.m. Taste fine wines and foods from some of the area’s most talented chefs. Entry is $50, with all proceeds benefiting Stamford Hospital’s breast cancer programs. Aitoro, 401 Westport Ave.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: 6:30 p.m. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will give a talk on the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. The talk is for donors who have contributed $1,000 or more to the aquarium. Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St.

Human Relations Commission: 6:30 p.m. The Human Relations Commission will meet. Room 231, Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave.

Courageous Parenting 101: 6:30 p.m. The Courage to Speak Foundation presents this free workshop on substance abuse prevention and education for parents. West Rocks Middle School, 81 West Rocks Road.

Community Policing Meeting: 7 p.m. Common Council member David McCarthy and members of the Police Department will discuss recent incidents of intruders attempting to gain access to homes or observing women inside their homes. Rowayton Community Center, 33 Highland Ave.

Friday, Oct. 19

Rowayton Farmers Market: Noon to 5 p.m. Pick up fresh fruit, vegetables and other items from local farmers and vendors. Pinkney Park, 176 Rowayton Ave.

Mavis Staples – the Epitome of Soul: 7 p.m. Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Mavis Staples will be performing. Tickets are $55 to $75. Concert Hall, 125 East Ave.

Cabaret On The Green: 8:30 p.m. Enjoy cabaret performances, including Broadway performer Sally Wilfert. Tickets are $35 to $75. St. Paul’s of Norwalk, 60 East Ave.

Send your Norwalk event information to cdonahue@dailyvoice.com.

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