NORWALK, Conn. — Here are a few highlights of things to do in Norwalk and Rowayton this week. Check out our Events calendar for more items.
Monday, Sept. 16
Fourth Annual Honorine St. Jude Golf Classic: 11:00 a.m. The event is to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event will provide a full day on the greens and an inspirational experience at the tournament awards dinner, including live entertainment, celebrity guests, a silent auction, and much more. $275 Individual, $1,000 Foursome. Silvermine Golf Club, 95 N. Seir Hill Road. Visit the website for more details.
Lifetime Learners: 1:00 p.m. The course is offered to people over 50 to be mentally, physically and socially active. Select one or more of these courses which meet weekly, starting in September or October. $ 30 per course. Norwalk Community College. Visit the website for more details.
Mostly Mother Goose Story Time: 10 a.m. An ongoing, weekly story time designed for children 24 to 35 months old. The story time consists of mostly Mother Goose rhymes with some classic and modern tales and songs included. Some props are used to help children visualize the rhymes. South Norwalk Branch Library, 10 Washington St..
"Beyond Brushwork: Computer Art, Drawings, Mixed Media, Pastels, Prints" Exhibit: Noon to 5 p.m. Awards will be presented for artwork in “Beyond Brushwork,” an exhibit of high-quality computer art, drawings, mixed media, pastels, and prints, during an opening reception. Free. Rowayton Arts Center, 145 Rowayton Ave., Rowayton. Visit the website for more details.
Tuesday, Sept. 17
Running a Marketing Agency: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The interactive workshop provides useful, practical small business information on a variety of topics important to business. Speakers are Felicia Rubenstein and Gretchen Bruno, one of the co-founders of 341 Studios and Michele Graham, who heads up 341 Studios' marketing strategy and copywriting. Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave. Visit the website for more details.
Community Chorale Seeks Chorale Enthusiasts: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Join a four-part 70-member chorus performing concerts at Christmas and in the spring, and at local community functions upon request. New members are welcome — especially tenors and basses. $40/year. Mary McCarthy Room at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave. Visit the website for more details.
Little Laxers - Beginner Lacrosse Clinics for 3 1/2 to 7 Years Old : 4:00 p.m. A program for player ages 3 1/2 to 5 year and 6 to 7 years old, interested in learning basic lacrosse skills, developing their social skills and having fun. One coach to every 7 players per class, $187.25 for 7 week session, $214 for 8 week session (SFH Membership Required). Sono Field House, 365 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive.
Wednesday, Sept. 18
Understanding Behavioral Issues: 7:00 p.m. An informative program by Dr. Mark Goldenberg, for parents of children ages 4-17 that are struggling with academic, behavioral, emotional or sensory issues, such as ADHD, Asperger's, Social, Academic, and. Free. Fairfield County, 15 Cross St. Visit the website for more details.
Slammer Tennis World Fall Tennis Lessons: 3:00 p.m. Learn basic strokes (groundstrokes, volleys, overheads and serves) and also incorporate some light exercises and footwork drills to build stamina and agility. Lessons will be taught by a certified tennis teaching professional. Price varies based on program. Mathews Park, 295 West Ave. Visit the website for more details.
Bouncy, Bouncy Babies: 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. An ongoing, weekly Story Time designed with stories, music and activities to get babies bouncing to books. This is a drop-in-program. Free. South Norwalk Branch Library, 10 Washington St..
Folklore : 4 p.m. It is a unique book club where a variety of folklore, fairy tales and fables will be shared by PowerPoint presentation. Children ages 5 to 11 learn that some books with the same title have different cultural backgrounds and fractured fairytales, such as “The Three Little Wolves and the Big, Bad Pig,”. Free. South Norwalk Branch Library, 10 Washington St.
Thursday, Sept. 19
Mini Musicians: 11:00 a.m. The weekly sessions include singing, dancing, musical stories, and jamming with musical instruments. For children ages 3 to 5.They learn basic musical concepts like rhythm, pitch, and tempo, while participating in fun, hands-on games and activities. Free. South Norwalk Branch Library, 10 Washington St.