Book Group 1 will meet on Thursday, February 16 at 1:00 pm in the Westport Library’s Seminar Room. We are reading Stalin’s Daughter by Rosemary Sullivan. Please call Frankie Stein at 226-4219 or Connie Beskind at 255-8682 if you have questions.
Book Group 2 will meet on Thursday, February 2 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at Panera Bread, located in Westport at 1860 Post Road East (next to Home Goods). We will be discussing A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman, and the discussion will be led by Jill Meyer. Please contact Arlene Bloom at 254-9096 or email@example.com to RSVP.
Book Group 3 will meet on Friday, February 3 at 10:30 am to discuss Lab Girl by Hope Jahren. We will meet at Panera Bread, located in Westport at 1860 Post Road East (next to Home Goods). (The discussion of Lab Girl has been postponed to February because our last meeting was canceled as a result of snow.) Questions? Please call Joan Harnett at 587-1170.
Solos will meet at Via Sforza for a buffet brunch on Sunday, February 26, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. The cost is $25, which includes a drink; Solos will pick up tax and tip. If you wish to attend the musical Working at the Edgerton Theater at Fairfield University at 3:00 pm, Joan Weinstein will be happy to purchase senior tickets at $15 each. Your $25 check will hold your brunch reservation. Please mail your check to Joan Weinstein – Solos at 46 Tannery Lane South, Weston, CT 06883. Also on February 26, the Music Theater of Connecticut has a performance of I’ll Eat You Last at 2:00 pm. You’ll need to purchase your own tickets if you’re interested.
Carpool & Go! On Wednesday, February 15, we will have a leisurely guided tour of the Stamford Ukrainian Museum, a hidden gem adjoining St. Basil Seminary that was formerly the home of coal baron Edward Quintard. Long-time curator Lubow Wolynets will introduce us to the eclectic Ukrainian collection and treasures of this museum, including religious icons, Pysanky eggs (more than 300), folk art, embroidery, furniture, bronze sculptures, ceramics, and paintings and etchings by artist Nicolas Bervinchak. Major motion pictures have been filmed there. There is no admission fee, but a suggested donation of $5 is encouraged. Lunch will follow at Trips Restaurant in Stamford, which specializes in traditional American seafood and Mediterranean food. We will meet in the Trader Joe’s / Wells Fargo parking lot at 10:00 a.m. for a 10:15 departure. Please let Charlene Boyer know if you want to join us (434-2953 or firstname.lastname@example.org), and indicate if you are willing to drive. Drivers are always welcome and will be reimbursed $3 per passenger for gas.