STAMFORD, Conn. — Here are a few highlights of things to do in Stamford this week. Check out our Events calendar for more items.
Monday, Aug. 26
Stamford Tech Meetup: 7-10 p.m. Listen to great networking, innovative speakers and tech demos from New York City and the local area. Free. Stamford Innovation Center, 175 Atlantic St., Stamford. Visit the website for more details.
Happy Hour Specials At Bartaco: 5-6:30 p.m. Enjoy happy hours with specifically crafted cocktails. $5. Bartaco, 222 Summer St., Stamford.
Tuesday, Aug. 27
The Five Keys To Small Business Success: 6-8 p.m. This workshop for both start-ups and companies already in business will identify the keys to small business success and is based on the Tom Greenbaum’s book "You Can Do It; A Guide to Starting and Running a Small Business." Stamford Innovation Center, 175 Atlantic St., Stamford.
Taco Tuesdays: 9 p.m. Enjoy tacos for $1.50. Bartaco, 222 Summer St., Stamford.
Hacker Night : 5-9 p.m. A weekly meet of coders and techies to share their ideas and who are looking to collaborate. Free. Stamford Innovation Center, 175 Atlantic St., Stamford
33rd Annual St. Leo Fair: 6-11 p.m. It is the most anticipated church fair of the season. On Tuesday, it’s Franklyn Circle, featuring Frankie Palmer; on Wednesday, it’s Undercover; and The Short Bus will be on stage Thursday. Sample international cuisines, including American, Italian and Greek foods, pizza fritta, the popular clam booth and much more. Free. St. Leo Parish, 24 Roxbury Road, Stamford.
Winter 2013 Pottery and Ceramic Art Classes Registration: Noon. The class is designed for the beginner and for those who have taken beginning pottery classes in the past. It will cover the basic and intermediate level working with clay. The class is mainly focused on wheel-thrown pottery (centering, pulling walls, shaping and trimming) and glazing. $365. Lakeside Pottery Ceramic School and Studio, 543 Newfield Ave., Stamford.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
Come See The Kinks: 7:30 p.m. Witness the legendary band, hosted by music archivist Bill Shelley. Carte Blanche members: Free; members and AFG: $6; students and seniors: $8; non-members: $11. Avon Theatre, 272 Bedford St., Stamford.
Thursday, Aug. 29
French Book Discussion In Stamford: 6:30 p.m. A discussion on the book "Le Confident" by Hélēne Grémillon. Free. Ferguson Library, Intersection of Broad and Bedford streets, Stamford.