STAMFORD, Conn. — The following is a list of events, including government meetings and other community happenings, taking place this week in Stamford. Visit our Events Section to see what else is going on in the area.
Monday, Sept. 17
Alan Pedersen's Angels Across The USA Concert: 7 to 9 p.m. The Tully Health Center, 32 Strawberry Hill Court, will host a free event featuring music, hope and healing hearing Alan Pedersen’s story. The event is not recommended for children under the age of 9.
Tuesday, Sept. 18
Cuba Gooding Jr. Casting Call: 1 to 7:30 p.m. The “Jerry Maguire” star will be filming a movie in the state through November, and is looking for background actors between the ages of 18 and 60. Members of SAG-AFTRA can show up from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The casting call will be at the Downtown Public Library in Bridgeport, 925 Broad St. Actors chosen will be paid.
Planning Board: 7 p.m. The board will be meeting to discuss and decide upon several issures facing the city. The board will be meeting in the Land Use Area on the seventh floor of the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd.
Wednesday, Sept. 19
The Arab Fall: 7 a.m. Michael Wahid Hanna, an expert on international security, human rights and post conflict justice and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, will be presenting at the Stamford Yacht Club, 97 Ocean Drive West. Admission is $50 for the general public and $30 for forum members.
‘Scape to the Wonderful World of Garlic: 10 a.m. Join fellow gardeners at the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardnes to learn all about garlic. Admission is $50 for non-master gardeners and $40 for master gardeners.
Thursday, Sept. 20
Stamford Train Station Development Public Information Meeting: 7 p.m. The Department of Transportation will be holding a public hearing to get feedback on its Environmental Impact Evaluation for the parking garage at the Stamford Train Station. The meeting will be held at Stamford High School, 55 Strawberry Hill Ave.
Earth, Wind & Fire: 8 p.m. The Grammy Award winning R&B band will be taking the stage at the Palace Theater, 61 Atlantic St. Tickets range from $83 to $158.
Friday, Sept. 21
The Bamboo Benefit: 6:30 p.m. The Bartlett Arboretum will be hosting a night of music, food and more at this fundraising event at Nestle Waters, 900 Long Ridge Road. To find out more information call: 203-322-6971.
80’s Prom: 8 p.m. Re-live the decade of big hair, leg warmers and Duran Duran at the Italian Center, 1620 Newfield Ave. Tickets for the prom are $75 each, and the money goes towards the Avon Foundation.
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