STAMFORD, Conn. — The following is a list of events, including government meetings and other community happenings, taking place in Stamford this week. Visit our Events Section to see what else is going on in the area.
Monday, Sept. 24
Dancing With the Stars Premiere Party: 7 p.m. Watch season premiere of the hit ABC show at Dance With Me Studios, 20 Summer St., with other Dancing With The Stars fans while learning a step or two yourself. $15.
Civility in America Series: 8 p.m. First speaking event in the series — “Civility in Art” with James Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust. Ferguson Library.
Tuesday, Sept. 25
Home School Day: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kids 5 and up learn about Native American culture. $15. Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road,
Wednesday, Sept. 26
Drawing Natural Forms of Life: 7 p.m. Artist Kathie Milligan teach people how to draw forms of nature. Admission is $25 per class for non-members and $20 per class for members.Bring a sketchpad, HB pencils, 2B pencils, and an eraser. Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, 151 Brookdale Place, Stamford.
Coalhouse Trivia: 8 p.m. Coalhouse Pizza hosts weekly trivia night. 85 High Ridge Road, Stamford.
Thursday, Sept. 27
The Stamford Wine Opener: 6:30 p.m. Wine tasting supports Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Sheraton Hotel, 700 E. Main St. Regular tickets are $100, and VIP tickets are $150.
Stamford Board of Education: 7 p.m. The school board will have its monthly meeting. Fifth floor of the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd.
Watch “Raiders of the Lost Ark”: 9 p.m. Head to the Avon Theatre, 272 Bedford St., to see Harrison Ford portray Indiana Jones as part of the Cult Classic Film Series. Tickets prices are: Carte Blanche: Free, Members: $6, Students/Seniors: $8, Nonmembers: $11.
Friday, Sept. 28
After School Fun In Stamford: 4:15 p.m. The Harry Bennett Branch of the Ferguson Library, 115 Vine Road, will host a kids event with fold stories, and crafts. For kids in kindergarten through third grade, and people should all 203-351-8294 to register.
Family Fishing Class: 6:15 p.m. Learn all about the different rules, regulations, and angling tips for free at the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd.
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