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Fairchild Nichols

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Monday and Wednesday, 10-8

Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5

Saturday, 10-2


Announcement — Trumbull clubs and organizations wishing to reserve the Community Room for their meetings can register for the 2013-2014 season by coming in on May 1, between 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and 2-5 p.m. Remember to bring payment for the meetings you wish to reserve.

How to Pair Food and Wine — With Bernard Klem, wine connoisseur. Sunday, April 28, 2-3 p.m. You’ve planned the perfect meal with one of your famous entrees, now, what wine to serve? What to do in a restaurant when everyone is eating a different dish? Bernard Klem will answer these questions for people who like to cook, eat, and drink wine with ease. Register for each session separately. Come to one or both.

Author talk — With Robert Tougias. The Quest for the Eastern Cougar: Extinction or Survival? Tuesday, April 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Conn. resident Robert Tougias discusses the history of the cougar in New England, any recent sightings, and what the future holds for them. Tougias is a well-established nature writer and is considered by wildlife biologists to be one of the few experts on the cat. Register. Free. Books available for purchase and signing.

Non-fiction discussion group — The Director’s Club. Brown bag lunch meeting. Wednesday, May 1, noon-1 p.m. May’s title is A Magnificent Catastrophe: the Tumultuous Election of 1800, America’s First Presidential Campaign, by Edward J. Larson. Our first presidential campaign was so momentous to American democracy that Thomas Jefferson would later dub it America’s second revolution. The book begins, “they could write like angels and scheme like demons.” Details online. Pick up a copy; bring your lunch.

Start spring with a new you — Building an effective personal brand in today’s job market. Evening career lectures. Wednesday, May 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Personal branding is much more than a slick tagline; it is part of getting a job. Companies use branding to differentiate themselves from the competition. Elizabeth Kaufman, career management and talent acquisition professional presents. Register. Free. (Rescheduled from Feb.)

Nourish Our Girls — Feeding our daughters well now to protect them from breast cancer later. Health talk. Thursday, May 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m. You could drastically reduce the chance of your daughter getting breast cancer as an adult by changing what she eats now, and benefit your entire family’s long-term health. Join us as Nicole Larizza, MS, human nutrition, University of Bridgeport and clinical nutritionist, discusses practical resources to help families. Drop in.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Storytime for 4-year-olds — Tuesday, April 30, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Music, stories, and a craft. Caregivers stay in Children’s area. Trumbull residents. Register.

Robert the Guitar Guy — Ages 1-4. Wednesday, May 1, 11:15-11:45 a.m. Dance and sing along with Robert Markowitz, to music, rhythm, and humor. Child or caregiver from Trumbull. Drop in. Details online.

Fairchild’s Baby Café — Ages 6 months-2 years. Thursday, May 2, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Introduce your little one to books, music, rhymes and finger play to bond, have fun and increase early literacy skills. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Drop in.

Storytime for 2’s and 3’s — Thursday, May 2, 11-11:30 a.m. We A little bit of music, a little bit of dancing, a lot a bit of stories and a show-stopping craft. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Check out, to see upcoming events from the home page, and register online. 203-452-5197.