Girls Inc: Growing Together at the Black Rock Branch

Girls Incorporated of Southwestern Connecticut is proud to announce the first in a series of programs which will be be held Mondays, October 18th – December 6th from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM, sponsored by the Fairfield County community Foundation.

Growing Together is a Girls Inc. national program designed to open lines of communication and establish good communication skills about subjects such as health, hygiene, anatomy and puberty for girls ages 9-12 and their mothers/female caregivers.

Pre-registration is required by October 11th, 2010.

Bullying Down and Out (Cyber Bullying and More)

Tuesday, October 19th
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Black Rock  Branch

Center for Women and FamiliesJoin Stephanie Stacy from The Center for Women and Families for the first of this 4 part interactive workshop aimed at promoting healthy relationships and keeping yourself safe.

Bullying part 1

Dark Matter and Secrets of the Universe


Tuesday, October 19th
6:30 PM

Black Rock Branch

darkmatter_NASADavid Mestre, Discovery Museum and Planetarium Manager of Space Science Education presents “Dark Matter and Other Secrets of the Universe.”

IOUSA: Solutions with David Walker

Thursday, October 21st
6:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

D WalkerDavid Walker returns to the Black Rock Branch for a presentation of IOUSA: Solutions, the sequel to his film on the national deficit IOUSA.

This Weekend in Black Rock - October 7-10

ACOUSTIC CAFE, 2926 Fairfield Ave., 203-335- FOLK: Open Mic, Tuesday 8 p. m.

ASH CREEK SALOON, 2895 Fairfield Ave., 203-333-2733: Joe Kiernan, Thursday, 8: 30 p. m.

Living in Black Rock

Real estate agents across several broker firms teamed up to create a 13 page full color, high gloss, thermal bound publication that will be delivered to high end broker firms and upscale reception areas, such as salons, spas, and medical offices in Fairfield and Westchester Counties.  The publication features high end single family homes in Black Rock. (Attached). 

Sunset Over Ash Creek

Taken from Treo cell phone by Gail Robinson on October 3, 2010

Boats Damaged by Storm in Black Rock Harbor

The rainy weather caused problems for boats moored in Black Rock Harbor today. A total of 15 boats crashed onto rocks or are now on land. The yacht club says the high tide and swell in the harbor caused boats to come loose from their moorings.  More than half of the boats have now been recovered, and according to news coverage on Channell 12 owners say damage estimates range from a few thousand to a few hundred thousand dollars.

Free Italian Language Class for Beginners

gondolaBack by Popular demand – Free Italian Language Classes for Beginners.

Want to learn Italian but never had a chance?  Going to Italy soon?  A weekly series of  conversational Italian classes will be offered during the month of October at the Black Rock Branch starting on Wednesday October 6th. Classes will run from October 13th to October 27th from 7:30 to 8:30 PM at the Black Rock Library.

This Weekend in Black Rock - September 30

ACOUSTIC CAFE, 2926 Fairfield Ave., 203-335- FOLK: Bluegrass and Beer with Hoe, Thursday; The Field Recordings, Evelynn Rose, Friday; The Give, John Pioli, Saturday; Saint Bernadette, Sunday; Open Mic, Tuesday 8 p. m.; Kung Fu, Wednesday.

ASH CREEK SALOON, 2895 Fairfield Ave., 203-333-2733: Joe Kiernan, Thursday, 8: 30 p. m.


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