Events and Workshops

CT Humanities Council Grant Awarded: Bridgeport Cultural Arts Center Story

Friday, August 3 - April 30, 2018

12:00 am

Special Events -

The ABCD Cultural Arts Center was a creative and social hub of Bridgeport in the 1960s and ’70s.  The Arts Center occupied a space at the intersection of visual arts and music, and politics and community activism. Thanks to a generous grant from the CT Humanities Council Read More

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, September 15, 2018

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Saturday of every month

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, September 20, 2018

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable with Bill Stansfield.  People interested in researching their own family histories get together to troubleshoot and share tips on resources and methodology.  Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.  Drop in any month.

Ripped from the Headlines: Stories from the Bridgeport Newspapers 100-75-50 Years Ago

Saturday, September 29, 2018

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Special Events -

Local historian and Bridgeport Fireman Robert Novak presents stories and images taken from the headlines of Bridgeport’s newspapers 100, 75, and 50 years ago.  Come join the fun and see how much has changed and how much remains the same.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, October 18, 2018

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable with Bill Stansfield.  People interested in researching their own family histories get together to troubleshoot and share tips on resources and methodology.  Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.  Drop in any month.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, October 20, 2018

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Saturday of every month

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, November 15, 2018

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable with Bill Stansfield.  People interested in researching their own family histories get together to troubleshoot and share tips on resources and methodology.  Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.  Drop in any month.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, November 17, 2018

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Saturday of every month

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, December 15, 2018

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Saturday of every month

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Basics: How to Get Started

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, December 20, 2018

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable with Bill Stansfield.  People interested in researching their own family histories get together to troubleshoot and share tips on resources and methodology.  Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.  Drop in any month.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, January 19, 2019

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Saturday of every month

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, February 16, 2019

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Saturday of every month

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, March 16, 2019

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Saturday of every month

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, April 20, 2019

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Saturday of every month

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, May 18, 2019

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Saturday of every month

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, June 15, 2019

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Saturday of every month

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.