Community News, Resources & Events
EVENTS IN THE NORWALK COMMUNITY:

AMAZING GIRLS SCIENCE CONFERENCE
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:00am-12:3-pm at Norwalk Community College 
Make Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math come alive! For Grades 4-7. Registration is limited. Visit www.amazinggirlsscience.com or call Dr. Cynthia Barnett 203-855-9714 for more info.

Registration forms, in English only, are available in the Main Office. 

A HAUNTING AT MILL HILL 
As the sun sets, the spirits come out to play... Hear TRUE chilling tales from Norwalk's hidden past!

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - tours at 6:00pm, 7:30pm, 9:00pm
Friday, October 20, Tours at 7:3-pm and 9:00pm
Saturday, October 21, Tours at 6:00pm, 7:30pm and 9:00pm
Space is limited. Tickets at: www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org

Early Bird Tickets: Adults/Teens $15, Children 8-12 years old $10
Tickets purchased after October 13, 2017: Adults/Teens $18, Children 8-12 years old $12

Mill Hill Historic Parks is at 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk CT - parking across the street.

NORWALK LIBRARY FALL BOOK SALE 2017
SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE NORWALK PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
Thursday, October 26, 2017: Special Children's Book Sale - 3:00-7:00pm
Saturday, October 28, 2017: 9:00am-5:00pm - books are full price
Sunday, October 30, 2017: 1:00-4:00pm - books are 50% off
Monday October 30, 2017: 9:00am-6:00pm - $4.00 per bag of books
Tuesday, October 31, 2017: 9:00am-12:00pm - books are free! 

Books, DVDs, CDs, audio material - all for sale. Most are $2.00 or less!
Saturday and Sunday, be sure to visit the "Friends Café" and enjoy homemade goodies! 

SEND IN YOUR BOX TOPS AND USED INK CARTRIDGES! 
Place Box-Tops in a zip-lock bag with your child's name and homeroom written on it. Drop off in the Main Office PTO cubby.

All cartridges - ink jet and laser toner, no copier toner please - can be dropped off in the Main Office. Tell your co-workers and friends! This benefits the Nathan Hale Physical Education Dept.

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COMMUNITY NEWS, RESOURCES & EVENTS:
 
MAD BULL WRESTLING
Is your son or daughter interested in wrestling? Come join Norwalk's premier wrestling team!
Register online now - www.madbullwrestling.comQuestions? Contact Randy Haus 203-252-9724 for more info. Practice begins October 16th! 
 
NEED HELP FACING A MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL CRISIS?
Dial 211, option 1 - Press 1 again for a youth in need or Press 2 for all other crisis 
Not Safe at Home or in a Relationship? CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence: 1-888-774-2900 or www.CTcadv.org
Drug & Alcohol Problems? CT State Assessment Infoline: 1-800-563-4086
Gambling Problems? CT Hotline: 1-888-789-7777
Considering Suicide? National Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
Kids Have Behavioral or Emotional Problems or Special Needs?
- Child Guidance Center of Fairfield County: 203-299-1313
- Advocacy and support from FAVOR: 1-860-563-3232
- CT Parent Advisory Council for special education help: www.cpacinc.org
Help with Housing, Utilities and More?: Dial 211, option 3
Mental Illness Affecting Your Family?: 1-800-950-NAMI
Need LGBT Support?: www.ctpridecenter.org
Resources for Young Adults: www.turningpointct.org or call the Peer Warm-line at 
1-855-6-HOPENOW (Wednesday-Friday, 12:00-6:00pm)
Resources for Older Adults: www.ct.gov/agingservices
Statewide Legal Services of CT: www.slsct.org
Immigrant Support: IIConn: 1-203-336-0101
CT InfoLine: 211 or 211ct.org
Get Your Check Up from the Neck Up: www.HealthyMindsCT.org 

BOWLING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM, SPONSORED BY THE NHMS PHYS ED DEPT!
The Physical Education Department is looking for sponsors to donate to, Bowling Across the Curriculum. The information on this program and the donation site is; donorschoose.org. We thank you in advance for your support - Nathan Hale P.E. Department
BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS POSTER CONTEST
The annual contest is open to all student in NHMS. Details and form are available in the Art Room. Please contact Mrs. Richello for more information -  RichelloD@NorwalkPS.org
AMAZING GIRLS SCIENCE CONFERENCE
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:00am-12:3-pm at Norwalk Community College 
Make Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math come alive! For Grades 4-7. Registration is limited. Visit www.amazinggirlsscience.com or call Dr. Cynthia Barnett 203-855-9714 for more info.

Registration forms, in English only, are available in the Main Office. 
CAFE CLUB - CULTURAL AWARENESS FOR EVERYONE - Grades 8-11
Beginning tonight at the Norwalk Library and every Wednesday at 7:00pm
 
The CAFE Club us an open-minded discussion group where we talk about social justice issues, cultures from around the world, and other trending topics from mental health to income inequality to racism and more. CAFE Club is moderated by Sushmita Narayan and hosted by the Norwalk Public Library in the ETC! Teen Room, Lower Level.
October 4, 2017: Racism in America
October 11, 2017: Sexism in America 
October 18, 2017: Mental Illness
October 25, 2017: LGBTQ+ Rights
November 1, 2017: Trafficking in the 21st Century
November 8, 2017: The Constitution
November 15, 2017: Bias in the Media

We'll share documentaries, TED Talks, funny videos, and other media relevant to each week's topic. In this environment, everyone has a voice, and no matter what your opinion, you have the right to share it. If you have something you'd like to say, CAFE Club is the place to say it. Refreshments will be served. For information, please call or email Lisa Story at 203-899-2780 x15136 or 
EStory@NorwalkPublicLibrary.org

A HAUNTING AT MILL HILL 
As the sun sets, the spirits come out to play... Hear TRUE chilling tales from Norwalk's hidden past!
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - tours at 6:00pm, 7:30pm, 9:00pm
Friday, October 20, Tours at 7:3-pm and 9:00pm
Saturday, October 21, Tours at 6:00pm, 7:30pm and 9:00pm
Space is limited. Tickets at: www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org

Early Bird Tickets: Adults/Teens $15, Children 8-12 years old $10
Tickets purchased after October 13, 2017: Adults/Teens $18, Children 8-12 years old $12

Mill Hill Historic Parks is at 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk CT - parking across the street.
NORWALK LIBRARY FALL BOOK SALE 2017
SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE NORWALK PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
Thursday, October 26, 2017: Special Children's Book Sale - 3:00-7:00pm
Saturday, October 28, 2017: 9:00am-5:00pm - books are full price
Sunday, October 30, 2017: 1:00-4:00pm - books are 50% off
Monday October 30, 2017: 9:00am-6:00pm - $4.00 per bag of books
Tuesday, October 31, 2017: 9:00am-12:00pm - books are free! 

Books, DVDs, CDs, audio material - all for sale. Most are $2.00 or less!
Saturday and Sunday, be sure to visit the "Friends Café" and enjoy homemade goodies! 

NEW TECHNOLOGY CLASSES AT THE LIBRARY!!

Classes Taught in English:
iPhone/iPad Tips & Tricks 
Saturday, October 7, 10:00-11:00am
Learn how to customize features to make your device work for you.

Microsoft Word 2007 for Beginners 
Saturday, October 14, 10:00-11:30am
Learn the basic features of this 2007 version word processing software to help you enter and edit text, save files and format documents.

Cricut 
Thursday, October 19, 7:00-8:00pm
Whether you're a creative pro or brand-new to DIY, Cricut will help you make personalized, professional-quality projects with ease . This smart cutting machine, will cut and create projects for home decor, parties and events , weddings, apparel, and more.

iPhone Camera College 
Thursday, October 26, 6:00-7:00pm
Learn to capture more than simple snapshots with your iPhone.

Working with Files & Folders in Windows - 
Saturday, October 28, 10:00-11:30am
Learn to open files, move files into folders, and delete them, too.

Classes Taught en Español:
Introducción al Internet
Sábado, 07 de Octubre, 10:00-11:30am 
Crear un Documento - Microsoft Word 2007
Sábado, 21 de Octubre 21, 10:00-11:30am
For additional information, please contact Luis Ayala, Librarian, at (203) 899-2780 ext. 15111, or  layala@norwalkpubliclibrary.org 
SEND IN YOUR BOX TOPS AND USED INK CARTRIDGES! 
Place Box-Tops in a zip-lock bag with your child's name and homeroom written on it. Drop off in the Main Office PTO cubby.

All cartridges - ink jet and laser toner, no copier toner please - can be dropped off in the Main Office. Tell your co-workers and friends! This benefits the Nathan Hale Physical Education Dept.
DON'T FORGET:
Scroll down to the COMMUNITY NEWS section for news on programs available for your family from local organizations and sports leagues!