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370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
(203) 259-1598 https://www.fairfieldhistory.org
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January 2021

Sleuthing Your Roots: Genealogy 101

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$10.00 90 tickets left
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Are you interested in learning more about your own family’s history? Join Fairfield Museum Library Director Karen Burke and Collections Manager Diane Lee for this 3-part series on how to get started, where to find important resources, and how to organize your research. Karen and Diane will share tips and tricks to help you uncover your family‘s unique story and they will be on hand to answer any of your questions. This program will be especially useful if you have…

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February 2021

Meditation Monday

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 15, 2021

Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Meditation Monday Join Director of Interpretation Laurie Pasteryak to explore the beauty of everyday objects in our museum’s collection. During this calming 20-minute program, Laurie will share a few mindful techniques, such as the beginner’s mind and breath control. In addition to her role at the museum, Laurie is also a registered yoga teacher and practicing meditator. Meditation Mondays is a virtual event with Laurie using the Zoom platform. Free; registration required.  To register, click here.

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Film Screening Days: “Lives Well Lived”

February 19 - February 24
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Free
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Register below to receive your private link to watch "Lives Well Lived." A link will be emailed prior to the event date.  To view all programs associated with this event series, click here.  The film “Lives Well Lived” celebrates the incredible wit, wisdom and experiences of adults aged 75 to 100 years old. Through their intimate memories and inspiring personal histories encompassing over 3,000 years of experience, forty people share their secrets and insights to living a meaningful life. These…

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My History as an Heirloom:  How Will I Be Remembered? 

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
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Register below to receive a private link to this Zoom meeting. To view all programs associated with this event series, click here.  Join the Fairfield Museum for a conversation about remembrances, celebrations of life, and preserving our histories for future generations. In this virtual program, meet guest speakers, learn about oral history and how to begin yours, and participate in a biographical sketch activity. Guest speakers include: Bonnie Collier, Director for the Yale Law School Oral History Project, Rebecca Lautenslager from Shaughnessey-Banks Funeral…

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Bonus Day! Watch “Lives Well Lived”

February 26
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Free
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Register below to receive your private link to watch “Lives Well Lived.” To view all programs associated with this event series, click here.  The film “Lives Well Lived” celebrates the incredible wit, wisdom and experiences of adults aged 75 to 100 years old. Through their intimate memories and inspiring personal histories encompassing over 3,000 years of experience, forty people share their secrets and insights to living a meaningful life. These men and women open the vault on their journey into…

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Oral History: A Virtual Hands-On Workshop

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Register below to receive a private link to this Zoom meeting. To view all programs associated with this event click here.  If you could hold on to one memory forever, what would it be? In this virtual “hands-on” workshop, join Bonnie Collier, Director for the Yale Law School Oral History Project, as she shares how to get started with an oral history project. The Fairfield Museum will share example of oral histories in our library, and Bonnie will guide you…

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March 2021

Death Café

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Very limited attendance. Register below to receive a private link to this Zoom meeting. To view all programs associated with this event series, click here.  A Death Café is a scheduled get-together to discuss an often taboo subject – death. The purpose is to educate one another and to help each other become more familiar with the end of life. The idea originated with a Swiss sociologist and anthropologist Bernard Crettaz, who organized the first café mortel in 2004. Bring…

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