Events in Westport today -- Wednesday, Jan. 8
Maintenance Study Committee: 8 a.m. Town Hall.
Board of Selectmen: 8:30 a.m. Town Hall. http://bit.ly/1ddT7UB
Compo Beach Site Improvement Committee: 8:30 a.m. Town Hall. http://bit.ly/1cX0uOu
Chuck Close: About Face:" 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave. Exhibit traces the transformation from photos into paintings by Close. For details, check http://bit.ly/1acLCK9
Play With Your Food: noon Toquet Hall, 58 Post Road East. www.playwithyourfood.org
Chess Club: 4 p.m. Westport Library. http://bit.ly/1eFx4mw
Westport Youth Commission's Executive Committee: 6 p.m. Town Hall.
Dine Around Town with Julia: 7 p.m. Post 154 restaurant, 154 Post Road East. Dinner inspired by Julia Child, sponsored by WestportREADS. http://bit.ly/1kq7aKJ
Pakistan expert Daniel Markey: 7 p.m. Westport Library. Markey, a senior fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations, talks about his new book, "No Exit from Pakistan: America's Tortured Relationship with Islamabad." http://bit.ly/1gey8iB
Flood and Erosion Control Board: 7:30 p.m. Town Hall. http://bit.ly/1cObaKV
Board of Finance: 8 p.m. Town Hall. http://bit.ly/K3kSSI