Author to discuss ‘Politically

Challenging Times’

FAIRFIELD — Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, will visit Fairfield to speak on “The Need for Literature in Politically Challenging Times.” Lucas is the third director of the National Book Foundation and the first African-American director. She is a former publisher of Guernica Magazine and is a vocal advocate in support of diverse voices in publishing.

The discussion will take place Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Fairfield University Dolan School of Business dining room. Admission is free. Accessible parking is available behind the building.

Bigelow tag sale

FAIRFIELD — The Bigelow Center for Senior Activities, 100 Mona Terrace, will host a tag sale on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables are $30 and must be paid for in advance. Call the center at 203-256-3166 for information.

Law Day art

and essay contest

FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield County Bar Association is accepting entries for its annual Law Day Art and Essay contest, open to students in kindergarten through grade 12. Entries must be received by April 6.

This year’s theme is “Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom.” Students who wish to participate in the contest should submit an original essay or artwork in the medium of their choice portraying their interpretation of the meaning of the Law Day theme. Visit