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Connecticut Writers Read

Saturday, June 24th from 2:00 to 4:00 in the Genealogy Room. The series continues, featuring new books by E.V.Legters, Harmony Verna, and Sophfronia Scott. The authors will read from their work with time in between for discussion and Q&A with the audience about the craft of writing. Books will be available for purchase and light...

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Protect Our Pollinators

Saturday, June 24th at 1:00 pm in the Meeting Room. A film,“Vanishing of the Bees,” which highlights the world-wide decline of honey bees during the last decade, will be shown.  We will discuss what is being done in Connecticut to support pollinators, and what can be done locally to increase bee habitat and nesting sites. ...

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“The American Scene: From Regionalism to Roosevelt”

Wednesday, June 28th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room.  In the lecture, ArtScapades will detail how modern American artists included realism in their works, and look at how FDR’s New Deal affected the art world.  Artists include Thomas Hart Benton, Grant Wood, John Steuart Curry, and Andrew Wyeth.

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You Are Invited to a Summer Tea – Postponed!

The tea has been postponed! Saturday, June 17th at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Join us for tea, dainty treats, and a lecture on Victorian fashion by Susan J. Jerome. Please register.

Writing

Writing Group for Adults

Five Thursday Sessions from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Board Room, unless otherwise specified. May 25; June 1, 8, 15, 22 In this five-week writing group we’ll generate ideas, work through exercises and prompts in order to move deeper into our stories and sharpen our craft, and explore the process of revision. All sessions will...