Author: Lucy

Understanding Medicare

Thursday, October 10th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room. If you are over 65, approaching 65, or under 65 with certain disabilities, this program is for you. Learn what you need to know to make informed decisions. Each attendee receives a free guide. Please register.

Seniors: Figuring Out Your Finances

Thursday September 26 at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Candlewood Valley Health and Rehabilitation invite you to a financial educational seminar led by financial advisor Mike Gratele from Lord Abbett on Sept 26th at 2:00pm.  Learn how to effectively put your compensation to work for you and how to invest like a pro. To start...

Skin Care for Seniors

Thursday, September 19 at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Hungarian skin care expert Maria Sabla has been in the business for 35 years. She is an expert with a degree in Dermatology Sciences who will give us advice on maintaining our skin as we age. Register please.

Fall Needle Felting with Katie

Tuesday, September 24 from 4:30-6:00 in the Meeting Room. Enjoy a sociable time creating a small creature or ornament, using dyed wool roving and a burred needle. Register please.

Caring for Someone With Dementia

Tuesday, September 17 at 6:30 in the Gathering Room, second floor. Laura Wayman, the Dementia Whisperer, will give a program for caregivers about five things to keep in mind when caring for someone with dementia, and strategies for managing common behavior challenges. Laura has presented trainings, workshops, master classes and seminars to over 500 audiences...

Art on an Antarctic Glacier: Telling Stories of Climate Change

  Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. What is it like to live and work on a science research boat? What is the Antarctic like? Is climate change really affecting Antarctic glaciers, and what impact will they have on the rest of the world?  Karen Romano Young spent two months in 2018...

Call for Submissions: “Art & Text”

* We invite you to submit artwork for a Fairfield County thirteen-library art show. Our own show will run from October 15 through November 15, 2019. Deadline for submissions is September 25, 2019. Artists are invited to submit artwork of their own, in any medium, for consideration. The art must have some reference to text...

Express Yourself: Acting and Creative Self-Expression with Sheri Bresson

Saturday, September 14 from 2-4:00 in the Gathering Room. This dynamic workshop goes far beyond the “normal” acting class, offering simple, empowering tools which can be applied to any type of performing, as well as public speaking. Students will experience first-hand what it means to be truly “present,” relaxed, engaged and fully self-expressed in an...

Fun with Small Mail

Sunday, September 8 from 1:00 to 2:00. WHEN’S THE LAST TIME YOU OPENED YOUR MAILBOX AND FOUND SOMETHING UNEXPECTED AND COOL? Try your hand at creating postcards with ideas, that you can mail to a friend. We’ll supply the paper and a few art supplies. You bring any kind of art materials you like to work...

Lunch and Learn Language Classes: French and German

Lunch and Learn Language Classes: French and German

Learned a little French or German in high school and would like to revisit it? Or thinking about a trip and want to polish up on your rudimentary language skills? Then why not join Anette Roth at one of our new workshops.  Through simple texts, poems, songs, videos and more, learn more about the language...