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Friday Night Flicks Presents X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past movie posterFriday, October 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

The beloved characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class, in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future. Rated PG-13.

iPad Apps Discussion Group

iPadWednesday, October 22nd, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room

Are you excited about your new iPad? Join our group discussion to share advice about which apps are the most useful and/or fun. Please bring your device and your iTunes password. You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Introduction to Publisher 2013

Microsoft Publisher 2013 iconMonday, October 20th, 10:00-11:30 a.m. in the Board Room

Design a simple flyer using Microsoft’s desktop publishing software. You will learn to manipulate both text and images. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle

Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Freedom Riders movie posterThis program, made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities, uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion of America’s civil rights history. Join us to view excerpts of Freedom Riders, a terrifying and moving story of a time when white and black volunteers riding a bus into the deep South risked being jailed, beaten, or killed, as white local and state authorities ignored or encouraged violent attacks. The film will be followed by a moderated discussion led by Rev. Marc Trister, a history teacher, former Director of Campus Ministries and Protestant Chaplain at Choate Rosemary Hall.

How To Write the Perfect College Essay

Tuesday, October 14th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

hand writing in notebookAre you experiencing writer's block when it comes to your college application essay? In this hour long workshop, you will learn the tips needed to transform an "okay" college application essay to one that leaves a long lasting impression on college admissions personnel. Topics for discussion include 1) what college admissions officers really want when it comes to an essay, 2) how to tell an interesting and compelling story, and 3) how to avoid common application essay mistakes that may sacrifice your acceptance to a certain college/university. Sign up today, and learn from a college insider with 12+ years admissions experience! Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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