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Friday, May 1st at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Rated PG-13.
Wednesday, April 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room
The Wallingford tornado of 1878 took less than two minutes, but it killed at the rate of one person per second. Twisters in Connecticut are incredibly rare, but they’re often disastrous and sometimes deadly. Join local author Robert Hubbard as he shares the tales of these natural disasters and those who witnessed them from his just-published book A History of Connecticut’s Deadliest Tornadoes. Books will be available for signing and purchase. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Thursday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room
Join us for an inside look at retirement living presented by Michael Argiro. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
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Saturday, April 25th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Join us for the latest in our film series "We Didn't Know We Were Seeing Stars: Early Performances by Current Greats." Dead Again features Emma Thompson & Kenneth Branagh. A moderated discussion will follow. Rated R.
Sunday, April 26th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Bivolita draws its repertoire from the early, European sources of Jewish instrumental wedding music but finds contemporary interpretations that draw on the diverse musical experiences of its members. We use tradition as a springboard to new spontaneous interpretations, and a deep appreciation of Yiddish dance rhythms as the foundation for elaboration and improvisation. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.