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Free, individual computer tutoring sessions are available on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Each hour-long appointment gives individuals the opportunity to work with a volunteer and learn about email, on-line job applications, internet searching, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel. Beginners are encouraged to sign-up, no prior computer experience is necessary. To schedule an appointment, please call (203)265-6754 and specify your topic of interest.
Thursday, September 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Americans have a very long and interesting music history. Join us on a journey from the early 18th century to the present as we explore the evolution of American classical music. David Sims presents this program made possible by the alumniVentures grant from the Yale School of Music. Give-aways and prizes! Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Friday, September 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than
its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. Rated PG-13.
Saturday, September 22nd at 1:00 p.m. at Orchard Glen
Meet at the trailhead at the end of Barnes Industrial Park North.
Join Conservation Commissioner John Lathrop and retired Wallingford teacher Barbara Lathrop for a fascinating look at the amazing fungus among us. You will be amazed at what you will see and learn on a hike with the Lathrops. Remember some mushrooms are poisonous and only experts can be sure which ones are safe to ingest.
Monday, September 24th at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room
Richard Kull, MD, will discuss the symptoms and causes of sleeplessness, and what you can do to get a better night’s sleep. A complimentary lunch will be provided to all who reserve a seat before September 21st. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Mondays, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
We are excited to announce a new ongoing program – Ask the Tech Guru. Stop by the Collins Room from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Mondays and pose your toughest (or easiest) questions to Kevin Ozer, a technology expert who previously had conducted these informal workshops at the Wallingford Senior Center. You’ll expand your computer knowledge not only from the answers to your own questions but also from those of the other attendees. No registration is required. Bring your laptop or gadget if you have one.