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Book Seller Book Sale

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Saturday February 22nd, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Sunday February 23rd* 1:00p.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Charlotte Collins Meeting Room

Items that are not quite good enough for the store (but still good quality!), plus overstocks.

Everything in this sale is $0.25. A limited number of children's items are 2 for $0.25!

*Sunday is Free Day- anything left is FREE!

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine

Friday February 14th, 6:00 p.m., in the Community Room

Jasmine French used to be on the top of the heap as a New York socialite, but now she is returning to her estranged sister in San Francisco utterly ruined.

Written and directed by Woody Allen, this film stars Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, and Peter Sarsgaard.

Rated PG-13.

Reel Conversations

Truly,

Saturday February 15th, 1:00 p.m., in the Community Room

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, it’s True Love with a Twist, our new series of films and discussions led by Brooks Appelbaum and Dennis Bell. Please join us for the first film in this series: Truly, Madly, Deeply.

Pianist Nina (Juliet Stevenson) and cellist Jamie (Alan Rickman) played together and loved together. When they weren’t making music with each other, they made love. It was an idyllic romantic and musical partnership, and when Jamie dies, Nina takes it very hard. One day, while plunking dejectedly on the piano, Nina looks up to discover Jamie, in ghostly form, lively as ever and just as loving. Soon Nina will have to choose between her ghostly romance or a real life relationship. ~ Rotten Tomatoes Review

Rated PG, 107 minutes.

Knitting Workshop for Teens

Knitting Basket

Tuesday February 18th and 25th, 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m., in the Collins Room

Don’t know how to knit? Don’t sweat it! We’ll show you how. Laura Scarpa of Country Yarns will be hosting a free two-part knitting workshop. Even if you have never knitted before you can learn how to knit a scarf or towel. Come ready to learn!

Registration is required and class size is limited. You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Please note:Participants must be able to attend both sessions.

Candy Cane Hearts

Candy Cane Hearts

Wednesday February 12th, 3:00 p.m., in the Community Room

Not sure what to do with those leftover candy canes from Christmas? Learn how to turn them into some sweet treats for Valentine's Day! It's super easy!

Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required and seats are limited. You may register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle

Civil

Wednesday February 12th, 7:00 p.m., in the Community Room

This month we kick off a series of programs from the National Endowment for the Humanities that uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion of America’s civil rights history. Please join us on February 12th at 7:00 p.m. to view excerpts of The Abolitionists followed by a discussion moderated by Emily Brenner, former teacher at Choate Rosemary Hall.

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