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Mariachi Christmas

Tuesday, December 18th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Make your spirit bright by sharing in the beautiful music performed by the Mariachi Academy of Connecticut from the Spanish Community of Wallingford. Christmas carols and music from Mexico, South America, and Spain will be performed.

Holiday Card Making

Monday, December 10th, 10:00–11:30 a.m., 3:30–5:00 p.m., and 6:30–8:00 p.m. in the Children's Craft Room

Nothing is quite as special as a child’s handmade holiday card. Mrs. Naczi will offer children a chance to create some treasures for the special people in their lives. There will be plenty of materials and ideas in the craft room for all the December holidays, so please join us for this holiday program.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Dark Knight Rises

Dark Knight Rises movie posterFriday, December 14th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act. Rated PG-13.

Hula Hulau

Thursday, December 13th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Do you want to learn the hula? If you have seen this beautiful dance performed and would like to experience learning more about it, this workshop is the place to be. You will be introduced to the movement and rhythm of the islands through traditional musical instruments and music while learning basic hula steps. Hawaiian language words and phrases associated with the hula will also be taught. Come join us to experience traditional dancing for an evening filled with aloha spirit! Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Wallingford Garden Club Tea & Wreath Decoration Exhibit

Tuesday, December 11th, 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Celebrate the spirit of the season at the annual holiday tea presented by the Wallingford Garden Club in cooperation with the Wallingford Public Library. Treat yourself to delicious homemade savories and sweets from a festive tea table, and enjoy the creative display of holiday decorations designed and made by the Wallingford Garden Club members. Bring your neighbors, family and friends to share the warmth and beauty of this traditional holiday tea. Garden Club members will be on hand to share information about this community organization of 82 years.

Author Event & Book Discussion: BLYTHE - Land of Wizards, Dragons and Elves

Thursday, December 6th, 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

Wallingford authors Suriani Hostetler, Peter Jacunski and his daughters: Gabrielle, 13 and Kayla, 15 will be presenting their books and thoughts on the process of becoming an author. The family has written two fantasy books together, Blythe and One World. Learn about the writing, publishing, and promoting process as well as what it is like to write a book together as a family. Book content is appropriate for ages 10 and up. Click on the video on the right to view the trailer. Whether you are fans of the book or an aspiring author yourself, come and join us for a fun filled evening.

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