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Wednesday, August 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Master wildlife conservator Deborah Dombek will discuss the natural history and biology of black bears in Connecticut. The many recent sightings of black bears in Connecticut have led to increased public interest in bear population and habitat. Ms. Dombek’s presentation will provide practical information on coexisting with black bears, including what to do if you encounter one. Bear pelt, skull, tracks and scat samples will be available for the public to view. Questions will be taken at the conclusion of the presentation.
Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Congratulations to Tami Kniffin and her son Raymond for their winning entry of Tropical Island Cookies in our Cookie Bake-Off contest. Tami and Raymond will be featured in a custom READ poster. Look for it hanging in our lobby within the next few weeks. You can download their recipe or pick up a copy at the Information Desk.
Wednesday, August 1st, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
Join us for an afternoon of fun and creativity. Recycle an old book into a work of art. All materials will be provided, though you may want to incorporate your own pictures, poems, or fabrics. Altered books make great gifts, photo albums, and scrap books!
All teens in grades 6-12 are welcome. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.
Due to predictions of thunderstorms, the Whooo Goes There program scheduled for tonight, Saturday, July 28th, has been cancelled.
Monday, July 30th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Hollywood 1927. George Valentin is a silent movie superstar. The advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller, it seems the sky's the limit - major movie stardom awaits. The Artist tells the story of their interlinked destinies. Rated PG-13.
Discussion to follow movie.
Instead, please join us for a special night with nature, see below!