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Friday Night Flicks Presents: Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice movie posterFriday, May 22nd at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Paul Thomas Anderson adapts Thomas Pynchon's celebrated detective novel. Joaquin Phoenix stars as Larry "Doc" Sportello, a drug-fueled private eye at the tail end of the psychedelic '60s who investigates a kidnapping case involving his old flame. Rated R.

REEL Conversation Presents: Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole movie posterSaturday, May 30th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for the final film in our series “We Didn’t Know We Were Seeing Stars” - Early Performances by Current Greats. This month we will view Rabbit Hole starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart, and featuring Miles Teller. Brooks Appelbaum, Ph.D. and Dennis Bell host the discussion immediately following. Rated PG-13.

Environmental Film & Discussion: GMO OMG

GMO OMG movie posterWednesday, May 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us to watch the film and then hear from panelists Beth Beisel, nutritionist and member of ConnFACT; Paul Pescatello, CBIA’s Chairman of Connecticut Bioscience Growth Council; and John Turenne, FCSI, President of Sustainable Food Systems. Scott Gray and Sonya Wulff will introduce the film and moderate a discussion on the impact of genetically modified foods. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Iraq: Creation of Colonialism

Mark AlbertsonTuesday, May 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for the conclusion of our World War I lecture series with Mark Albertson. Beginning with the British East India Company’s incursion into Basra in 1763, this talk charts the course of British and French efforts at establishing colonial empires in the Near East focusing on the years 1914-1923. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Introduction to the Internet

Internet browser iconsMonday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Room

Learn about the World Wide Web, including terminology, navigation, and how to perform a basic search. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Create Your Own Bubble Magnets

Thursday, May 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the Collins Room

Create cute round glass magnets from letters, fabric, pictures, or anything you can imagine. All materials provided. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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