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Aspects of World War I: Versailles

Mark AlbertsonTuesday, April 28th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Mark Albertson, historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine, continues his World War I lecture series. This month, he explains how Versailles was the grandest hoax in the history of modern man and showcases the Great War as a European civil war. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Unbroken

Unbroken movie posterFriday, May 1st at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Rated PG-13.

Author Event: Robert Hubbard

cover of A History of Connecticut's Deadliest TornadoesWednesday, April 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

The Wallingford tornado of 1878 took less than two minutes, but it killed at the rate of one person per second. Twisters in Connecticut are incredibly rare, but they’re often disastrous and sometimes deadly. Join local author Robert Hubbard as he shares the tales of these natural disasters and those who witnessed them from his just-published book A History of Connecticut’s Deadliest Tornadoes. Books will be available for signing and purchase. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Retirement Matters

hand holding sphere with the words retirement, pensions, life, care, etc.Thursday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room

Join us for an inside look at retirement living presented by Michael Argiro. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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REEL Conversation Presents: Dead Again

Dead Again movie posterSaturday, April 25th at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for the latest in our film series "We Didn't Know We Were Seeing Stars: Early Performances by Current Greats." Dead Again features Emma Thompson & Kenneth Branagh. A moderated discussion will follow. Rated R.

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