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"Anne Frank Remembered" Book Discussion, Jan. 22

Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, 6:00 pm

Education/Lectures

Otis Library, 261 Main Street, Norwich, CT , 06360

Facilitated by Faye Ringel, Professor Emerita of Humanities at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Join us for a discussion of the book "Anne Frank Remembered" by Miep Gies and Leslie Gold, the astonishing memoir by the woman who helped to hide the Franks from the Nazis. Registration required. Call Julie at (860) 889-2365, ext. 128 to reserve your seat and receive a copy of the book. Sponsored by the AHEPA Norwich Foundation.

Introduction to Hot Pot

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, 6:00 pm

Education/Lectures

Han, 310 Prospect Ave, West Hartford, , 06107

Have you ever wondered what Hot Pot is all about? How do you cook your own meal right in front of you while enjoying the company of your friends and family? Chinese Hot Pot is also known as Chinese Fondue!

Please join Eat IN Connecticut for this very special event on Tuesday, January 23 at Han Restaurant, 310 Prospect Ave, West Hartford from 6-8pm.

The cost is $25, plus tax and tip. This includes 1 appetizer, your choice of broths, 1 protein to cook with lots of vegetables, and a soda or tea.

Staff will give you the history of the hot pot as well as instructions on cooking in a hot pot.

Come alone or bring your friends. It's going to be a fun night out!

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3236328

DIscovery Day at Teachers' Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School;

Education/Lectures

Teachers' Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School, 15 Teachers Drive, Norwich, CT , 06360

Learn more about what Teachers' Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School has to offer students in grades 6-8 for the 2018-19 school year.

Teachers’ Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School offers students an interdisciplinary, project-based education embedded within a rigorous, standards-based core curriculum. The educational experience will center on global competency in the 21st Century through its theme, Global Studies. Students will explore global issues through a local lens and develop Knowledge to Action Plans that focus on the personal impact of a problem in the local or larger global community. Students will learn more about their heritage and reach a greater understanding one’s relationship to others. A service learning component built into the program teaches students about their connection and responsibility to the community, both local and global. World Language will be offered in grades six, seven and eight. The school will feature labs for distance learning and language, a video production studio, greenhouse, and planetarium, as well as, virtual-reality learning through Google.

The lottery opens Jan 29th and runs through Mar 31st.
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Note: This is an intradistrict magnet school that accepts students only located within the Norwich and Taftville area.

Toilet Training Talk

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, 5:30 pm
Toilet Training Talk;

Education/Lectures

The Children's Tree Montessori School, 96 Essex Rd, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Is your child showing signs that they are ready to use the toilet?
Are you not sure how to read them and how to respond?
Learn how to support your child through this process.

In this free workshop you will discuss these questions and learn about a montessori approach to toilet learning.

Dinner and childcare will be offered for $10 per family.
Dinner will be 5:30-6:00 pm; Free workshop will be 6:00-7:30pm.

Register online: http://childrenstree.org/parented/
Or call: 860-388-3536

Why Choose Montessori School for Kindergarten & Elementary;

Education/Lectures

The Children's Tree Montessori School, 96 Essex Rd, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

In this free, public, interactive workshop you will see how the Montessori method builds children's independence, self-esteem and problem-solving skills. Discover how Montessori uses hands-on materials to enhance children’s understanding and create a love of learning that lasts a lifetime.

Dinner and childcare will be offered for $10 per family.
Dinner will be 5:30-6:00pm; Free workshop will be 6:00-7:30pm.

Register online: http://childrenstree.org/parented/
Or call: 860-388-3536

Daytime Book Discussion

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, 1:00 pm

Education/Lectures

Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of Wonder Woman, one of the world’s most iconic superheroes, hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism. Multiple copies of this title are available at the library. Pam Bedore, Associate Professor at UConn, will lead this discussion.

An Introduction to the Holocaust with Guest Speaker Jim Loughead;

Education/Lectures

Otis Library, 261 Main Street, Norwich, CT , 06360

Jim Loughead, a teacher at E.O. Smith High School in Storrs, CT, will present an introductory talk on the Holocaust. He will discuss the rise of the Nazi party and the subsequent events in Germany that led to the Holocaust. Mr. Loughead conducts classes in history, genocide, civics and geography and has been teaching since 2004. He has a Bachelor's degree in History from Eastern Connecticut State University and a Master's degree in Special Education from Southern Connecticut State University. He received the 2008 Joseph Korzenik Holocaust Award from the University of Hartford in 2008 for the course he designed on genocide, and was a United States Holocaust Museum Fellow in 2014. No registration required.

Avery-Copp House Victorian Fashion Lecture & Tea

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, 2:00 pm
Avery-Copp House Victorian Fashion Lecture & Tea;

Education/Lectures

Avery-Copp House Museum, 154 Thames Street, Groton, , 06340

Saturday, January 27, 2018 2 - 4 pm
Join us for an illustrated lecture about fabrics and fashions of the Victorian era by textile historian Susan Jerome.
$20 PER PERSON / $15 MEMBER

Montessori School Holds Open House

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, 9:00 am
Montessori School Holds Open House;

Education/Lectures

Montessori School, 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Get a tour of the Montessori learning environment and find out what sets Montessori apart from traditional teaching methods. See how scientifically developed materials help children learn abstract concepts.

This time-tested method was created by Dr Maria Montessori in 1906 and has been sparking children's enthusiasm and fostering their independence ever since.

The Children's Tree Montessori School was established in 1995. We are enrolling for toddlers, preschoolers and elementary students through grade 6.
Open Houses held January 27, February 3, February 10 and March 10, 2018
www.childrenstree.org
860-388-3536
info@childrenstree.org

Call to schedule private tours, student visits, and classroom observations.

Mystic Seaport to Co-host screening of

Education/Lectures

Mystic Luxury Cinemas, 27 Coogan Blvd, Mysitc, CT , 06355

To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, Mystic Seaport, the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut, and the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, will co-host a special screening of the 2016 Danish film “Across the Waters,” which tells the story of a Jewish musician and his family who make a frantic escape from Nazi-occupied Denmark. The screening (Danish with English subtitles) begins at 2 p.m., Saturday, January 27, at Mystic Luxury Cinemas in Olde Mistick Village.

The event will start with an introduction and remembrance by Jerome E. Fischer, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut. That will be followed by a short presentation on Gerda III’s story by Howard Veisz, a Mystic Seaport volunteer who has exhaustively studied the boat’s history. Veisz is the author of “Henny and Her Boat,” the story of Gerda III and the rescue of 300 Jews. Tickets are $20 for Mystic Seaport members, and $22 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling the Museum’s Central Reservations at 860.572.5331, or at the door the day of the event at Mystic Luxury Cinemas.

Tales of an Engineer

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, 2:00 pm

Education/Lectures

Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Jane Loeser Clukay, a Waterford native and a member of the Waterford High School Class of 1968, will read from her father's book, Tales of an Engineer. Waterford resident Harrison T. Loeser's book is a series of vignettes of events that have occurred over the course of his career as a naval architect and marine engineer at Pearl Harbor, Bethlehem Steel, Electric Boat, and NUSC.

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