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Book Discussion: Mountains Beyond Mountains

Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017, 1:00 pm

Education/Lectures

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

The quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a man who would cure the world, (2003). Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who loves the world and has set out to do all he can to cure it. Facilitator is Marsha Bansavage. Multiple copies of this title are available in the library.

Conversational ASL Classes

Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017, 6:00 pm
Conversational ASL Classes;

Education/Lectures

Community Center, 124 Gungywamp Road, Groton, , 06340

6 p.m.,Wednesdays; $65; for more information or to sign up please email: bhickey@dnec.org.

Latino Authors Book Discussion Series

Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017, 12:00 pm
Latino Authors Book Discussion Series;

Education/Lectures

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

The next book to be discussed in this series is "How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents" by Julia Alvarez. Attendees will receive a free copy of the book. Lunch is provided. The discussion is facilitated by Aida Heredia, Professor of Hispanic Studies at Connecticut College. Registration is required. Call Julie at (860) 889-2365, ext. 128. Sponsored by The Friends of Otis Library.

On the Wing: A Brief Survey of Birds in Art

Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017, 7:00 pm
On the Wing: A Brief Survey of Birds in Art;

Education/Lectures

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

This lecture will place the work of Judy Cotton and Michael DiGiorgio within the context of bird representations in different cultures and through the ages. It will demonstrate how a focus on mythology and symbolism has reflected humanity’s abiding fascination with flight, as well as the more recent ecological concerns about the fate of the original flyers.
Reservations are required.

Historic Walking Tour of Stonington Borough, July 29

Saturday, Jul. 29, 2017, 11:00 am

Education/Lectures

Stonington Borough , 1 High St. , Stonington , , 06378

Discover the history and intrigue of this picturesque seaside village. Under the expert guidance of a local resident, hear how in 1814 a scrappy group of 8 young men successfully prevented a British naval force of 1,250 men from landing on our shores and destroying the village, how the arrival - and departure - of the railroad in the 19th century significantly altered the landscape and the livelihoods of its residents, and how a young gold digger successfully became the first trophy wife in town.

Tour departs from the Farmers Market at Stonington Town Dock. Tickets can be purchased on-site.

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