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Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017, 1:00 pm
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT
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.
Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017, 6:00 pm
Community Center, 124 Gungywamp Road, Groton,
6 p.m.,Wednesdays; $65; for more information or to sign up please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017, 12:00 pm
Otis Library, 261 Main Street, Norwich, CT
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.
Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017, 7:00 pm
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT
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.
Saturday, Jul. 29, 2017, 11:00 am
Stonington Borough , 1 High St. , Stonington ,
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.