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Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 6:00 pm

'Ask a Lawyer'

Education/Lectures
Blackstone Memorial Library, 758 Main St., Branford, CT

Free 15-minute lawyer consultations; sign up in Reference at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 7:00 pm

'Feasting from Our Local Farms'

Education/Lectures
Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Registration required.

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 8:30 am

AARP Safe Drivers Class

Education/Lectures
North Haven Senior Center, 189 Pool Rd. , North Haven, CT

For seniors.

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 6:30 pm

Film

Education/Lectures
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

One Book, One Region program: Film - Food, Inc. This documentary film explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. It reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S. culture.

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 6:30 pm

Landscaping for Clean Waterways

Education/Lectures
Landscaping for Clean Waterways; New London Senior Citizens Center, 120 Broad Street, New London, CT , 06320

A workshop about how to create rain gardens, coastal buffers, and sustainable landscaping that protect local waters from pollution. The program is sponsored by the Riverside Park Conservancy and presented by organic landscape architect Michael Nadeau, founder of Wholistic Land Care Consulting.

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, 5:30 pm

An Evening with Benedict Arnold

Education/Lectures
An Evening with Benedict Arnold; The Hempsted Houses, 11 Hempstead St., New London, CT , 06320

Two weeks before Flock Theatre stages its 2nd Annual Burning of Benedict Arnold Festival, get the story behind the story.

Derron Wood, Flock’s executive artistic director, will speak on New London’s historic lampooning of Benedict Arnold and the development of the new production.

The suggested donation is $5 per person. Light refreshments will be served.

Flock’s Burning of Benedict Arnold Festival will be Sept. 5 and 6, the 233rd anniversary of the attack on Groton and New London. Flock will stage historical performances at both the Hempsted Houses and the Shaw Mansion on the 6th.

The plays are written by Charles Traeger, who penned the popular “The Holly & the Ivy” living history performances eight years ago.

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, 10:00 am

Mother-Infant Breastfeeding Support Group

Education/Lectures
Mother-Infant Breastfeeding Support Group; Women and Family Life Center, 96 Fair Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

This is an informal support group for moms and infants. In the comfort of a small group, you may discuss anything from breastfeeding challenges to pumping and going back to work. Older siblings welcomed. Pre-registration required. No fee. Visit www.womenandfamilylife.org.

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, 11:00 am

'Privies to Porta-Potties' Tour

Education/Lectures
Starts at Thomas Griswold House, 171 Boston St., Guilford, CT

Self-guided tour of historic outhouses. Admission: $10 (free for children younger than 16).

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, 11:00 am

Grove St Cemetery Tours

Education/Lectures
Grove St Cemetery Tours; Grove St Cemetery Tours, 227 Grove St, New Haven, CT , 06511

One (1) Hour Walking Historical Tour of New Haven Historical Persons - Eli Whitney Inventor

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, 12:00 pm

'Costume Collection'

Education/Lectures
Martha Culver House, 290 Quinnipiac Ave., North Haven, CT

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, 2:00 pm

'Expressive Art and Writing Program with Amy Barry'

Education/Lectures
Greene Art Gallery Sculpture Garden, 29 Whitfield St., Guilford, CT

RSVP requested.

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, 12:00 pm

Grove St Cemetery Historical Tours

Education/Lectures
Grove St Cemetery Historical Tours; Grove Street Cemetery, 227 Grove Street, New Haven, CT , 06511

One (1)Hour Walking Tours of Historical Tours - Eli Whitney Inventor

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 10:00 am

Job Networking Group with CTWorks

Education/Lectures
Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Job Networking Group with CTWorks

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 10:30 am

Introduction to Grant Seeking for Individuals

Education/Lectures
Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Contact: Madhu Gupta 860-447-1411 x3 mgupta@plnl.org



Did you know that the library has access to information on 100,000 grantmakers and 2.3 million grants? Grant funds for individual endeavors such as education, research and business pursuits are not that easy to find. Attend this class to learn about the Foundation Grants to Individuals database, GrantSpace.org and other helpful resources. A working knowledge of the Internet and Windows are needed for this hands-on session. Space is limited to 10 people and preregistration is required.

Register online or call 860-447-1411 x 3.

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 6:30 pm

Keeping Backyard Chickens

Education/Lectures
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

One Book, One Region program: Danny Munch a 4 H member will discuss the keeping of chickens which are relatively inexpensive to feed and keep and will not take up too much of your time. They come in all shapes, sizes and colors and can fit in virtually anywhere. Coops, feed and care, and the healthy benefits will be discussed. A question and answer period will follow the formal presentation.

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, 7:00 pm

Sci-Fi Book Discussion

Education/Lectures
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Dr. Phil Ray, Associate Professor of English at Connecticut College will lead this popular book discussion series.
This month's book:Venus Plus X by Theodore Sturgeon (1960) Sturgeon's stranger-in-a-strange-land story follows Charlie, a regular guy from the 20th century, who is whisked into the future and plunked down into a community called Ledom, where men and women are equal on all planes; the preoccupation with sex is nonexistent; and society in general has apparently found the answers for which humankind has long searched. Still, there seems to be something rotten in Ledom.

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