Program and Events

July/August 2021

Please sign up for all programs at:

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Programs for Adults

Thursday 7/15 and 8/19 at 6pm “Fiction Book Club”

Join our Fiction Book Club virtual and/or in-person sessions. You will be emailed the link to connect to our discussion after you register. Dawn will discuss Brood by Jackie Polzin on 7/15 and The Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst on 8/19.

Thursday 7/22 at 6pm “Adult Craft Night Feather Earring Craft” Create a set of feather earrings using provided materials. You will be emailed the link to connect to our discussion after you register.

Thursday 7/29 at 6pm “Making Your Money Last in Retirement by Maria Xavier”

Learn how best to plan your retirement funding from Financial Planner Maria Xavier. You will be emailed the link to connect to the virtual session after you register.

Tuesday 7/27 and 8/24 at 6pm “Classics Book Club”

Join our Classics Book Club virtual and/or in-person sessions. You will be emailed the link to connect to our discussions after you register. Dawn will discuss We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Fowler on July 27, and To Dance with the White Dog by Terry Kay on August 24.

Wednesday 8/4 at 6pm “Adult Craft Night: Grounded Goodwife’s Amber Pet Collars and Natural Tick Solution” Join the mother/daughter team as they talk about natural flea and tick prevention solutions for your pets. You will be emailed the link to connect to our virtual program after you register. 

Saturday 8/7 at 2:30pm-4pm ” Understanding Your Best Friend with Dog Listener Philip Klein” Gain the tools necessary to listen and understand your dog to create peace and happy times for you and your pet. You will be emailed the link to connect to our virtual program after you register. 

Tuesday 8/10 at 2pm: “Author Talk with Peggy Gaffney-Suspense for the Dog Lover” Join this author as she discusses her 6 mystery novels starring Kate Killroy and gives us a sneak peek of her seventh not yet published! You will be emailed the link to connect to our virtual program after you register. 

Tuesday 8/10 at 6pm: “Pet Grief Support Program with Andrea Seader” Join this certified pet grief counselor as she talks about resources to help you in your loss. You will be emailed the link to connect to our virtual program after you register. 

Saturday 8/14 at 3pm “True Crime/Mystery Book Club”

Join our True Crime and Mystery Book Club virtual and/or in-person session. You will be emailed the link to connect to our discussion after you register. Dawn will discuss Open and Shut by David Rosenfelt.

Wednesday 8/18 at 6pm “Dog Trainer Secrets with Virginia Dare”  Understanding the best techniques to train your dog with professional trainer Virginia Dare. You will be emailed the link to connect to our virtual program after you register. 

IN-Person Only Programs

Outdoor Movie Series

Thursday Nights from 7pm-9pm in our parking lot. We provide popcorn and water-you provide seating and any other snacks! Registration is required and outdoor spacing of 3ft. between groups/families will be observed.

August 5–Knives Out (2019) PG-13 2 hours,10 minutes

2019 American mystery film written and directed by Rian Johnson. It follows a master detective investigating the death of the author patriarch of a wealthy, dysfunctional family. The film features an ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, and Christopher Plummer.

August 12–Interactive Finding Nemo (2003)  G 1 hour,40 minutes

Screen the Disney animated classic with a fun interactive gamesheet! ! Everyone gets an interactive script and a bag filled with props and snacks.

August 19–Labyrinth 35th Anniversary (1986)  PG 1 hour,41 minutes

Sixteen-year-old Sarah is given thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother Toby when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth. Starring a cast of dozens of puppets and puppeteers, and live actors: David Bowie as Jareth, the king of the goblins; Jennifer Connelly as Sarah Williams, a 16-year-old girl; Toby Froud as Toby Williams, Sarah’s baby half-brother; Christopher Malcolm as Robert, Sarah and Toby’s father; Shelley Thompson as Irene, Toby’s mother and Sarah’s stepmother.

Programs for Kids and Teens

WEEKLY PROGRAMS:

Every Monday: Kids Take and Make Crafts (Click a date below to sign up for that week)
Monday 7/19
Monday 7/26
Monday 8/2
Monday 8/9
Monday 8/16
Monday 8/23
Monday 8/30

Every Wednesday at 10am: Baby Time! (Infants-Early Walkers) (Click a date below to sign up for that week)
Wednesday 7/28
Wednesday 8/4
Wednesday 8/18
Wednesday 8/25

Every Friday at 10am: Preschool Story Time (Ages 3-5ish) (Click a date below to sign up for that week)
Friday 7/16
Friday 7/30
Friday 8/6
Friday 8/20
Friday 8/27


Every Saturday at 3pm: Toddler Time (Ages 2ish-3ish or any little one with lots of energy) (Click a date below to sign up for that week)
Saturday 7/17
Saturday 7/31
Saturday 8/14
Saturday 8/21
Saturday 8/28

OTHER PROGRAMS BY DATE:

Thursday 7/15 from 5pm-7pm: Volunteer Time (All Ages)

Friday 7/16 from 2pm-2:45pm: Intermediate Book Club (Ages 8-11)

Saturday 7/17 from 10am-11am: Sea Mammals with special visitor “Science Snoopers!” (Ages 4-9)

Tuesday 7/20 from 4pm – 6pm: Volunteer Time (All Ages)

Tuesday 7/20 from 6pm-7pm: Creature Feature with special visitors from White Memorial (Ages 5+)

Saturday 7/24 from 10am-11am: Barnyard Friends with special visitor from Science Snoopers (Ages 4-9)

Tuesday 7/27 from 5pm-6pm: DIY Monster Book of Monsters (Ages 12-18)

Wednesday 7/28 from 1pm-2pm: Pet BFF Necklaces (Ages 8-11)

Friday 7/30 from 2pm-3pm: Create a Creature (Ages 5-9)

Saturday 7/31 from 9am-11am: Volunteer Time (All Ages)

Saturday 7/31 from 10am-11am: Animal Babies with special visitor from Science Snoopers (Ages 5-9)

Tuesday 8/3 from 12pm-1pm: Wild Jeopardy (Ages 8-11)

Tuesday 8/3 from 5pm-6pm: Stuffed Animal Sleepover (All Ages)

Thursday 8/5 from 4pm-5pm: Sounds of Nature with special visitors from White Memorial (Ages 3 and up)

Friday 8/6 from 10:30am-12:30pm: Volunteer Time (All Ages)

Thursday 8/12 from 7pm-9pm: Interactive Finding Nemo Movie Night (All Ages)

Saturday 8/14 from 1pm-2pm: Connecticut Wildlife with special visitors from the CT Children’s Museum

Tuesday 8/17 from 12pm-12:45pm: Elementary Book Club (Ages 5-9)

Tuesday 8/17 from 2pm-4pm: Volunteer Time (All Ages)

Tuesday 8/17 from 4pm-5:30pm: Endangered Animals Book End Craft (Ages 12-18)

Wednesday 8/18 from 2pm-2:45pm: Intermediate Book Club (Ages 8-11)

Friday 8/20 from 2pm-3pm: Teen Book Club (Ages 12-18)

Saturday 8/21 from 12pm-1pm: Tales with Tails (Ages 5-9)

Wednesday 8/25 from 11am-1pm: Volunteer Time (All Ages)