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  1. Calendar Overlay Library Events - Children (20)
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Library Events - Children

  1. Tales to Tails

    October 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Children who love dogs or need to boost their reading skills may sign up for a 15 minute session reading to a certified therapy dog. Call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 5. Sponsored by Cold Noses, Warm Hearts, Inc.

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  2. Sea Tea Improv - 80th Anniversary Celebration Series

    October 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library - Community Room

    80th Anniversary Celebration Series! Come solve a literary mystery! Join the cast of Sea Tea Improv Touring Company as you deduce whodunit, in what literary location, with what unlikely weapon. Only you can find out – by interrogating the suspects yourself! *Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration Required.

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  3. Storytime for One's

    October 21, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs and playtime for children 9 - 24 months, siblings and their caregivers.

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  4. Parent-Child Workshop

    October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Family Place is presenting a 4-week series of free workshops for parents and their 1-3 year-old children. Meet other families, share thoughts, and talk with librarians and child development experts as you play and read with your child. Find out about community services that can help you and your family. Brothers and sisters under 5 are invited to join the fun! Call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 7. *A light supper will be served before the evening sessions. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  5. Parent-Child Workshop

    October 22, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Family Place is presenting a 4-week series of free workshops for parents and their 1-3 year-old children. Meet other families, share thoughts, and talk with librarians and child development experts as you play and read with your child. Find out about community services that can help you and your family. Brothers and sisters under 5 are invited to join the fun! Call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 7. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  6. Let's Get Goosebumps!

    October 22, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Scare yourself silly! Enjoy an hour of Goosebumps books, movies, snacks and activities. Beginning October 8 call 860-665-8720 to register children in grades K-6. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  7. Storytime for Two's

    October 23, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs, playtime and crafts for children 24 months and older, siblings and their caregivers.

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  8. Cookbook Club

    October 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    This month we will make pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes. Chefs in grades 3-6 may call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 9. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  9. Storytime for 3-6 year olds

    October 24, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Storytime, songs and crafts for children ages 3 - 6, without caregivers.

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  10. Tales to Tails

    October 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Children who love dogs or need to boost their reading skills may sign up for a 15 minute session reading to Ellie, a certified therapy dog. Please call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 10. Donated by Natalie Harbeson.

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  11. Family Storytime

    October 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs and more for the whole family all year ‘round.

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  12. Safety with Ume and Pam

    October 26, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Community Room

    Come meet Ume the Guide Dog and her Owner Pam Garde! Hear a story about how Ume keeps Pam safe. A prize drawing will be included at the end of the program. Sponsored by the General Federation of Woman's Club of Newington/Wethersfield

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  13. Building with Lego® Bricks

    October 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Come to our monthly gathering to build projects with LEGO® bricks. Due to safety concerns, infants and toddlers will not be allowed in the room. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  14. Storytime for One's

    October 28, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs and playtime for children 9 - 24 months, siblings and their caregivers.

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  15. Parent-Child Workshop

    October 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Family Place is presenting a 4-week series of free workshops for parents and their 1-3 year-old children. Meet other families, share thoughts, and talk with librarians and child development experts as you play and read with your child. Find out about community services that can help you and your family. Brothers and sisters under 5 are invited to join the fun! Call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 7. *A light supper will be served before the evening sessions. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  16. Parent-Child Workshop

    October 29, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Family Place is presenting a 4-week series of free workshops for parents and their 1-3 year-old children. Meet other families, share thoughts, and talk with librarians and child development experts as you play and read with your child. Find out about community services that can help you and your family. Brothers and sisters under 5 are invited to join the fun! Call 860-665-8720 to register beginning October 7. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  17. Storytime for Two's

    October 30, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs, playtime and crafts for children 24 months and older, siblings and their caregivers.

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  18. Li'l Chefs

    October 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Little kids can cook too! We will listen to a seasonal story and then make Graveyard Cups. Call 860-665-8720 to register 3 and 4 year olds beginning October 16. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  19. Storytime for 3-6 year olds

    October 31, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Programming Room

    Storytime, songs and crafts for children ages 3 - 6, without caregivers.

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  20. Family Storytime

    October 31, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Children's Programming Room

    Stories, songs and more for the whole family all year ‘round.

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Library Events - Teen

  1. Teen String Art: Fall Edition

    October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library - Community Room

    For grades 6-12. Josey from Crafty Creations in Wethersfield will be here to help you design art using only a hammer, nails, wood and string. Come create something fun! Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  2. Stress Management 101

    October 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library - Community Room

    Join local health and wellness coaches Craig Davis and Kirstin Burnham St. Jean for six successful strategies and tools for stopping stress in your daily life. Participants will be introduced to the concept of food as medicine and be given several easy tools for quickly and effectively reducing stress levels. Registration is required.

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  3. Teen Horror Movie Night

    October 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library - Community Room

    For grades 6-12. After-hours scary movie night for teens! Come hang with your friends & eat some treats. Movie to be determined by a vote. Feel free to bring bean bag chairs, pillows or blankets. All movies are rated PG-13. Registration Required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Senior & Disabled Center

  1. Artist's Journey Series

    October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Fridays, October 4 – November 8, 10:00 a.m. In this 6-week program participants will create art projects of their own choosing (sculpture, needle felt, painting or drawing) in a supportive environment. This is a great way to try a new craft or learn a new technique. $20 fee to cover cost of materials. Please register in the office or call 860-665-8778.

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  2. Veterans' Coffee Hour

    October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    All who served in the U. S. Military are invited to attend. Share in camaraderie, develop new friendships and learn about possible benefits, entitlements and services. Coffee Hour will be conducted by Wayne I. Rioux, Veterans Liaison for Hartford Health Care at Home.

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  3. Reduce Stress & Protect Your Heart!

    October 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Tuesday, October 22, 1:00 p.m. Brookdale Health & Wellness Director Joan Reynolds –De Grandis will discuss how stress can affect your heart health and some strategies to protect your heart! Presented by Brookdale of Rocky Hill. Please register in the office or call 860-665-8778.

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  4. Aging Mastery Program - Daytime Session

    October 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Daytime Classes - October 1 through December 11 (no class November 27) • 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the Newington Senior and Disabled Center Free to adults age 50+ Each week of this 10 class session we bring you an expert speaker to give you the information and motivation you need to make small changes to put more life into a longer life! Class topics include: Navigating Longer Lives Exercise Sleep Healthy Eating & Hydration Financial Fitness Advance Directives Healthy Relationships Medication Management Fall Prevention Community Engagement Please register in the Senior & Disabled Center office or call 860-665-8778. Aging Mastery® , a program of the National Council on Aging, is coordinated in Connecticut by the CT Healthy Living Collective.

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  5. Ukulele Lessons

    October 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Wednesdays, September 25 through November 13, 10:00 a.m. (8 week session) The Ukulele is fun and easy to play! This six-week group lesson is offered by local musician Sue Hill. Participants must provide their own instruments. Please see the office for information about where to rent or purchase a ukulele at a low cost. Fee is $30.00 for the entire 8-week session. Please register in the office or call 860-665-8778.

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  6. Aging Mastery Program - Evening Session

    October 23, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Central CT State University

    Evening Classes - October 1 through December 11 (no class November 27) • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Central CT State University, New Britain. Free to adults age 50+ Each week of this 10 class session we bring you an expert speaker to give you the information and motivation you need to make small changes to put more life into a longer life! Class topics include: Navigating Longer Lives Exercise Sleep Healthy Eating & Hydration Financial Fitness Advance Directives Healthy Relationships Medication Management Fall Prevention Community Engagement Please register in the Senior & Disabled Center office or call 860-665-8778. Aging Mastery® , a program of the National Council on Aging, is coordinated in Connecticut by the CT Healthy Living Collective.

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  7. Paint & Sip Art Class

    October 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Thursday, October 24, 10:00 a.m. Join Laura and Stacy from Middlewoods of Newington for a free sip & paint art class! Enjoy coffee and donuts while painting an autumn scene – no artistic experience needed! Space is limited, please register in the office or call 860-665-8778.

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  8. Artist's Journey Series

    October 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Fridays, October 4 – November 8, 10:00 a.m. In this 6-week program participants will create art projects of their own choosing (sculpture, needle felt, painting or drawing) in a supportive environment. This is a great way to try a new craft or learn a new technique. $20 fee to cover cost of materials. Please register in the office or call 860-665-8778.

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  9. Dehydration: Know the Warning Signs

    October 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Friday, October 25, 10:00 a.m. Learn the importance of stay hydrated, strategies to stay hydrated and the symptoms someone may experience when they are dehydrated. Presented by Kaitlin Cuas, MSN, RN. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging. Please register in the office or call 860-665-8778.

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  10. Vertigo: It’s Enough to Make Your Head Spin!

    October 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Monday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m. Have you ever been diagnosed with vertigo? Do you experience dizziness, imbalance or headaches? Join Joe Allen of Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine centers of Newington to learn the difference between dizziness and vertigo and how you can find relief. Please register in the office or call 860-665-8778.

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  11. Aging Mastery Program - Daytime Session

    October 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Daytime Classes - October 1 through December 11 (no class November 27) • 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the Newington Senior and Disabled Center Free to adults age 50+ Each week of this 10 class session we bring you an expert speaker to give you the information and motivation you need to make small changes to put more life into a longer life! Class topics include: Navigating Longer Lives Exercise Sleep Healthy Eating & Hydration Financial Fitness Advance Directives Healthy Relationships Medication Management Fall Prevention Community Engagement Please register in the Senior & Disabled Center office or call 860-665-8778. Aging Mastery® , a program of the National Council on Aging, is coordinated in Connecticut by the CT Healthy Living Collective.

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  12. Ukulele Lessons

    October 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newington Senior & Disabled Center

    Wednesdays, September 25 through November 13, 10:00 a.m. (8 week session) The Ukulele is fun and easy to play! This six-week group lesson is offered by local musician Sue Hill. Participants must provide their own instruments. Please see the office for information about where to rent or purchase a ukulele at a low cost. Fee is $30.00 for the entire 8-week session. Please register in the office or call 860-665-8778.

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  13. Aging Mastery Program - Evening Session

    October 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Central CT State University

    Evening Classes - October 1 through December 11 (no class November 27) • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Central CT State University, New Britain. Free to adults age 50+ Each week of this 10 class session we bring you an expert speaker to give you the information and motivation you need to make small changes to put more life into a longer life! Class topics include: Navigating Longer Lives Exercise Sleep Healthy Eating & Hydration Financial Fitness Advance Directives Healthy Relationships Medication Management Fall Prevention Community Engagement Please register in the Senior & Disabled Center office or call 860-665-8778. Aging Mastery® , a program of the National Council on Aging, is coordinated in Connecticut by the CT Healthy Living Collective.

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