Matthew Doiron, Town of Warwick Tree Commission, will explain the history of the insect and the problems associated with its introduction to North America. He will also talk about the consequences that communities are facing as a result of its introduction and what this means for residents of Southern Orange County and properties in Warwick.
Opening for the Stone Age Warwick exhibit of Native American artifacts in the Wisner (local history) Room. The exhibit features artifacts from several Warwick collections which provide evidence of occupation by more than a dozen distinct cultural groups from the Paleolithic (9,000-12,000 years ago) to the Woodland period (1,000 years ago to European settlement). There will also be a "clinic" with archaeologists on hand to look at your finds and help identify them for you.
Please join over 50 authors and illustrators on Railroad Avenue in Warwick to celebrate children's literacy. Authors and illustrators will autograph and inscribe their books (which will be available for purchase), chat with readers and share their love of the written word. Admission is free and open to the public.
Peggy Gavan, journalist and author of the Hatching Cat blog which presents the history of NYC through animal stories, will wind the audience, feline-fashion, through the streets of old New York. Open to all teens, adults, and older children with good listening skills.
Christina Baker Kline’s Orphan Train is an unforgettable story of friendship and second chances that highlights a little-known but historically significant movement in America’s past.
Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to “aging out” out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly womannamed Vivian clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse...
What does it really take to live eco-effectively? For one year, Colin Beavan swore off plastic and toxins, turned off his electricity, went organic, became a bicycle nut, and tried to save the planet from environmental catastrophe while dragging his young daughter and his Prada-wearing wife along for the ride. Together, they attempted to make zero impact on the environment while living right in the heart of Manhattan. This is the sensational, funny, and consciousness-raising story of how they did it.