Adult

Sustainable World Book Club discusses "Our Stolen Future" by Theo Colborn

Date: 
Tue, 01/19/2016 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

A critically important book that forces us to ask new questions about the synthetic chemicals that we have spread across this earth.

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Science Book Group discusses "Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival" by Bernd Heinrich

Date: 
Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult

From flying squirrels to grizzly bears, and from torpid turtles to insects with antifreeze, the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who must alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, animals are adaptable to an amazing range of conditions.

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Get Back to the Garden! Build a Raised Garden Bed

Date: 
Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Organic gardener Gar Wang will demonstrate the construction of a simple raised bed for your garden.  Gar will discuss filling it with organic soil and planting for a bountiful harvest of veggies and herbs or lovely flowers.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "The Age of Adaline"

Date: 
Mon, 03/28/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(2015)  Starring Blake Lively and Michiel Huisman.  A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.  Rated PG-13; 112 min.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Ricki and the Flash"

Date: 
Mon, 03/21/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(2015) Starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Rick Springfield.  In this unconventional yet heartwarming family drama, an aging rocker returns home to her estranged family after years on the road following her dreams, and must face the music as she tries to make things right with her loved ones.  Rated PG-13; 101 min. 

Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "The Matchmaker"

Date: 
Mon, 03/14/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(1997)  Starring Janeane Garafalo, Denis Leary and Milo O’Shea. Marcy, a worker in the re-election campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of the senator, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she finds herself in the middle of a matchmaking festival, and the local matchmaker is determined to pair her off with one of the local bachelors.  Rated R; 97 min.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Tea with Mussolini"

Date: 
Mon, 03/07/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(1999)  Based in part on his autobiography, director Franco Zeffirelli's Tea With Mussolini is a drama with comic accents about a group of British and American travelers on an indefinite visit to Italy in 1935, when, as one character puts it, "Mussolini was just a man who made the trains run on time."  Rated PG; 118 min.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "My Fair Lady"

Date: 
Mon, 02/29/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(1964)  Starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrsion. A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. Rated G; 170 min.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "A Beautiful Mind"

Date: 
Mon, 02/22/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(2001)   The story of brilliant mathematician John Nash, on the brink of international acclaim when he becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. Now, only his devoted wife can help him in this powerful story of courage, passion and triumph. Rated PG-13; 135 min. 

Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Mr. Holmes"

Date: 
Mon, 02/08/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

2015)  Starring Ian McKellen and Laura Linney. A now-retired Holmes, his steel-trap mind starting to fade with old age, lives out his golden years in the late 1940s. He returns from a trip to Japan searching for a plant that could slow the aging process and help him regain the faculties he knows he's lost. While there, he witnessed first-hand the result of America's bombing of Hiroshima, which has put him in a contemplative state. He lives with his devoted housekeeper Mrs.

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