Explore the world of yarn and knitting! Join us for four consecutive Thursday afternoons to learn some of the basics. Terms such as cast-on, knit and purl stitches, and binding-off will be taught. Please bring a pair of wooden or bamboo knitting needles ten inches or shorter in length; yarn will be supplied. Registration necessary; space is limited.
Starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. The Travers children get the attention of their all-business father by tormenting every new nanny in the Banks household. When Mr. Banks advertises conventionally for another nanny, the kids compose their own ad, asking for someone with a little kindness and imagination. Mary Poppins answers the children's ad by arriving at the Banks home from the skies, parachuting downward with her umbrella. She immediately endears herself to the children. Rated G; 140 min. (1964)
Starring Robert Duvall, Bill Murray and Sissy Spacek. A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive. Rated PG-13; 103 min. (2009)
Starring Reese Witherspoon and Arnold Oceng. Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives. Rated PG-13; 110 min. (2014)
Starring Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova and Hugh Walsh. A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story. Rated R; 85 min. (2007).
Starring Dakota Fanning and Queen Latifah. To escape her cruel, angry father - and discover the truth about her late mother's past - 14-year old Lily Owens flees with her caregiver and friend Rosaleen to a South Carolina town where she's taken in by the bee-keeping Boatwright sisters. Surrounded by the unexpected love, grace and spirituality she encounters there, Lily forms a bond with each of these uniquely gifted women and discovers that sometimes you must leave home in order to find it. Rated PG-13; 110 min. (2008).