On a scorching July afternoon in 1878, at the dawn of the Gilded Age, the moon’s shadow descended on the American West, darkening skies from Montana Territory to Texas. This rare celestial event―a total solar eclipse―offered a priceless opportunity to solve some of the solar system’s most enduring riddles, and it prompted a clutch of enterprising scientists to brave the wild frontier in a grueling race to the Rocky Mountains.
Are you volunteering at the upcoming Warwick Children's Book Festival? All teen and adult volunteers are encouraged to attend this brief orientation to make your volunteer experience as enjoyable as possible.
(1997) Starring Emma Thompson and Jonathan Price. Tale of painter Dora Carrington and her love for the gay writer Lytton Strachey in the early 1900s. Rated R; 121 minutes.
(2017) Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano and Holly Hunter. This acclaimed comedy is based on the real-life relationship and culture clash between comedian Kumail Nanjiani and his future wife, Emily Gordon. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail has to force himself to face her feisty parents, temper his family's expectations, and follow his heart. Rated R; 120 min.
Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.
(2014) Starring Sam Worthington and Ed Oxenbould. A heartwarming story about Dylan, a young boy who lives in Western Australia who finds out that he has a talent for making paper planes and dreams of competing in the World Paper Plane Championships in Japan. Rated NR; 96 minues.
(2017) Starring Cynthia Nixon. The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist. Rated PG-13; 120 min.
Let the Pretty Committee show you how to fold an old book into a "deer". Please bring in an old picture frame for this project.
The Pretty Committee will show you how to create unique, one-of-a-kind knitted necklaces using old t-shirts! Please bring in an old, plain t-shirt that will become the base of the necklace (or some very thick yarn!)
Members of the team researching original records of John Hathorn and his militia for the past 17 years will present a picture of what life was like for the men and for the Warwick area during the Revolutionary War, and the compelling stories that these records tell.