Movie: Wonder

    This movie starring Julia Roberts will be shown on May 29th at 12:45pm in closed caption. “Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out” -Lionsgate

    Choices: Health Insurance

    Turning 65 and do not know what to do about Health Insurance? Join us on May 23rd at 1:00pm as Choices Counselor Susan Beeman walks you through the steps.

    Novelty Songs 2

    If you like music and having fun, please join us in welcoming back local resident, Tim Baffaro, who will present “Novelty Songs 2”, a selection of funny songs and other songs that you are familiar with. Come on down for a good time on May 22nd at 1:00pm.

    Ceramic Class

    This Ceramics Class will be held at the Lymes’ Senior Center and is offered by Fired Up. It will be held on May 22nd at 1:00pm. The piece choices you have are a flowerpot with tray (4 1/2 inches tall by 4 inches wide), a ruffled heart candy dish (7 inches wide by 6 inches high), or a bud vase. (5 1/2 inches tall). The cost of the class is $20.00 and is due to instructor on the day of class. Pre-sign up is required. Call (860)434-1605 ext. 240. A minimum of 8 people is needed to run the class. Projects will be completed that day, then fired back at the studio and returned to participants 2 weeks later.

    On Location Sketching

    On Location Sketching- Tuesdays 10 am to 12 noon, May 8 to June 19). 7 week class $40. To register email Sharon at Weather permitting this class will take place outside at various locations, most in Old Lyme. Learn how to sketch a scene quickly with loose brushwork and drawing, then pulling it together by selectively adding some details. On rainy Tuesdays we will work in the Old Lyme senior center on drawing and watercolor exercises related to location sketching. Bring a small sketchbook, some pencils and pens, hat with brim, folding chair to first class (we will meet at senior center) where we will go over a short, suggested supply list. Drawing experience helpful but not required. Class fee is due when you register, refunds only if instructor cancels.