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    A Woman With a Railroad: A Re-enactment of Harriet Tubman

    Join us on Wednesday, November 9th at 1:00pm for a free performance of The Life of Harriet Tubman performed by Adwoa Bandele-Asante. Through the story of Harriet Tubman’s struggle for freedom from slavery and inclusion as an American citizen, learners will understand how faith, courage and commitment inspired this great woman warrior, healer and builder of the 20th century.

    Life In Israel: Lunch and Learn

    Tuesday, November 8th at 12:00pm

     

    Join us for an exciting opportunity to eat lunch with Uma (Age 16) and Omer (age 18), young Emissaries from Israel. At 1:00pm, Uma and Omer will be doing an interactive lecture on Life in Israel from their perspective. This will be the first in a 3 part series.

    If you prefer to only attend the lecture , please pre-register by calling (860)434– 4127.

    To sign up for lunch you should call (860)388-1611 x 216 and tell them you wish to sign up for the Old Lyme site for November 8th. Lunch reservations can be made up until 11am on Nov.7th.

    Art Class: Painting Water and Seascapes

    Painting Water and Seascapes –NOVEMBER 7, 14 – Mondays 1-3pm– 2 weeks ($14.00)
    Learn how to paint different kinds of water including reflections, rain and water in motion. There will be a demonstration of each kind then students can practice those. The second week students will work on their own original painting with their choice of water featured in it.

    Upcoming Lifelong Learning Lecture: The 1964/65 NY World’s Fair

    On November 2nd at 1:00pm., a lecture will be given by the Bow Tie Historian, Jason Scappaticci. Fondly remembered today by many who grew up in the tri-state area, the 1964/65 New York World’s Fair attracted 50 million visitors, and it wasn’t even an officially sanctioned world’s fair. This lecture is free for members ($10 each for non-members). Call to pre-register.

    “Take Your Best Shot” Camera Club

    On Wednesday, November 2nd 10:00am– Camera Club Members choosing to exhibit in
    December will bring in their pieces for advice on framing their pieces.