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Samantha Hathaway

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December 2018

Tuesday Movie: Annihilation (2018)

December 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Watch as the mystery of Area X unravels. We will be showing Annihilation (2018), a movie based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy. A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply. Fear what’s inside. Starring Natalie Portman. This movie is rated R and is intended for adults. Children and teens may attend only if accompanied by an adult. This program is free and movie-goers may bring their…

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Healthy Holiday Cookies

December 13 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Can a cookie be healthy and still taste good?  Yes!  Join us to learn about tips and tricks to holiday baking for different dietary needs and try them for yourself! We will explore a variety of delicious recipes that have been adapted to meet different dietary needs. Some are nut, dairy, egg, gluten, or grain free.  Others are diabetic-friendly, low-calorie, or low-fat. Recipes and samples will be provided while supplies last. This program is part of the “A Healthy Mind,…

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Tuesday Movie: A Star is Born (1976)

December 18 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Before Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper there was Barbara Streisand and Kris Kristofferson. We will be showing A Star is Born (1976), a musical romantic drama. A rock star on the decline, John Norman Howard (Kris Kristofferson) has given in to drugs and excessive drinking, and his music has suffered as a result. Wandering into a club one night, John watches singer Esther Hoffman (Barbra Streisand) perform and is smitten. The two begin dating, and soon John lets Esther take the…

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Stitch Niche Knitting/Crochet Club

December 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet? Or maybe you are just looking for others who share your favorite pastime? Either way, this club is for you! Knitters are also welcome! You will need to bring your own supplies such as yarn and crochet hooks. This club is great for people who are beginners all the way up to advanced. If you are unsure of what you need, a basic crochet or knit how-to booklet will be provided…

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National Issues Forum: The Future of Work—How Should We Prepare for the New Economy

December 19 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The U.S. economy is undergoing a dramatic and rapid transformation that is profoundly affecting what Americans do for a living and how well they do financially. Many things that were taken for granted a generation ago—such as secure employment and ever-better wages and benefits—are no more. Millions struggle to make ends meet and to attain a secure retirement. This forum will discuss this national issue and various courses of action that can be taken to alleviate the problem. All participants…

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January 2019

Healthy Mocktails During Prohibition

January 16, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

On January 16, 1919, Prohibition became the law of the land.  We all know what Al Capone and his buddies did for fun, but how did law-abiding citizens have a good time? They improvised! Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Prohibition with an exploration of 1920s-era “mocktails”—nonalcoholic cocktails—and learn how to mix drinks that taste like the jazz age but don’t pack a punch.  1920s jazz will be playing, non-alcoholic drinks will be available to sample and…

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February 2019

Motown: The Music that Moved the World

February 2, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In Detroit in the 1960's Motown Records produced hits as efficiently as the Ford Motor Company produced automobiles - 110 Top Ten hits to be exact!  It was the "Sound of Young America" sung by performers like The Supremes, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. Using audio and visual content Gary Wenstrup will trace the amazing musical journey from the power soul of "Dancing In The Streets" and "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" to the psychedelic soul of…

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