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 Enjoy the day touring 2 estates.  Explore The Mount (Edith Wharton’s Home) from 10:30am – 12:00pm, then head to Naumkeag for a tour and lunch from 12:30pm – 3:00pm.  (Lunch buffet at your own cost or bring your own lunch to enjoy on the premises). Cost includes transportation, admission and tours at both The Mount and Naumkeag.  Limited to 13.  Pre-registration and pre-payment is...

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Gentle Yoga for ages 50 +

Sep 24, 2018 - Sep 24, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Monday.

Join Art Rodia, an instructor with over 30 years of yoga teaching experience, as he guides this gentle yoga class.  Created for people over fifty and beginners who need a gentle accessible approach to learning yoga, these classes include yogic breathing, relaxation, and restorative rejuvenating postures. Progressing from the “very easy” to “easy” they will help you to gain confidence,...

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This event occurs weekly, on Monday.

Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT is pleased to welcome back literary scholar Mark Scarbrough as he leads a five week course The Soul Ajar: An Emily Dickinson Literature Course.  The classes will be Mondays at 10:00am on September 24, October 1, October 15, October 22 and October 29, 2018 in the library’s Wykeham Room.  Participants will read as a class a small selection of the poems...

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Oil Painting Class "Finding Your Way"

Sep 24, 2018 - Nov 5, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Monday.

Students will stretch their imagination while strengthening skills through the process of painting. Various approaches to painting will be encouraged: experimentation of techniques and ideas, trial and error.  Personal consultations in each class will cultivate students' vision. Students will gain the confidence to explore the use of color, mark making, surface quality and composition,...

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Learn how to preserve your garden’s abundance for later enjoyment. What method of putting food by works best with which produce? Holli will explain food preservation traditions for beginners—including canning, freezing, drying, fermenting, and root cellaring—while sharing her preferred techniques. Participants will acquire basic knowledge about each food preservation practice and several...

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Join us for a special evening as Nancy Schuler returns to perform three new plays. Letters Home is actually two short pieces. The first half is a monologue. Meet Margaret Griffin Carey born in 1883 (Nancy’s Irish grandmother).  Margaret tells of leaving Ireland and her days in the U.S. raising a family and then sending her boys off to war. The second half is Teresa Gargiulo Palmento...

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Celebrity Cooking Class

Sep 25, 2018 - Oct 2, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

This course will teach cooking techniques, sanitations and menu planning.  This is a hands on cooking course with all materials and ingredients provided.  The group will enjoy dinner together at the end of each session.  Instructor:  John Ferrucci.  Class size is limited.  Pre-registration and pre-payment required.

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Curious about meditation? Come experience an hour of guided meditation and sound healing aimed to help you release tension, sleep better, and cultivate overall happiness. No prior experience necessary! Beginners welcome and encouraged! For this month’s class essential oils will also be used to enhance relaxation!  Enjoy the relaxing sounds of Tibetan singing bowls and gong during the last 15...

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Dr. Vincent P. de Luise, Cultural Ambassador for the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, and frequent lecturer on the humanities, presents a musically enhanced visual presentation entitled, Beethoven, Unvarnished.   Ludwig van Beethoven is considered by many to be the most important composer in western civilization. A genius of indefatigable strength, defiant courage, and artistic...

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Enjoy a docent guided collection highlights tour of Yale Center for British Art from 10am-11am, then explore exhibits on your own or shop along Chapel Street from 11a-12pm.  Then depart for Long Wharf where you will be dropped off at 12:00pm Greek Olive Restaurant where you can lunch there or Brazi’s Italian Restaurant, with time to shop at Ikea until 2:30pm.  Seats are limited to 13 and...

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