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Representation Matters

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
1550 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, CT 06074 United States

Why do cultural portrayals of trans and nonbinary folks matter? Why are anti-trans folks attacking libraries and school curicula for recognizing that we exist? A former Latin teacher of 33 years, Clare McCarthy communicates complex and unfamiliar material clearly and in engaging ways. She is an educator, author, podcast host, transgender advocate, bibliophile, and ailurophile.

Armchair Travel: Visiting Our National Parks

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
1550 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, CT 06074 United States

In August 2016 the National Parks Service celebrated its 100-year anniversary. It had been a varied, and some would say controversial 100 years. From parks having to be guarded by the army, to the extirpation of apex predators like wolves and cougars, to roads cutting through 80 miles of pristine wilderness and road cuttings seven […]

Jane Austen’s Persuasion and a Regency Tea

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
1550 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, CT 06074 United States

Jane Austen’s last completed novels was written between August 8th, 1815 and August 6th, 1816, and remains one of her most popular works. Persuasion is the story of a mature character exploring second chances. The story concerns Anne Elliot, an Englishwoman of 27 years, whose family moves to lower their expenses and reduce their debt […]

Going to Extremes Travel Program

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Virtual
Norwich, CT 06360 United States

A nationally-known adventure travel journalist for The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, National Geographic, and The Los Angeles Times, Peter Mandel hunts his stories and photos in the world’s far corners, including Antarctica, India, Egypt, Patagonia, the fjords of Norway, the mountain pathways of Japan, and the deserts of Africa.  The author of ten books, he’ll show slides of his […]

Going to Extremes

August 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
1550 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, CT 06074 United States

A nationally-known adventure travel journalist for The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, National Geographic, and The Los Angeles Times, Peter Mandel hunts his stories and photos in the world’s far corners, including Antarctica, India, Egypt, Patagonia, the fjords of Norway, the mountain pathways of Japan, and the deserts of Africa. The author of ten books, […]