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February 2021

Volunteer to make Spring-themed cards for senior citizens!

Monday, February 22 - Friday, March 12
Front Entrance of the Avon Library, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Volunteering opportunity! The Avon Library and the Avon Youth Services Bureau will provide card making supplies for you to make cards for the senior citizens of Avon to bring them cheer and hope. We are partnering with the Avon Senior Citizen Center to safely distribute cards to local seniors. The theme of this session of card making is SPRING and "Thinking of You." Please use your creativity and please use your words to spread some cheer for senior citizens. Send messages…

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March 2021

CT UN Program: Shaping Strategic High-Stakes Communication for International Organizations in the Age of Speed

Monday, March 1 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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“Shaping Strategic High-Stakes Communication for International Organizations in the Age of Speed” Presented by Dr. Robert J. Petrausch, Board Member United Nations Association of CT.  How can International Organizations, including the United Nations, succeed in the Age of Disruption and Uncharted Events? One solution is for executives and diplomats to leverage high-stakes communication that foster clarity of messaging that resonates with global audiences. The digital age including social media platforms make it more difficult to break through the clutter and…

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Grace & Steel: Virtual Author event with J. Randy Taraborrelli

Tuesday, March 2 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a discussion with J. Randy Tarraborrelli about his new book, Grace & Steel. Purchase a copy from our local Barnes and Noble here As First Ladies, Barbara and Laura Bush had profound impacts on American life. As Barbara famously said, “Our success as a society depends not on what happens in the White House, but what happens in your house.” However, what happened in the White House—and perhaps more importantly—what happened in the Bush homes before the presidencies, reveals the motivations and foibles…

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Introduction to Islam: The Fundamentals

Wednesday, March 3 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Islam is a belief system held by over one billion people.. Yet, little is taught about its core beliefs, texts, and rituals. This series continues where the first sessions left off, by continuing to introduce Non-Muslims to Islam and Muslim communities. It is designed to engage students on Islam in our present context. What is Islam and what are its core tenets? This module, covered over 3 classes, will cover the essential beliefs and practices of Muslims. Focus will be…

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Current Events Club (virtual meeting)

Thursday, March 4 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Friday, April 30, 2021

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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This is a freewheeling discussion of current affairs, culture, and anything else on our minds. There are never any shortage of topics to explore, and opinions to voice. Plan on about an hour or so of conversation and debate, organized by Avon residents. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event.

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