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July 2020

Farmers Market

Monday, July 6 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 31, 2020

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Avon, CT 06001 United States
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We are transitioning this summer's farmers market to a virtual-only presence.  Maintaining public health and safety during COVID-19 for our patrons, our staff, and our volunteers is at the core of this decision. We have consulted with our vendors, the Farmington Valley Health District, the Town of Avon, Connecticut Department of Agriculture officials, and neighboring farmers markets since COVID-19 emerged.  We have attended webinars and conference calls to investigate current best practices. We have designed, redesigned, brainstormed, and thought creatively about…

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Data Analytics 101: Monday evening class

Monday, July 6 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 20, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Python: Tuesday evening class

Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration is closed for this event.

Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Yoga for Every Body: July & August Classes

Wednesday, July 8 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Yoga For Every Body! Five more sessions, July and August Have you seen pictures of people doing yoga in magazines, on Facebook and Instagram and said something like this to yourself? “I can’t do yoga! I’m not flexible. I don’t have the right clothes. I’m too old. I’m too young. I’m too fat. I’m out of shape. I can’t get up and down from the floor.” If you answered yes to this question, you are wrong. You CAN do yoga!…

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Pop-up discussion of THE VOTE

Wednesday, July 8 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Watch THE VOTE on PBS on Monday 7/6 and Tuesday 7/7. Then join us for a Zoom discussion about the documentary. What did you like? Which parts of the story were well done? What was left out? Learn more about the documentary here  Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you the day before the event.

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SQL: Wednesday Evening Class

Wednesday, July 8 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration is closed for this event.

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"SQL: programming language"

Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Current Events Club (Virtual Meeting)

Thursday, July 9 at 11:00 am - Thursday, July 16 at 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 30, 2020

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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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Power BI: Thursday evening class

Thursday, July 9 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 23, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Virtual Presidential Film Discussion Series

Thursday, July 9 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Virtual Presidential Film Discussion Series Watch these films ahead of time, then join us for the discussion! All films will be introduced by Bob Kagan who will also lead a discussion after each film. All discussions will take place on Zoom on Thursday evenings at 7:00pm. Please register so the Zoom link can be sent to you. Register once for the entire series! Thursday, July 9, 2020, 7pm. Lincoln, 2012, Directed by Steven Spielberg starring Daniel Day-Lewis  This film is…

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Virtual Author Event with Spencer Quinn

Friday, July 10 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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ABOUT THE BOOK: Spencer Quinn's Of Mutts and Men is the latest in the New York Times and USA Today bestselling series that the Los Angeles Times called “nothing short of masterful"… When Chet the dog, “the most lovable narrator in all of crime fiction” (Boston Globe), and his partner, PI Bernie Little of the desert-based Little Detective Agency, arrive to a meeting with hydrologist Wendell Nero, they are in for a shocking sight—Wendell has come to a violent and mysterious end. What did the hydrologist want to…

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Data in Cloud: Friday evening class

Friday, July 10 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, July 24, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Farmers Market

Monday, July 13 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 31, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map
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We are transitioning this summer's farmers market to a virtual-only presence.  Maintaining public health and safety during COVID-19 for our patrons, our staff, and our volunteers is at the core of this decision. We have consulted with our vendors, the Farmington Valley Health District, the Town of Avon, Connecticut Department of Agriculture officials, and neighboring farmers markets since COVID-19 emerged.  We have attended webinars and conference calls to investigate current best practices. We have designed, redesigned, brainstormed, and thought creatively about…

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Data Analytics 101: Monday evening class

Monday, July 13 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 20, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map

Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Virtual Author Event with Mary Alice Monroe

Tuesday, July 14 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a virtual author event with Mary Alice Monroe, co-sponsored with the Simsbury Library! Mary Alice Monroe is the New York Times bestselling author of 23 novels, including On Ocean Boulevard, which is the sixth installment of the Beach House series. More than 7.5 million copies of her books have been published worldwide, and she’s earned numerous accolades and awards, including: Induction into the South Carolina Academy of Authors’ Hall of Fame; the Southwest Florida Author of Distinction Award; South Carolina…

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From the Hidden Women Series: The Black Suffragettes

Tuesday, July 14 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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From the Hidden Women Series: The Black Suffragettes. presented by Tammy Denease www.hiddenwomen.org   The very definition of Women’s suffrage is the right for women to vote.  So one could conclude that the Suffrage Movement should have included women from all walks of life - But did it? Sponsored by the Avon Library, Avon Historical Society, and Avon Senior Center

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Python: Tuesday evening class

Tuesday, July 14 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Yoga for Every Body: July & August Classes

Wednesday, July 15 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Register Now

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Yoga For Every Body! Five more sessions, July and August Have you seen pictures of people doing yoga in magazines, on Facebook and Instagram and said something like this to yourself? “I can’t do yoga! I’m not flexible. I don’t have the right clothes. I’m too old. I’m too young. I’m too fat. I’m out of shape. I can’t get up and down from the floor.” If you answered yes to this question, you are wrong. You CAN do yoga!…

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Beautiful, Beneficial, Blameless Bats

Wednesday, July 15 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Bats are among the most beneficial animals on our planet, yet they have long been misunderstood and persecuted due to superstition, ignorance and misinformation leading to unfounded fear. Multitudes have been destroyed as a result. Bats were accused of being the “cause” of zoonotic diseases such as MERS and SARS and now COVID19. The truth is, bats and other wildlife are not to blame for such viral outbreaks – humans are. Join Master Wildlife Conservationist and licensed wildlife caretaker Maureen…

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SQL: Wednesday Evening Class

Wednesday, July 15 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration is closed for this event.

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"SQL: programming language"

Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Current Events Club (Virtual Meeting)

Thursday, July 16 at 11:00 am - Thursday, July 23 at 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 30, 2020

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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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Local Author Panel: Biography/Memoir Writers

Thursday, July 16 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a panel discussion with local biography/memoir writers.  Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event. Our authors are: Morton Goldberg MD DMD, Mary-Ann Tirone Smith, Melissa Crandall, David Garnes, Jean Baur The Humpty Dumpty Syndrome: Fixing Broken Faces Morton Goldberg MD DMD The book,a collection of patient-based tales,  vignettes and essays, is a memoir of a half century long surgical career from Harvard to Hartford Hospital. Girls of a Tender Age:…

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Power BI: Thursday evening class

Thursday, July 16 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 23, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Virtual Author Event with Gail Tsukiyama

Friday, July 17 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a virtual author event with Gail Tsukiyama THE COLOR OF AIR, which will be published by HarperCollins on July 7th. “Writing with supple and entrancing grace, Tsukiyama has each of her caring, charismatic characters share their memories and heartaches…Tsukiyama also evokes the wild, opulent beauty of the island, the harsh lives of migrant workers, racist and domestic violence, mystical connections, the repercussions of a love triangle, and the tolls of age. As the volcano erupts, long buried…

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Data in Cloud: Friday evening class

Friday, July 17 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, July 24, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map

Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Titanic – A Date with Destiny

Monday, July 20 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Listen to story of the Titanic - it’s celebrated construction, employing thousands during difficult times, its sailing and final plunge to the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Few know that the Titanic's plunge into the frigid Atlantic was predicted more than a decade before the disaster. In a strange twist of fate, the author inadvertently foretold his own death, he was on board the Titanic when it sank in April 1912. Join us as we share insights about a well-known…

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Farmers Market

Monday, July 20 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 31, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map
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We are transitioning this summer's farmers market to a virtual-only presence.  Maintaining public health and safety during COVID-19 for our patrons, our staff, and our volunteers is at the core of this decision. We have consulted with our vendors, the Farmington Valley Health District, the Town of Avon, Connecticut Department of Agriculture officials, and neighboring farmers markets since COVID-19 emerged.  We have attended webinars and conference calls to investigate current best practices. We have designed, redesigned, brainstormed, and thought creatively about…

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Data Analytics 101: Monday evening class

Monday, July 20 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 20, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map

Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Virtual Author Event with L. Annette Binder, The Vanishing Sky

Tuesday, July 21 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Calling all WWII fiction fans: join us for a virtual author event with L. Anette Binder For readers of Warlight and The Invisible Bridge, an intimate, harrowing story about a family of German citizens during World War II. Included in the New York Times Book Review's Summer Reading Guide for Historical Fiction “There was no shelter without her sons.” In 1945, as the war in Germany nears its violent end, the Huber family is not yet free of its dangers or its…

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Python: Tuesday evening class

Tuesday, July 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Yoga for Every Body: July & August Classes

Wednesday, July 22 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Yoga For Every Body! Five more sessions, July and August Have you seen pictures of people doing yoga in magazines, on Facebook and Instagram and said something like this to yourself? “I can’t do yoga! I’m not flexible. I don’t have the right clothes. I’m too old. I’m too young. I’m too fat. I’m out of shape. I can’t get up and down from the floor.” If you answered yes to this question, you are wrong. You CAN do yoga!…

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SQL: Wednesday Evening Class

Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map

Registration is closed for this event.

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"SQL: programming language"

Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Current Events Club (Virtual Meeting)

Thursday, July 23 at 11:00 am - Thursday, July 30 at 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 30, 2020

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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.

Find out more »

Power BI: Thursday evening class

Thursday, July 23 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 23, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map

Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Data in Cloud: Friday evening class

Friday, July 24 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, July 24, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map

Registration is closed for this event.

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Second Innings Data Analytics Boot Camp Summer Boot Camp! Each course is designed and rendered by Industry Experts. The emphasis is on application of analytical skills in business settings.  It is most beneficial for mid-career professionals who have some level of business understanding and want to further their skill sets for better career opportunities. To get the maximum benefit out of the course, you should have some experience working with excel files, be able to operate computers and install software as…

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Farmers Market

Monday, July 27 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 31, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map
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We are transitioning this summer's farmers market to a virtual-only presence.  Maintaining public health and safety during COVID-19 for our patrons, our staff, and our volunteers is at the core of this decision. We have consulted with our vendors, the Farmington Valley Health District, the Town of Avon, Connecticut Department of Agriculture officials, and neighboring farmers markets since COVID-19 emerged.  We have attended webinars and conference calls to investigate current best practices. We have designed, redesigned, brainstormed, and thought creatively about…

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Virtual Author Event with Kristin Harmel

Tuesday, July 28 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Kristin Harmel is the #1 international bestselling and USA Today bestselling author of The Winemaker’s Wife, The Room on Rue Amelie, and a dozen other novels that have been translated into numerous languages and sold all over the world. Join us as we discuss her new title, The Book Of Lost Names. A former reporter for PEOPLE magazine, Kristin has been writing professionally since the age of 16, when she began her career as a sportswriter, covering Major League Baseball and NHL hockey…

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Yoga for Every Body: July & August Classes

Wednesday, July 29 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Yoga For Every Body! Five more sessions, July and August Have you seen pictures of people doing yoga in magazines, on Facebook and Instagram and said something like this to yourself? “I can’t do yoga! I’m not flexible. I don’t have the right clothes. I’m too old. I’m too young. I’m too fat. I’m out of shape. I can’t get up and down from the floor.” If you answered yes to this question, you are wrong. You CAN do yoga!…

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The Economy in the Time of a Pandemic (Virtual Zoom Program)

Wednesday, July 29 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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The Economy in the Time of a Pandemic! What changes when the world goes through a pandemic? What is the aftermath of a temporary economic shutdown? What happens to job numbers? What should the government do to ease this difficult time for many families? How is the stock market affected? Does it have any effect on your retirement savings? On Wednesday, July 29 at 6:30 pm., please join the Avon Free Public Library and Dr. Paramita Dhar, Associate Professor in…

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Current Events Club (Virtual Meeting)

Thursday, July 30 at 11:00 am - Thursday, August 6 at 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 30, 2020

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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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August 2020

Plastic Pollution

Monday, August 3 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Plastics – versatile, durable, and relatively inexpensive. These qualities are the reasons plastics have become assimilated into all aspects of our lives from water bottles to clothing. However, these same qualities are the reason plastic pollution has become a major global problem. Join NAMEPA’s Education and Outreach Director, Lisa Piastuch, to learn more about the plastic pollution clogging our lands and oceans and simple changes you can embrace to reduce the plastic pollution problem! The North American Marine Environment Protection…

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Farmers Market

Monday, August 3 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 31, 2020

Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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We are transitioning this summer's farmers market to a virtual-only presence.  Maintaining public health and safety during COVID-19 for our patrons, our staff, and our volunteers is at the core of this decision. We have consulted with our vendors, the Farmington Valley Health District, the Town of Avon, Connecticut Department of Agriculture officials, and neighboring farmers markets since COVID-19 emerged.  We have attended webinars and conference calls to investigate current best practices. We have designed, redesigned, brainstormed, and thought creatively about…

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Local Author Festival: Young Adult/Middle Readers Author Panel

Monday, August 3 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for an author panel featuring the talents of Beth Vrabel, Rick Collins, Julia Tannenbaum and Rebecca J. Allen. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent out the day before the event. Beth Vrabel The Newspaper Club Six kids discover everyone has a story and every story matters when they band together to create their own independent press after the town newspaper folds. Rick Collins The Providence of Basketball A hot shot basketball player faces his racism…

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Before and After the Book Deal: Virtual Author Event with Courtney Maum

Tuesday, August 4 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about publishing but were too afraid to ask is right here in this funny, candid guide by acclaimed author Courtney Maum Before and After the Book Deal: A Writer's Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book has over 150 contributors from all walks of the industry, including international bestselling authors Anthony Doerr, Roxane Gay, Garth Greenwell, Lisa Ko, R. O. Kwon, Rebecca Makkai, and Ottessa Moshfegh, alongside cult favorites Sarah Gerard, Melissa Febos,…

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Yoga for Every Body: July & August Classes

Wednesday, August 5 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Yoga For Every Body! Five more sessions, July and August Have you seen pictures of people doing yoga in magazines, on Facebook and Instagram and said something like this to yourself? “I can’t do yoga! I’m not flexible. I don’t have the right clothes. I’m too old. I’m too young. I’m too fat. I’m out of shape. I can’t get up and down from the floor.” If you answered yes to this question, you are wrong. You CAN do yoga!…

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Farmers Market

Monday, August 10 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Online, on your internet enabled device
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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We are transitioning this summer's farmers market to a virtual-only presence.  Maintaining public health and safety during COVID-19 for our patrons, our staff, and our volunteers is at the core of this decision. We have consulted with our vendors, the Farmington Valley Health District, the Town of Avon, Connecticut Department of Agriculture officials, and neighboring farmers markets since COVID-19 emerged.  We have attended webinars and conference calls to investigate current best practices. We have designed, redesigned, brainstormed, and thought creatively about…

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Virtual Author event with Kristy Woodson Harvey

Tuesday, August 11 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a virtual author event with Kristy Woodson Harvey as we celebrate her new release, Feels Like Falling A Parade’s Most Anticipated Book of Early 2020! A Working Mother’s Most Anticipated Book of 2020! A She Knows’ Most Anticipated Book Coming in 2020! A She Reads’ Book to Pack in Your Bag for Spring Break! A Mary Kay Andrews’ Reading Challenge Women’s Fiction Pick! “Harvey creates genuine, capable, flawed protagonists and fun secondary characters, and readers will appreciate…

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Farmers Market

Monday, August 17 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Avon, CT 06001 United States
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We are transitioning this summer's farmers market to a virtual-only presence.  Maintaining public health and safety during COVID-19 for our patrons, our staff, and our volunteers is at the core of this decision. We have consulted with our vendors, the Farmington Valley Health District, the Town of Avon, Connecticut Department of Agriculture officials, and neighboring farmers markets since COVID-19 emerged.  We have attended webinars and conference calls to investigate current best practices. We have designed, redesigned, brainstormed, and thought creatively about…

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Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Monday, August 24 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Did you know that everyone’s favorite food comes with incredible health benefits! Join Marisa, ShopRite of Southington and Wallingfords dietitian in a zoom presentation on dark chocolate! Learn the healthiest ways to incorporate chocolate into your diet. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event.

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Farmers Market

Monday, August 24 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 31, 2020

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Avon, CT 06001 United States
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We are transitioning this summer's farmers market to a virtual-only presence.  Maintaining public health and safety during COVID-19 for our patrons, our staff, and our volunteers is at the core of this decision. We have consulted with our vendors, the Farmington Valley Health District, the Town of Avon, Connecticut Department of Agriculture officials, and neighboring farmers markets since COVID-19 emerged.  We have attended webinars and conference calls to investigate current best practices. We have designed, redesigned, brainstormed, and thought creatively about…

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How Insomnia Affects Your Overall Health

Tuesday, August 25 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Join Health and Wellness Coach Cynthia Griffin and learn why insomnia, inflammation and unstable weight can be related. You will be introduced to healthy practices that will align you with the circadian rhythms of nature. She will also talk about the what, when and how much of seasonal eating and how that affects the way we feel in our body. You will leave this class with helpful simple tips to feel more rested and energetic. Presenter: Owner of Natural Health Therapies with…

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Virtual Author Event with Bill Hayes

Thursday, August 27 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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From the author of the beloved and critically acclaimed Insomniac City, a poignant and profound tribute in stories and images to a city amidst a pandemic—an ode to our shared humanity. A bookstore where readers shout their orders from the street. A neighborhood restaurant turned to-go place where one has a shared drink—on either end of a bar—with the owner. These scenes, among many others, became the new normal as soon as the world began to face the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Farmers Market

Monday, August 31 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Avon, CT 06001 United States
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We are transitioning this summer's farmers market to a virtual-only presence.  Maintaining public health and safety during COVID-19 for our patrons, our staff, and our volunteers is at the core of this decision. We have consulted with our vendors, the Farmington Valley Health District, the Town of Avon, Connecticut Department of Agriculture officials, and neighboring farmers markets since COVID-19 emerged.  We have attended webinars and conference calls to investigate current best practices. We have designed, redesigned, brainstormed, and thought creatively about…

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September 2020

Deeds not Words: Suffrage Film Series

Wednesday, September 2 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Community Room 2 (divided room), 281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
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All films begin at 1:30 pm and will be shown in the Library Community Room November 6, 2019 Suffragette  In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting women’s right to vote. Starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, and Helena Bonham Carter (2015 ; PG-13 ; 1 hr. 46 min) December 4. 2019  Iron Jawed Angels  The story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns played by Hillary Swank and Frances O’Connor (2004 ; NR ; 2…

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Tackling Your Printed Photo Organization Like a Pro

Monday, September 14 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Are your printed photos hiding in boxes, drawers, and closets all around your house? You aren’t alone! Hidden in those photo collections are the stories of your life; first steps, weddings, graduation, milestone birthdays, family gatherings, all worth sharing and preserving. Cathi Nelson, author of Photo Organizing Made Easy; Going from Overwhelmed to Overjoyed will share her top tips on ways to bring your printed photos and stories back into your life. Please register and a Zoom link will be…

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Tai Chi & Qigong” Tuesday morning sessions

Tuesday, September 15 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Tuesdays at 10:30 am, 9/15-10/6 Taught by Don Myers More details soon! Please register once for the entire series.

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The Rice That Helped America Grow

Tuesday, September 15 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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A variety of rice named Carolina Gold was the first food product that America exported to Europe, and helped the coastal colonies achieve economic independence. Learn the legend of how this rice came to America, how West African ingenuity helped it thrive and become a local and international delicacy, and how it was almost lost forever before being revived by backyard enthusiasts in the past few years. Presenter: Dr. Triplett is a plant microbiologist and molecular geneticist. She studies the…

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Tai Chi and Qigong: Tuesday evening classes

Tuesday, September 15 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Tuesday evenings, 9/15-10/6 Taught by Don Myers. More details soon Please register once for the entire series.

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Tackling Your Digital Photo Organization Like a Pro

Monday, September 21 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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Are your digital images and videos scattered over various devices and in different locations? Do you struggle to find your most important images? Are you anxious about losing your photos because you don’t have a backup plan in place? Cathi Nelson, author of Photo Organizing Made Easy; Going from Overwhelmed to Overjoyed will guide you through the 5 step process of bringing order to your digital memories. Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the…

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Tai Chi & Qigong” Tuesday morning sessions

Tuesday, September 22 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Virtual author event with Susan Ronald, author of Conde Nast

Tuesday, September 22 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a virtual event with author Susan Ronald. The first biography in over thirty years of Condé Nast, the pioneering publisher of Vogue and Vanity Fair and main rival to media magnate William Randolph Hearst. Condé Nast’s life and career was as high profile and glamorous as his magazines. Moving to New York in the early twentieth century with just the shirt on his back, he soon became the highest paid executive in the United States, acquiring Vogue in 1909 and Vanity Fair in 1913. Alongside his…

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Tai Chi and Qigong: Tuesday evening classes

Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Tuesday evenings, 9/15-10/6 Taught by Don Myers. More details soon Please register once for the entire series.

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Tai Chi & Qigong” Tuesday morning sessions

Tuesday, September 29 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
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Tai Chi and Qigong: Tuesday evening classes

Tuesday, September 29 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
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October 2020

Tai Chi & Qigong” Tuesday morning sessions

Tuesday, October 6 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Tuesdays at 10:30 am, 9/15-10/6 Taught by Don Myers More details soon! Please register once for the entire series.

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White-tailed Deer in Connecticut

Tuesday, October 6 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001

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The “White-tailed Deer in Connecticut” presentation focuses on the history of white-tailed deer in Connecticut, an overview of white-tailed deer habitat, diet, behavior, and reproduction.  It also provides practical recommendations for optimum coexistence with our white-tailed deer population. White-tailed deer artifacts are shared with the audience. Presenter: Paul Colburn is a 2015 graduate of the Master Wildlife Conservationist Program (MWCP) and a certified Master Wildlife Conservationist (MWC). The MWCP is a Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) adult education…

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Tai Chi and Qigong: Tuesday evening classes

Tuesday, October 6 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Tuesday evenings, 9/15-10/6 Taught by Don Myers. More details soon Please register once for the entire series.

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