Cunning Folk: Life in the Era of Practical Magic/Virtual Author Event with Tabitha Stanmore

Online (Zoom)

Join us for a virtual conversation with Tabitha Stanmore to celebrate the release of her new book, Cunning Folk: Life in the Era of Practical Magic (May 28). It’s a spritely and deeply researched history of magical problem-solving in a distant, unsettled, and strangely familiar time. Imagine: it’s 1600, and you’ve lost your keys. You’ve scoured your house. They’re […]

The Swans of Harlem: Five Black Ballerinas, Fifty Years of Sisterhood…Virtual Author Event with Karen Valby

Online (Zoom)

Join us for a virtual, moderated conversation with Karen Valby to celebrate the release of The Swans of Harlem: Five Black Ballerinas, Fifty Years of Sisterhood, and the Reclamation of Their Groundbreaking History. Karen Valby’s The Swans of Harlem brings to life the stories of Black dancers whose contributions to the world of ballet were silenced, marginalized, and otherwise […]

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Current Events (virtual program)

Online (Zoom)

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 […]

(Virtual Event) Decoding the Mysteries of Cats

Online (Zoom)

This lecture pulls together and interrelates: Cats' relationship to hunting and resting through the Cycle of Predation that can lead to "drive-by" ankle biting, play aggression, early morning wake up, and food aggression as examples. Their sense of identity in being a predator or being prey on the Confidence Scale that can lead to similar behaviors but […]

*Update* Changed to Virtual: Health at Every Size

Online (Zoom)

Saturday, May 18, 2024 11 am - 12 pm *Update* Changed to Virtual, Zoom Webinar (Previous: 1st Floor Community Room) Health at Every Size (HAES) is a holistic approach that views health not in terms of a lack of illness, but rather an individual resource that we all have the opportunity to work toward if we […]