Foreign Film Series: Italian for Beginners Tuesday, March 15 6:00 PM
A young minister is temporarily assigned to a church whose suspended pastor drove parishioners away; he stays at a hotel where he meets Jørgen, who's alone approaching middle age. Jørgen's friend Finn, a temperamental restaurant manager, may be about to be fired. Finn's assistant is Giulia, a lovely young Italian who prays for a husband. Olympia, a clumsy bakery clerk, has an ornery father; Karen, a hairdresser, has a mother who is very ill. The paths of these six characters cross at church, in the restaurant, at the hotel, and at an Italian class at the local adult school. No registration required. We’ll provide popcorn, bring your own beverage. For more information call the Help Desk: (920)793-7114.
Foreign Film Series: Seraphine, Tuesday, January 18 6:00 PM. In 1914, Wilhelm Uhde, a famous German art collector, rents an apartment in the town of Senlis, forty kilometers away from Paris, in order to write and to take a rest from the hectic life he has been living in the capital. The cleaning lady is a rather rough-and-ready forty-year-old woman who is the laughing stock of others. One day, Wilhelm who has been invited by his landlady, notices a small painting lying about in her living room. He is stunned to learn that the artist is no other than the cleaning lady, Séraphine. No registration required. We’ll provide popcorn, bring your own beverage. For more information call the Help Desk: (920)793-7114.
Join instructor Carolee Crabb and create a variety of hand-made cards. Participants may drop in any time during the day. Cost is $7.00 to cover the cost of materials. Participants are also asked to bring their own double stick tape and a pair of scissors. No need to pre-register, simply pay at the door. For more information please call the Reference Desk at 793-7114.