Natick's [MA] own “jazz man” will take you through a hundred years of American history with anecdotes and music, to a backdrop of Norman Rockwell illustrations. Tapping the American Popular Songbook, wielding trumpet or keyboard, David Polansky brings our past to life with the music of George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, Fats Waller, George Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael and a host of others. This concert comes to East Hampton courtesy of the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA.
Take a mid-day break this harvest season and join us in welcoming Cornell-trained Master Food Preservation expert Jan Leonard Nuhn. Learn what various canning/pickling/ drying/etc. techniques you can use for all that great summer produce this growing year has produced.
Prep school teacher Jack Marcus (Clive Owen) meets his match in Dina Delsanto (Juliette Binoche), an abstract painter and new teacher on campus. He challenges her to a war between words and pictures, and in the process, sparks an unlikely romance. "Words and Pictures" is rated PG13.
Ruthie Brown, Executive Director of Connecticut Gravestone Network will be presenting a talk on old graveyards and burying grounds, the old gravestones within. This talk will include identifying some colonial stone carvers, conservation issues and the archeology project to move Dr. Peter's from East Hampton to join his family at the graveyard in Hebron.
"Wiggle and Giggle" at 10 a.m. (12-24 months) or stop by in your jazzy costume any time before noon and choose a free holiday-friendly board book to read and keep. No tricks but certainly some treats to share with your family from both the library and Senior Center.
The Ladies Auxiliary Ukulele Orchestra is, well, eclectic music makers with ukuleles. A dangerous proposition, to be sure. So, is it ladies who perform eclectic repertoire? Or eclectic ladies who perform music? Perhaps you'll never know for sure unless you join us for a Saturday Afternoon Concert in the library Community Room!
Thomas Worthley, Professor in the Department of Forestry at UConn Extension Service will present a workshop on chainsaw use and safety, highlighting guidance from a methods and safety program recognized industry wide. The program will emphasize safety/risk management, chainsaw handling, cutting procedures, and specialized situations.Sponsored by East Hampton Public Library & East Hampton Public Works.
If you're a fan of trick-taking card games, enjoy this afternoon program about Euchre, a game dating back to the 1860s. Any Setback or Penochle fan is sure to find a little applied something in the strategy realm here. Library staff member Phil Carr leads the program.
We all love the holidays, but the aftermath can be horrifying. It's no fun to pay for the holidays year round. What if you could cut your costs by a minimum of half? All it takes is some savvy shopping and a few tips and tricks. Join couponing expert Gina Juliano as she explains how to fill your kids' stocking for free, buy restaurant certificates on the cheap, earn cash back on the gifts you buy online, and great ways to earn gift cards on Amazon.
She - e- rry, can you come out tonight! From director Clint Eastwood comes the film version of the Tony Award-winning Musical Jersey Boys, all about the iconic 1960s group The Four Seasons. The film is rated R. Discussion moderated by library staff member Phil Carr.
Snow season is a great time to use your fine motor skills and sturdy twine to craft "Fuzzy the Stringman", a snowman that will never melt and who will keep you company long after winter turns to spring. For ages 4-8; parent participation required.
Warm up on a December evening with the jazzy but oh-so gentle sounds of holiday music presented by the Larry Gareau Trio. Enjoy unique interpretations of the tunes you love along with great stories and opportunity to sing along. Larry Gareau, a local resident, is lead vocalist and way cool trumpeteer; Norman Johnson (guitar) and Dave Daddario (bass) round out the trio.
Join us for a Winter Solstice Celebration including traditional songs from Chanukah, Christmas and other winter holiday traditions. In addition, the program will feature songs of light from around the world and seasonal sing-a-longs. Roger Tincknell presents the program, performing on guitar, mandolin, banjo, Irish Bodhran, harmonica and Russian balalaika. Add warmth to your holiday season!
New Years @ Noon!
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 11:00 a.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 15.
Join us for this popular and annually enjoyable New Years celebration ready made for the littlest people in our community. Take a pop-pop stroll on our bubble wrap walk of fame; craft a fabulous holiday hat, and dance, dance, dance your little feet into the new year!
Melissa Morton, local resident and representative of the Connecticut State Department on Aging, presents on long-term care planning for the aging and disabled and support services for family and caregivers. Anyone with an aging parent/relative will find this program timely and relevant.