Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
We provide the legos. You bring your imagination. For ages 5-10. Please register.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
This year’s Voices series starts with a newly published author, Lynne Heinzmann, winner of the Fairfield Book Prize. Frozen Voices, a work of historical fiction, tells the stories of four people who boarded the ill-fated passenger steamship Larchmont in Providence, Rhode Island on February 11, 1907. By the next morning 137 of the 156 people aboard the ship were dead and the ship was at the bottom of Block Island Sound. Lynne will show slides of historical images, read from the novel and share her writing experience. Please register.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
Get ready to showcase your singing skills! Teens in grades 6 and up are invited to come
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Or maybe you already have started one but are not sure what to do next? Learn about the details of getting started, figure out if you are right for entrepreneurship and what types of businesses suit you in this overview presented by SCORE, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground.
Please register at http://tinyurl.com/bizstartNK
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:00am
A Blog is essentially an online journal, a popular way to communicate and spread information with your point of view. Come see how to get started. You will need an email and a topic to start. Registration is required. 10 A.M.-Noon
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
A dramatization of the April 2010 disaster when the offshore drilling rig, Deepwater Horizon, exploded and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Please register. PG-13, 107 min., 2016.
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
Winner of Golden Globe Award for best animated film! Young children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your own movie snacks. PG, 108 min, 2016.
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 6:30pm
Read, cook, eat and discuss! This month we will cook recipes from Lidia's Family Table by Lidia Bastianich. Books are available or use a recipe found online. Please register and let us know what you are bringing; call 294-3306 or email email@example.com.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
Teens (grades 6 and up) are invited to compete against each other as individuals or in teams to win the title of Trivia Champions and a small prize.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 6:30pm
Deborah Sampson of Massachusetts served in the Revolutionary War dressed as a man. In the Civil War, Rhode Island’s own Kady Brownell joined her husband on the front lines. Author, lecturer and Varnum Trustee Brian Wallin will tell these stories along with those of other women who contributed to war efforts over the centuries and who provided the foundation that enables American women to participate in every area of military service today. Please register.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursdays March 2, 9 and 16
Each participant should be familiar with a computer and its keyboard and mouse. The goal of this series of three classes is to give participants enough familiarity to use Word comfortably and skillfully. Space is limited and registration is required.
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
An American pilot becomes a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight’s passengers and crew. Please register. PG-13, 96 min, 2016.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
Live performance portraying Deborah Samson Ganett, Revolutionary War heroine, presented by Judith Kalaora.
Register beginning February 15th.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
In his new book, On the Parole Board: Reflections on Crime, Punishment, Redemption and Justice, social worker and educator Dr. Frederic G. Reamer gives an inside view of the workings of the Rhode Island Parole Board. As the second speaker in our “Rhode Island Voices 2017,” Reamer will share some of the insights he has gained during his twenty-four years on the Board. His voice, or his name, may also be familiar to you as the host of This I Believe, Rhode Island on RI NPR. Registration is requested.