Events Calendar / October 17, 2019

McAuliffe Book Discussion: The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl thumbnail Photo

McAuliffe Book Discussion: The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl

In 1865, a series of gruesome murders occur in post-Civil War Boston. The Dante Club, a group of writers including Oliver Wendell Holmes and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, is working secretly on a translation of Dante’s Divine Comedy and observe that the murders are imitating the tortures of Hell’s punishments in The Inferno. The group conducts its own investigation into the killings, racing to find the killer before their secret is exposed. Led by Kim Jung.

Early Release Makers Workshop: 3-D Doodle Pen Pumpkins thumbnail Photo

Early Release Makers Workshop: 3-D Doodle Pen Pumpkins

Come join us to make some 3-D pumpkins with our new doodle pens! There are a limited amount of 3D pens so this program will be first-come, first-craft. This event is open to children 7 and olden but it is a harder craft which may require some help from a guardian. 

 

Don’t forget to bring any outgrown Halloween costumes to put into our Costume Swap.

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Special Play Space Activities

Drop in to play with the additional, rotating stations in our Play Space. 

Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm
Fridays 11:00am-1:00pm

Preschool ages.

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Adult Coloring Night

Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Whether you love to color for fun or enjoy filling in all the details, coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages for all levels. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.

Meets first and third Thursdays of the month.

Lifelong Learning Lecture: The President and the Press: From Teddy Roosevelt to Donald Trump thumbnail Photo

Lifelong Learning Lecture: The President and the Press: From Teddy Roosevelt to Donald Trump

Presented by Dr. David Smailes, Associate Professor, Political Science, Framingham State University

Presidents have always had a complicated relationship with the press. We will explore that relationship, beginning with Theodore Roosevelt’s skillful use of the press and ending with current debates surrounding the fairness of political coverage and whether truly “objective” political reporting can take place.