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December Events at the Woodbridge Town Library

Purposeful Destiny with Joan Hoey

Wednesday, December 2 @ 7 pm

Join social worker and human service consultant Joan Hoey to hear about her new book “Purposeful Destiny” to help people struggling to find their highest destiny in life. “Purposeful Destiny” urges readers to reach beyond their own limitations to find a power higher than themselves. With eight real-life stories of people who achieved this goal, Hoey’s new book gives a human perspective to the intangible concept of finding one’s personal higher power. Please register online, at the Circulation Desk, or by phone at 203-389-3433.

Girl with a Pearl Earring book discussion with Dr. Mark Schenker

Wednesday, December 9 @ 7 pm

Join Dr. Mark Schenker, Senior Associate Dean of Yale College, for a discussion of Tracy Chevalier’s Girl with a Pearl Earring. Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly-imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer’s most celebrated paintings. Books available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. Registration required. Please register online, at the Circulation Desk, or by phone at 203-389-3433.

Woodbridge Night at Long Wharf Theatre

Thursday, December 10 @ 6:30pm

Receive $15 off ticket prices for the 8pm show of Fiasco Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure at Long Wharf Theatre and attend a special reception from 6:30 -7:30pm before the show. Purchase your tickets online at www.longwharf.org and use code “WOODBRIDGE” at checkout.

Healthy Holiday Hors D’oeuvres with Robin Glowa

Tuesday, December 15 @ 7 pm

Throwing a holiday party? Robin Glowa, the Conscious Cook, will share her healthy, holiday inspired recipes for hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail that will inspire you to throw your own holiday party this season. Samples and recipes provided. Space is limited and registration required. Please register online, at the Circulation Desk, or by phone at 203-389-3433.

Children And Teen Programs

Native American Craft Workshop

Saturday, November 21 @ 2pm grades 2-5

Do you ever find it difficult to get a word in when hanging out with your friends? The Native Americans came up with a great solution – The Talking Stick! When held by each person in a group, it allows only that person to speak. The Talking Stick is passed along to each member of that group giving everyone a chance to talk and be heard. Use your creativity to make your talking stick using yarn, feathers, beads, and more! Please register online.

Airborne Jugglers

Saturday, November 28 @ 2pm ages 4 and up

Joe Murray and Susan Kirby are the Airborne Jugglers. Their high energy show features amazing juggling and comedy, set to lively music. Juggling and laughter fills the air and you never know what will happen next. Audience volunteers find themselves in the middle of the action and the fun is contagious. The show introduces a variety of juggling skills and features a hands-on plate spinning workshop afterwards. Please register online.

Shake It Up, Shakespeare!

Saturday, December 12 from 3-5pm for teens & tweens in grade 5-12

Join Ingrid Schaeffer for a special two hour hands-on theater workshop based on A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s wacky comedy of errors! Try out all sorts of costumes, wigs, props and create your own Coat of Arms. Please register online.

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