Hall Memorial Library programs

Ellington - posted Sep, 04 2013

ELLINGTON - The following programs will be offered at Hall Memorial Library, 93 Main St., Ellington. Pre-registration is required for these programs. You may register online at www.library.ellington-ct.gov or call the library at 860-870-3160 for assistance. An information session on the Health Care Reform Act with Randi Oster will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. Oster, a leading spearker on Health Care Reform, will explain the new law in laymen's terms, including changes, timing, costs, impact on Medicare, participating hospitals and more. This program is free but pre-registration is required. Popular local artist Chris Gann will hold a Figure Drawing From A Live (clothed) Model class beginning on Thursday, Sept. 19, 6 to 8 p.m., with subsequesnt sessions on Sept. 26, Oct. 3 and Oct. 10. Participants in this four-class series will learn to draw the clothed human form using old master's techniques and basic principles of art. The lessons are free but class size is limited; sign up early. You only need to register for the first of the four sessions. You will receive a short supply list upon registration. On Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., Tom Craughwell, author of "Stealing Lincoln's Body," will speak about the 1876 night that a gang from Chicago attempted to steal the entombed body of Abraham Lincoln, at this month's meeting of the Ellington Historical Society. Both the speaker and meeting are open to the public; all are welcome. Pre-registration is required. Experience the tastes of India on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 6:30 p.m., when Madhu Gupta brings her Indian Cooking and Demo to the library. Learn Indian cooking and spicing. Particpants will sample a salad, appetizer, curry with rice, dessert and beverage. Pre-registration is required; class size is limeted. Do you have a child contemplating college? On Thursday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m., financial advisor and college funding specialist Craig Breitsprecher will discuss How to Pay for College. This talk is geared toward the parents of high school freshmen, sophmores and juniors. The program is free; pre-registration is required.

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