Books, Writing, Talks

By Doherty, Donna | New Haven Register (New Haven, CT), February 26, 2012 | Go to article overview

Books, Writing, Talks


Doherty, Donna, New Haven Register (New Haven, CT)


Branford Community Center, Lecture series on beginning genealogy, March 1-29, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, $40, 203-468-5433, 46 Church St., Branford; 203-488-8304.

Guilford Community Center, National Alliance for Mental Illness Family-to-Family Education Course, Feb. 27-May 14, 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays, free, 203-453-2530, 32 Church St., Guilford; 203-453-8068.

Guilford Free Library, Jane Kenyon: Selected Poems, 7-8:30 p.m. March 1, American Playwrights & Poets of the 20th Century with Mark Schenker, free, must reserve, 67 Park St., Guilford; 203-453-8282.

Hagaman Memorial Library, Job Search Support Group meeting, 3-4 p.m. March 1 and 15, April 5 and 19; Personalized Resumes Critique and Interviewing Tips with Liz Drenyoczky, 3 p.m. March 1, free, 227 Main St., East Haven; 203-468-3890.

New Haven Free Public Library, Ann Nyberg interviews Madison architect Duo Dickinson, author of "Staying Put: Remodel Your House to Get the Home You Want", 3 p.m. March 3, free, 203-946-8835; Discussion/book signing by Jeremy Brecher, author of "Save the Humans", 2-4 p.m. March 3, free, 133 Elm St., New Haven; 203-946- 8130.

North Haven Library, Mother-Daughter Book Discussion, 7 p.m. Feb. 27, discussion of "Mary Poppins" by P.L. Travers, free, 17 Elm St., North Haven; 203-239-5803.

Quinnipiac University, "A Call to Action: Encouraging Young People to Join the 'World's Fight' & Take on a Cause Larger than Themselves", lecture by Nicholas Kristof, 7 p.m. March 1, free, Burt Kahn Court, 203-582-8652, 275 Mount Carmel Ave., Hamden; 203-582- 8655.

R.J. Julia Booksellers, Connecticut Writers Night with Connecticut authors Ian Howard and Richard Geschke, 7 p.m. Feb. 27, free, must reserve; Discussion by Matthew Pearl, author of "The Technologists", 7 p.m. Feb. 28, $5; Discussion by Claire Criscuolo, author of "Welcome to Claire's", 7 p.m. Feb. 29, $5; Reading/book signing by Michael Ian Black, author of "You're Not Doing It Right", 7 p.m. March 2, $5; Reading/book signing by William Broad, author of "The Science of Yoga", 3 p.m. March 3, $5. 768 Boston Post Road, Madison; 203-245-3959.

Stratford Library, CTWorks Career Coach, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 27, open to job seekers 16 years+, free, 203-385-4164; "Books Over Coffee", discussion on "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", noon Feb. 29, free, bring a bag lunch, 2203 Main St., Stratford; 203-385- 4162.

University of New Haven, "Engineering in the Business World", lecture by Leighton Lee, 12:15-1:30 p.m. Feb. 29, free, Schumann Auditorium, 300 Boston Post Rd., West Haven; 203-932-7237.

Wilbur Cross High School, "Everest - Fantasy Ridge", 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28, presentation by Kurt Diemberger, $12, 203-946-8027, 181 Mitchell Drive, New Haven; 203-946-8728.

Woodmont Library, Woodmont Library Book Discussion Group meeting, 10 a.m. March 1, free, 16 Dixon St., Milford; 203-874-5675.

Written Words Bookstore, Celebrate Read Across America, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. March 3, story time every 30 minutes, face paintings, activities, free, 194 Leavenworth Road, Shelton; 203-944-0400.

DANCE

Branford High School, Ballroom Dancin Fools offers Wedding Dance and Ballroom Classes, through March 21, 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, $50/ person, $95/couple, 203-641-0691, 185 E. Main St., Branford; 203- 315-2771.

Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven, Ballroom Dancing, 7- 11 p.m. March 2, $12, 203-729-0532, 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge; 203- 387-2522.

Milford Fine Arts Council, Argentine Tango Classes, Feb. 27- April 2, 7-8 p.m. Mondays (beginner tango), 8-9 p.m. Mondays (intermediate/advanced tango), $100/person for 6 tango classes, 203- 543-8099, 40 Railroad Ave., Milford; 203-878-6647.

FILM

Henry Carter Hull Library, "The Way", 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27, free, 10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton; 860-669-2342.

James Blackstone Memorial Library, "Mad City Chickens", documentary about urban chicken farmers, 2 p.m. Feb. 26, free, 758 Main St., Branford; 203-488-1441. …

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