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Tuesday February 20, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Staff Gender Training with Lani Blechman  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   5088831931   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

Gender Training with Lani Blechman

   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Adventure: Dig Into Clay with Pied Potter Hamelin  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 ext 104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

A full of surprises pottery wheel demonstration melding geology, archaeology and history, followed by a hands on pinch pot workshop. This program is for Young Adults ages 11-17.

 


Friday February 23, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Finding Your Roots- DNA Results as a Research Option  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931 x101   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

Learn to trace your family history and find details of your house's past with Seema Kenny, a professional genealogist. Attend one or all of the workshops:

February 23:  DNA Results as a Research Option – Learn how to work with and understand DNA results as a research tool.

 


Monday March 5, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Immigration 101  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

Join John McCarthy from the United States Citizens Immigration Services (USCIS) as he provides an overview of the U.S. Immigration’s organizational structure and the path to citizenship. 

The USCIS secures America’s promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to their customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of our immigration system.

Registration is required.  Please contact the Blackstone Public Library at 508-883-1931 for more information.

Immigration 101 is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Thursday March 8, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Lighthouse Keeper Presentation  
    Contact: Tressy Collier   508-883-1931   tcollier@cwmars.org
   

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be in charge of a lighthouse? Meet Sally Snowman, keeper of the Historic Boston Light, the last manned Coast Guard lighthouse in the country.

Appropriate for teens and adults.

 

 

 


Thursday March 15, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Elvis is in the Building  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931 x101   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

A Tribute to the King of Rock and Roll starring Robert Black.

 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Blackstone Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency and also by a generous donation from the Library’s Gift Account.

?Registration requested.

 


Monday March 26, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Instant Pot Demonstration  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931 x101   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

The instant pot craze is here!   Join chef Liz Barbour for a cooking class that will help take the mystery out of this amazing, time-saving kitchen tool. Liz will demonstrate two recipes that you can recreate at home.  Following her demonstration Liz will offer tasty samples for everyone to enjoy. 

Registration required as space is limited.
This program is funded by the Gift Account through funds raised from the 2017 Cookie Walk.


Tuesday March 27, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Healing Through Art  
    Contact: Lisa Cheever   508-883-1931   lcheever@cwmars.org
   

Join us for this hands-on pastel workshop.  Gregory Maichack, award-winning pastelist, twice nominated for the MCC Gold Star Award, presents his newest pastel workshop where participants (beginners to advanced) will create their own pastel painting.   Mr. Maichack will demo at his easel and all professional-grade materials will be provided  Participants can write anything inside the head & shoulder image.   Your imagination is limitless.

Registration is required as space is limited.  Appropriate for adults.  Please contact the Blackstone Public Library at 508-883-1931 for more information.  Registration for Blackstone residents begins on 2/5/18; All others on 2/12/18.

“Healing Through Art” is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 


Tuesday April 10, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Comic Book Creation  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 ext 104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

Jack Purcell has had his work published in over a hundred Marvel and DC comics. Join him as he introduces participants to the basics of drawing and page design.

 

Tuesday, April 10th from 6-7:30 p.m.

This program is appropriate

for patrons in 6th through 12th grades.

 

Register in person or by calling the library at 508-883-1931.


Saturday April 14, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Star Wars Symposium  
    Contact: Karen DelVecchio   508-883-1931 ext 104   kdelvecchio@cwmars.org
   

Come dressed as a character for a costume contest.

Learn about the history of Star Wars, and explore the traveling Star Wars museum.

Bring your Star Wars treasures to share.

Join a trivia contest.

Watch Star Wars Pop Culture Videos & more!

 

This program is for Young Adults in grades 6th-12th.


Monday May 21, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Blackstone Economic Development Committee  
    Contact: Tony Catalano   508-981-2931   topcatt2121@msn.com
   

This event is open to the public.  Please contact Tony Catalano at 508-981-2931 or topcatt2121@msn.com for more information.


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