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Monday September 17, 2018 -  Monday December 17, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Great Discussions  
   

GREAT DISCUSSIONS

Mondays, September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17 at 2 p.m. at the Suffield Senior Center:  Great Discussions

For the past three years, this group has met in the springtime to participate in Great Decisions, a discussion program on world affairs, produced by the Foreign Policy Association.  Once a year, is too long to wait, so the group is creating its own platform to discuss domestic issues.  A few articles will be sent out to prepare for the meeting.  The September discussion is on the U.S. Debt which will be led by Mary Jean Nelson. 


Monday October 1, 2018 -  Friday December 7, 2018
     STOCK MARKET GAME FOR TEENS  
   

STOCK MARKET GAME FOR KIDS. Ka-ching! Suffield Middle School and High School can sign up to play the Stock Market Game. The Connecticut Stock Market Game is sponsored by SIFMA (Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association).  Students can work individually or form teams to spend $100,000 in virtual money to build a diversified investment portfolio of stocks.  Trades happen in real time so students experience how real-world events impact the capital market. A prize will be awarded to the top team or individual funded by The Friends of the Kent Memorial Library.  Participants can sign up for the game even after it starts.  However, to take full advantage of the game, sign up early!

PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A PACKET EXPLAINING THE GAME AND HOW THE STOCK MARKET WORKS.  ONCE REGISTERED, THE PARTICIPANT WILL RECEIVE AN IDENTIFICATION LINK TO LOG-ON TO THE GAME.  THERE COULD BE A 48-HOUR DELAY BEFORE YOUR LINK IS VERIFIED.


Tuesday November 20, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Make Harvest Candles  
   

TEEN PROGRAM

Just in time for Thanksgiving! Make your own harvest candles to put on the table, in the guest bath, on the mantle. All materials provided. FREE Grades 6-12. 


Wednesday November 21, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie: Crazy Rich Asians  
   

Based on Kevin Kwan's novel, Crazy Rich Asians.

(Rated PG-13) 2hr)


Friday November 23, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie: Crazy Rich Asians  
   

Based on Kevin Kwan's novel, Crazy Rich Asians.

(Rated PG-13) 2hr)


Saturday November 24, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie: Crazy Rich Asians  
   

Based on Kevin Kwan's novel, Crazy Rich Asians.

(Rated PG-13) 2hr)


Wednesday November 28, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Movie: The Children Act  
   

Judge Maye's (Emma Thompson) marriage is teetering just as she takes on the case of a teenage boy who won't take treatment for a tatal illness due to religious reasons. Will anyone "win"? Also starring Stanley Tucci, based on the novel by Ian McEwan, The Children Act.

(Rated R; 1hr 45min)


Thursday November 29, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Movie: The Children Act  
   

Judge Maye's (Emma Thompson) marriage is teetering just as she takes on the case of a teenage boy who won't take treatment for a tatal illness due to religious reasons. Will anyone "win"? Also starring Stanley Tucci, based on the novel by Ian McEwan, The Children Act.

(Rated R; 1hr 45min)


Friday November 30, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Movie: The Children Act  
   

Judge Maye's (Emma Thompson) marriage is teetering just as she takes on the case of a teenage boy who won't take treatment for a tatal illness due to religious reasons. Will anyone "win"? Also starring Stanley Tucci, based on the novel by Ian McEwan, The Children Act.

(Rated R; 1hr 45min)


Saturday December 1, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Some Christmas Tea  
   

Saturday, December 1 at 3:00 p.m.  at the Suffield Senior Center.  SOME CHRISTMAS TEA AND THEN THE QUEEN, VICTORIA, OF COURSE.  Queen Victoria and her Royal Guard will pay an unofficial visit with commoners following a spot of Christmas tea with a twist.  BRING YOUR OWN TEACUP, SAUCER AND DESSERT PLATE.  We’ll supply the tea and goodies.  The Queen will allow questions following her presentation.  For more than 20 years, Sally Mummey has brought historical figures to life to audiences throughout the New England region.  For years, Mummey has portrayed Mary Todd Lincoln but became interested in Queen Victoria when she read letters that the Queen wrote to Mary Lincoln following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.  Mummey has appeared on PBS’s American Experience, and in a Civil War documentary for the History Channel.


Tuesday December 4, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Polar Express: A Story Time  
   

Polar Express Story Time: Tuesday, December 4 at 6:30pm or Wednesday, December 5 at 10:30am
Children ages 3 - 5 are invited to participate in a Polar Express Story Time on Tuesday.  Meet Santa, drink hot cocoa, make a craft, and hear the story The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. Wear your PJ's if you'd like.  Registration is limited.  This program is funded by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library.


Wednesday December 5, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Polar Express: A Story Time  
   

Polar Express Story Time
Children ages 3 - 5 are invited to participate in a Polar Express Story Time on Tuesday.  Meet Santa, drink hot cocoa, make a craft, and hear the story The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. Wear your PJ's if you'd like.  Registration is limited.  This program is funded by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library.


Saturday December 8, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Gingerbread House Decorating  
   

Gingerbread House Decorating: Saturday, December 8 at 10:30am

KIDS AND TEENS

Kids, ages 3 and up, can decorate a pre-assembled gingerbread house using frosting and candy.  All supplies will be provided. Registration required. This program will be held at the Second Baptist Church (100 North Main Street) and is sponsored by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library.


Monday December 10, 2018
   7:00 PM MIKE SHALIN TALKS BASEBALL  
   

MONDAY DECEMBER 10  at 7:00 p.m. at Suffield Senior Center.  MIKE SHALIN TALKS RED SOX

Mark the date! Noted sports journalist Mike Shalin has the inside scoop on all things Red Sox (and  New York teams).  He has a new book called “THE HOMETOWN TEAM:  FOUR DECADES OF BOSTON RED SOX PHOTOGRAPHY” with photos by Steve Babineau.  The book also includes interviews.  Mr. Shalin briefly wrote for the New York Post on the New York teams and then spent 22 years covering sports at the Boston Herald, covering the Red Sox, of course.  Now he is a freelance writer and an official scorekeeper for the Red Sox.  Mr. Shalin has written numerous books including a biography of Don Mattingly. Dennis Eckersley, who penned the foreword to The Hometown Team, has known Mr. Shalin since Eckersley’s first stint with the Sox from ’78- ‘84. With his journalist credentials, Mr. Shalin has been a Hall-of-Fame voter since 1989. Copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing.


Friday December 14, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM High School Gingerbread Building  
    Contact: wendy pierman mitzel   8606683896   wmitzel@suffield-library.org
   
High Schoolers: Build a Gingerbread House, Win Prizes
December 14 from 5-7 p.m. at Youth Services Teen Center at the Senior Center on Bridge Street.
Suffield Youth Services and KML Teen Outreach are partnering on a gingerbread house building program for high school students. Grab your friends for some pizza, decorate your house and win door prizes. Grades 9-12
    Location: Suffield Senior Center

Tuesday December 18, 2018
   6:30 AM  -  7:30 AM Holiday Bath Fizzies  
    Contact: Wendy Pierman Mitzel   8606683896   wmitzel@suffield-library.org
   
Make Your Own Bath Fizzies
December 5 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 61 Ffyler Place
Let's get some science going and learn to make homemade bath bombs. You'll go home with gifts for the holidays, or a treat for yourself. Grades 6-12 Thanks to the FOKML

Thursday December 20, 2018
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Buddies  
    Contact: Wendy Pierman Mitzel   8606683896   wmitzel@suffield-library.org
   

Pair your child with a caring, teen reading mentor! Book Buddies is not instruction, but rather a chance for kids to connect over the love of a good book. Open to readers grades K-3 and mentors grades 6-12. Sign up here and indicate "reader" or "mentor." Runs every third Thursday from 4-5 p.m. 


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