Local artists from Pinot’s Palette will guide you step by step to create your own masterpiece. Refreshments served. Adults only. Registration required. Space is limited.
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
Tuesday, October 24 at 7 p.m.
The definitive biography of the iron-willed leader, chain-smoking political operative, and grandmother who became the fourth prime minister of Israel.
Book sale and signing.
Co-sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County.
Thursday, October 26 from 2 to 4 p.m.
The different parts of Microsoft’s Office Suite are useful on their own, but they can be even more powerful when used together. Learn how to combine Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to be more productive. Register online.
Making Bottles of Hope Out of Clay
Saturday, October 28 at 2 p.m.
In this class from Carole Monahan of the Southern Connecticut Polymer Clay Guild, you will make two beautiful small bottles: one to keep for yourself, and one that will go to a cancer patient in the hospital. More details at bottlesofhope.org and scpcg.org. Registration required. Register online or call 203 351-8221.
Deep Denial, winner of the 2017 Indie Book Award for Current Events/Social Change, takes a broad historical view, from 17th century Virginia through World War II, and post-World War II and the Civil Rights movement, explaining why race is still with us, and what the Civil Rights Movement can tell us about today.
Since 1983, David Billings has been a trainer and organizer with the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, a New Orleans-based group led by people of color and the premier anti-racism training group in the country. Register online.
Saturday, November 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Show off your resume to its best effect. Learn how to change fonts, organize using bulleted lists, and work with resume templates. Learn about the best ways to save and send your resume to employers. Register online.
Saturday, November 11 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Computers have become so small and cheap that some of them will fit in your wallet. In this class, you’ll be introduced to an array of palm-sized computers more powerful than the ones NASA used to put men on the moon — and cheaper than a Friday night out. Register online.
Thursday, November 16 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Learn the fundamentals of the popular Drupal web software and how to build a basic website. Find out how to create and organize content, and modify how your site. Register online.