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Saturday December 16, 2017
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Etsy Artisan Holiday Bazaar
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Shopping for a one-of-a-kind gift for your loved ones this holiday season? Look no further than your local library! An exciting group of artists and new entrepreneurs from the greater Wallingford area have united to bring you the first ever Etsy Artisan Holiday Bazaar. The group originally came together as students in the Wallingford Public Library's Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Workshop, a series which teaches artists and crafters the skills to run a successful online business. The group has been expanding and evolving ever since.

 

At the Etsy Artisan Holiday Bazaar you will find a wide variety of handmade goods including: jewelry, pottery, wood work, artisan soaps, jams, pet treats, quilts and textile art, baby & children’s gifts, prints of original drawings, paintings & photographs and more. Shop “small” for your holiday gifts and find the perfect present while supporting local artists. Please join us to meet the artists, sample their goods, and purchase unique hand-crafted items.

LOCATION: Community Room
Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Knit @ WPL
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Knit @ WPL is a place where knitters and crocheters can practice their work in the company of others.  Newcomers are welcome to join, but knitting experience is required. 

Why knit?  Research shows that knitting supports a healthy brain and help elevate mood.  What are you waiting for?  Grab your needles and yarn (we will provide materials if you are without) and come to a fun filled evening.

LOCATION: Board Room
 
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Finger Weave Necklaces
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Weave a beautiful necklace with nothing but your fingers!

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, December 21. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Open Sew
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come join quilters and people who enjoy sewing at the Collaboratory the third Wednesday evening of each month from 5:00PM to 9:00PM.  Bring your unfinished projects, either machine or hand sewing to work on or just stop by to get ideas for you next project.  There are 4 portable sewing machines (or bring your own) and there are also lots of tools to share including rotary blades, cutting mats,  cutting table, scissors, rulers, and  more!  Be sure to view the long arm machine and the Juki sewing machine, both require training and will need to be reserved when you plan to use them. Enjoy a fun evening of sharing and learning!  

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Game Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!  

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens. No registration necessary. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Thursday December 21, 2017
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Finger Weave Necklaces
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Weave a beautiful necklace with using your fingers as the needles!

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Tuesday, December 19. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
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Teen Cusine: Peppermint Fluff Dip
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Learn to make a delicious, festive peppermint fluff dip.  Tastes like a bowl of holiday cheer!  No cooking experience required.  Open to all in grades 6-12. Registration is required.  

LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday December 27, 2017
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Teen Game Day: Bring Your Own Book
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come and play Bring Your Own Book!  It is a hilarious game where players take turn racing to find the best phrase in their own book to complete a question read from a card.  You may bring a favorite book to play with, or we sure have a bunch here for you to use!  Have a blast while meeting new friends.  Open to all in grades 6-12.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Thursday December 28, 2017
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Wallingford Reads YA: A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

All teens and adults welcome at this book discussion where we discuss Young Adult Literature. Lauren Rumi moderates.  Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

Discover the classic fantasy novel, "A Wizard of Earthsea." Fantasy and science fiction literary legend, Ursula Le Guin, tells the tale of Ged, a young boy born with great powers.  Ged comes of age in a time of magic, wizardry, and of course, dragons!  His heroic deeds, as well as his dark side are revealed. Le Guin wrote this fantasy classic before J.K. Rowling conceived of Harry Potter.

LOCATION: Board Room
Wednesday January 3, 2018
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Game Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Drop by the Collaboratory to check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one with Caitlin!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Laser Engraved Journals
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Customize a plain faux leather journal by creating your own design to be laser etched onto the cover. Basic computer skills required.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, January 4 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday January 4, 2018
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Laser Engraved Journals
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Customize a plain faux leather journal by creating your own design to be laser etched onto the cover. Basic computer skills required.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesday, January 3 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
 
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Chibi Clay Program
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Make your very own manga chibi character!  Mix together primary colors to create your desired color and add legs, antennae, arms, tails, wings... anything you can imagine! All materials provided.  Open to all in grades 6-12.  Registration is required.
LOCATION: Collaboratory
Monday January 8, 2018
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Knitting for Newborns
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to knit a baby hat which will be donated to a local NICU. Open to adults and teens. Community service credit is available for high school students. Drop in.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday January 10, 2018
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Paperback Wallets
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Upcycle an old paperback book by turning the cover into a custom wallet/cardholder. Experience with a sewing machine preferred.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, January 11 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday January 11, 2018
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Paperback Wallets
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Upcycle an old paperback book by turning the cover into a custom wallet/cardholder. Experience with a sewing machine preferred.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesday, January 10 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
 
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Simplifying the Financial Aid Process
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

In this seminar, presenter Jennifer Philips will provide parents and students of all ages tips on securing the best possible financial aid package. Jennifer will explain the various student loans, grants and scholarships available, the critical financial aid forms and deadlines, the various components of a financial aid offer, and how to best compare and appeal offers in extenuating circumstances.

Jennifer Philips was Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Fairfield University for six years and has been helping parents and students navigate through the financial aid process on a one-on-one basis ever since.  Throughout her career in financial aid, she has had the opportunity to work at private universities, proprietary schools, and trade schools, all of  which has given her a greater perspective on financing the various types of education that are out there.  

LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday January 17, 2018
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Slime Program for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Join the slime craze!  Learn how to make several types of slime.  Discuss your slime fails and successes.  Everyone will take home a container of slime.  Registration is required.  Open to all in grades 6-12.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Open Sew
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come join quilters and people who enjoy sewing at the Collaboratory the third Wednesday evening of each month from 5:00PM to 9:00PM.  Bring your unfinished projects, either machine or hand sewing to work on or just stop by to get ideas for you next project.  There are 4 portable sewing machines (or bring your own) and there are also lots of tools to share including rotary blades, cutting mats,  cutting table, scissors, rulers, and  more!  Be sure to view the long arm machine and the Juki sewing machine, both require training and will need to be reserved when you plan to use them. Enjoy a fun evening of sharing and learning!  

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Game Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Drop by the Collaboratory to check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one with Caitlin!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Alcohol Ink Coasters
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Turn plain tiles into beautiful, artistic coasters using only ink and rubbing alcohol. Please note: This is a repeat program. Due to space constraints, please do not register if you have attended this program previously.  

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, January 18 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday January 18, 2018
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Alcohol Ink Coasters
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Turn plain tiles into beautiful, artistic coasters using only ink and rubbing alcohol. Please note: This is a repeat program. Due to space constraints, please do not register if you have attended this program previously.  

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Monday January 22, 2018
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Knitting for Newborns
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to knit a baby hat which will be donated to a local NICU. Open to adults and teens. Community service credit is available for high school students. Drop in.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Tuesday January 23, 2018
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Learn To Knit
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Get started with your first knitting project. You will learn how to cast on and off and garter stitch. Please note: This is a two-part program. The second part will be held on Tuesday, January 30.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM     
Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Just Dance! Wii Tournament
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Come get your groove on!  We will transform the Community Room into a disco dome while playing Just Dance 2 on the Wii!  Open to all in grades 6-12.  Registration is encouraged.

LOCATION: Community Room
Thursday January 25, 2018
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Wallingford Reads YA: One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

All teens and adults welcome at this book discussion where we discuss Young Adult Literature. Lauren Rumi moderates.  Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

LOCATION: Board Room
Saturday January 27, 2018
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Millefiori Pens
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Create beautifully decorated polymer clay pens using a traditional caning technique.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. Snow Date: Saturday, February 3

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Monday January 29, 2018
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Knitting for Newborns
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to knit a baby hat which will be donated to a local NICU. Open to adults and teens. Community service credit is available for high school students. Drop in.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Tuesday January 30, 2018
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Learn To Knit
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Get started with your first knitting project. You will learn how to cast on and off and garter stitch. Please note: This is a two-part program. The first part will be held on Tuesday, January 23.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Custom Greeting Cards
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

There is nothing wrong with buying a greeting card at the store, but there is no better way to let your loved ones how you feel than by giving them a customized handmade card. In this class we will use the Silhouette Cameo machine to create customized greeting cards, perfect for birthdays, holidays, or any special occasion. The Cameo machine does a great job of cutting paper, and can also do beautiful calligraphy using the pen attachments.  These tools make creating stunning cards easy. With Valentine’s Day coming up, this is a good opportunity to make a card for the occasion, but feel free to make a card for whatever or whoever you want. Basic computer skills required.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, February 1 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday February 1, 2018
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Custom Greeting Cards
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

There is nothing wrong with buying a greeting card at the store, but there is no better way to let your loved ones how you feel than by giving them a customized handmade card. In this class we will use the Silhouette Cameo machine to create customized greeting cards, perfect for birthdays, holidays, or any special occasion. The Cameo machine does a great job of cutting paper, and can also do beautiful calligraphy using the pen attachments.  These tools make creating stunning cards easy. With Valentine’s Day coming up, this is a good opportunity to make a card for the occasion, but feel free to make a card for whatever or whoever you want. Basic computer skills required.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, January 31 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
 
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Anime Night: Watamote
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Calling all Otaku!

If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be...

LOCATION: Community Room
Monday February 5, 2018
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Knitting for Newborns
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to knit a baby hat which will be donated to a local NICU. Open to adults and teens. Community service credit is available for high school students. Drop in.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday February 7, 2018
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Game Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Drop by the Collaboratory to check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one with Caitlin!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Vinyl Decorated Aprons
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Create your own custom apron with heat transfer vinyl cut out on our Silhouette Cameo or Cricut Maker. Basic computer skills preferred.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, February 8 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday February 8, 2018
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Vinyl Decorated Aprons
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create your own custom apron with heat transfer vinyl cut out on our Silhouette Cameo or Cricut Maker. Basic computer skills preferred.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesday, February 7 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Monday February 12, 2018
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Knitting for Newborns
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to knit a baby hat which will be donated to a local NICU. Open to adults and teens. Community service credit is available for high school students. Drop in.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Open Sew
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come join quilters and people who enjoy sewing at the Collaboratory the third Wednesday evening of each month from 5:00PM to 9:00PM.  Bring your unfinished projects, either machine or hand sewing to work on or just stop by to get ideas for you next project.  There are 4 portable sewing machines (or bring your own) and there are also lots of tools to share including rotary blades, cutting mats,  cutting table, scissors, rulers, and  more!  Be sure to view the long arm machine and the Juki sewing machine, both require training and will need to be reserved when you plan to use them. Enjoy a fun evening of sharing and learning!  

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Game Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Drop by the Collaboratory to check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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DIY Book Clutch
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Turn an old book into a clutch or mini storage case! Please note: This is a two part program. The second part will be held on Wednesday, February 28.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursdays, February 22 & March 1 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday February 22, 2018
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DIY Book Clutch
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Turn an old book into a clutch or mini storage case! Please note: This is a two part program. The second part will be held on Thursday, March 1.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesdays, February 22 & 28 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
 
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Wallingford Reads YA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

All teens and adults welcome at this book discussion where we discuss Young Adult Literature. Lauren Rumi moderates.  Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

LOCATION: Board Room
Monday February 26, 2018
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Altered Books Workshop
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use your creativity to transform a discarded book into a new work of art using mixed media and innovative techniques! You can make each page an independent expression, or you may decide to tell a story in the process of altering. It's exciting to allow parts of the book to show through…where you can use words and pictures as part of the story. You are welcome to bring any memorabilia or copies of favorite photos or pictures that you'd like to include in your book. 

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. Snow Date: Monday, March 5

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
 
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Knitting for Newborns
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to knit a baby hat which will be donated to a local NICU. Open to adults and teens. Community service credit is available for high school students. Drop in.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday February 28, 2018
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DIY Book Clutch
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Turn an old book into a clutch or mini storage case! Please note: This is a two part program. The first part will be held on Wednesday, February 21.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursdays, February 22 & March 1 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Thursday March 1, 2018
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DIY Book Clutch
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Turn an old book into a clutch or mini storage case! Please note: This is a two part program. The first part will be held on Thursday, February 22.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesdays, February 21 & 28 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Monday March 5, 2018
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Knitting for Newborns
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to knit a baby hat which will be donated to a local NICU. Open to adults and teens. Community service credit is available for high school students. Drop in.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Tuesday March 6, 2018
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WECARE workshop
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

A Community of Dramatic Play

Presenter: Veronica Casey

Program begins at 6 pm preceded by a light meal at 5:30 pm for those who register. Please use Registration form through Park and Recreation Dept. Certificates of attendance will be provided for those requiring them.

Toddlers and preschoolers will love dramatic play and teachers will enjoy the twist of learning that’s involved. Learn strategies for how to include reading and writing in dramatic play.

LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday March 7, 2018
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Game Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Drop by the Collaboratory to check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one with Caitlin!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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LED Infinity Mirrors
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to use lights and mirrors to create an illusion that goes on forever! 

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, March 8 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday March 8, 2018
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LED Infinity Mirrors
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Learn how to use lights and mirrors to create an illusion that goes on forever! 

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Saturday March 10, 2018
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Create an Art Book
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create your own unique art book under the guidance of local artist Rashmi Talpade. A selection of old books of various types - picture books, chapter books, paperbacks and hard covers - will be provided. Participants will cut out designs, draw designs with a variety of art supplies, and collage on the pages to create beautiful 3D works of art. You are encouraged, but not required, to bring supplies such a fabric pieces, lace, and photographs to personalize your book. No art experience necessary. Please note: This is a two part program. The second part will be held on Saturday, March 17.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. Snow Date: Saturday, March 24.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Monday March 12, 2018
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Knitting for Newborns
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to knit a baby hat which will be donated to a local NICU. Open to adults and teens. Community service credit is available for high school students. Drop in.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday March 14, 2018
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Recycled Book Planters
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Instead of using a pot for your indoor plants, use old books to create a decorative planter!

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, March 15 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday March 15, 2018
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Recycled Book Planters
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Instead of using a pot for your indoor plants, use old books to create a decorative planter!

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesday, March 14 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Saturday March 17, 2018
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Create an Art Book
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Create your own unique art book under the guidance of local artist Rashmi Talpade. A selection of old books of various types - picture books, chapter books, paperbacks and hard covers - will be provided. Participants will cut out designs, draw designs with a variety of art supplies, and collage on the pages to create beautiful 3D works of art. You are encouraged, but not required, to bring supplies such a fabric pieces, lace, and photographs to personalize your book. No art experience necessary. Please note: This is a two part program. The first part will be held on Saturday, March 10.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. Snow Date: Saturday, March 24

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Monday March 19, 2018
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Knitting for Newborns
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to knit a baby hat which will be donated to a local NICU. Open to adults and teens. Community service credit is available for high school students. Drop in.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday March 21, 2018
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Open Sew
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come join quilters and people who enjoy sewing at the Collaboratory the third Wednesday evening of each month from 5:00PM to 9:00PM.  Bring your unfinished projects, either machine or hand sewing to work on or just stop by to get ideas for you next project.  There are 4 portable sewing machines (or bring your own) and there are also lots of tools to share including rotary blades, cutting mats,  cutting table, scissors, rulers, and  more!  Be sure to view the long arm machine and the Juki sewing machine, both require training and will need to be reserved when you plan to use them. Enjoy a fun evening of sharing and learning!  

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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WECARE workshop
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Integrity: A Critical Challenge for Preschools

Presenter:  Robin Min

Time: Program begins at 6pm preceded by a light meal at 5:30 pm for those who register. Please use Registration form through Park and Recreation Dept. Certificates of attendance will be provided for those requiring them.

Integrity is defined as the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles, or the state of being whole and undivided. In this workshop we will explore ways to create a culture of integrity in your programs. What do you do in your program when no one is watching?

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Game Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Drop by the Collaboratory to check out our collection of board games and learn how to play one!

Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month. Open to adults and teens.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Bookish Bird Houses
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Make use of old books by using them to decorate a birdhouse. All materials provided, though you may bring your own book to cut up. Please note: This is a two part program. The second part will be held on Wednesday, March 28.

Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursdays, March 22 & 29 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday March 22, 2018
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Bookish Bird Houses
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Make use of old books by using them to decorate a birdhouse. All materials provided, though you may bring your own book to cut up. Please note: This is a two part program. The second part will be held on Thursday, March 29.

Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesdays, March 21 & 28 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00 AM     
Monday March 26, 2018
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Knitting for Newborns
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to knit a baby hat which will be donated to a local NICU. Open to adults and teens. Community service credit is available for high school students. Drop in.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Bookish Bird Houses
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Make use of old books by using them to decorate a birdhouse. All materials provided, though you may bring your own book to cut up. Please note: This is a two part program. The first part will be held on Wednesday, March 21.

Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursdays, March 22 & 29 at 3:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Thursday March 29, 2018
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Bookish Bird Houses
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Make use of old books by using them to decorate a birdhouse. All materials provided, though you may bring your own book to cut up. Please note: This is a two part program. The first part will be held on Thursday, March 22.

All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesdays, March 21 & 28 at 7:00. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Wallingford Reads YA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

All teens and adults welcome at this book discussion where we discuss Young Adult Literature. Lauren Rumi moderates.  Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

LOCATION: Board Room
Thursday April 12, 2018
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Anime Night: Jo Jo's Bizarre Adventure
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Calling all Otaku!

If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be...

LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday April 18, 2018
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Open Sew
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come join quilters and people who enjoy sewing at the Collaboratory the third Wednesday evening of each month from 5:00PM to 9:00PM.  Bring your unfinished projects, either machine or hand sewing to work on or just stop by to get ideas for you next project.  There are 4 portable sewing machines (or bring your own) and there are also lots of tools to share including rotary blades, cutting mats,  cutting table, scissors, rulers, and  more!  Be sure to view the long arm machine and the Juki sewing machine, both require training and will need to be reserved when you plan to use them. Enjoy a fun evening of sharing and learning!  

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Monday April 23, 2018
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WECARE workshop
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn and experience cooking and baking ideas to use with your preschoolers that don't involve using a stove top or oven.  Encourage the little ones to get involved in creating and helping in the kitchen at home.  Pass on your lessons to the parents of your students so they can continue cooking and baking as a family. Presented by Teresia O'Hala

Program begins at 6pm preceded by a light meal at 5:30 pm for those who register in advance. Please use Registration form through Park and Recreation Dept. Certificates of attendance will be provided for those requiring them.

 

 

LOCATION: Community Room
Thursday April 26, 2018
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Wallingford Reads YA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

All teens and adults welcome at this book discussion where we discuss Young Adult Literature. Lauren Rumi moderates.  Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

LOCATION: Board Room
Thursday May 31, 2018
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Wallingford Reads YA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

All teens and adults welcome at this book discussion where we discuss Young Adult Literature. Lauren Rumi moderates.  Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

LOCATION: Board Room
Wednesday June 13, 2018
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Introduction to Zentangle
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Please join us for a 2 hour introduction to the Zentangle method of creating art.  All materials will be supplied and the class will be taught by Janet Valencis, a West Hartford based Certified Zentangle Teacher.  Visit www.zentangle.com for more information about Zentangle.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Thursday July 12, 2018
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Anime Night: Patema Inverted
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Calling all Otaku!

If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be...

LOCATION: Community Room
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Anime Night: One Piece Gold
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Community Room
Thursday October 4, 2018
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Anime Night: Dance in the Vampire Bund
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Calling all Otaku!

If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be...

LOCATION: Community Room
Thursday December 6, 2018
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Anime Night: My Hero Academia
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Calling all Otaku!

If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be...

LOCATION: Community Room

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