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Tuesday September 26, 2017
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Adulting 101: Basic Cooking & Grocery Shopping
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adulting 101 is a new series of workshops that focus on basic how-tos to help new adults move more confidently into adult life.

On Tuesday, September 26 at 7:00 p.m., join ShopRite’s Registered Dietitian Marisa McCoy for a hands-on workshop of basic cooking techniques. After you learn the basics, you’ll create a three-day meal plan. Sample recipes will be provided. On the following night, Wednesday, September 27, at 7:00 p.m., Marisa will give a grocery store tour at ShopRite of Wallingford, 846 North Colony Road. You will shop for the ingredients for your three-day meal plan, learn efficient grocery shopping techniques, and discover fun and trendy products in the grocery store. Tastings are included!

Registration is Appreciated.

LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday September 27, 2017
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Geometric Paper Bowls
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Create decorative geometric bowls out of scrapbook paper and cardstock.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, September 28. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday September 28, 2017
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Geometric Paper Bowls
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create decorative geometric bowls out of scrapbook paper and cardstock.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Wednesday, September 27. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
There is 1 space available.
 
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Sewing Class for Teens
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Learn to use a sewing machine in this class taught by Colleen Bell.  Acquire the basic skills needed to sew an emoji pillow or bag.  Registration is required.  Open to teens in grades 6-12.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Wallingford Reads YA: The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adults and Teens welcome.  Request a book from the Information Desk and join us for a discussion.  Lauren Rumi moderates. 

 
LOCATION: Board Room
Tuesday October 3, 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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DIY Decorative Pillows
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Customize a throw pillow by sewing your own cover and decorating it with vinyl cutouts. Please note: This is a two-part program. The second part will be held on Tuesday, October 10.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, October 5 & 12. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Wednesday October 4, 2017
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WECARE workshop: Sensory Storytelling
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Presenter: Allison Murphy

Miss Allison will discuss how to have a Sensory Storytime for infants, including book suggestions, song ideas, motor activities, and the use of special props. She'll also explain the benefits of storytelling without a book and show participants how to weave a tale with words and puppets.

Registration is required. Program begins at 6:15pm preceded by a light meal at 5:30pm for those who register. Please use the Registration Form through the Parks and Recreation Department. Certificates of attendance will be provided for those requiring them. 

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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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 October 5, 2017
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DIY Decorative Pillows
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Customize a throw pillow by sewing your own cover and decorating it with vinyl cutouts. Please note: This is a two-part program. The second part will be held on Thursday, October 12.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Tuesday, October 3 & 10. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
There is 1 space available.
 
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Bike Clinic with Jared Liu
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This four-week class will cover the basics to keep your bicycle in good condition and handle most repairs by yourself. This includes understanding the parts of a bike and how they work together, getting to know common tools and what you’ll need to get started, and actually getting your hands greasy with routine repairs. This class with Wallingford resident, Jared Liu, will meet in the Collaboratory on Thursdays in October from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.  Please only sign-up if you can attend all four sessions. Because it’s limited to 10 people, preference will be given to those who commit to spreading the knowledge and helping others in town with their bicycle needs!

The class schedule is:
Week 1 (Oct. 5) - Tubes, Tires, and Wheels
Week 2 (Oct. 12) - Frame, and Chain, and Drivetrain
Week 3 (Oct. 19) - Brakes, Shifting, and Cabling
Week 4 (Oct. 26) - Gears, Freewheels, and Cassettes

LOCATION: Collaboratory
There are 10 spaces available.
Friday October 6, 2017
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Friday Night Flicks
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wonder Woman. Rated PG-13.

LOCATION: Community Room
Tuesday October 10, 2017
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DIY Decorative Pillows
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Customize a throw pillow by sewing your own cover and decorating it with vinyl cutouts. Please note: This is a two-part program. The first part will be held on Tuesday, October 3.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, October 5 & 12. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Thursday October 12, 2017
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DIY Decorative Pillows
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Customize a throw pillow by sewing your own cover and decorating it with vinyl cutouts. Please note: This is a two-part program. The first part will be held on Tuesday, October 5.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Tuesday, October 3 & 10. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
 
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Anime Night: Tokyo Ghoul
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Join us for a screening of episodes of Toky Ghoul.  When college student, Ken Kaneki goes on a date with a ghoul, his life is changed forever.

Japanese snacks always served. Open to all in grades 6-12.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Bike Clinic with Jared Liu
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This four-week class will cover the basics to keep your bicycle in good condition and handle most repairs by yourself.  This includes understanding the parts of a bike and how they work together, getting to know common tools and what you’ll need to get started, and actually getting your hands greasy with routine repairs.  This class with Wallingford resident, Jared Liu, will meet in the Collaboratory on Thursdays in October from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.  Please only sign-up if you can attend all four sessions.  Because it’s limited to 10 people, preference will be given to those who commit to spreading the knowledge and helping others in town with their bicycle needs!

The class schedule is:
Week 1 (Oct. 5) - Tubes, Tires, and Wheels
Week 2 (Oct. 12) - Frame, and Chain, and Drivetrain
Week 3 (Oct. 19) - Brakes, Shifting, and Cabling
Week 4 (Oct. 26) - Gears, Freewheels, and Cassettes

LOCATION: Collaboratory
There are 10 spaces available.
Tuesday October 17, 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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Wear Nature's Colors: An Introduction to Natural Dyes
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
This workshop will introduce the ancient craft of using plant material--from common garden plants to exotic materials and techniques--to dye textiles. Participants will tie-dye a silk scarf to take home while learning how to add color to their clothing and surroundings with ease, low cost, safety and environmental sensitivity.
 
Instructor Jude Hsiang has been exploring the use of plants to add color to her knitting and weaving projects for four decades. A UConn Extension Advanced Master Gardener, she is an instructor and county coordinator for the program. She also works at Broken Arrow Nursery and is a member of the boards of the Experiment Station Associate and Connecticut Botanical Society.
LOCATION: Collaboratory
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Wednesday October 18, 2017
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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 October 19, 2017
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A Supernatural Evening with Jeff Belanger
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Prepare to explore the unexplained with Jeff Belanger--one of the most visible and prolific paranormal researchers today. He is New England's foremost authority on the unexplained, the paranormal, and the just plain weird. His programs take audiences on a journey through legend and lore. He's the author of more than a dozen books on the paranormal that have been published in six languages. He's the Emmy-nominated host, writer, and producer of New England Legends on PBS. He's also the writer, researcher, and a regular cast member of the Travel Channel's #1 series Ghost Adventures

For more information, visit www.jeffbelanger.com and www.ghostvillage.com.

Doors open at 6:00. Seating is first come, first served and is subject to room capacity.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Bike Clinic with Jared Liu
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This four-week class will cover the basics to keep your bicycle in good condition and handle most repairs by yourself.  This includes understanding the parts of a bike and how they work together, getting to know common tools and what you’ll need to get started, and actually getting your hands greasy with routine repairs.  This class with Wallingford resident, Jared Liu, will meet in the Collaboratory on Thursdays in October from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.  Please only sign-up if you can attend all four sessions.  Because it’s limited to 10 people, preference will be given to those who commit to spreading the knowledge and helping others in town with their bicycle needs!

The class schedule is:
Week 1 (Oct. 5) - Tubes, Tires, and Wheels
Week 2 (Oct. 12) - Frame, and Chain, and Drivetrain
Week 3 (Oct. 19) - Brakes, Shifting, and Cabling
Week 4 (Oct. 26) - Gears, Freewheels, and Cassettes

LOCATION: Collaboratory
There are 10 spaces available.
Friday October 20, 2017
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06492: Story Circle Potluck
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Whether you've lived here for years or are new to Wallingford, we hope you will join us for a potluck story circle program. You'll meet other Wallingford folks and have the chance to share your story in a supportive and friendly venue. Bring a friend or neighbor with you. Please register in advance and bring a dish to share. This program is suitable for adults and young adults. 

We'll use these themes to share a 2-minute story with others at our table:
I will always remember the day when....
I'll never forget that moment when...
All things considered, ...


 

LOCATION: Community Room
Monday October 23, 2017
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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.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Origami CT
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 This session's projects are box, pot, and envelope. Level: Easy

We will fold a simple box, then fold a letter into an envelope. We will also fold a pot or vase. This is suitable for people with no origami experience.

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. All supplies provided. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Tuesday October 24, 2017
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Wine Cork Pumpkins
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Create festive autumn pumpkins out of wine corks.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, October 26, please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday October 26, 2017
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Wine Cork Pumpkins
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create festive autumn pumpkins out of wine corks.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Tuesday, October 3. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Bike Clinic with Jared Liu
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This four-week class will cover the basics to keep your bicycle in good condition and handle most repairs by yourself.  This includes understanding the parts of a bike and how they work together, getting to know common tools and what you’ll need to get started, and actually getting your hands greasy with routine repairs.  This class with Wallingford resident, Jared Liu, will meet in the Collaboratory on Thursdays in October from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.  Please only sign-up if you can attend all four sessions.  Because it’s limited to 10 people, preference will be given to those who commit to spreading the knowledge and helping others in town with their bicycle needs!

The class schedule is:
Week 1 (Oct. 5) - Tubes, Tires, and Wheels
Week 2 (Oct. 12) - Frame, and Chain, and Drivetrain
Week 3 (Oct. 19) - Brakes, Shifting, and Cabling
Week 4 (Oct. 26) - Gears, Freewheels, and Cassettes

LOCATION: Collaboratory
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Wallingford Reads YA: Feed by M.T. Anderson
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adults and Teens welcome.  Request a book from the Information Desk and join us for a discussion.  Lauren Rumi moderates. 

LOCATION: Board Room
Friday October 27, 2017
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Halloween Movie: Hocus Pocus
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Start your Halloween celebrations early! Join us for some spooky treats and a little hocus pocus. Come in your Halloween costume - prize awarded for the best costume!

After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts, on Halloween night, and it’s up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all. A comedy starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy. Rated PG.

LOCATION: Community Room
Monday October 30, 2017
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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.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Wednesday November 1, 2017
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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
 
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World Building in Fantasy
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

In the realm of fantasy, there are many different types of worlds which readers are exposed to -- High Fantasy, Low Fantasy, Hard Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, and many more. Author Matthew Bartlett will discuss world building in fantasy, as well as the world building process from his book, "Rise of the Black Phoenix."  Come and learn about the many different types of fantasy which surround our world and the process which goes into writing for the genre.

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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Quilted Pot Holders
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Beginner level – If you have some knowledge of and experience with a sewing machine and you want to complete a quick quilting project then this is the class for you! You will work with Batik fabric strips from a 2 1/2 inch pre-cut jelly roll and learn some basic quilting techniques; fabric selection, measuring for seam allowances, using the rotary cutter with a mat, how to iron and press fabric, and how to use decorative stitches to create simple and easy quilted pot holders.

Note: This is a two-part program. You must attend both sessions on November 1st and 8th.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday November 2, 2017
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Autumn Soy Candles
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Bring the beautiful smells of autumn into your house by creating your own custom scented soy candle.

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

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Tuesday November 7, 2017
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WECARE workshop: Observations & Communications
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Presenter: Gina Petrossi

Learn what to look for when observing your students and different techniques of collecting these observations. There will be a discussion around providing feedback to parents: what is good to include and when it is appropriate.

Registration is required. Program begins at 6:15pm preceded by a light meal at 5:30pm for those who register. Please use the Registration Form through the Parks and Recreation Department. Certificates of attendance will be provided for those requiring them. 

LOCATION: Community Room
 
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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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String Ball Centerpieces
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Construct unique centerpieces from string to adorn your holiday tables.

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

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Wednesday November 8, 2017
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Quilted Pot Holders
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Beginner level – If you have some knowledge of and experience with a sewing machine and you want to complete a quick quilting project then this is the class for you! You will work with Batik fabric strips from a 2 1/2 inch pre-cut jelly roll and learn some basic quilting techniques; fabric selection, measuring for seam allowances, using the rotary cutter with a mat, how to iron and press fabric, and how to use decorative stitches to create simple and easy quilted pot holders.

Note: This is a two-part program. You must attend both sessions on November 1st and 8th.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Thursday November 9, 2017
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String Ball Centerpieces
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Construct unique centerpieces from string to adorn your holiday tables.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Tuesday, November 7. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Monday November 13, 2017
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Origami CT
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This session's project is goldfish. Level: Medium

We will fold Akira Yoshizawa’s goldfish. This will be easy for people who have folded any origami before. If you have never folded origami before and want to practice, try folding an origami crane by following this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux1ECrNDZl4

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Tuesday November 14, 2017
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Laser Etched Aprons
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Create a design to be laser etched on to an apron. Basic computer skills preferred.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, November 16. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Wednesday November 15, 2017
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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 November 16, 2017
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Laser Etched Aprons
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a design to be laser etched on to an apron. Basic computer skills preferred.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Tuesday, November 14. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
 
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WECARE workshop: Cooking with Toddlers
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Presenter: Veronica Casey

Learn how to incorporate some healthy snacks into your curriculum and snack time. Toddlers will learn about nutrition while creating their own healthy snacks.

Registration is required. Program begins at 6:15pm preceded by a light meal at 5:30pm for those who register. Please use the Registration Form through the Parks and Recreation Department. Certificates of attendance will be provided for those requiring them. 

LOCATION: Community Room
Friday November 17, 2017
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06492: Story Circle Potluck
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Whether you've lived here for years or are new to Wallingford, we hope you will join us for a potluck story circle program. You'll meet other Wallingford folks and have the chance to share your story in a supportive and friendly venue. Bring a friend or neighbor with you. Please register in advance and bring a dish to share. This program is suitable for adults and young adults. 

We'll use these themes to share a 2-minute story with others at our table:
My mother always said...
My father warned me...
I told my kids...


 

LOCATION: Community Room
Saturday November 18, 2017
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Welcome the Holidays With Your Handmade Wreath
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create a one-of-a-kind wreath to kick off the holiday season. All supplies are provided, although you are welcome to bring your own gardening/work gloves, pliers, and pruners. In addition, you may bring and share the following natural materials from your own yards (8" or longer pieces will be best):


Evergreens--needled or broadleaved--such as pine, fir, spruce, rhododendron, mountain laurel, holly, boxwood, ivy, etc.
Berries: holly, winterberry, rosehips, juniper, etc.
Dried seed heads: flower, weed, ornamental grass, etc.
Cones: pine, fir, spruce, etc.

Instructor Jude Hsiang has been exploring the use of plants to add color to her knitting and weaving projects for four decades. A UConn Extension Advanced Master Gardener, she is an instructor and county coordinator for the program. She also works at Broken Arrow Nursery and is a member of the boards of the Experiment Station Associate and Connecticut Botanical Society.


 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Tuesday November 21, 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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Autumn Soy Candles
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring the beautiful smells of autumn into your house by creating your own custom scented soy candle.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, November 2. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Monday November 27, 2017
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Origami CT
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This session's project is dragon. Level: Difficult

We will fold Jo Nakashima’s Dragon #6. This is a challenge, and you will need to practice folding it before the meeting. Here is a video that shows you how to fold it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUsxMXwCW8A

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Tuesday November 28, 2017
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Arm Knit Infinity Scarves
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Get ready for the colder weather by arm knitting an infinity scarf! No knitting experience needed. All materials provided, though you are welcome to bring your own bulky or super bulky yarn. 

Registration required. Open to adults teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, November 30. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Quick Quilted Table Runner
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Beginner level – If you have some knowledge of and experience with a sewing machine and you want to complete a quick project then this is the class for you!  You will learn some basic quilting techniques; following an easy pattern, fabric selection, measuring fabric and cutting it with a rotary cutter on a mat, measuring for seam allowances, ironing and pressing fabric, and how to use decorative stitches to create an easy and simple quilted table runner.

Note: This is a two part program. You must attend both sessions on November 29 and December 6.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday November 30, 2017
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Arm Knit Infinity Scarves
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Get ready for the colder weather by arm knitting an infinity scarf! No knitting experience needed. All materials provided, though you are welcome to bring your own bulky or super bulky yarn. 

Registration required. Open to adults teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Tuesday, November 28. Please register for only one session.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Saturday December 2, 2017
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Introduction to Zentangle
2:00 PM - 4:00 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
Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Tuesday December 5, 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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Vinyl Decorated Tote Bags
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Decorate a reusable tote bag with your own designs made from heat transfer vinyl. Basic computer skills preferred.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Thursday, December 7. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Wednesday December 6, 2017
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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
 
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Quick Quilted Table Runner
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Beginner level – If you have some knowledge of and experience with a sewing machine and you want to complete a quick project then this is the class for you!  You will learn some basic quilting techniques; following an easy pattern, fabric selection, measuring fabric and cutting it with a rotary cutter on a mat, measuring for seam allowances, ironing and pressing fabric, and how to use decorative stitches to create an easy and simple quilted table runner.

Note: This is a two part program. You must attend both sessions on November 29 and December 6.

 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Thursday December 7, 2017
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Vinyl Decorated Tote Bags
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Decorate a reusable tote bag with your own designs made from heat transfer vinyl. Basic computer skills preferred.

Registration required. All materials provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 9 and above. This program is also being held on Tuesday, December 5. Please register for only one session. 

LOCATION: Collaboratory
Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
 
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Anime Night: Hayate the Combat Butler
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Japanese snacks always served.  Open to all in grades 6-12.

LOCATION: Community Room
Monday December 11, 2017
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Origami CT
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This session's project is star decorations. Level: Easy

We will fold different types of star decorations. This is suitable for people with no origami experience.

Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. All supplies provided.

LOCATION: Collaboratory
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
Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Wednesday December 20, 2017
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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
Registration will begin on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Thursday December 28, 2017
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Wallingford Reads YA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Board Room

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