Tag: Adult Programming

Comics in World History and Culture with Marek Bennett (via ZOOM) ~ @ 6:30 on Thursday, 11/19/2020

Marek Bennett presents a whirlwind look at comics around the world and throughout history, through the lens of multicultural education. Bennett engages and involves the audience in an interactive discussion of several sample comics representing cultures such as: Ancient Rome, Medieval Europe, the Ancient Maya, Feudal and modern Japan, the United States in the early 20th century, and Nazi Germany during World War II. The program explores the various ways… Read more

Following Election Results with R. Mikkelsen (ZOOM) ~ @ 6:30 on 10/29/2020

Unprecedented political turmoil combined with changes in election laws and media practices will make following the results of the November 3 national elections harder than most of us have experienced before. Join Journalist, Randall Mikkelsen of Plaistow, a veteran of several national political campaigns and election nights, to talk about strategies for staying well-informed and sane on election night and the days after. More about the presenter: Randall Mikkelsen has… Read more

Ireland’s Great Famine in Irish-American History ~ Mary C. Kelly, Ph.D. (via ZOOM) at 6:30 on Thursday, 10/1/2020

This program is an online ZOOM program. Drawing on material from her book Ireland’s Great Famine in Irish-American History, Dr. Kelly will discuss the role of the Famine in shaping Irish-American ethnic identity. Focusing on the long-term impact of the episode between the 1840s and 1990s, she explores the shadowed landscape of Famine legacy and its status in Irish-American culture today. Referencing contemporary press accounts and the writings of… Read more

Maximizing Social Security and Investing for Retirement ~ (via ZOOM) Register for 1:00 or 6:30, Thursday, 9/10/2020

Are you one of the many Americans who do not fully maximize their Social Security benefits? Knowing how and when you choose to collect Social Security benefits can be complex because it ultimately depends on your unique circumstances. With retirees living longer today than previous generations, your choice of when to retire and collect Social Security benefits can make a significant difference in the income you collect in retirement. Please… Read more

Summer Concert with Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki (VIRTUAL via Facebook Live) ~ Thursday, August 6 @ 6PM

Performing for the Kimball Library in a Virtual Concert, Jordan will be solo, and will entertain us with favorite fiddle tunes and songs with guitar accompaniment. Bringing fresh energy to traditional Celtic music, fiddler/singer Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki was first recognized as part of New Hampshire’s musical culture at the age of 12, when he was the youngest member of the delegation representing the state at The Smithsonian Folklife Festival. He… Read more

Alone Together: Curated Content for Staying at Home

Home quarantining and social distancing are the right things to do at this time. However, that does not mean they’re easy. Attached is a curated list of high quality tools, tours, classes, and connections to artists and teachers that can be accessed for free over the web. Explore the list to keep yourself and your family entertained, and maybe even learn something new! Click the link: Alone Together Ideas to… Read more

Summer Concert ~ The Last Duo Thursday (Virtual Concert) ~ @ 6:00 on Thursday, 7/23/2020

Greg Descoteaux and Dan Sirois are both accomplished singer-songwriters and their vocal and instrumental talents complimented each other. With top-notch harmonies, The Last Duo is a diverse highly entertaining acoustic Duo that performs songs from a wide range of artists such as The Everly Brothers, America, Simon & Garfunkel, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and many more. Register for this event. This concert will be a Facebook Live Event. You do… Read more

Job Hunting for Remote Work … like a Pro (Webinar) with JOBTALK Founder, Krystal Hicks ~ @ 6:30, Thursday 7/16/2020

Do you find yourself fantasizing about working remotely, but you’re just not sure how to do that or where to start? Worried about what is next during this time of COVID-19 layoffs and changes in hiring? Join us for this 60-minute webinar, hosted by Krystal Hicks, Career Strategist and Founder of JOBTALK, to learn more about: How to approach this type of transition from traditional, on-site work environments… Which industries… Read more

Tonight ~ Summer Concert Kick off Bennett and Perkins (Virtual Concert) ~ @ 6:00 on Thursday, 6/4/2020

Folk Duo, Kathy Bennett and Thom Perkins started performing together in 2008, Bennett & Perkins have released two CD’s, “The Kitchen Music Sessions” and “House On Fire”. The pair performs an eclectic blend of both original music and their own arrangements of a wide variety of works by songwriters around the world. They interpret esoteric music that highlights their distinctive vocal and instrumental talents. Their repertoire includes artists as diverse… Read more

Get started from home – Research Your Family Tree: 6 part-course for Beginners

*Two Slot Remain Open To Join! Ready to take the plunge but haven’t any idea how to start researching your family history? Register for a six-part course and join in one of America’s most popular hobbies, second only to gardening! Getting started is the hardest part! Researching Your Family Tree has started meeting through email.  There are 2 spots still open to join this program. These slots are being offered … Read more