The Conant Public Library in Sterling will be offering an evening with John Horrigan as he presents on the Worcester Tornado of 1953. Join John, an Emmy-winning television host and historical lecturer, on Monday, October 2nd at 6:30 pm at the Chocksett School Theater, 40 Boutelle Road, Sterling. This program will include a slideshow and detailed account of the devastating local tornado that touched down in Central Massachusetts in 1953, along with other local tornadoes. This program is supported by a grant from the Sterling Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Registration is not required for this program.
The Conant Public Library presents the internationally-acclaimed acoustic duo Hungrytown on Thursday, November 2 at 6:30 pm at the Chocksett Middle School Theater, 40 Boutelle Road, Sterling. Folk duo Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, who make up Hungrytown, have been touring professionally for nearly 15 years. Their third and latest album, Further West, made the top 10 on the American Folk DJ charts for two months, and at least 14 "Best of 2015" lists. Hungrytown is known for the quality and authenticity of their songwriting as well as their vocal harmonies. Registration is not required for this free concert. Non-perishable food donations to the Wachusett Food Pantry will be collected at the event, as we "Feed this Hungry Town."
The library is offering a free meditation program with Gina Engel at the Sterling Senior Center at 36 Muddy Pond Road. Participants will enjoy sessions on insight, breath, mantra, walking, and loving kindness. Each meeting will include both information and a practice session. Join Gina, who has studied yoga and meditation philosophies with nationally known instructors, Monday nights at 6:00 pm. Adults of all ages are invited to attend. No registration is required.
Come experience the relaxing and stress-reducing benefits of coloring at the adult coloring program! Join us for the September meeting on Monday, September 25th at 6:30 pm. Attendees may choose to bring their own supplies, as well as utilize the supplies offered by the library. No registration is required.
Enjoy great food this month at the Cookbook Club! This month we will be sampling recipes from Cooking that Counts by the editors of Cooking Light. Join us on Wednesday, September 27th at 6:30 pm as we sample these healthy, simple dishes. Each participant chooses a different recipe, prepares the dish, and brings it with them to the library for an evening of good food, great conversation, and new recipes. Registration is required.
The Parent’s Night Out book club will be reading Confessions of a Domestic Failure by Bunmi Laditan for the meeting on Wednesday, October 4th at 6:30 pm. Confessions of a Domestic Failure is a humorous novel following Ashley, a young woman who has changed from a career woman to a stay-at-home mom and is struggling to navigate the modern world of “perfect moms.” No registration is required. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library.
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