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March 2017
Free

Ireland – A brief history w/ Chris Bielik (Adult & YA) 3/29 @ 6:30 PM

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room,
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Ireland - A brief history of nearly eight centuries of suppression, rebellion, and revolution. When: March 29th at 6:30 PM Where: Town Hall Assembly Room   From the late 12th century until 1922, Ireland experienced varying degrees of direct rule by England.  The friction created by this domination often led to attempts to achieve independence that cost much in the way of blood but without success.  Local historian Chris Bielik explores some of the more significant uprisings and the harsh…

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Gardening Workshop (Adult & YA) 3/30 @ 6:30 PM

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room,
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Gardening Workshop WHEN: March 30th at 6:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room Join the Beacon Falls Public Library for a gardening workshop with Ann Hopkins & Ellen Shultz. Ann grew up on a vegetable farm and now lives in Beacon Falls. She currently designs and tends the beautiful beds in front of St. Michael's Church and Beacon Falls Town Hall with Ellen's help.  Ann and Ellen will generously share some of their expertise with us.     Please call…

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April 2017
Free

Henna at the Library (Gr. 6-12) April 1st at 10:30

April 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room,
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Learn about the history and origins of henna. Henna is a washable, body art. Henna is made of natural dye. It does not harm the skin. The program will be 2 hours long and begins and 10:30 AM. The program will be for grades 6-12. You can sign up either on the Beacon Falls Public library website or by calling the library. There are only 25 spots, so sign up fast! This program has been organized by the Beacon Falls…

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S.T.E.M. – Magnetic Magic Workshop (Gr. 3 & Up) 4/4 @ 3:30 PM

April 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room,
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

S.T.E.M. Magnetic Magic Workshop When: April 4th at 3:30 PM Where: Town Hall Assembly Room Children in Grades 3 and up are welcome to join Mad Science for this hands-on science program. Explore the power of magnets! Create electromagnets and control a compass needle. See a magnetic accelerator in action. Discover the invisible fields surrounding magnets with our iron fillings. Devise and perform experiments to test magnetic strength. Take home your very own Magnet Lab to continue your research! Registration is…

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Family Fishing Class 4/4 @ 6:00 PM

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room,
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

CARE Family Fishing Class WHEN: April 4th at 6:00 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room CARE (Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education) will introduce you, your family, and friends to the wonders of water, fish, and fishing, State certified instructors pass along information and expertise they've gained while angling in local waters for any years. Demonstrations and activities make learning fun for adults and kids alike. Each participant will receive a fishing related item compliments of the Beacon Falls Parks and Rec.…

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Free

Beekeeping 101 (Adult & YA) 4/6 @ 6:30 PM

April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room,
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Beekeeping 101 WHEN: April 6th at 6:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room Learn about the history of beekeeping, what it takes to become a backyard beekeeper, what resources are available and why honey bees are vital to the success of the environment.  This program is co-sponsored by the Beacon Falls Parks and Rec. Commission.   Registration is requested. Please call the library at 203-729-1441 with any questions.

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Free

Jester Jim Show! (All Ages) April 10th @ 2:00 PM

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Michael’s Church Lyceum,
25 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, 06403 US

The Jester Jim Show! WHEN: April 10th at 2:00 PM WHERE: St. Michael's Lyceum in Beacon Falls WHO: ALL AGES Join us for Juggling, Balancing, Beat-boxing, & More! With a trunk full of props and a looping machine, Jester Jim will have you talking about this show for weeks.

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Free

Movies & Munchies (Children) 4/11 @ 1:00 PM

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room,
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Movies & Munchies  WHEN: April 11th at 1:00 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room   Join us for Sing and some snacks. A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine. Rated PG Please call the library at 203-729-1441 with any questions.

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Cartooning Class with Rick! (Gr. 3 & Up) Wednesday, 4/12 @ 2:00 PM

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Michael’s Church Lyceum,
25 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, 06403 US

Cartooning Class with Rick Stromoski! WHEN: April 12th at 2:00 PM WHERE: St. Michael's Church Lyceum in Beacon Falls WHO: Grades 3 and Up Join us for a fun afternoon and learn how to draw comic strip characters from a pro. This is a hands-on workshop. Participants should bring their own pencil, eraser, and unlined paper. Registration is required.

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Flanders Nature Center presents Worms for Lunch (Gr. 3 & Up) 4/18 @ 3:30 PM

April 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Town Hall Assembly Room,
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Worms for Lunch WHEN: April 18th at 3:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room WHO: Grades 3 and Up Join us for this great event co-sponsored by Beacon Falls Parks & Rec. Flanders Nature Center will present this Worms for Lunch Workshop   In this hour-long program, students will learn about soil composting and composition. The life cycles of plants will be discussed as students learn about gardens and gardening while planting their own rye seed plant, which ties in…

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Raising Backyard Chickens (Adult & YA) 4/18 @ 6:30 PM

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beacon Falls Public Library,
10 Maple Ave
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Raising Backyard Chickens WHEN: April 18th at 6:30 PM WHERE: Beacon Falls Public Library Get insider tips about raising backyard chickens from chicks to adulthood from Lock, Stock & Barrel.     Please call the library at 203-729-1441 with any questions.

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Fairy or Troll House Craft (Children) 4/22 @ 10:30 AM

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Beacon Falls Town Hall Assembly Room,
10 Maple Ave
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Fairy/Troll House WHEN: Saturday, April 22nd at 10:30 AMWHERE: Town Hall Assembly RoomWHO: Pre-K and Up  Children will get an opportunity to make a fairy or troll house using supplies found in the great outdoors. Grades 2 and under must be accompanied by an adult.   Registration required.     

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Art Exploration Custom Tile Coaster Craft (Children) 4/25 @ 3:30 PM

April 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Town Hall Assembly Room,
10 Maple Ave
Beacon Falls, CT 06403 US

Custom Tile Coaster Craft WHEN: April 25th at 3:30 PM WHERE: Town Hall Assembly Room Children in Grades 3 and up are invited to use their creativity to make their own set of tile coaster masterpieces. Grades 3 and up can be picked up after school by library staff. Children grades 2 and under must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.  Registration is required. (Library staff can pick up students at Laurel Ledge with appropriate permissions given. Download permission form…

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