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Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, 7:00 pm

Sci-Fi Book Discussion

Education/Lectures
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Dr. Phil Ray, Associate Professor of English at Connecticut College will lead this popular book discussion series.
This month's book:Venus Plus X by Theodore Sturgeon (1960) Sturgeon's stranger-in-a-strange-land story follows Charlie, a regular guy from the 20th century, who is whisked into the future and plunked down into a community called Ledom, where men and women are equal on all planes; the preoccupation with sex is nonexistent; and society in general has apparently found the answers for which humankind has long searched. Still, there seems to be something rotten in Ledom.

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, 7:00 pm

The Friends of Fort Trumbull S.P.-August meeting- Coastal Change

Education/Lectures
The Friends of Fort Trumbull S.P.-August meeting- Coastal Change; Fort Trumbull Conference Center, 90 Walbach St., New London, CT , 06320

The Friends of Fort Trumbull S.P. to present Dr. Juliana Barrett at their August meeting

As the Friends of Fort Trumbull continue their 2014 program The Whaling City and the Sea-Past, Present and Future, it is evident that the great whaling days are over- never to return.
What realities must the people of CT face concerning the physical and societal impact of Global Climate Change? How will Long Island Sound be impacted? Students of History know that change is inevitable and adaptation is crucial for economic survival. To continue to thrive, citizens and governments must adapt to the changing circumstances.

For their July meeting, The Friends of Fort Trumbull State Park proudly present Dr. Juliana Barrett who will discuss Climate Change and Coastal Change- Present and Future. Dr. Barrett began her present position as Assistant Extension Educator for Connecticut Sea Grant at the Univ. of Connecticut’s Avery Point Campus in Groton, CT in November, 2013.

Dr. Barrett received her Ph.D. from THE University of Conn. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, her Master’s Degree from Johns Hopkins U. and her Bachelor’s degree from Smith College. She previously was the Tidelands Program Director for the Nature Conservancy in conn.

The meeting will take place on Thursday, August 28, at 7 p.m. at the Conference Center at Fort Trumbull. The public is invited but seating is limited. New members are always welcome. Refreshments will follow the meeting.






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Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, 10:00 am

Mother-Infant Breastfeeding Support Group

Education/Lectures
Mother-Infant Breastfeeding Support Group; Women and Family Life Center, 96 Fair Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

This is an informal support group for moms and infants. In the comfort of a small group, you may discuss anything from breastfeeding challenges to pumping and going back to work. Older siblings welcomed. Pre-registration required. No fee. Visit www.womenandfamilylife.org.

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, 10:00 am

Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum Railroad Day

Education/Lectures
Willimantic, Willimantic, Willimantic, CT

Railroad Day offers tours of the museum grounds, including numerous old railroad cars and engines. Live entertainment is provided and a train ride is offered throughout the day (separate cost of $3).

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, 11:00 am

Grove St Cemetery Tours

Education/Lectures
Grove St Cemetery Tours; Grove St Cemetery Tours, 227 Grove St, New Haven, CT , 06511

One (1) Hour Walking Historical Tour of New Haven Historical Persons - Eli Whitney Inventor

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, 9:30 am

Native Plants for the Fall Garden

Education/Lectures
Native Plants for the Fall Garden; Natureworks, 518 Forest Road (Rte. 22), Northford, CT , 06472

We love Natives…find out why, as we share our enthusiasm for Native Plants in this talk. We will cover a wide range of native perennials, ornamental grasses, shrubs, and trees. Learn why Fall is a GREAT time to plant and renovate your garden. Let us help you start planning now for a fantastic and colorful fall that will support a healthy ecosystem.

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, 12:00 pm

Grove St Cemetery Historical Tours

Education/Lectures
Grove St Cemetery Historical Tours; Grove Street Cemetery, 227 Grove Street, New Haven, CT , 06511

One (1)Hour Walking Tours of Historical Tours - Eli Whitney Inventor

Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014, 6:30 pm

'Gettysburg, Day One'

Education/Lectures
Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Meeting of the Shoreline Civil War Discussion Group.

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 7:00 pm

'It's All About Lenses'

Education/Lectures
North Haven Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., North Haven, CT

Meeting of North Haven Camera Club.

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