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Artist Karen Simmons grew up in Europe, surrounded by art and architecture where her love for light and color was inspired by the landscapes of Burgundy and southern France. Her paintings will be displayed at the Woodbury Public Library from January 2 - January 31st and may be viewed during regular business hours.

Monday mornings starting at 8:30 AM until they run out!

Woodbury Senior Center

What's On Now

The New Year is right upon us! Are you ready to create some health goals that will stick instead of fizzle by February? 

Lisa Larkin, Certified Corporate Health Coach, will help you get a "jumpstart" on healthy eating behaviors for the New Year. Lisa will share some smart additions to your diet, including energizing smoothies, along with a few samples to try.

 

Thursday, January 24th at 6:00 PM

Woodbury Library

The Art of Making Chai

Thursday, January 17th at 7:00 PM

Woodbury Library

Featured Artist of the Month - January

Be LESS stressed!

Learn tips for winter safety, and learn how to help friends who struggle during the holidays. 

For more information, call 203-263-2828.

 


Free Movie Fridays

The first of the 2019 book and movie discussion series is "The Martian: by Andy Weir. Led by Reference Technology Librarian, Ron Fairchild, book and movie comparisons will be made afer viewing the movie. Participants are encouraged to bring a brown bag dinner, coffee and sweet treats will be served compliments of the Friends of the Library. The series will encompass a variety of classics, popular fiction and science fiction books that have been turned into movies and alternately facilitated by library staff members Cherie Dalton, Marla Martin and Ron Fairchild. The group will meet monthly and books are available at the Library's front desk.

 

Mumbi Musau and Neema Syovata, a mother-daughter duo originally from Kenya will be teaching a course on 
The Art of Chai Making at the Woodbury Library. In Kenya, tea is enjoyed anytime. It is served and breakfast, morning break, after lunch, afternoon tea and after dinner. Like many tea cultures around the world, Chai is seved as a part of showing hospitality to guests and visitors. Mumbai and Neema will take the group through the tea making process, sharing history, stories and spices as the tea becomes ready to be shared. 

 

 


The Perspective Book Discussion Group

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"The Perspective", a book discussion group that focuses on socio-economic inequality in America opens the series with the book "Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America" by Barbara Ehrenreich.
Written from her perspective as an undercover journalist, the book sets out to investigate the impact of the 1996 welfare reform act on the working poor in the United States.  Led by staff library members Heidi Duchaine and Marla Martin, the series will encompass a variety of books that focus on class disparities in America today.  
The group will meet monthly at the Woodbury Public Library.  Copies of the books are available at the library's front desk. 

 


Come learn about transportation options in our area when driving is not an option. Guest speaker April Chapman, from the Kennedy Center, will be here to share her knowledge and help connect you to resources. 

Coffee, bagels and fruit will be served!Call 203-263-2828

 


January Jumpsart

​​What's On

in Woodbury

This month, we will be showing Christopher Robin. For a preview of this month's movie, click here. See you at the show!

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Woodbury Public Library

Are you thinking of starting a new exercise program in the New Year?  Is your resolution to get out more and meet people?  
Come learn about free and very low cost exercise programs for any older adult, our creative classes, social opportunities and more.

 Please call 203-263-2828 for more details.

 

Friday, January 25th at 6:30 PM

Woodbury Senior/Community Center

Woodbury Parks and Recreation offers a Free Movie most months of the year, on the last Friday of the month. There is no movie in December, May, June, July and August.
The movies are shown at the Woodbury Senior Community Center, with a start time of 6:30 pm. Please note: This is not a DROP off program. ALL youth must be accompanied 
by an adult.This is a FREE event, but if you can bring a non-perishable food item or toiletry for the Food Bank, that is always appreciated. Wear your comfy clothes (jammies are welcome) bring a snack, and enjoy the show!

Wednesday, January 16th at 10:00 AM

Woodbury Senior Center

Wednesday, January 23rd 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Woodbury Senior Center

Book & Movie Discussion Series

New Year, New Start - OPEN HOUSE

Tuesday, January 22nd at 7:00 PM

Woodbury Library

Tuesday, January 15th at 7:00 PM

Woodbury Library

Transportation Options for Seniors

Tuesday, January 22nd at 2:30 PM

Woodbury Senior Center

This popular activity returns to the Senior Center in January! Join a small group for a lively look at interesting topics from famous TED talks series, then participate in the discussion.