Please register for this program on the Library's website: www.woodburylibraryct.org
Dylan Napoleone, an experienced bass fisherman from CT, will be coming to the Woodbury Public Library on Saturday, December 14th at 2:00 to present "Bass Fishing in Connecticut". This presentation will be informational and beneficial to people of all ages who are interested in becoming a better fisherman. The event is free and you're guaranteed to leave the seminar feeling confident about how catch bass in CT lakes, ponds, and rivers.
Dylan Napoleone created the bass fishing program as a Senior Capstone Project, a graduation requirement for his high school. He will share a PowerPoint presentation to spread his knowledge to people with varying levels of knowledge about the sport. Fishing is a sport that he fell in love with at an early age and he now fishes competitively in tournaments. Get tips on how to fish for bass, what baits to use, and so much more, long before fishing season begins! The program open to interested area residents and registration is requested.
Gallery is open during business hours.
Artist's Reception is December 7th
2:00 - 4:00 PM
What's On Now
When "West Side Story" opened in London a critic wrote "This show begins a new age in theatre." Leonard Bernstein's fourth musical certainly was ground-breaking. This modern version of "Romeo and Juliet" was no musical comedy fantasy, but rather a realistic tragedy with major characters killed at the end of each act. Never had a musical integrated so much dance which was also crucial to the story-line. Add to that a rhythmically and harmonically rich score and the team of Sondheim, Robbins and composer Bernstein produced a revolutionary work for Broadway. Jeffrey Engel, Adjunct Professor at Northwestern CT Community College and music lecturer brings his vast knowledge of composer Leonard Bernstein to the Woodbury Library in a lecture about Bernstein's musical compositions for the smash Broadway musical West Side Story. The lecture includes both film and music clips. Registration is required via Library website at www.woodburylibraryct.org
Woodbury Seniors Holiday Potluck Party!
Tuesday, December 17th at 7:00 PM
Be a Better Bass Fisherman with Dylan Napoleone
Christmas in the New England colonies was, for the most part, just another day. Celebrating Christmas was outlawed in most of New England. Puritans and Protestants detested the entire celebration, and likened it to "pagan rituals." But, some colonists enjoyed an array of festivities, such as singing carols, decorating their homes, & hosting feasts. Join Velya and Ehris, the mother/daughter Grounded Goodwife duo, for "Christmas in the Colonies". You'll learn about the many traditions specific to old New England. At this hands-on event you try walnut boat races (to find out if you'll live to see 2020!), apple peel throwing (to determine your spouse), apple howling (for a bountiful harvest), join a group wassail carol and make a DIY Apple Cinnamon Sugar Scrub to take home.
Space is limited: registration is required please visit www.woodburylibraryct.org
Saturday, December 14th at 2:00 PM
Register at www.woodburylibraryct.org
Nobody jazzes up the holidays like The Pierce Campbell Trio, appearing at the Woodbury Public Library on Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 pm. This Trio features former Connecticut State Troubadour, Pierce Campbell on guitar and vocals, Tony Pasqualoni on acoustic bass and Loren Evarts on keyboards. They will be performing classic holiday songs for the Christmas season from artists like Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. With excellent vocals, improvisation and a stellar song selection, they have an energy and sound that will engage you right from the start. Bring your voice and sing along! Following a recent concert, one concert-goer noted, 'Pierce Campbell's Jazz Trio Holiday Program is a delight for patrons of all ages... Flawless, fun music combines with a festive spirit that will leave you in the mood for that most wonderful time of the year.'
West Side Story with Music Historian Jeffrey Engel
Come at 7:00 to mix and mingle and enjoy some social time; bring a snack to share (beverages provided). Music starts at 7:30. We'll be playing a medley of "Rockin' Holiday Hits" with great songs like "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree", "Feliz Navidad" and more. Loaners available to new players; come see what the fun is all about. All ages welcome (13 and under with a parent, please.) For more information about WUB, please visit: www.woodburyukes.org
Annual Tree Lighting!
Financial Fraud BINGO!
Thursday, December 5th at 7:00 PM
Woodbury Public Library
WUB - Woodbury Ukulele Band Meetup
Wednesday, December 11th at 1:00 PM
Woodbury Senior Center
Tuesday, December 3rd at 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 7th at 4:00 PM
North Green, Woodbury
Connect with us!
Bring a side dish or dessert to share and join in some good old fashioned fun. Entertainment by "The Echoes of Sinatra". If you'd like to join the grab bag gift exchange, please bring a wrapped gift worth about $5. RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST; please call the
Center at (203) 263-2828.
In the Library Gallery Space: AAW Members Show
Friday, December 6th at 7:00 PM
Woodbury Senior Center
A fun way to learn to avoid banking scams and fraud.
Presenter Kathleen Tisworth, CT Department of Banking, Government Relations and Consumer Affairs.
Also, please let us know if you're a Woodbury resident in need of the senior bus for transportation to and from the movie. Please call 203-263-2828
Friday, December 20th at 12:00 Noon
Woodbury Senior Center
A Jazzy Christmas Concert with the Pierce Campbell Trio
Works by members of the Arts Alliance of Woodbury will be on display at the Woodbury Public Library December 3rd - 30th during regular open hours. An reception for the artists is scheduled for December 7, 2:00 - 4:00 pm.
Christmas in New England
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