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November 2020

Online Class: Holiday Themed Bird House

November 17 @ 12:30 pm - December 8 @ 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 17, 2020

$100

Find a 3D bird house that has ample surface space to collage and decorate. This can be a table centerpiece or mantel piece to complement your holiday house.  Places to find your bird houses are Hobby Lobby, Michael’s, Agway, Antique stores, Good Will & Dollar Stores. Once you find the ”Perfect” bird house, scour your attics to find old Christmas and holiday embellishments, ornaments and papers. Look for a theme. It can be whimsical, wintery, anything that appeals.  Finally, select…

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“Home Sweet Home” Holiday Show at Spectrum Art Gallery

November 21, 2020 - January 10, 2021
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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Free

Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store of Centerbrook presents its 2020 Holiday Show, Home Sweet Home with an opening weekend Saturday and Sunday, November 21-22 (12:30-6pm) and running through January 10, 2021. Discover original artwork and fine crafts that explore one of the most basic and important parts of our lives, “the home” as a place of shelter, fun, connection, and now for many, work and school. Located at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, the exhibit presents new work such…

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December 2020

A Zoom Webinar: Preparing for Life’s Financial Storms

December 1 @ 2:00 pm
Free

A free, illustrated workshop on creating and maintaining financial security will be presented by UConn Extension Educator in family economics and resource management Faye Griffiths-Smith at 2 p.m. on Dec. 1 on Zoom for the Essex Library. Griffiths-Smith will focus on dealing with situations such as unexpected expenses, income reductions, severe weather preparedness as well as the importance of saving.

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At Gallery: Holiday Themed Bird House

December 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$110

Find a 3D bird house that has ample surface space to collage and decorate. This can be a table centerpiece or mantel piece to complement your holiday house.  Places to find your bird houses are Hobby Lobby, Michael’s, Agway, Antique stores, Good Will & Dollar Stores. Once you find the ”Perfect” bird house, scour your attics to find old Christmas and holiday embellishments, ornaments and papers. Look for a theme. It can be whimsical, wintery, anything that appeals.  Finally, select…

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Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series Presents Takashi Yanai, Faia With “Outside In: New California Modernism”

December 4 @ 7:00 pm
Free

A free, illustrated lecture on Outside In: New California Modernism home design will be presented by California Architect Takashi Yanai, FAIA at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 on Zoom for the Essex Library’s continuing Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series. Yanai will focus on design with California Modernist ethos infused with reinterpretations of traditional Japanese elements.

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At Gallery: Holiday Wreath Design Workshop

December 5 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$55

Create your own 30” live wreath to display proudly this season with landscape designer, Tracy McMorran. A wide variety of freshly picked greenery is available. Florist wire, hand-made bows and painted objects, including pinecones, for embellishment are also provided. Bring wire cutters or sharp scissors, and gloves are recommended. Beginners welcome! Saturday, December 5 1:30-4:00pm $40 (plus $15 material fee paid to the instructor at the workshop) https://spectrumartgallery.org/event-registration/?ee=79 Spectrum Art Gallery 61 Main Street Centerbrook, CT  06409

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At Gallery: Get ready for the Holidays!

December 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$50

In this class, we will create intricate folded paper snowflakes from decorative papers.  These can be made in various sizes to be used as ornaments, or as larger decorations for the home.  They can be made of white paper, or fancy printed papers for different effects. We will also experiment with pop-up greeting cards. No experience needed, and a supply list of materials you can bring from home will be available.  Small materials fee to be paid to the instructor.…

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Zoom Webinar: Genealogy, Trace your Connecticut Revolutionary Roots

December 8 @ 7:00 pm
Free

A free, illustrated talk on tracing Connecticut ancestors who supported the American Revolution will be presented by Professional genealogist Bryna O’Sullivan at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 on Zoom for the Essex Library. O’Sullivan will focus on genealogical resources to help trace Connecticut ancestors. RSVP: (860) 767-1560 or www.youressexlibrary.org

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Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias: COVID-19 and the Holidays

December 9 @ 1:30 pm
Free

A free talk on COVID-19 and holiday challenges that can be especially difficult for families living with dementia will be presented by South Central CT Regional Director of the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter Maria Tomasetti at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 9 on Zoom for the Essex Library. Tomasetti will focus on strategies to engage in positive visits and interactions and exploring tactics to discuss holiday celebrations that best suit the needs of the person diagnosed and the caregiver. Registration is required.

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At Gallery: Holiday Wreath Design Workshop

December 12 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$55

Create your own 30” live wreath to display proudly this season with landscape designer, Tracy McMorran. A wide variety of freshly picked greenery is available. Florist wire, hand-made bows and painted objects, including pinecones, for embellishment are also provided. Bring wire cutters or sharp scissors, and gloves are recommended. Beginners welcome! Saturday, December 12 1:30-4:00pm $40 (plus $15 material fee paid to the instructor at the workshop) https://spectrumartgallery.org/event-registration/?ee=111

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