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October Events at the Blackstone Memorial Library
Posted on September 23rd, 2015

Connecticut Beer: A History of Nutmeg State Brewing
Tuesday, October 6 @ 6:30 pm at Stony Creek Brewery (5 Indian Neck Ave. Branford, CT)
Join us for a book talk & tasting at Stony Creek Brewery. Author Will Siss will discuss his book Connecticut Beer: A History of Nutmeg State Brewing. He’ll discuss the history of CT beer from Prohibition to the brewery explosion in CT, and lead a tasting of Stony Creek Brewery’s beer. Registration required. To register, visit www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441x318

Writing Workshop: Healing Through Poetry & Prose
Saturdays, October 10, 17, 24, 31 @ 10:00 am
Using expressive arts techniques, such as visual and word prompts, professional writer Amy Barry will engage participants in writing poetry and short prose followed by group discussion about what we read and write, in order to facilitate healing through any kind of loss or transition. Writing experience is not required; workshop is free. More information about Amy can be found at www.aimwrite-ct.net. Space is limited, register today at www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441 x 318. PLEASE NOTE: YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR ALL 4 SESSIONS.

Living with Dementia
October 8 &13
For caregivers of people with any type of dementia.
October 8 @ 11:00 am: Healthier Habits for a Healthier You
October 13 @ 6:00 pm: Effective Communication Strategies
Presented by Maria Tomasetti, South Central Regional Director of the Alzheimer’s Association, CT Chapter.  Please register by calling 203.230.1777, ext. 14.

Demonology & the Occult in the Civil War
Monday, October 19 @ 7:00 pm
Presented by Matthew Bartlett. Matthew is a 2013 graduate of American Military University with a Master’s in Military History with a specialization in the American Civil War. His specialty is the battle of Gettysburg, about which he has written six books. A historian and lecturer, Matthew and his wife belong to the 14th CT CVI, Company F. Registration required. To register, visit www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441 x 318.

Eerie Connecticut: Local Myth & Mystery
Wednesday, October 28 @ 6:30 pm
Rob Nelson will explore the unexplainable and the unbelievable history of the Fairfield Witch Trials; the ghostly “White Lady” of Monroe; and Dudleytown, the “most haunted place on Earth!” Nelson holds an MFA in Writing from Vermont’s Goddard College and has created and taught classes at Yale’s English language Institute. Registration required. To register, visit www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441 x 318.

Board Game Gathering: Clue
Thursday, October 29 @ 6:00 pm
Join us for a game of Clue. Bring your friends or meet new ones. Refreshments provided. To register, visit www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441 x 318.
 
Saturday Cinema: The Gift
Saturday, October 31 @ 1:00 pm
Join us on Halloween for a showing of the new psychological thriller, The Gift. Refreshments provided. Registration required. To register, visit www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441 x 318.



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