Happening this Week
300 YEARS OF CONNECTICUT’S REMARKABLE WOMEN
March 29th, Wednesday 2-3PM
An interactive multi-media program sponsored by the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame, this lecture will illuminate and inform attendees of the remarkable lives and accomplishments of some of the hall's inductees. Allow yourself to find inspiration from the likes of Ella Grasso, Katharine Hepburn and Marian Anderson as well as some lesser known heroines. Free.
Litchfield Community Center. Atrium. 421 Bantam Road. Litchfield CT. 860.567.8302
FILM BUFFS: TWO SCREENINGS AT THE MOVIEHOUSE
RSC Live: The Tempest
March 29th, Wednesday 7PM
Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in a production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. In a unique partnership with Intel, RSC uses today’s most advanced technology in a bold reimagining of Shakespeare’s magical play, creating an unforgettable theatrical experience.
The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism
April 2nd, Sunday 1PM
Inspired by the hugely popular exhibition The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement from the Florence Griswold Museum in Connecticut--widely considered a home of American impressionism. This documentary illuminates the story of American Impressionism with its close ties to a love of gardens and a desire to preserve nature in a rapidly urbanizing nation. Travelling to studios, gardens and famous locations throughout the Eastern United States, UK and France, this mesmerizing film is a feast for the eyes.
The Moviehouse. 48 Main Street. Millerton NY. 518.789.0022
While in Millerton discover our favorite things!
FOOD SECURITY IN INSECURE TIMES
March 30th, Thursday 7-8:30PM
Join Mark Winne, author of Closing the Food Gap, for a conversation about changing the food system. As a writer on food issues, Winne’s work has appeared in national publications, and through his own firm, Mark Winne Associates, he speaks, trains, and writes on topics related to community food systems, food policy, and food security. Winne currently serves as Senior Advisor to the Center for a Livable Future at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.
Simon’s Rock. Lecture Center. 84 Alford Rd. Great Barrington MA. 413.644.4400
While in Great Barrington discover our favorite things!
ANIMAL EMBASSY: TALK TO THE ANIMALS
April 1st, Saturday 1-2PM
An interactive and educational program that draws from biology, geography, geology, ecology and culture, Animal Embassy and their unique group of rescued animal offer a tour around the world. The audience will do their part, roaring like lions and trumpeting like elephants, as they are introduced to live animal ambassadors like a Solomon Island Monkey-Tailed Skink, an Eclectus Parrot or South American Chinchilla. Come and meet these unusual creatures--and learn from them--to develop compassion and stewardship for all living things.
Gunn Memorial Junior Library. 5 Wykeham Road. Washington CT. 860.868.7586