Programs for Adults

Musical Instruments of the World

Wednesday, Aug. 15th at 6:30

Tom D’Agostino is a professional musician and educator with 39 years of experience. He plays many different instruments in many styles of music, and builds instruments from different time periods. In this program he’ll be demonstrating a number of instruments from history and from around the world: the sitar, lute, citole, saz baglama, dulcimer, banjo, mandolin, ukelele, psaltery, bowed pasaltery, kithara, balalaika, and a blues box.

Find out more about Tom on his website  

Gardening is Murder

Monday, August 20th at 6:30 pm

Mystery writer Neal Sanders will present "Gardening is Murder" - a spouse's view of gardening filled with humor and insight from someone who gardens less from an abiding love of horticulture than for the love of a spouse. Good horticultural advice is dispensed bad advice is debunked. Some of the topics covered:

  • Why it is impossible to do just one thing in the garden
  • Why so much gardening advice on the Internet is awful
  • Proof that wildlife don't watch Walt Disney movies

The Conscious Cuisine Chef Brett Mayette

Tuesday, August 21st at 6:30 pm

Chef Mayette will create tasty treats from unlikely wild plants. You will learn a lot about what is in your backyard to eat, and have a chance to try a sample.

Audubon Society: Birds of New England

Wednesday, August 22nd at 6:30 pm

An Audubon Society lecturer will speak about birds that are commonly found in our neighborhoods, and their relationship to our gardens.

Play Reading

Tuesday, September 25th at 6:30 pm

Computer Help

You can request on-the-spot basic help using our computers and other technology.

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