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Friday Night Flicks Presents: Rogue One

Friday, April 28th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Rogue One movie poster
A band of rebels plots to steal the Death Star's blueprints in this "Star Wars" spin-off. Rated PG-13.

Author Event: Karen E. Olson

Tuesday, April 25th, 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
Karen E. Olson
Karen E. Olson is the award-winning author of the Black Hat Thriller series, which Kirkus Reviews called "electrifying." She has also written the Annie Seymour and Tattoo Shop mystery series. She lives in North Haven.

Karen will discuss her new book, Betrayed. Framed for ordering a hit on mobster Tony DeMarco, Tina Adler is forced to re-enter the shadowy world of computer hacking she thought she’d left behind. In order to clear her name, she reluctantly joins an FBI team tasked with scouring the deep web to unearth DeMarco’s darkest secrets. The trail will lead Tina to the person who framed her – but it may also reveal other secrets that she would rather not know. DeMarco might be the least of Tina’s worries. Could her true enemy be someone much closer to home?

Karen will sign copies of her new book, which will be for sale following the discussion.

Origami CT

Monday, April 24th, 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Collaboratory
origami crane
Origami CT is a group for paper folding enthusiasts. Adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up welcome. No previous origami experience needed. All supplies provided. Drop in on the second and fourth Monday of the month.

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Monday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Collins Room
magnifying glass with words ID Fraud superimposed
In 2015, nearly 500,000 identity theft related complaints were filed with the Federal Trade Commission. In many cases, identity theft isn't reported or noticed until long after it occurs. Identity theft can happen to anyone at any age. A representative from the Wallingford Police Department will help you understand how to protect yourself from identity theft, and how to recover if you are a victim of identity theft.


Introduction to iPad

Monday, April 24th, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room
Join us to discuss the fundamentals of the iPad, including searching the Internet, downloading apps, and taking photos.


Upcycling 101

Thursday, April 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room
Tim Sway
Local maker Tim Sway will introduce you to the mindset and methods of upcycling. You will see and learn about his creations from reclaimed materials and have the opportunity to brainstorm how to use discarded items in new ways. Adults and teens welcome.

Tim Sway makes “worthless things priceless” by creating one-of-a-kind furniture, musical instruments and more from things that have been thrown away. The trendier term is “reclaimed” or “upcycled” materials. Tim brings awareness to wastefulness and excessive consumerism while encouraging others to live local, Earth-friendly lives. He has a podcast and YouTube channel where he spreads the message and also encourages people to try making things on their own. He was a principal on FYI Networks’s television show “Trashformers” and worked extensively as a touring and performing musician. He lives in Wallingford and “Tim Sway Perspectives World Headquarters” is located in an old chicken barn in Meriden.

This program is sponsored by Jean Anderson in memory of a lifelong upcycler, Alan McIlveen.


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