Looking for nutrient-dense food options for your family? Want your children to have fun in the kitchen, while developing life-long kitchen skills? Please join Misa, from Misa’s Clean Kitchen in baking simple and delicious food, free of gluten, dairy, and processed sugar. Class will take place via zoom
Lego™ Club is back! Every month Tessa will email a challenge to participants. Do your best to create what you want to to meet this challenge, then join the group on Zoom to show off and talk about your creation. Tessa and friends can't wait to see your finished work! This club will meet the first Wednesday of each month at 4 PM for about half an hour, or however long it takes to share.
Signed copies of the books are available at White Birch Books. Call them at 356-3200 to purchase.
All children and caregivers are welcome to join Santa on Zoom through the Conway Library to enjoy stories, singing, and more! Children are encouraged to write a letter to Santa including their wish list, and if they would like to ask Santa one question to be presented on Zoom, please include that in the letter. Letters should be delivered to the library by December 18th at 2 PM. Letters may be hand delivered or mailed to "Santa, C/O Conway Library" at 15 Greenwood Avenue, Conway NH 03818.
The term "Middle East" is a changing geopolitical concept. Throughout recent history, this term referred to a political, a cultural, and a geographical region with no clear boundaries. Moreover, this concept serves to generate stereotypes and misunderstanding. This multimedia presentation by Mohamed Defaa provides an analytical framework to understand the histories, social identities, and cultures behind this complex concept of "Middle East."
This is a virtual presentation. Register for Zoom access here: https://bit.ly/3ppRXxi
Jose Lezcano presents a multi-media musical program that showcases the guitar in Latin America as an instrument that speaks many languages. Lezcano presents a variety of musical styles: indigenous strummers in ritual festivals from Ecuador, Gaucho music from Argentina, European parlor waltzes from Venezuela, and Afro-Brazilian samba-pagode. He also plays pieces by Villa-Lobos, Brouwer, Lauro, Barrios, Pereira, and examples from his Fulbright-funded research in Ecuador.
Whatever did New Englanders do on long winter evenings before cable, satellite and the internet? In the decades before and after the Civil War, our rural ancestors used to create neighborhood events to improve their minds. Community members male and female would compose and read aloud homegrown, handwritten literary "newspapers" full of keen verbal wit. Sometimes serious, sometimes sentimental but mostly very funny, these "newspapers" were common in villages across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont and revealed the hopes, fears, humor and surprisingly daring behavior of our forebears.
The ancient Greek philosophers defined eudaimonia as living a full and excellent life. In this illustrated talk, Maria Sanders explores how ideas of happiness have changed in Western civilization through the ages, while comparing and contrasting major concepts of well-being throughout the world. Can money buy happiness? To what extent does engaging in one's community impact happiness? When worldwide surveys of happiness are conducted, why doesn't the United States make the top ten?
New Hampshire has attracted and inspired artists since the colonial era. What is distinctive about the art made here? This program will consider works by itinerant and folk painters, landscape artists drawn to the state's scenic vistas, and modern artists that adopted bold styles to depict everyday life in the Granite State. Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Childe Hassam, and Maxfield Parrish are some of the artists discussed in this program.