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  • Museum Passes for free or discounted admission to many area attractions (or view Printable Museum Pass Brochure)
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Communicating Effectively in a Polarized World (Virtual) (Tue., Jan 31st @ 6:30 PM)

Feeling as though there is no civil discourse anymore? Wishing you had more tools in your toolbox to communicate effectively with your family, friends, neighbors, and community members? Join attorney, educator, author, and conflict resolution expert Frederick Golder as he explains the reasons for this polarization that he discovered after years of research into the scientific basis for conflict. He will provide us with tools to engage in constructive and civilized conversations and will reserve time for your questions.

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Gentle Yoga With Pia Oliveri (Virtual) (Wed., Feb 1st @ 12:00 PM)

Join us for yoga with Pia Oliveri
Pia is the Owner and Director of Wabi-Sabi Yoga and Wellness Center in South Windsor, CT. Through yoga, meditation and breath work she believes healing happens from the inside out. Her Gentle Yoga Class is a true representation of the Eight Limbs of Yoga! We will start with Meditation and breath work followed by seated postures and standing postures with the assistance of a chair.
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Caregiver Support Group/Healing Hearts (Senior Center) (Wed., Feb 1st @ 1:30 PM)

If you are a caregiver or are coping with the loss of a loved one, we invite you to join us at 1:30 pm on the first Wednesday of each month at the Bloomfield Senior Center. Assuming responsibility for the care of a family member with health or memory problems often begins with the challenge of learning our way through the healthcare system. Sadly, but not infrequently, it progresses to learning about the grief process. It often helps to talk and share with others who have had similar experiences.
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