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House Empowerment (Virtual) (Mon., Dec 4th @ 6:00 PM)

In partnership with Doll’s House Foundation, we invite you to this House Empowerment financial literacy event with Loan Officer Chance McQueen. You will learn what’s in a mortgage, different types of mortgages that are available, how mortgages work, interest rates, down payments and assistance programs, the mortgage application process, loan approvals, the responsibilities of a homeowner, and tips for success.

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Berlioz and Opera – Part 4 (Virtual) (Tue., Dec 5th @ 1:00 PM)

During the 19th century the road to success for French composers ran through the doors of the Paris Opera. A triumphant premiere there would assure one of a lifetime of celebrity and commissions. Many major composers like Bizet, Debussy, Dukas, Faure and Lalo failed to have premieres at L’Opera. Berlioz had only one chance. Early in his career “Benvenuto Cellini” received just four performances. After them the hallowed portals remained closed to him for the rest of his life. That is not a reason to neglect his operatic output. Jeffrey Engel will focus on the operatic side of this important symphonist and play excerpts from his oeuvre.

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Gentle Yoga With Pia Oliveri (Virtual) (Wed., Dec 6th @ 12:00 PM)

Join us for yoga with Pia Oliveri
Pia is the Owner and Director of Wabi-Sabi Yoga and Wellness Center in Windsor Locks, 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.

You may wish to consult your doctor before doing these exercises. By performing any fitness exercises, you are performing them at your own risk. Read more >

Caregiver Support Group/Healing Hearts (Senior Center) (Wed., Dec 6th @ 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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Millennials Read: Cookie Swap (Simsbury Public Library) (Wed., Dec 6th @ 6:30 PM)

At monthly Millennials Read no-stress book discussions, join readers in their 20s, 30s, and 40s to talk about current book picks. A partnership between Bloomfield, Simsbury, and Granby libraries and open to all. We hope to see you there. This month’s program will take place at Simsbury Public Library, 725 Hopmeadow St. If special accommodations are required, please contact the Bloomfield library at least one week prior to the event.

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