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Free eBook reads from Simon Teen every month!

Did you know that the publisher Simon Teen offers free eBook reads of Teen books every month? It’s as simply as creating a free online account. This post will link you to more information about creating an account and about what books are currently free to read online! Read more >

100 Signs for Everyday Use (5-Week Series; Ages 7+; Virtual) (July 24 @ 6:30 PM)

Due to popular demand, join us for this Sign Language Basics 5-week series held virtually. You will learn vocabulary-building and conversational signing. Open to youth ages 7 through Adult. Families are encouraged to sign up as one attendee and attend using the same Zoom log in, as space is limited.

If there is space available, join the series at any time. Choose the sessions that work for your schedule. Handouts with embedded practice videos are provided after class. Read more >

Tanglewood Marionettes presents CINDERELLA (July 26 @ 6:30 PM) (10 Wintonbury Ave)

Set in the eighteenth century and featuring a dozen lavishly costumed 30” marionettes, this production of Cinderella is a Tanglewood Marionettes showpiece. All your favorite characters are here, from gentle Cinderella to the bumptious stepsisters and the charming Prince. This telling is based on the original tale…with a few new surprises! A classic fairy tale told with wit and style, Cinderella is sure to please audiences of all ages.

For all ages, kids to adults! Registration is appreciated.

NOTE: This production will be offsite in the auditorium at Bloomfield Congregational Church (10 Wintonbury Ave., Bloomfield). Read more >

Sportstacking with Glenn Costello for Tweens/Teens (July 30 @ 1:30 PM) (330 Park, Gym)

SportStacking has been termed a “track meet for your hands at warp speed.” It’s an exciting sport where students up-stack and down-stack 12 specially designed cups called Speed Stacks in predetermined sequences as fast as they can. Stackers race against the clock. This is an interactive event where everyone watching the presentation gets involved in trying to SportStack themselves.

This program is for tweens and teens (ages 10+). Registration is required. Please note: This program will take place offsite at the Bloomfield Human Services Building (330 Park, Gym). Read more >

100 Signs for Everyday Use (5-Week Series; Ages 7+; Virtual) (July 31 @ 6:30 PM)

Due to popular demand, join us for this Sign Language Basics 5-week series held virtually. You will learn vocabulary-building and conversational signing. Open to youth ages 7 through Adult. Families are encouraged to sign up as one attendee and attend using the same Zoom log in, as space is limited.

If there is space available, join the series at any time. Choose the sessions that work for your schedule. Handouts with embedded practice videos are provided after class. Read more >