Children

Writing Group
Thursday August 9 at 6 pm
Join local author Lisa Shea for a writing group at the Sutton Library. Come bounce your ideas off of other authors and get creative and constructive feedback.
Book Discussion Groups
Book Groups are taking the month of August off!

One great title– two chances to discuss it each month! Book club books will be available at the desk of the Library after the previous book group. Books for the Senior Center discussion are also available at the Senior Center. 
Stamping Bookmark and Card
Thursday, July 26 at 6 pm UniBank 146 North
 Paper artist Tara Drummond will lead us in creating a bookmark and a greeting card using rubber stamps.

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Boxwood Wreath Craft
Tuesday, July 31 at 6:30 pm and Tuesday, August 7 at 11:30 am
In this workshop we’ll be making a framed paper boxwood wreath. We’ll have all the pieces pre-cut for you, leaving you to relax and enjoy crafting. We are offering this workshop on two different dates and times, the same project will be made each time. 

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Welcome Sign with Faux Calligraphy
Thursday, August 2 at 6:30 pm UniBank 146 North
Local calligrapher CJ Kennedy will be leading this workshop and teaching us how to make a welcome sign using faux calligraphy. 

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Box it up!
Thursday, August 9 at 6:30 pm at UniBank 146 North
Professional paper artist Lisa Siciliano (www.sparkreations.com) will lead participants in creating two styles of gift boxes, each one fashioned from a single sheet of paper and decorated with embellishments. All materials will be provided. Please bring a ruler, scissors, and a pencil with eraser. If you have a bone folder, bring that along, as well. 

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Thru Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30 pm
Those who attend this program will be treated to a modern day adventure. Sam Ducharme set out on a 2180 mile, 14 state backpacking trip from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mt. Katahdin Maine. During his six-month journey he documented the rugged beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, the wildlife, the hardships encountered on the trail, as well as the people, culture and humanity at its finest. Come join him as he takes you through the trail towns, over the mountaintops and through the backcountry. The images and stories will leave you with a renewed awe of the beauty of our country and its people.
Feasting with Your Instant Pot
Thursday, August 16 at 6 pm
The instant pot craze is here, are you onboard? For many of us, the Instant Pot is patiently waiting to be used. Whether yours is tucked away in a cupboard or still in the box, it’s time to take out your electric pressure cooker and put it to use. Join chef Liz Barbour for a cooking class that will help take the mystery out of this amazing, time saving kitchen tool. Liz will demonstrate 2 recipes that you can recreate at home. Following her demonstration Liz will offer tasty samples for everyone to enjoy. 
Summer Concert Series
Bring your chair, your dinner, and your friends and join us on the Common for music this summer!

Crowes Pasture
Saturday, July 21 at 6 pm on the Common
Crowes Pasture is the Boston-based acoustic duo of Monique Byrne and Andy Rogovin. The duo brings leather and lace harmonies to classic and contemporary folk music in a style that draws from old-time, folk and bluegrass traditions.
 
Murphy Academy of Irish Dance
Saturday, July 28 at 5:30 pm on the Common
Performers from the Murphy Academy of Irish Dance will be presenting traditional Irish Step Dance.

Tony Gahan
Saturday, July 28 at 6:30 pm on the Common
Tony Gahan is a singer songwriter from county Tipperary,Ireland. His passion for Irish music shows through in his performances, as every song he sings tells a story.

Neptune’s Car
Saturday, August 11 at 6 pm on the Common
Neptune’s Car (Holly Hanson and Steve Hayes) is an acoustic duo from Massachusetts and New Hampshire who play original, Contemporary Folk music.
 
Unlikely Strummers
Saturday, August 18 at 6:30 pm on the Common
Join us for a ukulele concert with the Unlikely Strummers! The Unlikely Strummers are a 14-member band of ukulele players who are based out of the bookstore An Unlikely Story in Plainville. Come and hear some of your favorite tunes played with the happy sounds of the ukulele! 

Pop! Boom! Create cards with action!
Thursday, August 23 at 6:30 pm at UniBank 146 North
Come along and join in the fun with professional paper artist Lisa Siciliano (www.sparkreations.com) who will lead participants in creating a whimsical pop-up card and another that “explodes” with your greeting when opened. All materials will be provided. Please bring along a ruler, scissors, and a pencil with eraser. If you have a bone folder, bring that along, as well. 

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