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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Adult Programs

Sunday, October 1, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Pianist, Andrew Armstrong

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Schools Out Program: Meet Thomas Edison

Children & Family Programs

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

150614-Banner-ImageLooking for something fun and educational to do on your early release day? Then join us for a fun and interactive performance by Todd McLeish. Todd will literally transform himself into Thomas Edison. You will become totally immersed in Edison’s life and inventions!

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This program is for students grade K through 5. The fee for this event is $15.

Or, register for the Schools Out! series (Meet Thomas Edison and Cool-ology on October 18, 2017) for $25:

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South Windsor Historical Society Program

Adult Programs

Thursday, October 12, 2017

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tom Kelleher, Old Sturbridge Village, presents “Tales of a Yankee Peddler”. Speakers usually last about an hour with questions and refreshments following. This program is open to the public. Registration is not necessary. Suggested donation is $3.00 for members of the South Windsor Historical Society and Wood Memorial Library or $5.00 for the general public.

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Second Saturday: Hartford Marathon

Adult Programs

Saturday, October 14, 2017

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Come join us in cheering on the runners of the Hartford Marathon. The Wood is again hosting a water stop for the race and will be open for people to check out books, explore our exhibits, or let the kids play in the children’s area. This is a free event but come early as Main Street closes for the Race!

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Schools Out Program: Cool-ology

Children & Family Programs

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

20430095_1420178221403170_2473929201469597340_nLooking for something fun and educational for your kids to do on their early release day? Cool-ology is coming to “The Wood” to provides hands-on, inquiry based learning experiences that will get them really excited about science, engineering, and the world! These active, social, creative lessons help kids better understand how the world works. Experiments will have a Halloween theme that is sure to include SLIME!

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This program is for students grade K through 5. The fee for this event is $15.

Or, register for the series (Cool-ology and Meet Thomas Edison on October 11, 2017) for $25.

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Calling on the Crawley’s: A Homicidal Tea

Adult Programs

Friday, October 20, 2017

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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You’ve been invited to a high tea for the Crawley Family of Downton Abbey©. Light refreshments and wine, dessert and tea will be available during the performance. Feel free to come dressed as an upstairs or downstairs character!

The young lovers, Matthew Reginald Crawley and Lady Mary Crawley, have been courting one another for years and the estate has very particular opinions of the relationship unfolding. Their blooming romance will affect the inheritance of the Estate and has the residents and staff up in arms.

The lovers have different ideas of how finances should be run and neither is backing off from the dispute. The family has come together to hear an announcement from the matriarch, the Dowager Countess Violet Crawley, but as they wait for her arrival, a blood-curdling scream resounds!

Robert Crawley, the Earl of Grantham has been murdered and it is up to you to decide who is responsible! Which one of these characters committed the heinous crime?

Join History At Play™ performers for a soiree of mystery, intrigue, and laughs that will leave you thirsty for more!

Pre-registration is required. The cost for this program is $40 per person. Please don’t wait to purchase your tickets – we expect this event to sell out.
 

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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Adult Programs

Sunday, October 22, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Cellist, Sophie Shao

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Wednesday Afternoon at the Wood Fall Series: Sherlock Holmes

Adult Programs

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

baad9453-477d-4dd2-8863-4396a6691157Enjoy an afternoon watching the recreation of the 1930 radio drama Sherlock Holmes. The East Haddam Stage Company under the direction of Kandie Carle will present this drama using the actual script followed by CT‘s own William Gillette.  We will witness the inventive use of a complete sound effects table during the drama.

A question and answer period and reception will follow the performance.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This performance is for adults.  The program registration fee for this event is $15 per person:

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Ranky Tanky

Children & Family Programs

Saturday, November 4, 2017

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

RankyTankyCover300-336x300Join in a rollicking, first-class ride through American roots music! During a Ranky Tanky show, children ages 5 through grade 5 are invited to sing, clap, dance, suggest ideas, and answer questions about what they see on stage. Between songs, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem talk about the songs, instruments, and styles they play. And, as they are grooving acapella on a pop tune from the Bahamas, showing off the drummer’s 100% recycled drum set, or serenading a birthday boy with a turkey-baster whistle, they also like to show kids that you don’t need fancy stuff to make great music.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Session A: 1-3 pm
Session B: 2-4 pm.
Children attending session A will meet downstairs to create their own functional musical instrument and a snack from 1- 2 pm. At 2 pm they will come upstairs for the Ranky Tanky performance. Session B will attend the performance at 2 pm, then make their instrument and have snack 3 -4 pm.
The program fee for this event is $20 per child and 1 adult. Each additional child will be $10.

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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Adult Programs

Sunday, November 5, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With the Vienna Piano Trio

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Children’s Gingerbread House Workshop

Children & Family Programs

Sunday, November 12, 2017

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

gingerbread house workshop fun Session 1: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Session 2: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Join artist Lynda Jones for some traditional holiday fun as you create a gingerbread house from graham crackers.

*Please bring an assortment of small candies for decorating and a tray to carry home your creation. All other material will be supplied. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. The fee is $12 per house made.

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Holiday Story Hour

Children & Family Programs

Thursday, December 14, 2017

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

fullsizerenderTime to get in the holiday spirit! Holiday sing along led by Deb Hay followed by Pumpernickel Puppets performance of Three Billy Goats Gruff and The Lion and the Mouse. We will have Santa arrive on a fire truck to visit with the kids after the puppet show!

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. The fee for this event is $5 per child.

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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Adult Programs

Sunday, January 14, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Pianist, Claire Huangci

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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Adult Programs

Sunday, February 25, 2018

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Jasper Quartet

At First Congregational Church

993 Main St. in South Windsor

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*This concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome.

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Wednesday Afternoon at The Wood Spring Series: Julia Child

Adult Programs

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Delvena Theatre Company

Enjoy an afternoon learning about Julia Child’s life – from her privileged childhood in California when she had no interest in food, except for eating what the family’s private chef prepared – to becoming one of the culinary legends of all time.

The audience will have the opportunity to view Julia on the set of The French Chef television show. This is sure to be an amusing and fun experience!

The cast will open up for discussion regarding Julia Child during the reception following the performance.

 

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This performance is for adults.  The program registration fee for this event is $15 per person:

 

Or, you can register for the Wednesday Afternoon Fall Series (2 shows) for $25 per person:
 


 

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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Adult Programs

Sunday, March 25, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Violinist, Chloe Kiffer

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South Windsor Cultural Arts Concert

Adult Programs

Sunday, April 8, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Pianist, Quynh Nguyen

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Wednesday Afternoon at The Wood Spring Series: Albert Einstein

Adult Programs

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

alberteinsteinEnjoy an afternoon with George Capaccio as Albert Einstein. George Capaccio’s one-person performance as Albert Einstein is a great way to learn about this extraordinary individual and the ideas that have revolutionized physics and forever changed how we understand space, time and gravity. Reception will follow the performance.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. This performance is for adults.  The program registration fee for this event is $15 per person:

Or, register for Wednesday Afternoon Spring Series (2 shows) for $25 per person:

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