Adult Programs

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Barnes and Noble-Author Book Signing Event

Saturday, August 5, 2017

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

DSC_0236Join author and archivist Claire Lobdell at the Barnes and Noble Manchester Store, author talk and book signing event for her new book Images of America: South Windsor.

Second Saturday Event: Historic Main Street

Saturday, August 12, 2017

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for the History of Main Street Tour
 
Stop by The Wood and pick up a map to lead you on a self-guided tour of “Old” Main Street. Then at your leisure walk, bike or drive down Historic Main Street in South Windsor to learn some fun and interesting facts about the town’s history. Come and see the architecture and buildings that make up the oldest street in town. Learn about the first colonists to settle on this street and some of their stories.  There is a lot of history on this old main street so, come get a map and learn about our town.

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Purchase your own copy of Images of America: South Windsor online now for $23.00 (tax included).  Shipping available for additional $4.00 cost (up to 3 book). You can also purchase a copy in person at The Wood.

South Windsor Historical Society Program

Thursday, September 14, 2017

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Bev York, Windham Textile & History Museum, presents “Connecticut in the American Revolution”. Stories will cover Jonathon Trumbull, Sybil Luddington, Nathan Hale, Samuel Huntington and more. 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.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Wood Fall Series: Abigail Adams

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Abigail Adams

A portrait of America’s first modern woman

Enjoy an afternoon with George Baker as John Adams, as he talks with admiration, humor and affection about Abigail, describing how she defined the sexist conventions of her time.George11a1

 

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 Wednesday Afternoon Fall Series  (2 shows) $25 per person.

SOUTH WINDSOR CULTURAL ARTS CONCERT

Sunday, October 1, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Pianist, Andrew Armstrong

At Wood Memorial Library and Museum

On Sunday, October 1st at 2:00 PM.

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South Windsor Historical Society Program

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.

SOUTH WINDSOR CULTURAL ARTS CONCERT

Sunday, October 22, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Cellist, Sophie Shao

At Wood Memorial Library and Museum

On Sunday, October 22nd at 2:00 PM.

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Wednesday Afternoon at the Wood Fall Series: Sherlock Holmes

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy 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 or Wednesday Afternoon Fall Series (2 shows) $25 per person.

SOUTH WINDSOR CULTURAL ARTS CONCERT

Sunday, November 5, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With the Vienna Piano Trio

At Wood Memorial Library and Museum

On Sunday, November 5th at 2:00 PM.

969621_414278878676005_548431604_n*This concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome.

SOUTH WINDSOR CULTURAL ARTS CONCERT

Sunday, January 14, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Pianist, Claire Huangci

At Wood Memorial Library and Museum

On Sunday, January 14th at 2:00 PM.

969621_414278878676005_548431604_n*This concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome.

SOUTH WINDSOR CULTURAL ARTS CONCERT

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.

Wednesday Afternoon at The Wood Spring Series: Julia Child

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet Julia Child
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 Wednesday Afternoon Spring Series (2 shows) $25 per person.

SOUTH WINDSOR CULTURAL ARTS CONCERT

Sunday, March 25, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Violinist, Chloe Kiffer

At Wood Memorial Library and Museum

On Sunday, March 25th at 2:00 PM.

969621_414278878676005_548431604_n*This concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome.

SOUTH WINDSOR CULTURAL ARTS CONCERT

Sunday, April 8, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The South Windsor Cultural Arts Presents

A Concert With Pianist, Quynh Nguyen

At Wood Memorial Library and Museum

On Sunday, April 8th at 2:00 PM.

969621_414278878676005_548431604_n*This concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome.

Wednesday Afternoon at The Wood Spring Series: Albert Einstein

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy 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 Wednesday Afternoon Fall Series (2 shows) $25 per person.