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Tewksbury Massachusetts - Library News Evening with Cookbook Author Terry Walters on Nov 29 Country Music Concert on Nov 3 25 November 2022 ( news )
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VIRTUAL: JOB SEARCH HELP - - Improve Your Networking Skills ( *RR )
Monday , November 28 , 2pm
Learn how to get the most out of networking - - both in - person and virtually . Receive some practical , real - life advice from Kevin Willett , one of the most connected people in the Merrimack Valley . He is the founder of "Friends of Kevin , " a Massachusetts networking group that brings together the business , non - profit , ...... and artistic communities . He is also the CEO of New England B2B Networking Group , which offers monthly networking events for people in the B2B market . Kevin is the author of "One Connection: How You Can Grow Your Business ( and Change the World ) One Connection at a Time . " He serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Manning School of Business at UMass Lowell .
IN PERSON: Winter Community Roundtable ( *RR )
Monday , November 28 , 6:30pm
Representatives from Tewksbury - based non - profit organizations are invited to network at the library ' s Winter Community Roundtable . Attendees are encouraged to share information about their respective organization ' s programs , services and upcoming events and fundraisers . Each organization will be given five minutes to share with the group .
VIRTUAL: Jimmy Carter & The Camp David Accords ( *RR )
Tuesday , November 29 , 2pm
This program contextualizes the diplomatic , economic , cultural and military interactions between empires , nations and peoples in the 20th century that shaped America’s increasingly important role in the world and set the stage for The Camp David Accords . In particular , this topic will be examined through the lenses of The Cold War , and American Civics , with an emphasis on President Carter ' s role in peace negotiations between Egypt and Israel . Led by Joshua Montanari , Education Specialist and Volunteer Docent Coordinator at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library .
IN PERSON: Evening with Cookbook Author Terry Walters ( Plant - Based Recipes To Feed Body Mind & Soul ) ( *RR )
Tuesday , November 29 , 7pm
The Tewksbury Library is thrilled to welcome back friend and award - winning cookbook author Terry Walters with her new cookbook ,
NOURISH: Plant - Based Recipes To Feed Body , Mind and Soul . Walters will entertain , educate , inspire , and empower us with discussion and a cooking demo . Participants will enjoy tasting Terry’s healthy and delicious recipes , with plenty of opportunity for questions and answers . For those interested , there will be a book sale and signing at the end of the evening .
IN PERSON: The Highwaymen - - Songs & Stories with Matt York: A Country Music Concert ( *RR )
Wednesday , November 30 , 11am
Longtime New England singer/songwriter Matt York will perform the songs of Johnny Cash , Willie Nelson , Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings and tell stories of their careers . The four songwriting legends joined forces in the 1980 ' s to form the country supergroup "The Highwaymen . " However , prior to that , they ' d each established themselves as stars and their careers intersected many times since the 1960 ' s . York has twice been nominated as Best Male Artist by the New England Music Awards and his latest release was named one of the Boston Globe ' s best albums of 2019 . This program is supported by a grant from the Tewksbury Cultural Council , a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council , a state agency .
IN PERSON: The Page - Turners Fiction Book Group - - Great Circle
Wednesday , November 30 , 6:30pm
This month , join us for a discussion of Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead . Spanning Prohibition - era Montana , the Pacific Northwest , Alaska , New Zealand , wartime London , and modern - day Los Angeles , this is the unforgettable story of a daredevil female aviator determined to chart her own course in life , at any cost . New members are always welcome! Copies of the book are available at the Front Desk one month prior to meeting . We will be meeting in person , in the meeting room on the first floor of the library . Please email Nicole Goolishian at ngoolishian@tewksburypl . org with any questions .
VIRTUAL: Nutcrackers - - A Colorful History ( *RR )
Thursday , December 1 , 11am
You may never have given those funny painted statues much thought but the history of nutcrackers involves the development of tools from the Stone Age to the Industrial Age . Their story encompasses the political changes of Communist - era Germany , a Russian ballet and American G . I . s . These are all elements in the history of the charming , colorful creations we enjoy today . Our look at nutcrackers will include a nod to other traditional Christmas decorations such as pyramids and ‘smokers’ that have developed along with them . Led by art historian Mary Woodward , who serves as a guide at several Historic New England properties . She previously served as Public Programs Coordinator and Educator at the Concord Museum . Woodward has a B . A . in Art History from Furman University and a M . A . in Art History from Emory University . She has 40+ years of experience in museums of all shapes and sizes .
VIRTUAL: Dreamcatchers - - Extraordinary Native American Women ( *RR )
Thursday , December 1 , 2pm
Native American women have inspired many people , regardless of cultural identity , from the earliest contact with non - native people to the 21st century . The colorful and varied customs of indigenous women has resulted in contributions that benefitted their immediate and extended communities . The presentation will celebrate the lives and legacy of members from various tribal affiliations - - amazing individuals who were explorers , doctors , social reformers and advocates . Led by historian Jo Ann Tufo , a writer , lecturer and performer who has over 30 years of experience . Her realistic and haunting portrayals of various historic figures have delighted audiences for more than three decades all over the United States . Tufo has also taught at Coastal Carolina University/OLLI Program since 2012 focusing on a variety of subjects , including the Colonial , Civil War , World War I , World War II and Vietnam eras . Many of her programs focus on the noteworthy contributions of women .
VIRTUAL: The Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire ( *RR )
Thursday , December 1 , 7pm
Author Stephanie Schorow will discuss her new book ,
The Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire: A Boston Tragedy
, in this Zoom webinar . On November 28 , 1942 , fire roared through Boston ' s famed Cocoanut Grove nightclub during what was supposed to be a high - spirited Saturday night . By midnight , more than five hundred people were dead , dying , or maimed for life . Local author Stephanie Schorow probes the club ' s history , the circumstances leading to the fire , and the tragedy ' s lingering impact . The inferno reached deep into the city ' s social structure - - its politics , medical care , law enforcement , and religious life - - and touched nearly everyone in the Boston area , even those who had never set foot in the club . In this newly updated and revised edition , Schorow has added new information , photographs , interviews and insights on the worst nightclub fire in American history .
IN PERSON: DIY Bouncy Balls ( *RR )
Wednesday , November 30 , 3:30pm
Join Emily in person to learn how to make your own DIY bouncy ball! This event is open to teens in grades 6 - 12 .
IN PERSON: Tiny Tykes Story Time
Monday , November 28 , 10:30am
Tiny Tykes Storytime is designed for young children ages 0 to 18 months . Older siblings are always welcome to join in . Join us for a fun session of stories , songs , fingerplays , instruments , and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills . Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm , rhyme and repetition .
IN PERSON: Sprouts Story Time
Tuesday , November 29 , 10:30am
Sprouts Storytime is designed for is designed for little ones 18 months through 4 years . Get your early literacy skills on with stories , songs , movement , instruments , dancing and more!
IN PERSON: Older Kids Messy Craft
Wednesday , November 30 , 3:30pm
Join us in this new program to explore different messy crafts! We ' ll have paint , stamps , shaving cream , and Play - Doh available to play with and have fun . While we have smocks available , we encourage wearing old clothes just in case . For ages 6 to 12 .
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