Summer and Fall Programs.

Your annual Membership Dues and donations have made it possible for the Friends to provide NTL with the funds to provide these wonderful programs!  Enjoy…

Thursday, July 12   6:30 – 8:30 pm:  “Drumming Circle”.  This workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of how to play various types of hand drums, as well as teaching basic rhythms that are drawn from several cultural traditions.   Read more:

Friday, July 13  10:30 – 11:30 am:  “Family Concert with David Polansky” (all ages).  Get ready to sing and put on your dancing shoes because his shows involve the audience!   Registration  is required:

Thursday, July 26  3:00 – 4:00 pm:  “Let’s Gogh Art!”.   In this class each participant will make goofy science goggles and create a 3D painting!  Registration  required.

Friday, September 14  10:00 am – 12:00 pm.  6 week session through Oct. 19:  “Writer’s Workshop”.  This workshop provides an opportunity to discover or further develop your personal writing  voice.

Tuesday, September 18    6:30 – 7:30 pm:  “Einstein:  Reluctant Superstar”.  Join us for part 2 of George Capaccio’s  wildly popular performance, “Albert Einstein: Relatively Speaking!”  Einstein’s passion for science was matched by his commitment to social justice, human rights, and worldwide disarmament.

Thursday, September 27   7:00 – 8:00 pm:   Author visit, Ted Reinstein, on “New England’s General Stores: Exploring an American Classic”.   Told with anecdotes from local landmark stores across the region.

Thursday, October 11    6:30 – 7:30 pm:   Author visit, Kevin Gardner, on  “Discovering New England Stone Walls”.  Kevin Gardner will lead an informal talk about the main topics in his book, The Granite Kiss, touching on history, technique, stylistic development, and aesthetics.

Tuesday, October 16  6:30 – 7:30 pm:   “The Basics of Public Speaking”.  Amy Callahan (English professor and coordinator of Journalism/Communication program at Northern Essex Community College),  presents techniques to build confidence and connect with audiences.

Thursday, November 15    7:00 – 8:00 pm:   “Thomas Jefferson: Foodie”.   Discover insights on one of the most controversial figures in history, our 3rd President, and his surprising influences on our eating habits.