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The Solstice Sackbuts In Concert This Saturday, May 31

May 27, 2014 10:13AM, Published by Bill Gilman, Categories: Today, Town Hall


Tewksbury Public Library



Event Information: All Tewksbury Public Library  events below are intended for adults.  Events are free, but registration is required.  Register by calling 978-640-4490 x 205, emailing rhayes@mvlc.org, or visiting the library’s online calendar of events at www.tewksburypl.org.  Events are typically held in the library’s first-floor Meeting Room.  All events are sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library. 

Dog Photography Contest Exhibition 

Thursday, May 29, 7pm

Enjoy an evening of photography as the library honors the winners of its (first) annual photography contest!  All submitted photos will be exhibited on Thursday, May 29 at 7pm, and remain on display in the Meeting Room on Friday, May 30 (10am-5pm) and Saturday, May 31 (9am-5pm).  All photos must fall under the theme of “dogs.”  Light refreshments will be served.  Entries must be dropped off on Tuesday, May 27 (10am-8pm) and Wednesday, May 28 (10am-4pm).  This is a drop-in event.  No registration required.


Friday Night Film: Burn

Friday, May 30, 8pm

Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases.  Burn is an award-winning documentary about Detroit told through the eyes of firefighters charged with the thankless task of saving a city that many have written off as dead.  Limited to 100 seats.  Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Firefighters Union.


Saturday Afternoon Show: A Musical Tour Through The Centuries 

Saturday, May 31, 2pm

Enjoy a one-hour, free community concert from The Solstice Sackbuts, who will take you on a musical tour through the centuries with interesting anecdotes about the music, the time, and the history of the trombone, ending with some selections you’ll tap you feet to.  The trombone trio will perform medieval, Renaissance, classical, jazz and pop music, including selections from Schein, Couperin, Bach, Mozart, Herbie Hancock, and Dave Brubeck.  Limited to 100 seats.  Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Cultural Council.


Tuesday Night Talk: Learn How To $ucceed on eBay

Tuesday, June 3, 7pm

Want to learn how to leverage the power of eBay to sell your items in a worldwide online community?  Join Greg Page, co-founder of Merrimack Analysis Group, for an interactive, hour-long seminar covering what you need to know to be successful on eBay.  Limited to 75 seats.


Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Networking For Success

Wednesday, June 4, 2pm

Career coach Clare Harlow will present her popular “Networking For Success” talk to local job seekers.  Networking is one of the best ways to find your next job, but you probably don’t do it as much as you should, and you probably don’t enjoy it.  Learn how to change all that with Clare’s proven approach!  Limited to 25 seats.


Local Author Spotlight: ‘Boston Below’ with Joseph Votano

Wednesday, June 4, 7pm

Join Tewksbury photographer Joseph Votano for a fascinating 60-minute audio/visual journey through the Boston subway system.  Votano will cover the history of the MBTA; an overview of the present system; the famous subway images of the past; a rare look of how today’s trains are kept operational; and a visual glimpse of the architecture and appearance of today’s Boston subway stations and “T” riders.  Whether you’re a regular subway rider, a fan of photography, a train enthusiast, or a people watcher, there is something for everyone along this journey!  Copies of Joe’s book, Boston Below, will be available for purchase after the talk to those interested.  Limited to 100 seats. 


Thursday Night Talk: A Visit From The Peabody Essex Museum

Thursday, June 5, 7pm

Join Claudia Chuber, Director of Community Affairs at the Peabody Essex Museum, to learn more about one of the country’s oldest museums, which has more than 840,000 works of art and culture featuring maritime art and history; American art; Asian, Oceanic, and African art; Asian export art; and two large libraries with over 400,000 books and manuscripts.  Chuber will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting.  Limited to 100 seats.


Friday Night Film: Lone Survivor

Friday, June 6, 8:15pm

Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases.  Lone Survivor is a war drama starring Mark Wahlberg.  Marcus Luttrell and his team seat out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shan, in late June 2005.  Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.  Rated R.  Limited to 100 seats.  NOTE: This film will be encored on Monday, June 9 at 10:30am. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club.


Tuesday Night Talk: How To $ucceed on Craigslist

Tuesday, June 10, 7pm

Want to learn how to leverage the power of Craigslist to sell your items in a worldwide online community?  Join Greg Page, co-founder of Merrimack Analysis Group, for an interactive, hour-long seminar covering what you need to know to be successful on Craigslist.  Limited to 75 seats.


Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Networking From A To Z

Wednesday, June 11, 2pm

Join Randall Warniers, past facilitator of the Acton Networkers, for his presentation entitled “Networking From A To Z.”  In this slide presentation and discussion, job seekers will use the alphabet as an organizational tool to find new ways to highlight the essential components of a networking strategy.  Limited to 25 seats.


Thursday Night Talk: A Visit From The Salem Witch Museum

Thursday, June 12, 7pm

Join Stacy Tilney, Director of Communication at the Salem Witch Museum, to learn more about Salem’s most visited museum.  The Salem Witch Museum brings you back to 1692 Salem, allowing you to experience the drama of history in life-size stage sets, figures, lighting, and a stirring narration.  Live guides take you through changing interpretations of witches, the truth behind the stereotypes, witchcraft practice today, and the frightening phenomenon of witch hunting.  Tileny will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting.  Limited to 100 seats.


Friday Night Film: Non-Stop

Friday, June 13, 8:15pm

Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases.  Non-Stop is an action thriller starring Liam Neeson.  An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages that put his fellow passengers at risk unless the airline transfers $150 million into an off-shore account.  Rated R.  Limited to 100 seats.  NOTE: This film will be encored on Monday, June 16 at 10:30am. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club.


Tuesday Night Talk: How To $ave With Extreme Couponing

Tuesday, June 17, 7pm

Want to learn how to save more than you ever thought possible just through clipping coupons?  Join Shayna Carney, a successful extreme couponer for Lowell-based charities, to learn the tips and tricks of couponing.  Carney says, “I’m just a simple grad student with a very interesting hobby: extreme couponing.  Bringing down large totals to next to nothing, while still getting the items I need, is fun and challenging.”  Limited to 75 seats.


Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Learn To Better Communicate

Wednesday, June 18, 2pm

Join life coach Alex Bering, Chairman and CEO of the Y Guy Executive Coaching, to learn how to develop the skills to disagree agreeably, communicate more effectively through active listening, and control your own “hot buttons.”  Limited to 25 seats.


Tewksbury Genealogy Support Group Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, June 18, 2pm

Whether you’re just starting out or have been researching your family history for years, the Genealogy Support Group has a place for you.  Bring your notes and a laptop (or borrow one of ours) to work on your genealogy using library resources and the shared resources and experiences of others.


Thursday Night Talk: A Visit From The Museum of Bad Art

Thursday, June 19, 7pm

Join Louise Sacco, Executive Director of the Museum of Bad Art, to learn more about the world’s only museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition, and celebration of bad art in all of its forms.  Sacco will describe the thinking behind the museum, their selection criteria, and its relationship to the artists.  She’ll had slides of many of the museum’s masterpieces and will even bring along actual pieces from MOBA’s collection.  Sacco will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting.  Limited to 100 seats.


Friday Night Film: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Friday, June 20, 8:15pm

Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases.  The Grand Budapest Hotel is a comedy starring Ralph Fiennes and F. Murray Abraham.  The adventure of Gusatve H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.  Rated R.  Limited to 100 seats.  NOTE: This film will be encored on Monday, June 23 at 10:30am. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club.


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