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American Textile History Museum Visits on Thursday, July 31

Jul 22, 2014 09:22AM, Published by Robert Hayes, Categories: Tewksbury Pride, Today, Town Hall


Tewksbury Public Library



Event Information: All 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. 

A Visit From The Harvard Art Museum
Thursday, July 24, 7pm

Join Daron Manoogian, Communications Director, to learn about Harvard’s three art museums. The Arthur M. Sackler Museum holds world-renowned collections of Asian art. The Busch-Reisinger Museum is the only museum in North America dedicated to the study of art from German-speaking countries of central and northern Europe in all media and in all periods. The Fogg Museum is Harvard’s oldest art museum and is renowned for its extensive holdings of European and American art from the Middle Ages to present day. Mr. Manoogian will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting. Limited to 100 seats.

Friday Night Film: Heaven Is For Real
Friday, July 25, 8:15pm

Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. Heaven Is For Real is a drama starring Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly. A small-town father must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Rated PG. Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club. ENCORE: This film will be encored on Monday, July 28 at 10:30am.

Learn All About Antique Clocks
Tuesday, July 29, 7pm

Join Bob Frishman, owner of Bell-Time Clocks, for a free class on antique clocks. Learn about the history, styles, makers, values, collecting, repairing, and cultural importance of clocks. More than 100 projected images will illustrate familiar and unusual timekeepers from Frishman’s own collection and from more than 5,000 clocks he has serviced. A free informal “road-show” appraisal session will follow the class. Attendees can each bring one antique clock to be identified and evaluated. All appraisals will be verbal. The number of appraisals given may be limited due to time constraints and crowd size. Limited to 100 seats.

Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Discover Other Area Networking Groups
Wednesday, July 30, 2pm

Come learn about other networking groups in the area. Hear from representatives and pick up promotional materials from each group. Where do they meet? When do they meet? How often do they meet? How can they benefit you? How can you learn more? There will be time to share your own experiences with other networking groups. Limited to 25 seats. 

A Visit From The American Textile History Museum
Thursday, July 31, 7pm

Join David Unger, Director of Interpretation at the Museum, to learn more about one of the Merrimack Valley’s most popular museums. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the American Textile History Museum tells America’s story through the art, history, and sciences of textiles. The Museum holds the world’s largest and most important collection of tools, spinning wheels, hand looms, and early production machines, as well as more than five million pieces of textile prints, fabric samples, and costumes. Mr. Unger will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting. Limited to 100 seats.

Friday Night Film: Noah
Friday, August 1, 8pm

Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. Noah is an action adventure starring Russell Crow and Jennifer Connelly. A man is chosen by his world’s creator to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world. Rated PG-13. Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club. ENCORE: This film will be encored on Monday, August 4 at 10:30am.


Tuesday Night Talk: Social Security – Your Questions Answered        

Tuesday, August 5, 7pm

Join Patrick McGuiness, a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments, to learn how to maximize your social security benefit amounts based on age, life expectancy, employment and need.  Jones currently works in the Andover branch and will be opening up a branch in Tewksbury in the coming months. Limited to 100 seats.


Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Build Your Leadership Skills 

Wednesday, August 6, 2pm

Join professional speaker and career coach Laurie-Ann Murabito, author of “Rethink Leadership: 4 Lessons To Make You Remarkable,” for an eye-opening presentation on how you can become a leader at work.  There will be time for networking after the talk. Limited to 25 seats. 


A Visit From The New England Quilt Museum
Thursday, August 7, 7pm

Join Nora Burchfield, Executive Director of the New England Quilt Museum, to learn more about the only museum in the Northeast dedicated to the art and history of quiltmaking. Mrs. Burchfield will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting. Limited to 100 seats.


Friday Night Film: The Other Woman
Friday, August 8, 8pm

Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases. The Other Woman is a comedy starring Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann. After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he’s been betraying.  And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot revenge on the three-timing scoundrel. Rated PG-13. Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club. ENCORE: This film will be encored on Monday, August 11 at 10:30am.


Tuesday Night Talk: Strengthen Or Start Your Own Small Business        

Tuesday, August 12, 7pm

Join Lisa Gonzalez Welch, economic development specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration, to learn about the various SBA programs and services available to start-up and existing small businesses.  General information will be provided on SCORE; Small Business Development Centers; Center for Women and Enterprise; SBA 7(a) Loan Guarantee Program; and Government Contract Opportunities. Limited to 100 seats.


Tewksbury Job Seekers Network: Learn A New Approach To Networking 

Wednesday, August 13, 2pm

Join Steve Hatel, a local independent financial  planner who has successfully built his practice exclusively through referrals and personal introductions, for his insightful presentation – “A Fresh Approach To Networking.”  Learn some proven methods in a hands-on, how-to format that people can follow to improve their networking results.  There will be time for networking after the talk. Limited to 25 seats. 


A Visit From The Buttonswood Museum
Thursday, August 14, 7pm

Join Kaleigh Pare, Program Coordinator at the Buttonswood Museum, to learn about more about institution and a bit about the history of the Merrimack Valley.  Mrs. Pare will also take your questions and offer some insider tips for visiting. Limited to 100 seats.


Friday Night Film: Divergent
Friday, August 15, 8pm

Enjoy one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases.  Divergent is a science fiction adventure starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James.  In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in.  When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late. Rated PG-13. Limited to 100 seats. Co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club. ENCORE: This film will be encored on Monday, August 18 at 10:30am.


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