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Learn About Transgenderism On June 16

Jun 11, 2015 03:00AM ● Published by Kieran Gilman

Tewksbury Public Library

Learn About Transgenderism On June 16All events are FREE thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.  (Film screenings are also co-sponsored by the Tewksbury Lions Club.)  All events are held in the library’s first-floor, air-conditioned Meeting Room.  A book selling and signing will take place after each author event.  There is no obligation to purchase a book.  

Registration is required for all events.  Register by calling 978-640-4490 x 205, emailing rhayes@mvlc.org, visiting the library’s online calendar of events at www.tewksburypl.org, or stopping by the library’s Front Desk.

An Evening with Alison Simcox & Doug Heath, Authors of “The History of Middlesex Fells”
Thursday, June 11, 7pm-8:30pm
Learn about the history of the Middlesex Fells, one of the country’s first state parks, just a short drive from Tewksbury.

Friday Night Film Screening of “McFarland, USA”
Friday, June 12, 8:30pm-10:30pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases, “McFarland, USA,” a PG-rated drama starring Kevin Costner.  A struggling coach/teacher comes to one of the poorest cities in America and turns troubled high school boys into championship runners.  Complimentary movie snacks provided.

Tewksbury Job Seekers Network Meeting
Monday, June 15, 2pm-3:30pm
Learn how to become a franchise owner with Margie Pascetta and Suzanne Gray, owners of “The Entrepreneur’s Source,” as they facilitate a panel discussion with four small business owners who have successfully made the transition from unemployment to business ownership.

An Evening with Grace Ann Stevens, Author of “No? Maybe? Yes! Living My Truth”
Tuesday, June 16, 7pm-8:30pm
Has the Caitlyn Jenner story got you interested in the topic of transgenderism? Learn about one local woman’s courageous personal journey to transition at 64 years of age.

A Book Brunch with a Film Screening of “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
Wednesday, June 17, 10:30am-noon
Enjoy a screening of “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and get ready for a screening of the sequel on Wednesday, July 15 at 10:30am.  Complimentary brunch food provided.

An Evening with Derrick Jackson, Author of “Project Puffin”
Thursday, June 18, 7pm-8:30pm
Learn how one man restored the puffin population in Maine and how his actions can be replicated with other endangered species. 

Friday Night Film Screening of “Kingsman: The Secret Service”
Friday, June 19, 8:30pm-10:30pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases, “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” an R-rated action/adventure starring Colin Firth and Taron Egerton.  A spy organization recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program.  Complimentary movie snacks provided.

Tewksbury Job Seekers Network Meeting
Monday, June 22, 2pm-3:30pm
Learn how to improve your job search with professional recruiter Nancy Drees, in her presentation, “Job Tips From One Who Knows.”  Learn what employers are looking for, how you can best conduct a job search through non-traditional methods, and how to best prepare for an interview. 

An Evening with The Boston Globe’s Bob Ryan, Author of “Scribe: My Life In Sports”
Tuesday, June 23, 7pm-8:30pm
Meet retired Boston Globe sports writer Bob Ryan and learn about his legendary 44-year career covering Boston sports.

A Book Brunch with Kathleen Rowe, Author of “Exploring The Charles River”
Wednesday, June 24, 10:30am-noon
Learn about the Charles River and many sports along it worth visiting, from beautiful nature areas to historic landmarks.  Complimentary brunch food provided.

An Evening with Kevin Farrell, Author of “Trolleys of the Merrimack Valley”
Thursday, June 25, 7pm-8:30pm
Learn about the history of trolleys in the Merrimack Valley, including the lines that traveled through Tewksbury.

Friday Night Film Screening of “Focus”
Friday, June 26, 8:30pm-10:30pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood’s latest DVD releases, “Focus,” an R-rated crime drama starring Will Smith.  In the midst of veteran con man Nicky’s latest scheme, a woman from his past – now an accomplished femme fatale – shows up and throws his plans for a loop.  Complimentary movie snacks provided.

Tewksbury Job Seekers Network Meeting
Monday, June 29, 2pm-3:30pm
Learn how to improve your networking with Steve Hartel in his presentation, A Fresh Approach To Networking.” Hartel will talk about networking in a different way than most job seekers are used to hearing, and will present some proven methods in a hands-on how-to format that people can follow to improve their networking results.

An Evening with Lucas Mann, Author of “Lord Fear”
Tuesday, June 30, 7pm-8:30pm
Learn about a family's struggle after losing one of its youngest members to a heroin overdose.  This true story serves as a cautionary tale to all families.

A Book Brunch with Deborah Swiss, Author of “The Tin Ticket”
Wednesday, July 1, 10:30am-noon
Learn how female convicts, exiled to Australia, formed their own society and became global leaders in women’s rights.  Complimentary brunch food provided.

An Evening with Sarah McCoy, Author of “The Mapmaker’s Children”
Thursday, July 2, 7pm-8:30pm
Learn about mapmakers who helped lead tens of thousands of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. 

Friday Night Film Screening of “Danny Collins
Friday, July 3, 8:30pm-10:30pm
Enjoy a screening of one of Hollywood's newest DVD releases, “Danny Collins,” an R-rated drama starring Al Pacino and Annette Bening.  An aging rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon. Complimentary movie snacks provided. 

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