Casey Farm stretches from the blue waters of Narragansett Bay to the Narrow River. The talk traces centuries of changes to the green landscape, now conserved by Historic New England. The farm’s mission of historic preservation, producing local food, and innovative educational programs comes through when following the seasonal rhythms of the farms in pictures and stories.
MONDAY, JULY 22 AT 6PM
NR, 2012, 138 minutes
A feature length profile of celebrated British record producer Sir George Martin. Viewers are taken on a journey through Martin’s life, including his childhood, his experiences in World War II, his days as a music student, and his career breakthrough after signing the Beatles to EMI in 1962. Includes interviews with Martin associates including Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Michael Palin, Jeff Beck, Rolf Harris, Cilla Black, Millicent Martin, and Bernard Cribbins.
with Evan McManamy LMT on Thursday, July 25th at 6:30pm
Trauma is widespread in our culture; most of us have experienced trauma of some kind. Join Evan for an hour-long workshop to learn:Breathing work addressing aspects of stress and anxiety, A myofascial technique, Exercises in which you will practice supporting another person. You will leave the workshop with practical skills to use in your own body and hands-on techniques to practice with your friends and family. Open to all levels. Please register
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Take a course online through our website with Universal Class (choose from over 500 diverse
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Visit a museum using a library museum pass
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The library now offers online access to text versions of articles from the Boston Globe! [Read more…] about Read the Boston Globe Online