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Capital Community Calendar: February 2, 2010

The Capital Community Calendar is a listing of some of the events and attractions of interest at Capital Community College and in the greater Hartford area. This publication is not formally affiliated with the college.

FREE AT THE HARTFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 500 Main Street
Saturday, February 6th, 2010, 11:00 AM
Ages 3-8 with adult friends. Bring your family to the library every Saturday to listen to stories, sing songs, share rhymes, and make a craft together!
Age(s): Preschool, Elementary School

CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1 Elizabeth Street Hartford CT O6105
Saturday, February 7th, 2010; 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Workshop: A Look at the Federal Census - Past and Present
Admission: $6 adults, $3 seniors (65 and over), $3 students (with valid college ID), $3 youth (6-17).

FREE AT THE WINDSOR ART CENTER 40 Mechanic Street Windsor, CT
Straight to the Heart - Prelude for Valentine’s Day
Sunday, February 7, 2010 2:00 PM venue:
Poets, Edwina Trentham and John Stanizzi.
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FREE AT UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, Wilde Auditorium, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford
Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
Public panel on teen violence in relationships: An alarming number of teens and tweens are in abusive relationships. But many can't read early danger signals- put downs, excessive texting and other controlling behavor, and many don't know what to do when they realize the relationship is unhealthy. Fourt experts will talk about what's behind the high numbers of young abusers and victims, and how to stop the violence.

FREE AT THE OLD STATE HOUSE
March 3rd, 2010 (Wednesday) 12 Noon - 1 PM:
To All on Equal Terms: the Story of Prudence Crandall

WADSWORTH ATHANEUM
From Adam and Eve to George and Martha (Special exhibition focusing on couples as a theme).
Daily (February 14th through May 30th)
600 Main St., Hartford, CT 06103
Admission: Members=Free; Adults=$10; Seniors (62+)=$8; Students=$5; Children (under12 w/adult)=Free; First Thursdays (5-8PM)=$5
In Hartford, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art continues its string of small exhibitions that extend and compliment its own collection with one that reunites sets of paintings painted as pairs but long since separated in different museums and occasionally different countries. Couples, of course, are emphasized, indicated by the title “From Adam and Eve to George and Martha.” Opening Feb. 14, it continues through May 30.

COMMUNITY THREADS QUILT SHOW AT CAPITAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Hartford, CT - Capital Community College, along with other area partners, is sponsoring a city-wide quilt exhibition called Community Threads. Coordinated by Community Health Services (CHS), the largest community health center in Hartford, the project was the brainchild of Dr. Sedrick Rawlins, an honorary board member at CHS. Initially Rawlins came up with the idea to brighten up the health center, but it quickly evolved into a project aimed at celebrating the culture of quilting and spreading a message of love, patience and warmth throughout the city.

Quilts created by local quilting circles and artists from Hartford and other cities will be on display at Capital in the college’s Conrad L. Mallett Gallery and other locations around the city through the end of February. Visit www.community-threads.com for the list of other exhibitions in the area.

Gallery Hours at Capital are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Saturdays 9am-3pm.

 

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