Poetry in Motion
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Saturday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Oct. 15
Poetry in Motion is an annual program for teens in grades 6 – 12. This year’s theme is REWIND, PAUSE, FAST FORWARD. Students are invited to submit original poems (serious or humorous; short or long) about the past, present and/or future. Approximately 35 poems will be selected for a two-performance event in March 2013 at the library. Poems will be paired with art, music and/or dance for the live performances, as well as published in a commemorative book. Submit poems to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 15, 2012. Call Susan Lauricella at 203-762-3950 x.243 for information.
The Guitar Guy
Friday, Oct. 5, 11 – 11:30 a.m.
Children ages 2-6 are invited to a fun performance by Robert the Guitar Guy. Robert uses music, props, movement, and dance to entertain children and their grown-ups. Ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Registration recommended. This program will take place the first Friday of each month through January. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.
Generations: Paintings and Photography Exhibition Reception
Friday, Oct. 5, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Ed MacEwen, his daughter, Bonnie MacEwen Sailer, and his granddaughter, Jesse Sailer, combine their forces and talents for a robust exhibition of art and photography. Ed and Bonnie have collaborated on numerous murals within Wilton Library in addition to their own works; Jesse won first and second prize in the youth division of the Wilton Arts Council’s Focus ’11 Photography Exhibition. Exhibit runs through Tuesday, Oct. 30. A portion of the proceeds benefits the library. Reception open to the public.