2012 November 8 — Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, CT 06897 Tel: 203-762-3950

Events

Further Poetic Excursions with Judson Scruton

Thursday, Nov. 1, 8, 15 & 29, 10:30 a.m. – noon.
Judson Scruton leads this 4-part Poetry Series exploring poems with a connection to the months of November & December. Poems will be chosen from both contemporary and classical English and American poets including poems in English translation. Poetry packet will be available at the front desk one week before the series begins. Advance registration required.

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Mother Goose Time

Thursday, Nov. 8, 15, 29, 1:30 – 2 p.m.
Mother Goose Time is a themed story time for children ages 1-4. Children will sing songs, listen to stories, move to music, and learn nursery rhymes. Felt boards, puppets, instruments, and props will be used.

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Children’s Beginner Chess

Thursday, Oct. 4 through Thursday, Nov. 29, 4 – 5 p.m.
Children in grades 1-7 will get beginner chess instruction from Christopher Potts, an instructor, tournament player and US Chess Federation certified tournament director. In this program, new players will learn: the history and rules of the game; basic checkmate themes and patterns; basic strategy and tactics. Time will be provided for students to play games and put the classroom lessons into practice. Program fee is $80 per student for all eight meetings. Please note- no class on Thursday, Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving. In-person registration is required, payment due at time of registration.

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Children’s Advanced Chess

Thursday, Oct. 4 through Thursday, Nov. 29, 5 – 6 p.m.
Children in grades 1-7 will get beginner chess instruction from Christopher Potts, an instructor, tournament player and US Chess Federation certified tournament director. In this program, advanced players will: review the basics; learn more advanced strategy and tactics; learn optimal opening and endgame play; gain an appreciation for the vital importance of making and carrying out sound plans. Time will be provided for students to play games and put the classroom lessons into practice. Program fee is $80 per student for all eight meetings. Please note- no class on Thursday, Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving. In-person registration is required, payment due at time of registration.

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