Town Hall Meeting
State Senator Joe Markley, State Senator Len Suzio, State Representative Craig Fishbein, and State Representative Lezlye Zupkus will attend a Town Hall meeting, where citizens can meet and ask questions of their legislators at Cheshire Town Hall, second floor–Room 207/208, 84 S. Main St. *Subject to change due to weather.
Victoria and Abdul, the movie, starring Judi Dench and Ali Fazal, will be shown from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St. Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. To register visit www.cheshirelibrary.org or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.
Connecticut’s African American Heroines
Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St., presents Connecticut’s African American Heroines, Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 6:30 p.m. Join us for an interactive multi-media program by the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame and learn about some of Connecticut's most remarkable African American heroines. From women's rights advocate Maria Miller Stewart and legendary contralto and Civil Rights catalyst Marian Anderson to pioneering journalist Adrianne Baughns-Wallace and our current State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, you'll be inspired as we explore the important contributions of African American women in Connecticut. To register at www.cheshirelibrary.org or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.
Meet Queen Victoria, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St., Using Queen Victoria’s diary and letters, this program reveals the personal details of a powerful yet humane woman, who took seriously her role as monarch in a time of great expansion. Sally Mummey’s, portrayal as the queen is one not to miss! For more than twenty years, Sally Mummey has brought First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln to life for hundreds of audiences throughout the eastern U.S. Using storytelling and a good dash of humor, she engages audiences of all ages in dynamic, interactive, first-person portrayals. Please register at www.cheshirelibrary.org or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.
2018 Prom Angels Boutique
On Sunday, April 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Waverly Inn, 286 Maple Ave., high school students with thier school ID can shop for prom at no cost in our enormous collection of new and gently worn gowns. All dresses and accessories have been donated. Some items may require dry cleaning or alterations. These services will not be covered by Prom Angels, however discounts and other offers may be available at the event. We cannot guarantee sizes. The event will feature vendors such as hair salons, makeup artists, small businesses, community groups and more. They will be offering discounts on services and products. Each participant will be entered in a free raffle and will also receive a swag bag filled with cosmetics and other prom essentials. Sign up online at www.promangelsCT.com. For more information contact Melissa at 203-233-1744. To donate drop items at Glorious Nail Spa, 38 S. Turnpike Road, Wallingford Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Husky Cleaners, 344 Washington Ave., North Haven Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Higher Lovement, LLC, 164 Scott St., Meriden, Monday through Friday, from 4 to 9 p.m.
Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St., hosts Adult Loft Knitters, for advanced/intermediate knitters, monthly on the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon. Come to socialize, learn, and share your techniques with other knitters. Supplies will be provided but feel free to donate or bring your own and don’t forget to ask your friends to join. This adult program has a required registration. Please register at www.cheshirelibrary.org or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.
Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St, presents Trivia Night, Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. Come by yourself or bring your friends. Test your knowledge. To register for this adult program at www.cheshirelibrary.org or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.
Zumba for Adults and Kids
The Cheshire Public Library, presents adults’ and kids’ Zumba sessions, on Wednesdays, Jan. 24 and 31. The Zumba for Adults sessions are open to adults of any skill or fitness level and are designed to teach the basic dance steps and easy to follow movements. Adult sessions take place from 2 to 3 p.m. This class helps to develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of children's lives by making fitness fun. Kid sessions take place from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Register at www.cheshirelibrary.org or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.
The Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St., will present Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint, a two session series, on Thursday, Jan. 25, and Feb. 1, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. This class will provide an introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint and is divided into two sessions. You will learn how to: create a new presentation; modify presentations; add and edit text; insert clipart images and shapes to slides; add sound and video to a slide presentation; and more. Seating is limited and registration is required. To register visit www.cheshirelibrary.org or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.