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JANUARY 2015

13 BOOK/MARK: Eugene O'Neill - A Life in 4 Acts with Robert Dowling, Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, 7pm, reservations, 280-3130

17 Bill Staines in Concert, Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton, 7:30pm, $15 Advanced / $20 door, 693-0263

18 "Open Cockpit Sunday," New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, 10-5pm, museum admission, 623-3305

19 BOOK/MARK: The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America with Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld, Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, 7pm, reservations, 280-3130

31 "Twain on Stage" Festival begins with R-Rated Twain, adapted by Jacques LaMarre & Julia Pistell with a special performance of "Mark Twain: Ladies Man," performed by Sea Tea Improv, 7pm, Mark Twain Museum Center, Hartford, reservations/ticket, 280-3130

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FEBRUARY 2015

1 First Sunday Gallery Talk: Voices from the Back Stairs. Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, 1 pm, 677-4787

1 First Sunday Activities for Kids: A Victorian Tea Party, Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington,1pm, 677-4787 x 142

5 The Sunday Casseroles Dinner featuring Betty Rosbottom and Steve Greenwood, Metro Bis, Simsbury, 6:30pm, reservations, 651-1908

7 Downton Abbey: Fashion and Social Change, Avon Library Community Room, Avon, 2pm, free, 673-9712

8 Pianist Luiz de Moura Castro in Concert, Avon Public Library, Avon, 3pm, 675-6343

11 The Trouble Begins at 5:30: preview and celebration of 'Travel Is Fatal of Prejudice': Mark Twain's Journeys Abroad, Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, refreshments at 5:00, talk at 5:30, reservations, 280-3130

12 An Evening with Writer/Actor/Director B.J. Novak, Mark Twain House & Museum, 7pm at the Aetna Auditorium, tickets, VIP Reception,280-3130

14 A Valentine's Day Evening Open House, Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington 4-6pm, 677-4787

16-20 Winter Break Activities: New England Air Museum, 623-3305

  • 16th: LEGO Contest
  • 17th: LEGO Contest
  • 18th: Aero Modeling Workshop
  • 19th: Open Cockpit
  • 20th: Straw Rocket Competition

17 Babysitter Safety Classes, Simsbury Culture, Parks & Rec at the Apple Barn: Babysitter Safety 101: 9am-1pm; Advanced Babysitter Safety 102: 1:30-4:30pm. Reservations, www.simsburyrec.com, 658-3836

18 Aviation Alive: Red Headed Flying Daredevil, a one act play, New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks, 11:30 and 1:30, reservations, 623-3305

19 Salons at Stowe: The Color of Justice, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center & Mark Twain House & Museum, held at Mark Twain Museum Center, 5-7:30pm, free, 522-9258 x 317

22 Bobby Valentine VSC Baseball Clinic, Valley Sports Center, Canton, 12-4pm, players ages 8-17, reservations, early bird January 31st, 693-2378

25 "Houses of Civil War America," with Hugh Howard- Nook Farm Author Event, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford,7pm free, 522-9258 x 317

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