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Teen Event: Meeting The Character of Your Heart


Here’s an invitation to come discover the deepest truths of the character you want to write with local author Leslie Connor. The workshop will be intense, fun, and fairly fast-paced. We’ll focus on getting out of our own way, letting that character’s voice get inside our ear, and discovering the heart of their story. You’ll leave with a “character toolkit” and your mind bubbling with scenes that beg to be written. Free and open to all students in grades 7 to 12. Wednesday, March 22 from 2 to 5 pm. Please register.

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Weathering the Storm: The Blizzard of 1888


Using excerpts from letters and diaries of area residents and photographs from the area Beth Payne, Museum Director at The Dudley Farm Museum, tells the story of “The Great White Hurricane.” A quilt which has this great storm as its subject matter owned by the Museum and made by women from the North Guilford Potter Family inspired this presentation. Thursday, March 23 at 7 pm. Please register.

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The Iliad of Home: A 4-part series with Carol Rizzolo, March 27


Guilford local Carol Rizzolo will focus on what has become known as the Trojan Cycle in this four-part lecture series cosponsored by the Shoreline Institute for Lifelong Learning. March 27, April 3, 10 & 17 from 10 to 11:30 am. Please plan to attend all four sessions. Registration required.

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