Daily Five: Portland Library Hosts American Girl Book Club Meeting

Also, the works of Bob Desaulnier are still on display in East Hampton.


  1. The Second Congregational Church in Middle Haddam is hosting a lasagna dinner on Saturday, March 2, from 5-7 p.m., at the church, 52 Middle Haddam Road. The snow date is March 13. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for those $12 and under. The menu includes lasagna (meat & vegetarian), pastina soup, salad, bread, dessert and beverages. Takeout is also available.
  2. The deadline to apply for The Capitol Region Education Council’s Center for Creative Youth’s 37th annual Summer Arts Residency program is tomorrow. The pre-college program will take place June 30 – July 27, 2013, at Wesleyan University. CCY offers high school students four weeks of intensive study in one of nine arts disciplines. All courses are taught by professional artist/instructors, and student programming includes afternoon interdisciplinary elective classes.
  3. You still have time to see the artwork of artist Bob Desaulnier, whose works are on display right now through tomorrow at the East Hampton Town Hall and the East Hampton Library. Desaulnier is self-taught artist and works in watercolor and gouache.Nature is his primary subject.
  4. The Friends of the East Hampton Village will meet at Higher Grounds Coffee Shop, 70 Main St., East Hampton, at 5:30 p.m. on March 7 to discuss future events and initiatives that will help support and promote the village. The meeting, which is held every first Thursday of the month, is open to the public. 860-467-6634 for information.
  5. The Portland Public Library will host the American Girl Book Club for children in grades 2-5 on Monday, March 4, from 4-5 p.m. This is the second program in the series and it will focus on the American Girl doll Molly. If you have the Molly doll, or any American Girl doll, feel free to bring them.


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