Events for Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Foam Roller Basics Workshop

Learn how to use a foam roller to relieve pain and stress to stay active in this workshop led by facilitator Heather Diemond Labbe, a certified personal trainer, yoga instructor, and functional fitness expert. Attend in-person: Attend online:
Location YWCA New Britain (or online)
Time 18:30 - 20:00

Hispanic Heritage Month celebration: Remembering Chicano Literary Giant Rudolfo Anaya

Join us for a virtual celebration of the life and work of Rudolfo Anaya, a Chicano literary giant best known for his 1972 novel Bless Me, Ultima. To pay homage to Anaya, and his pioneering work, we invite transborder poets, scholars, and activists Dr. Juan Armando Roxas Joo and Dr. Rossy Lima de Padilla to share with us their favorite poems by Anaya, with a discussion about how his work has impacted them, personally. Dr. Juan Armando Rojas Joo is a well-known transborder poet, narrator, and essayist from Ciudad Juárez, México, as well as an esteemed professor of Modern Foreign Languages at Ohio Wesleyan. Dr. Rossy Evelin Lima holds a PhD in linguistics and is an international award-winning poet and is currently an assistant professor Assistant Professor of Translation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Her work has been published in numerous journals, magazines and anthologies in Spain, Italy, UK, Canada, United States, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, Colombia and Argentina.
Location Online via WebEx (link below)
Time 19:00 -

10 Minutes of My Favorite Book

Spend an evening with Gina Barreca, Donyell Marshall, and Chion Wolf as they share with you a segment of their chosen book and what the book means to them. Gil Gigliotti will be the entertaining emcee.
Location Register in advance for this virtual event:
Time 19:00 - 20:00