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Cooking Basics for Teens

Monday, October 4, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Teens in grades 7th through 12th
Gales Ferry United Methodist Church


Join us at the United Methodist Church in Gales Ferry to learn the basics of cooking from Alex Rose. Alex Rose is a graduate of the International Culinary Center’s Culinary Arts program. A cook at Oyster Club in Mystic, CT, her passion lies in cooking with local, fresh and unique ingredients. She has worked in kitchens since she was a teen and enjoys incorporating tips and tricks from a professional setting into the home kitchen to make for a smooth and empowering experience. For 7th – 12th grade and registration is required.

This is a three part series with the following topics:
October 4: Snack Much?
November 8: What’s for Dinner?
December 13: Sweet Treats!

The Secret Life of Vines

Saturday, September 25 at 1 PM

The Secret Life of Vines: Tendrils, twines, scramblers and bines…and why you need to know the difference

A vine is not a vine is not a vine! Join long-time student of the natural world, Cathy Smith, to untangle the secrets life of vines, their strategies for botanical success, and their significance in human history—the good, the bad the ugly. Learn how to encourage healthy growth of native & cultivated vines, while discouraging unwanted invasive species. Please register by clicking here.

Tween Time

Friday, September 24, from 3 to 4:30 PM
For tweens in grades 6th through 8th
Bill Library

Come to the library after school with your friends to create something, play a game, build with Legos, or just hang out. Registration is strongly suggested but drop-ins are also welcome. For 6th – 8th grade.

Social Security and Retirement Income Maximization Workshop

Wednesday, September 22 at 6 PM
On Zoom

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If you are approaching OR IN retirement, you MUST attend this FREE LIVE VIRTUAL ZOOM WORKSHOP.
• Protect yourself from retirement’s greatest threats
• Increase your Social Security retirement income by up to 76%
• Receive Social Security income from ex or deceased spouse’s earnings
• Replace Social Security income lost after spouse’s death
• Understand the biggest tax law and fiscal stimulus change in decades. Are you eligible for benefits?

All attendees will receive a FREE personalized Social Security Maximization analysis. Please register by clicking here.


Senior Book Discussion

Wednesday, September 22 at 10:30 AM
Ages 55+
Senior Center

Book: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

Our senior center book discussion meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the senior center. The upcoming titles will be passed out at the monthly meetings, or you may pick up a copy at the Gales Ferry Library.