Fall 2017 Events:

Play Group with Music

Ms. Renee will be back on Wednesday, September 20 from 11:15 a.m. to Noon. Her new schedule is once a month in Brookfield, here are the dates: October 18, November 15 and December 20. We will announce 2018 dates in December. As always, a free snack and juice will be available at the end of Adios! Funded with a Jeppson Memorial Grant, Greater Worcester Community Foundation.

Computer Club

Wednesdays, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Senior Citizens/Adults only. The Council on Aging has provided a wireless laptop computer (this computer will print to our wireless printer) for senior citizens of our community to use anytime.

Banister Book Group

Walden book coverTuesday, September 26, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We will participate in the Thoreau Bicentennial Statewide Read by reading aloud some of his essays and poems. We have a handout of brief excerpts from Walden. A timeline and discussion questions for Henry D. Thoreau, an American writer, thinker and naturalist, (b. July 12, 1817) is available.

Invisible Thread book coverTuesday, October 24, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Invisible Thread by Yoshika Uchida. In Yoshiko Uchida biography, she describes growing up in Berkeley, California, as a Nisei, second generation Japanese American, and her family's internment in a Nevada concentration camp during World War II.

The Secret life of Anna Blanc book coverNovember 28, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Secret Life of Anna Blanc by Jennifer Kincheloe. 1907 Los Angeles, socialite Anna Blanc, determined to break free of the era's rigid social roles, takes a job as a police matron with the Los Angeles Police Department, where she takes on the investigation of a string of brother murders until the police chief's son discovers her true identity and introduces her to blackmail.

A Dog's Way book coverJanuary 2, 2018, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron. Traces the story of Bella, a dog who is drawn to Lucas Ray, only to be separated from him by rules that disallow pitbulls in their Denver community, a situation that compels the puppy to travel back to the person she loves.

At the Water's Edge book coverJanuary 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen. While her brother, Ellis, and his friend try to find the Loch Ness monster in an attempt to get back into her father's good graces, Maddie is left on her own in World War II-era Scotland and experiences a social awakening.