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Friday, September 4, 2015
1:30 p.m.First Friday Matinee: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Join us for our screening of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004). In this quirky romantic comedy, Joel (Jim Carrey) discovers that his girlfriend, Clementine (Kate Winslet), has had their tumultuous relationship erased from her mind through an experimental scientific procedure. He then decides to ease his own pain by getting the same treatment. Only as each memory of Clementine is systematically eliminated, Joel suddenly realizes how much he still loves her. Directed by Michel Gondry.…
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Tuesday, September 8, 2015
5:30 p.m.Ottendorfer Book Club: The Children Act
Our September selection is The Children Act by Ian McEwan. In this novel, Fiona Maye is High Court judge whose professional success belies her domestic strife. Her husband asks for an open marriage as she deals with the challenging case of a 17 year-old boy whose parents are refusing the medical care that would save his life based on religious beliefs Join us for a good conversation and great company. Ottendorfer Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month. Ask for a copy at the circ…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Thursday, September 10, 2015
5:30 p.m.Playwriting Workshop
Whether you’re writing an essay, a business letter, a research report, copy for an ad agency or a short story, writers go through a process to get to an excellent finished product. This workshop will teach you how to go through that process – and the three stages of the writing process: 1) pre-writing (asking the right questions about audience, purpose, and tone, clarifying your objective, brainstorming possible ideas, and pre-thinking your main point, plus organizing your ideas) 2) drafting (yo…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
4 p.m.The Halloween Spook-tacular
Prepare for science tricks & treats as we present our most famous elixirs. We'll show you how a Mad Scientist prepares their costume with a bit of FLASH and flare! Witness the results of Balloon Bob's candy consumption and how we take care of his full belly. Cauldrons of frothing witches brews and warlock potions will complete your experience with the most "maddening" Halloween ever! Presented by Mad Science for children ages 4 and older.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
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