Discussions Abound for Adults at the Rowayton Library while Kids Get Crafty
Road to Character Book Group
Wednesdays, September 21 through November 9 from 7:00-8:30pm
Erik Rambusch will facilitate the discussion of this bestselling book by David Brooks. Looking to some of the world’s greatest thinkers and inspiring leaders, Brooks explores how, through internal struggle and a sense of their own limitations, they have built a strong inner character. Each week will be devoted to a chapter focusing on one remarkable person.
History Book Club
Co-sponsored with the Rowayton Historical Society
The title for the next meeting is Paul Revere’s Ride by David Hackett Fischer and will be discussed on Wednesday, September 28 at 7:00pm. Contact the library so we can reserve you a copy! Refreshments served. Dates for future meetings are Wednesdays: November 30, January 25 and March 29.
The New Yorker Discussion Group
FALL SESSION: Thursdays, October 3 through December 8 from 6:30-8:30pm
WINTER SESSION: Thursdays, January 18 through March 23 from 6:30-8:30pm
Maybe you already have a subscription but only consistently glance at the cartoons? Or perhaps you yearn for in-depth reporting, written well sans the prefab soundbites of TV news? Or you might just like to meet up with interesting individuals to talk about current events all while enjoying a sip of wine and savory bites on a summer evening.
Great Decisions Discussion Group
Wednesdays from 7:00-8:30pm beginning February 1
You are invited to join America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. Led by Erik Rambusch, participants engage in lively debate about the issues and topics most relevant to the United States today. When you register, you will receive a Briefing Book of articles about the eight topics to be covered.
Election Day Craftmania Camp
Tuesday, November 8 from Noon-3:00pm
So much creativity, so little time! Kids ages 5 and up have the time now since school is closed. While your parents go vote, come by the library to let your imaginations run wild while learning new DIY skills. Dress for mess and bring your appetite! Pizza lunch is provided. Go to www.rowayton.org to register.
Rowayton Library’s 2nd Annual Monster Dash 5K and Fun Run
Sunday, October 30 at 9:00am
Crazy costume? Check. Burn some calories? Check. Have a blast with friends and family members of all ages? Absolutely! All the details are at www.rowayton.org.
145 Rowayton Ave. 203-866-2744 www.rowaytonarts.org
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12:00-5:00pm; Sunday*, 1:00-4:00pm (*closed January-March)
Exhibitions in the Galleries
Photography and Sculpture, Ageless Artists
September 4-25 Reception: Sunday, September 11 (4:00-6:00pm)
Expressions, Open JURIED Show
October 2-29 Reception: Sunday, October 2 (4:00-6:00pm)
Young Artist Show
November 5-6 Reception: Saturday, November 5 (5:00-6:30pm)
Holiday Gift Show
November 19-December 24
From the RAC Studio
January 8-22, 2017 Reception: Sunday, January 8 (4:00-6:00pm)
January 29-Feb 26, 2017 Reception: Sunday, January 29 (4:00-6:00pm)
Inspirations, Open JURIED Show
February 26-March 26 Reception: Sunday, February 26 (4:00-6:00pm)
Art & Poetry (Ekphrastic) Workshop
Wednesday, Sept 21 (6:30-8:30pm)
Craft Beer Tasting
Friday, October 14
2-Day Studio Sketch
October 22 & 23 (Check website for details)
Wed, Oct 19 and Wed, March 15, 2017 (6:30-8:30pm);
free and open to the public.
Open Chantey Sing
Everyone is welcome to sing or listen along during this musical celebration of nautical and maritime history – the second Sunday of the month, 4:00-7:00pm. Fee: $5 (Includes refreshments)
Classes and Workshops
The RAC Art School offers classes and workshops for children, teens and adults at all levels.
Weekly art classes: New sessions begin in September, November, January and March (All levels and ages)
Monthly Ladies’ Night Outs: Offered the 4th Wednesday of every month (6:30-9:00pm). Fee: $45 (Includes dinner, professional instruction and art materials)
Holiday Workshop for Kids: Sat, December 10 (10:00am-3:00pm); ages 5-12, drop off.
Weekend Workshops for Adults: October 8 & 9 (Abstract Painting); October 29 & 30 (Atmospheric Landscape Painting); February and March.
Free Artist Demonstrations: Sundays, January 8 (2:00-4:00pm) and January 22 (2:00-4:00pm)
Open Sketch Sunday: Monthly with live model. All welcome. Fee: $15
Birthday Parties & Rentals
RAC throws great parties! Email RAC or call 203-866-2744, ext 2.