Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords.
This event will include a beginner’s lesson followed by a strum-along of easy songs. Ukuleles will be available on loan for the first 24 registrants. Participants are welcome to bring their own ukulele.
Julie Stepanek, who also preforms under the name Calamine, and is best known for the theme song of Sealab2021, the Adult Swim series featuring an insane submarine crew. She divides her time between music and family, Massachusetts and New York, teaching and performing, but in every place she goes she always finds the public library.
Rick Stromoski will talk about his career in cartooning and show samples of his hilarious cartoons and illustration work. He will be bringing books for sale and signing.
Rick's illustrations and cartoons since 1983 have appeared in national magazines, advertising, book publishing, children's publications, licensing, newspaper syndication and network television. He has won a bunch of awards. Member of the Society of Illustrators, The National Cartoonists Society (of which he is a past President) and the local Costco.
Join Susan Allen for an Educational College Scholarship and Financial Aid workshop that will focus on college-bound high school sophomores, juniors, and last minute seniors. Learn how most families who thought they could never qualify for financial aid based on their high income or high assets can become eligible for aid. Understand cost effective options to fund college, and how to avoid costly pitfalls without putting a strain on your retirement and the rest of your family finances.
Create blankets to donate to Project Linus. Project Linus gives homemade blankets to children with serious illnesses and who have suffered trauma. Give back and earn service time. Registration required, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860-763-7517. Ages 12-18