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Please Note:

  • The Douglas Library  Presents  “Words & Conversations” Hosted by Norma Haight Colman Every Other Tuesday @ 2:00PM in the 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • WEEKLY SHOPPING TRIPS TO SUPER STOP & SHOP EVERY TUESDAY @ 1:15 (Bus Departs from the  Great Hall)
  • “What’s on Your Mind?” With David MacArthur Every Tuesday Morning at 10:00am Geer Village Chapel


Wednesday, June 3

  • 11:00 The Dancing Duo of Prudence Sloan and Joel Silvestro : Hollenbeck Room

The Dancing Duo of Prudence Sloan and Joel Silvestro

Prudence Sloan is known as “The Dancing Chef.” She is a TV chef, culinary educator, food journalist and is the weekly chef on Better Connecticut, WFSB and writes about food and wine pairing with her husband, Bob Chaplin. “Let’s Eat! With Prudence Sloane” is a program she hosted, created, wrote and produced  39 episodes about food as a “lifestyle” which aired four times a week on AT&T Broadband cable throughout New England. Each show covered a variety of topics – from cooking to kitchen design and equipment, new food products, entertaining, culinary vacations, restaurant discoveries, food science, cookbook reviews, and food and wine pairing.

Joel is a wig stylist for several of Connecticut's local theaters and hair salon owner and manager with his wife Linda.

Since 2009, Prudence & Joel have teamed together to create a dynamic dance duo and have performed on the Hartford Stage, the Hartford Club, the Ivoryton Theater Playhouse, the Omni Mount Washington Resort Hotel in Bretton Woods, NH, New Britain Museum of American Art and for numerous commercial, private and charitable events. Joel is known across New England for his gentleman charm, expert dance skills and musicality, his sense of humor, and his "joie de vivre". Teamed with Prudence’s dancing grace, playfulness and stage presence this duo combines dances and music of all eras, theatrics, costumes and choreography into fun and entertaining dance vignettes.

Join us the morning of Wednesday, June 3rd at 11:00am as Prudence and Joel bring their performance piece “The Dancing Duo; A Blast From the Past” to the Geer Village Hollenbeck Room.

  • 3:30 Comfort & Conversation : Country Kitchen
  • 7:00 Bible Study : Chapel


Thursday, June 4

  • 10:15 Picnic Outing to the Timex Museum


Friday, June 5

  • 9:45 North Canaan Elementary School Intergenerational Visit : Hollenbeck Room
  • 10:00 Music Together : Chapel


Saturday, June 6

  • 10:00 Morris Dancers: Performing in front of Geer Village

















  • 1:30 Saturday Sister’s Conversation Hour : Country Kit


Wednesday, June 10

  • 10:00 Northwest Connecticut Historical Forum : Hollenbeck  Room










  • 1:15 Crafter’s Guild– Centerpieces for the Hollenbeck Room : Activity
  • 3:00 Flower Arranging with Gail Turnquist : Activity Room
  • 7:00 Bible Study: Chapel


Thursday, June 11

  • 10:15 Picnic Outing to Eric Sloane Museum, Kent Furnace & Downtown Kent
  • 2:30 Doug Schmolze in Concert: Hollenbeck


Friday, June 12

  • 10:00 Music Together : Chapel


Saturday, June 13

  • 1:30 Saturday Sister’s Conversation Hour : Country Kitchen


Monday, June 15

  • 2:30 Painting with Watercolors : Art Studio


Tuesday, June 16

  • 1:15 Sue Farnum Presents “Betsy Ross and the History of the American Flag” : Chapel


Wednesday, June 17

  • 10:15 Picnic Outing to Elizabeth Park
  • 3:30 Comfort & Conversation : Country Kitchen
  • 4:00  “The Functional Approach to Golf Performance” : Hollenbeck Rm










  • 7:00 Bible Study : Chapel


Thursday, June 18

  • 2:30 Nancy Tucker in Concert : Hollenbeck Room

Nancy Tucker Returns to Geer Village June 18th

Nancy Tucker blends outrageous squeaky clean comedy, spirited guitar instrumentals  and moving songs of human experience in her shows for people of all ages. Her music and comedy center around a passion for life and laughter. Her guitar instrumentals have been compared to those of Michael Hedges and Leo Kottke, with a flair for unusual and kinetic compositions using every part of the guitar, including a guitar  attachment of her own invention. No matter what the venue, Nancy captures each audience's imagination and heart with gentle invitation and contagious lunacy. Says Ellen Geisel, reviewer for Dirty Linen International Magazine, "Nancy Tucker's brilliant Steven Wright-styled wit was in danger of overshadowing her impressive guitar chops. She is a hilariously funny comedian who also sings in a smooth and smoky alto. Her amazing percussive instrumental 'Mudpies' was a guitar tour-de-force which got the crowd's eyes riveted back to her fingers on the strings, instead of her delightfully expressive face." Nancy will perform at Geer Village on Thursday, June 18th at 2:30pm.


Saturday, June 20

  • 1:30 Saturday Sister’s Conversation Hour : Country Kitchen


Sunday, June 21

  • 2:00 Outing to Music Mountain : Calidore String Quartet; Daniel Phillips, Viola


Monday, June 22

  • 2:00 Matt Valenti in Concert : Chapel


Thursday, June  25

  • 1:00 Outing to Tri-Arts at Sharon Playhouse
  • 1:30 The Hidden History of Litchfield County w/ Peter Vermilyea : Hollenbeck Room


















  • 3:00 June Birthday Strawberry Daiquiri Party in the Courtyard


Friday, June 26

  • 2:30 Willie & Jan Nininger in Concert :  Hollenbeck Room


Saturday, June 27

  • 1:30 Saturday Sister’s Conversation Hour : Country Kitchen


  • Download  the full Geer Village Activity Calendar (PDF file) for June 2015 HERE.

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