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Thursday, January 4

Peter Poirier in Concert - 2:30pm Hollenbeck Room

Wednesday, January 7

Memoir Writing Workshop w/ Cindy Knoebel - 3:00pm 2nd Fl. Conf. Rm

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Wednesday, January 7

Comfort & Conversation Bereavement Group w/ Eileen Epperson- 3:30pm-4:30pm Country Kitchen








Every Wednesday

Bible Study w/ Tony Nania every Weds. @ 7pm Chapel






Saturday, January 10

Gayle Shandley presents the documentary “Class Dismissed” with conversation on home schooling to follow - 3pm Penthouse Theater

Tuesday, January 13

The Douglas Library presents “Words & Conversations” hosted by Norma Haight Colman 2pm 2nd fl conr. Rm

Wednesday, January 14

Sandy & Sandy in concert 2:30pm Hollenbeck room

Friday, January 16

Robin O’Herin in Concert 2:30pm Hollenbeck Rm

Roots, Gospel, and Blues with Slide Guitarist Robin O’Herin

Robin O'Herin is a Berkshire- based, touring blues and gospel musician, specializing in historically rich, often interactive concerts that feature original and traditional Delta blues. Her instruments are bottleneck and fingerstyle guitar, ukelele and mountain dulcimer. Her concerts are warm, affirming experiences which she shares with the audience. She will take you on a journey of musical exploration through the Delta and Piedmont region of the South. Robin has shared the stage with Paul Geremia, Andy Cohen and Roy Bookbinder. She teaches beginning delta and piedmont blues guitar and songwriting and partners with and to bring the power of music into the classroom and hospitals to reach children and teachers in new and innovative ways. She has served as song leader in several churches and led a traditional gospel choir. Robin has performed Appalachian gospel, blues and original music regionally throughout the United States, as well as in Italy, Norway and the Czech Republic. Robin has also released a few longplays. Her first CD, Red, White and Blues is filled with original music, gospel and country blues. The 2nd release, The Road Home, is filled with traditional and Appalachian gospel music as well as holy blues. It is a CD filled with roots music. Robin will play Geer Village Friday, January 16th at 2:30pm.


Wednesday, January 21

Comfort & Conversation Bereavement Group w/ Eileen Epperson - 3:30pm-4:30pm Country Kitchen

Friday, January 23

Pilgrim re-enactor Sue Farnum as “Pacience Brewster” 2:30pm Hollenbeck Room


















Tuesday, January 27

The Douglas Library presents “Words & Conversations” hosted by Norma Haight Colman 2pm 2nd fl conr. Rm

Wednesday, January 28

Grumbling Gryphon’s Theater Troupe presents the production “The Tale of Persephone” 10:30am Hollenbeck Room

Grumbling Gryphons present ‘The Myth of Persephone”

The Myth of Persephone is a spellbinding dramatization of the ancient Greek myth, which tells the story of how the seasons came to be, and exposes the audience to the classical Greek myth in a highly entertaining and engaging way. Lord Pluto takes Persephone away from the earth and her mother, Goddess Demeter, and holds her captive in Hades, guarded by Cerberus, the Three-Headed Dog. The audience become the Greek chorus, chanting, singing and helping the gods and goddesses rescue Persephone from the underworld. With their aid, Persephone returns from Hades and we all learn how the seasons came to be. Robert Flannagan who designed the masks, also designs for the Muppets. This show opened in 1980 in New York City’s Central Park and has toured internationally delighting audiences ever since.

Grumbling Gryphons is a Traveling Children's Theater (winner of the 2003 Connecticut Governor’s Arts Award) and is the creation of founder and Artistic Director Leslie Elias - playwright, actress, storyteller, and theater director. Grumbling Gryphons provides performances, summer camps, workshops, and residences for children and adults using subjects such as poetry and myth, building self-esteem, or dramatizing historical themes.

Leslie Elias is the artistic director and co-founder of Grumbling Gryphons Traveling Children's Theater — winner of the 2003 Connecticut Governor’s Arts Award. Playwright, actress, storyteller, and long time theater director — she is also the proud mother of twin boys Arieh and Daniel who will turn seven this summer. She has had over 35 years of experience as a creative drama specialist, working with children and adults throughout this country as well as in Israel, Ukraine, Greece, and Ireland. She directs an annual theater arts summer program in Cornwall, CT. and has been the Artist-in-Residence in many schools across the United States. As a playwright, Ms. Elias has authored numerous plays based on environmental themes, history, poetry, myth, and folk legends from around the world.

Geer Village is honored to once again have Leslie and her troupe perform at Geer Village. The program will be Wednesday, January 28th at 10:00am. This event is co-sponsored by the Canaan Childcare Center.


Thursday, January 29

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