February 19, 2020

Weaver Library February Adult Programs


 Jazzy Valentine Concert
Monday, February 3, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

Bring your Valentine to hear the perfect songs to celebrate the holiday from the classics to the little known and from the romantic to the humorous. In a fusion of jazz and folk, Doc Wood will provide the vocals and guitar rhythms, Joe Parillo will be on piano, and Ian Reyes on the bass. This talented URI based trio of professors has presented a Valentine concert for the past five years.

Hands in Harmony present the Aphasia Clefs Choir 
Monday, February 10, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

Hands in Harmony, a local, non-profit that helps all people reach their potential using proven music therapy interventions, wants you to hear the amazing Aphasia Clefs! As stroke survivors, most of the choir members who sing, struggle with speech. Working with licensed, board-certified neurologic music therapists from Hands in Harmony, the choir members are able to make music and to sing. Come support this unique choir and learn about music therapy.

Homegrown: The Making of the 1972-73 Providence College Friars: Author Paul Lonardo 
Monday, February 24, 2020 ~ 7:00pm
- Getting psyched for March Madness? It has been nearly 50 years since a certain Friars team came within a whisker of the 1973 NCAA Finals. Had Marvin Barnes, PC’s dominant center, not been injured in the semifinal game, they likely would have met up with the mighty UCLA Bruins for a Finals showdown. Lonardo’s Homegrown: The Making of the 1972-73 Providence College Friars reveals how that once-in-a-lifetime team was assembled. It is a retrospective of the team’s remarkable season as well as a history of the PC basketball program. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Racial Justice Book Discussion  
Thursday, February 27, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

Join a discussion of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. Led by Rev. Timoth Sylvia of Rumford's Newman Congregational Church, the Racial Justice Book Discussion group will meet at 7pm on the fourth Thursday of the month through June. Copies of the books will be available on a first come first serve basis at the library.

Passport Day 
Monday, March 2, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

The East Providence Public Library is pleased to announce that U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports at the library on March 2nd. Passport agents will be at the library from 5 -8pm to process applications for individuals and families, and answer any questions about the passport process. They will also be able to take passport photos for a fee of $10. Detailed information can be found at www.eastprovidencelibrary.org.

Library programs are free and open to all. No registration is necessary unless otherwise noted.

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