North Branch Events

Tech Tips at North Branch: Charting in Excel, in Depth

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Saturdays, July 26 & August 2, 8:30 am, North Branch

The visual display of information has become increasingly important. The bar, column and pie charts have been replaced by inventive, beautifully designed graphics that convey information and please the eye. This series of two classes will explore Microsoft Excel’s charting capabilities. Each class will build on the previous one, but attendees can attend individual sessions. These classes assume that participants have created basic charts. Register for an email reminder.

 

Stories, Songs and Crafts at North Branch

Wednesdays, July 9-30, 11 am, North Branchalt

Join us for a themed storytime paired with a fun, easy craft. We'll be reading about funny fish, silly pirates, cold ice cream and more! Appropriate for ages 3-5. Register online, in person or by phone.

 

   

North Branch Book Group: The Grapes of Wrath

titleThursday, July 31, 7 pm, North Branch 

First published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into haves and have nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision, elemental yet plainspoken, tragic but ultimately stirring in its human dignity. Join us for our discussion on July 31.  Copies of the book are available at the North Branch for those who will be attending the discussion. Please register for an email reminder.

   

Monday Night Movies at North Branch: In Secret

altMonday, August 25, 6 pm, North Branch

Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed beautiful young woman, is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille, by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. Therese spends her days confined behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominoes with an eclectic group. After she meets her husband's alluring friend, Laurent, she embarks on an illicit affair that leads to tragic consequences.  In Secret. (DVD 2014).

Run Time: 107 minutes

Rated: R (for for sexual content and brief violent images)

   

Monday Night Movies at North Branch: Draft Day

altMonday, September 8, 6 pm, North Branch

At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.  Draft Day. (DVD 2014).

Run Time: 109 minutes

Rated: R (for brief strong language)

   

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