Friends Theater

Help! How are we going to pay for college? Part 2: Beyond the Basics

In this two-part program, the Heartland Institute for Financial Education will provide tips and strategies to help manage the rising costs of higher education by providing information about financial assistance, college savings plans, scholarships and more.

The Heartland Institute of Financial Education is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote financial literacy across America.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Sunday Film Club

Cinema of Woody Allen: Hannah and Her Sisters
This comedy-drama is considered to be one of the best of Woody Allen’s movies. In self- contained vignettes, it tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years. Steve Hunt will present and leads a discussion following the movie.

1983 103min PG-13

Related title: The Purple Rose of Cairo

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Little Mermaid, Jr.

Come get a sneak peak of Jones Middle School’s Fall Production “The Little Mermaid Jr.”! Watch and listen as students perform a few scenes and songs that you know and love. Stay after to meet the characters, take pictures, and make crafts. Free tickets are required for this library performance and will be available beginning October 4th in the Youth Department. Information for the full school production will be available on hand. Recommended for ages 5+.
Recommended Reading: The Little Mermaid retold by Katie Daynes

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Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:15am

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Ukrainian Art: The art and poetry of Taras Shevchenko

Explore the art and poetry of Taras Shevchenko, as we near his 200th birthday. This poet was born into serfdom and had firsthand experience of the neglect and brutality of a repressive government system. His work continues to be an inspiration to many. Understanding Shevchenko is a first step in understanding the recent efforts by the U.S. Government in the conflict between Ukraine and Russia.
Presented by Myroslava Mudray, Professor Emeritus of Art History at The Ohio State University, specializing in Russian and Ukrainian avant-garde art of the 1910’s and 1920’s.

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Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

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Help! How are we going to pay for college? Part 1: The Basics.

In this two-part program, the Heartland Institute for Financial Education will provide tips and strategies to help manage the rising costs of higher education by providing information about financial assistance, college savings plans, scholarships and more.

The Heartland Institute of Financial Education is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote financial literacy across America.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Hidden Gem: The Learning Express Library database

LearningExpress Library - Come learn how to use a resource that truly does have something for everyone. Whether you’re a high school student with looming ACT and SAT exams, a job seeker, a career changer, or someone who might want another degree, this resource has test prep materials and guides for the entire alphabet soup of exams (GRE, SAT, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, and many more), as well as for professional exams, computer skills, and more. Join Megan Sheeran, one of our reference librarians for a demonstration of this incredible resource.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Sunday Film Club

Cinema of Woody Allen: Annie Hall
Steve Hunt will kickoff our fall film series with Annie Hall. Full of intellectual wit and cultural references, this career defining movie marked Woody Allen’s career and an important film maker and it edged out “Star Wars” to win the Oscar for best picture in 1977.
1977 93min PG-13

Suggestion: Manhattan

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Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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The Art of Vilhelm Hammershoi

Explore the paintings of Vilhelm Hammershoi, a Danish artist who produced some of the most lovely and haunting works to come out of the late 19th century and early 20th century. Discussion will include historic precedents for Hammershoi’s works by artists such as Vermeer, and we will analyze Hammershoi’s role in the Symbolist movement and how he relates to contemporaries like Edvard Munch. Ann Shifflet, Art History instructor at Columbus College of Art and Design is the presenter.

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Friday, October 3, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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