Volume 6, Issue 27

Salisbury Forum on Nov. 14.  Speakers will be Amy Chua, the "Tiger Mom", and her husband Jed Rubenfeld who will discuss their new book "The Triple Package:  How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America."
Creative Crossroads: Friday, November 14 - Sunday, November 16; Friday, November 21 - Sunday, November 23 A Collection of Hooked Rugs  by the Dutchess County Rug Hookers Guild at The Stanford Grange, 6043 Route 82, Stanfordville on Friday, Nov. 14th – Sunday, Nov. 16th and Friday, Nov. 21st – Sunday, Nov. 23rd from 11 am – 4 pm.  All events will take place from 12:00 - 5:00 pm at The Stanford Grange #808 • 6043 Route 82 • Stanfordville, NY
Morton Memorial Library, Rhinecliff: Peter Yarrow: Performance and book signing: “Peter, Paul & Mary: Fifty Years in Music & in Life.” 7 p.m. $10 (ticket cost may be applied toward the purchase of a book at the event)
Hotchkiss School: Hotchkiss Dramatic Association presents The Secret Garden, directed by Marcus Olson. Book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize–winning dramatist Marsha Norman. Thursday, November 13–Saturday, November 15: 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, November 16: 2:30 p.m. $10; $5 for students and seniors. Walker Auditorium.11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville, CT. (860) 435-3203; www.hotchkiss.org/arts.
Oblong Books and Music, Rhinebeck: Oblong Books and Music presents Jeff Kinney: Wimpy Kid Road Trip Experience and book signing: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid #9: The Long Haul." $16 (price includes a copy of the book). 6:30 p.m. Bulkeley Middle School, 45 North Park Road. Tickets online. (845) 876-0500; www.oblongbooks.com.    
The Fountains at Millbrook: Free seminar: Memoir to Legacy Letters, with instructor Beverly Sloan. A legacy letter to your family passes on your own values to the next generation with stories from your life. Learn how to write one and why. Personal guidance and instruction. 2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m. RSVP by November 9 requested. 79 Flint Road, Millbrook. (845) 677-8550.
Farm and Home Center, Millbrook: Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County program: Can It! Apples. 5 p.m.–7 p.m. 2715 Route 44, Millbrook. (845) 677-8223.    
Bard College: A talk by Kay Jamison, author of An Unquiet Mind, discussing bipolar disorder, writing, and her “groundbreaking” work concerning mental illness. Olin Hall, 7 p.m. (206) 351-0777; bard.edu.    
Bardavon 1869 Opera House: Arlo Guthrie. 7 p.m. Golden Circle, $65; adults, $50. 35 Market Street, Poughkeepsie. (845) 473-2072; www.bardavon.com.    
Hotchkiss Library, Sharon: “Into the Wilds of New England,” a book discussion group with Mark Scarbrough; explore New England with four great authors. Third session, Tuesday, November 11: Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court; December 2, Philip Roth, The Human Stain. 10 Upper Main Street, Sharon, CT. (860) 364-5041; www.hotchkiss.org.    
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