South Windham, CT – Guilford Smith Memorial Library pairs with the Windham Free Library for a “Blast Off to Summer” party including food and drink outdoors, and a clip from Chasing the Moon: American Experience. It will be held at Guilford Smith Memorial Library on Thursday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Jewett City, CT – Free advance screening of Chasing the Moon: American Experience, on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Slater Library. The screening will be accompanied by a discussion led by history professor John Haskell. This is an adult/pre-teen event and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required here.
Fairfield, CT – Advance screening of Chasing the Moon: American Experience – Part 1: A Place Beyond the Sky at Fairfield Public Library on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 6 p.m. Register here.
Simsbury, CT – Simsbury Public Library will host a preview screening of Chasing the Moon. This sneak peek will focus on the tension and excitement surrounding the launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969. It will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Register here.
Waterford, CT – The Public Library of New London and Waterford Public Library present a screening from Chasing the Moon: American Experience, followed by a panel discussion including local experts Geoff McLean, Jennifer Piatek, and Moshe Gai. It will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 6-8 p.m., at Waterford Public Library in the Meeting Room. For more information contact the Information Desk at 860-444-5805, extension 2.
Woodbury, CT – Join Woodbury Public Library on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 2 p.m. for a preview screening of Chasing the Moon. Refreshments served. Register here.
Avon, CT – The Talcott Mountain Science Center will present First Footsteps on the Moon on Friday, July 12, 2019, 6-9:30 p.m. This night for all ages celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission, and will include a screening of the documentary Apollo 11 followed by a lunar-themed skygazing event. For ticket information and other details, click here.
“Women's Work” features the stories of Connecticut women serving as leaders, trailblazers, artists, educators, advocates and entrepreneurs. Watch the original TV documentary. Six additional short films will be released weekly - watch them here.