Holocaust Memorial at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford and plaster model of same sculpture. Elbert Weinberg collection, Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library.

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    The Tools of Learning--Adult Classes to Improve Reading, Writing and Algebra Skills

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    Meet the HHC Advisory Committee!

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    Hartford Artisans Weaving Center Exhibit Returns!

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    Wallace Stevens Birthday Bash, featuring Glen MacLeod

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    Poets on Poetry Series with the Connecticut Poetry Society

    The Connecticut Poetry Society continues its monthly poetry book group discussions this fall and meets on the last Saturday of the month at the downtown library from 10:15am-12:15pm. Poets on Poetry is free and open to the public. For further i..Read More..