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Jacob Edwards Library

236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States

April 2019

Money Smart Week: Personal Finance with James Aldo

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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The Jacob Edwards Library is pleased to present James Aldo, MSF, Financial Advisor with Eagle Strategies, LLC. This event will paint with a broad brush and will explore: Estate Taxes, The Probate Process, Managing Retirement Income, Gifting, Trusts, Uses for Life Insurance, Nursing Homes & Medicaid, and Long Term Care Insurance. Come learn with us about the retirement landscape and how to protect your nest egg so you can enjoy your golden years! Sponsored by Friends of Jacob Edwards Library

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Jazz Music with Brian Kearsley & Hugh Allen

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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In celebration of Jazz History Month, the Friends of Jacob Edwards Library group is sponsoring a concert, immediately following the annual meeting.  You are invited to attend a performance by Brian Kearsley and Hugh Allen. Well-known in the area for their concerts with the band JoyCo, this duo is sure to be a crowd pleaser. With a partnership that began 15 years ago in Southbridge, Brian and Hugh have grown to be one of the most established jazz duo acts in…

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Franco-American Words That Sing, That Matter: Celebrating National Poetry Month

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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Four accomplished Franco-American poets from Massachusetts will give a reading on Monday, April 29, 2019, from 6:30-7:30 PM. These four writers bring diverse experiences and approaches to their creative work.  Cheryl Savageau is a French/Abenaki poet and writer who has received fellowships in poetry from the NEA and MA Artists Foundation, and was a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize.  Her most recent book of poems is Mother/Land.  Ellen LaFleche, the winner of several national poetry awards, including the Ruth Stone Poetry Prize,…

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May 2019

The Family Nurse: Home Medical Care in the Early Nineteenth Century with Christie Higginbottom

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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Christie Higginbottom will return to Jacob Edwards Library to present a program titled The Family Nurse: Home Medical Care in the Early Nineteenth Century. The presentation will consist of an illustrated program portraying the role played by home-grown, wild-gathered, and purchased herbal remedies in the treatment of common health problems in Early American households. Christie will describe plant varieties and preparation methods including infusions, decoctions, ointments, poultices, fomentations, and tinctures. Both traditional European and Native American remedies will be described…

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