BRHA Meetiing

Dear BRHA Member:

Local elections are scheduled for November 2nd, and as we have done in the past, BRHA is bringing our candidates to you. Please join us for this informative session. Use this opportunity to speak directly to your representatives including:

Auden Grogins: State Representative, 129th District

Anthony Musto: Democratic State Senator, 22nd District

David Pia: Republican Nominee, State Senator, 22nd District

Black Rock Village District

There will be a presentation of the Black Rock Village District concept and its status at the next meeting of the Black Rock Community Council (BRCC)

Location:      Burroughs Community Center

Date:              Thursday, October 14, 2010

Time:             7:00 pm

The purpose of the presentation is to describe the Village District concept and the NRZ’s approach to its development and to get community ideas, support, and involvement.

Approaches to Meditation with Mark Curri

mark curriThursday, October 14th
6:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

Approaches to Meditation begins with an overview of meditation practices and progresses to specific instruction in mindfulness meditation. Benefits of meditation will be explored and participants will receive feedback and guidance on their practice.

Shakespeare's Women with Dr. Richard J. Regan

Shakespeare Join Fairfield University Professor of English Dr. Richard J. Regan on Tuesday, October 12th at 6;30 PM for a fascinating look at Shakespeare’s portrayal of women.

Free Fitness Classes at Black Rock Library

beachbodyJoin Independent Beachbody Coaches Mel Rolleri and Anne Fers on Thursday, October 14th at 6 PM for a fun and FREE workout featuring some of their favorite Beachbody workouts guided from a big screen.  From P90X, to Insanity, to Turbo Fire and more. Space is limited to 20 people per session….1st come 1st served, so reserve your space now!

To Register for a class (or classes) contact:

Black Rock Library - Wrestlemania Reading Challenge

WrestleMania Reading Challenge Take the pledge to read. Join the Wrestlemania Reading Challenge!

Between Saturday, October 16, 2010, and Monday, October 25, 2010, pick up your WrestleMania Reading Challenge Pledge Form at ONE of our five library locations.

Girls Inc: Growing Together at the Black Rock Branch

Girls Incorporated of Southwestern Connecticut is proud to announce the first in a series of programs which will be be held Mondays, October 18th – December 6th from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM, sponsored by the Fairfield County community Foundation.

Growing Together is a Girls Inc. national program designed to open lines of communication and establish good communication skills about subjects such as health, hygiene, anatomy and puberty for girls ages 9-12 and their mothers/female caregivers.

Pre-registration is required by October 11th, 2010.

Bullying Down and Out (Cyber Bullying and More)

Tuesday, October 19th
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Black Rock  Branch

Center for Women and FamiliesJoin Stephanie Stacy from The Center for Women and Families for the first of this 4 part interactive workshop aimed at promoting healthy relationships and keeping yourself safe.

Bullying part 1

Dark Matter and Secrets of the Universe


Tuesday, October 19th
6:30 PM

Black Rock Branch

darkmatter_NASADavid Mestre, Discovery Museum and Planetarium Manager of Space Science Education presents “Dark Matter and Other Secrets of the Universe.”

IOUSA: Solutions with David Walker

Thursday, October 21st
6:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

D WalkerDavid Walker returns to the Black Rock Branch for a presentation of IOUSA: Solutions, the sequel to his film on the national deficit IOUSA.


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