BUILDING TRUST: A CONVERSATION WITH LOCAL REFUGEES
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Presented by the William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences of
UMass Boston. Powerful storytelling, open discussion and community strategies for building trust.
Sharon Public Library, 11 North Main Street
BEING A MUSLIM WOMAN IN AMERICA
– Moderated by Carol Rothenstein
Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Art Display 6:30-7:00 p.m. Panel Discussion 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Panelists: Ujala Fawad, Nosheen Javed, Zainab Mohamed and Hamida Merchant. The event also features the art work of Ubah Kahiye, a Somalian refugee woman who uses art as therapy.
Sharon Adult Center
CELEBRATORY READING AND AWARDS
Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Whitney Place.
Winners read their I Am American entries.
Award Winners 2019: I AM AMERICAN
First Place: Felix Wang
First Place Poetry: India-Mae Fraser
Second Place Poetry: Helen Brewer
First Place Prose: Mehul Bhattacharyya
Second Place Prose: Manjari Kannan
Third Place Prose: Ruemon Bhattacharyya
Honorable Mention: Dana Blatte
Upper High School:
First Place: Rachel Hess Wachman
Second Place: Sarah Khan
Third Place: Lindsay Navick
First Place Prose: Vera Jordan
Second Place Prose: Linda Zoe Podbros
Second Place Prose: John Reilly
Third Place Prose: Lan Jiang
Third Place Prose: Linda Zimmerman
First Place Poetry: Adelene Ellenberg
Second Place Poetry: Barrie Haji
2018 Camera Roll
WRITING CONTEST CELEBRATORY READING AND AWARDS
Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 2:00-4:00 p.m. Whitney Place, 675 South Main Street
Winners read their amazing UNCONDITIONAL LOVE prose and poetry.
Winners and readers of prose and poems (above).
One Book One Town Committee (above)
Benjamin Wulf (left)
Thu Hang Tran (right)
Jodi Tolman (left)CJ Heller (right top)
Ilana Wulf (right bottom)
CONGRATULATIONS WITH UNCONDITIONAL LOVE TO ALL WHO READ!
THE WORLD IN A CUP – A TEA OASIS TASTING SESSION
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Discover tea’s fascinating history and its many health benefits. Sample several perfectly steeped varieties brewed by certified tea sommelier Hillel Bromberg of Tea Oasis.Sharon Public Library, 11 North Main Street
This program was generously provided by an anonymous donor.
Hillel Bromberg, Tea Sommelier
A wonderful evening learning about tea, its origins, history, processing, and benefits.
AN EVENING WITH AUTHOR LISA SEE, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Talk and book signing at Sharon Middle School with Lisa See, author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. The Garden Club’s Books in Bloom beautiful floral arrangements were displayed in the Middle School lobby.
BOOKS IN BLOOM – PARTNERED WITH THE SHARON GARDEN CLUB , Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 6:30-8:00 p.m. All enjoyed a live demonstration by Valerie Kafka, Patricia Simmons, and Kathy Hawes of the Sharon Garden Club as they created floral arrangements inspired by the novel. The event also featured Virginia Liu who played the Chinese Dulcimer and nine additional floral designs on display throughout the library.
CHINESE BANQUET AT ALICE’S MANDARIN TASTE , Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 12:00-3:00 p.m. All enjoyed a 3-course Chinese Banquet luncheon at Sharon’s popular restaurant as owner Alice Hui discussed Chinese culture and how her personal journey related to Lisa See’s novel.