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4/27
GREAT WORKS OF THE LOUVRE DISCUSSED AT DUNCASTER’S APRIL AND MAY GREAT COURSESChamber Events
“Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre” will be featured in 12 discussions during April and May. Part of Duncaster Retirement Community’s Great Courses series, the six sessions will be held on Mondays from April 13 through May 18, at 2:00-3:30. They are being held at Duncaster and are open to the public. Members of the surrounding community may enroll in the whole series or individual courses with pre-registration required.

The course will be moderated by expert art critic and historian Richard Brettell who will provide a framework for comprehending and appreciate the works in the Louvre. Discussions will focus on various artistic time periods, regions, and schools. The lectures will cover art from Spanish, French, Flemish, Dutch, and German cultures. The second half of the course focuses heavily on French painters from the seventeenth century through the early nineteenth century.

The discussions will include:

April 13 - Palace to Museum—The Story of
the Louvre
Leonardo and the Origins of
the Collection
April 20 - Italian Renaissance and
Baroque Painting
Spanish School of Painting
April 27 - Rubens and Flemish Painting;
Early German
Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Dutch
Painting
May 4 - De La Tour, Le Nain, and 17th-
century Painting
Claude and Poussin—French
Painters in Rome
May 11 -Watteau and Chardin
Boucher, Fragonard, and the
Rococo in France
May 18 -Jacques-Louis David and His
School Delacroix and
Ingres—The Great Dialectic

The Great Courses program began at Duncaster in 2009, as part of Duncaster’s dedication to lifelong learning.

Duncaster’s Great Courses are free and open to the public, however pre-registration is required. For more information or to enroll, contact Fran Kent, fKent@Duncaster.org or 860-380-5006.
4/27
Live Well - Chronic Disease Self-Management 6 - session Workshop series at Prosser Public Library
Live Well - Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop: 6 Weeks on Mondays at 12 Noon beginning March 16 through April 20, with April 27 as a snow date if needed.
For people with ongoing health conditions such as diabetes, depression, heart disease, arthritis, paint & anxiety, or those caring for someone with an ongoing health condition. This FREE, six-week workshop helps people become better self-managers of their health. Developed at Stanford University, this workshop is a nation-wide, evidence based program that promotes wellness by empowering people to take control of their chronic conditions through better nutrition, exercise, stress management, pain management, better sleep and much more!
4/28
Reconstruction Revisited, Discussion Series at Prosser Public Library
Discuss: "Freeman," a novel by Leonard Pitts, (2012)
"Freeman" takes place in the first few months following the Confederate surrender and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
4/30
Book Slae @ Prosser Public Library
Friends of the Bloomfield Public Libraries' Spring Book Sale
5/1
Baby Bounce Storytime @ Prosser
11 AM
5/1
Book Slae @ Prosser Public Library
Friends of the Bloomfield Public Libraries' Spring Book Sale
5/1
Toddler Time Storytime @ Prosser
10:15 AM
5/2
Book Slae @ Prosser Public Library
Friends of the Bloomfield Public Libraries' Spring Book Sale
5/4
GREAT WORKS OF THE LOUVRE DISCUSSED AT DUNCASTER’S APRIL AND MAY GREAT COURSESChamber Events
“Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre” will be featured in 12 discussions during April and May. Part of Duncaster Retirement Community’s Great Courses series, the six sessions will be held on Mondays from April 13 through May 18, at 2:00-3:30. They are being held at Duncaster and are open to the public. Members of the surrounding community may enroll in the whole series or individual courses with pre-registration required.

The course will be moderated by expert art critic and historian Richard Brettell who will provide a framework for comprehending and appreciate the works in the Louvre. Discussions will focus on various artistic time periods, regions, and schools. The lectures will cover art from Spanish, French, Flemish, Dutch, and German cultures. The second half of the course focuses heavily on French painters from the seventeenth century through the early nineteenth century.

The discussions will include:

April 13 - Palace to Museum—The Story of
the Louvre
Leonardo and the Origins of
the Collection
April 20 - Italian Renaissance and
Baroque Painting
Spanish School of Painting
April 27 - Rubens and Flemish Painting;
Early German
Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Dutch
Painting
May 4 - De La Tour, Le Nain, and 17th-
century Painting
Claude and Poussin—French
Painters in Rome
May 11 -Watteau and Chardin
Boucher, Fragonard, and the
Rococo in France
May 18 -Jacques-Louis David and His
School Delacroix and
Ingres—The Great Dialectic

The Great Courses program began at Duncaster in 2009, as part of Duncaster’s dedication to lifelong learning.

Duncaster’s Great Courses are free and open to the public, however pre-registration is required. For more information or to enroll, contact Fran Kent, fKent@Duncaster.org or 860-380-5006.
5/5
Celebrate Bloomfield @ Prosser Public Library
Cool Runnings, Film Showing. See the movie based on Jamaican athlete Devon Harris's story, then meet him on June 1 at BHS
5/5
Delights of Music @ Prosser Public Library, Film & Conversation with Jack Brin
Beethoven, a biographical film
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Welcome to the Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce!

Welcome to the Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce!



The Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce is a key member driven organization committed to supporting its members' success.

Our key goals are to:
* Help members grow their business
* Help members manage their expenses
* Help Bloomfield continue to offer a welcoming business environment

The Bloomfield Chamber has represented businesses of all sizes for almost fifty years. The Chamber promotes business success in Bloomfield through a variety of events, programs and initiatives. We offer programs to help members manage costs, including healthcare benefit costs and host educational programs to help businesses improve their productivity and performance. The Town of Bloomfield has a long history of welcoming economic development and business and the Chamber works to support these efforts.

We welcome and encourage all members to participate in Chamber activities. Please join a Chamber Committee!

* Communications
* Economic Development
* Governance
* Healthcare & Medical Services
* Membership


To register call 860-242-3710 or email director@bloomfieldchamber.org


JOB POSTINGS

Town of Bloomfield -


Certified Police Officer – deadline (none)
$65,031
For details and how to apply go to www.bloomfieldct.org.








Bloomfield Annual Dinner
Congratulations to our 2015 award winners:


Non-Profit Award
Auerfarm

Chamber Community Award
Jared Cohen, Republic

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2nd Annual GRUB CRAWL
Join us for a taste of Bloomfield on the Town Green from 1:00 to 4:00 pm as local restaurants and breweries offer participants a delicious array of samples. This showcase is great way to discover the dining options that Bloomfield has to offer.

This event kicks off the Celebrate Bloomfield Week which runs from May 31st to June 7th. We will not be providing Grub Crawl passports this year, but all attendees will be given a discount card for 10% off each participating restaurant during the Celebrate Bloomfield Week.

Participating vendors include the Back East Brewery, Thomas Hooker Brewery, Republic, Carbone's Kitchen, Little Mark's Big BBQ, Bloomfield Village Pizza, Park Avenue Pizza, Lox Stock and Bagels, TCBY, and Seabury. The event will also be hosted by 102.9 The Whale with live music by Bloomfield's own Jaimoe's Jasssz Band.

Click here to register today!



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