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The American Museum of Tort Law 654 Main St., Winsted, CT, 860-379-0505:Phil Donahue, Sept. 17, 2-3 pm.

Beekley Community Library, 10 Central Ave., New Hartford, CT:

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, 2801 Sharon Turnpike, Millbrook, NY, www.caryinstitute.org:

The Cornwall Library, 30 Pine Street, Cornwall, CT, 860-672-6874, www.CornwallLibrary.org

First Tuesday at 7, South Canaan Meetinghouse, 12 Route 3, Falls Village, CT, 860-824-5607 or 860-824-8226

Gunn Memorial Library and Museum, 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT, 860-868-7247, www.gunnlibrary.org:Sept 25, Bret Harte, “The Outcasts Of Poker Flat” (1869), October 2, Charles Chesnutt, “The Wife Of His Youth” (1898); Oct16, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “The Yellow Wallpaper” (1892).

Hunt Library, 63 Main St, 

Falls Village, CT:photographer Mathew Duman will lecture and present a slideshow about the gargoyles found throughout the buildings of Yale University’s campus in New Haven, Sept 23, 1 pm.

Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard, Kent, CT:

Millbrook Rotary at Copperfields Restaurant, 2571 Route 44, Salt Point, NY, www.millbrookrotary.org: 

The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, MA, www.EdithWharton.org

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Glendale Road/Route 183, Stockbridge, MA, www.nrm.org:

Oliver Wolcott Library, 160 South St., PO Box 187, Litchfield, CT:

The Performance Hub, 45 Main St., Torrington, CT, www.performancehubusa.com: 

Pine Plains Free Library, second floor, 7775 South Main St., Pine Plains, NY: 

The Pine Plains Garden Club at Pine Plains Community Room, 7775 South Main St., (Route 82), Pine Plains, NY: Sept. 30, Putting Your Garden To Bed, 1 pm.

Warner Theatre, 68 Main St., Torrington, CT, 860-489-7180, www.warnertheatre.org:

The White Hart Speaker Series at The White Hart, 15 Undermountain Road, Salisbury, CT: Brendan Mathews, “The World of Tomorrow: A Novel,” Sept. 28, 6 pm. For details, go to www.scovillelibrary.org.