Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Actor And Audio Book Narrator To Speak In Wallingford

 Actor and audio book narrator George Guidall will speak at the Wallingford Public Library on Thursday at 7 p.m..

Guidall has narrated over 900 unabridged audio novels, including Crime and Punishment, Frankenstein, The Iliad and Don Quixote.  He was recently awarded his third Audie Award, the industry’s equivalent of an Oscar, for the best unabridged narration of a children’s book called Django.

Guidall also holds the record for receiving the most Earphone Awards for excellence in narration given by Audiofile Magazine, which has named him one of the original “Golden Voices” in the audio book industry.

  Guidall's career in the theatre has included starring roles on Broadway in such plays as Chapter Two, Cafe Crown, Alone Together, and Cold Storage. He has also received an Obie award for best performance Off-Broadway.

 For more information on this program, please contact the library at 203-265-6754.

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Wallingford To Hold 9/11 Ceremony This Afternoon

The town will hold a ceremony today in front of Town Hall on South Main Street to honor and pay tribute to those affected by the events of Sept. 11 2001.

The ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be moved inside to the Town Council Chambers if there is rain. The event is sponsored by the Wallingford Fire Department, the town's Public Celebrations Committee and the Recreation Department.

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Sunday, September 9, 2012

Cheshire Youth Services To Celebrate Start Of School Year With Barbecue

CHESHIRE - The town's Youth Services department will host its Back-To-School barbecue Friday at agency's Yellow House, located across South Main Street from Cheshire High School.

The barbecue, which will be held from 6 p.m. to 9p.m,  is open to students in Grades 6, 7 and 8. The event is free, but Youth Services officials ask that you bring a donation of school supplies.

The event will include games, a disc jockey as well as pizza and beverages.

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