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Friday, August 31, 2018

Time Items
All day
 
10:30am
Storytime for the Very Young
 
5:30pm
Friday Films: Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Film Screening
 
6:30pm
Fifth Fridays Poetry - Featuring Andrew Bouvet and open mic

Fifth Fridays Poetry - Featuring Andrew Bouvet and open mic

Meeting Room
Fri, 08/31/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Andrew Bouvet holds a B.A. from The University of Washington in the Comparative History of Ideas Program of the Comparative Literature Department. He did graduate work at The University of Chicago in History. He has published articles in The Newsletter of The Wagner Society of America. Andrew will speak on the topic of "The Joy of Reciting Poetry", and then he'll host an open mic poetry reading. Come to listen, come to read, come to experience the joy of poetry!

 
7:00pm
The Saga of Tanya the Evil (anime)

The Saga of Tanya the Evil (anime)

Community Room
Fri, 08/31/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm

In the sloping towers of modern Tokyo resides a man who is absolutely content with his job. He fires people with a smile, but that's fine - the principles of free market economics play no favorites, and there's nothing wrong with taking pleasure in the operation of a finely tuned machine. Until one day, an utterly foolish former employee pushes him onto the subway tracks, flagrantly disregarding the principles of rational self-interest. Time stops, and our hero is presented with a question - why does he not believe in God? His answer to that question will see him spun off into another reality, reborn as Tanya Degurechaff in a world at war. As Tanya, our hero will rise up the military ranks, gaining honor and prestige in a battle between blunt pragmatism and God himself.

The Hawthorne Anime Club was created to give people a place to gather, watch, and talk about Japanese animation. Each meeting will include screenings of everything from classic titles to new releases. The club is aimed primarily at teens and adults. Films are shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Refreshments served at each meeting.

Call ahead to reserve your spot! People under age 16 who are interested in attending are required to have a parent present or to have a signed parental permission slip.

 
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