Try Qigong @ Bristol Library

Don’t miss a fun, free introduction to Qigong on Saturday, March 3, @ 10!

Qigong helps to maintain overall health and wellness by integrating physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused attention. The gentle and rhythmic movements of Qigong can reduce stress, build stamina, and increase vitality. Join us for an easy and relaxing way to better health! Participants should wear comfortable clothes and sneakers and bring a towel or yoga mat.

This free introductory class is led by Chung Yueh-Ching of Heights of Wellness, Hartford and will be preceded by a brief talk on the history and the different branches of Qigong.

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Zoom Over For Zumba This Saturday!

zumbaDon’t miss our free beginners’ Zumba class for adults and teens this Saturday, February 18, at 2 pm! Zumba combines Latin & International music with fun aerobic and dance elements such as hip-hop, samba, salsa, mambo, martial arts and more!

Remember to wear comfy clothes and sneakers! No registration needed — just turn up at 2 ready to have fun!

Connecticut In The American Civil War With Dr. Matt Warshauer

Please join us on Wednesday, February 22, when Dr. Matthew Warshauer, CCSU professor of history and co-chair of the Connecticut Civil War Commission,  discusses our state’s role in the issues leading to the Civil War, the raising of troops, and the sacrifices of those who served at the front and at home. Copies of his book, Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice and Survival, will be available for purchase and signing after the program.

This event begins in the lower level of the Main Library at 7 pm on February 22. This is a free event and no registration is required.