Opening Reception: Friday, March 13, 5:30pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, April 11, 11 am

Exhibit runs March 13 - April 26, 2020
ArtWalk, Downtown Library

Erik Williams fell in love with street photography because of its rawness and the opportunity it creates to capture honest moments. It allows him to connect with people from all walk of life and to share their stories candidly through the lens of his camera.

"I use my photography to catch a glimpse of what I see, in order to share it with others. I look for the beauty in any and everything that most overlook. My choice of subject is anything organically appealing to my eye, whether it's a kid sleeping on the city bus or a reflection of a building from a puddle. I enjoy using natural light, shadows, contrast and clarity as a way to communicate the essence of what I see. I'm drawn to people that radiate energy and great character, because that's all that truly matters. I am inspired by their stories."

Park Library
Wednesday, March 11
5 pm to 7 pm

Interested in getting to know more about Frog Hollow's history? Want to share with us some memorable times living in Frog Hollow? Or maybe you're new to the area and want to meet your neighbors! On display will be images and news clippings on Frog Hollow's history over the past decades, from the photos by Bob Pawlowski on the Park Street festival to last year's Love Your Block projects! Courtesy of the Hartford History Center at HPL. This is a great opportunity to learn more and brainstorm your Love Your Block project by engaging with your neighborhood's history and incorporating it creatively into your mini-grant application.

Downtown Library, Atrium
Tuesday, March 10
6-7:30 pm

Join us for a series of Wellness Nights every month! Learn new ways to implement wellness strategies into your busy everyday life. This month we will be offering a Joyful Collage art-making session with Art Therapist Katya Zajac, the creator of ARTALK, an Expressive Arts Therapy Community . Materials will be provided.

Create more joy in your life through an impactful mixed-media, art experience. This art-making process is profoundly simple and will allow us to open up to joy, by using our creativity. Collage is easy to do, quick to make, and most importantly, fun! We are all seeking joy, and it is seeking us.
Thursdays, March 12, 19, 26
6 - 7 pm
Barbour Library

In a first for Barbour Library, free introductory yoga classes will be offered by Mike Riley, a certified instructor.

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