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The Week Ahead: Asian Wine Dinner, Nicky's Family, Mastering Motherhood, The Writing Master, Lots Of Yoga, And More

And, on Wednesday, there will be a new Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Group meeting at the Killingworth Library with local Author/Illustrator John Himmelman! And a SCORE workshop. And ice skating with Snookie!

Madison Beach Hotel is hosting an Asian Wine Dinner this week. Photo credit: Madison Beach Hotel
Madison Beach Hotel is hosting an Asian Wine Dinner this week. Photo credit: Madison Beach Hotel
Editor's Note: For all events on Tuesday evening and early Wednesday, please call first to check to see if they are open, due to the storm.

National handwriting day is coming up on Jan. 23, and R. J. Julia has booked an event that looks like it will be perfect for that.

Also coming up this week at the Madison Beach Hotel, celebrate the Chinese New Year. As you might expect from Madison Beach Hotel, the food looks amazing and every course is paired with a different wine. There will be mini-pork Bahn-Mi, hamachi sashimi, Vietnamese pho, grilled prawn, and coconut tapioca with mango-chili sorbet, sesame brittle, and cilantro syrup to finish it off. 

Have you mastered motherhood yet? Jennifer Chapman says a ministry at Christ Chapel in Madison is helping her do so. "I just love mastering motherhood, it is my sanity every week in the craziness of mothering 4 children. I am truly a better mom because of mastering motherhood, the other moms and the books we discuss inspire and educate me to be an incredible mom. I can not imagine raising my kids without mastering motherhood on Thursday mornings! Can not wait till the next session starting Jan 23rd!"

[Editor's Note: This has been postponed until Jan. 30 due to the storm] January 27 marks the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. To mark the occasion, the Shoreline office of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven, Shoreline Hadassah and The Grove School are sponsoring a showing of Nicky’s Family, a Menemsha film that tells the nearly forgotten story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just 
before the outbreak of World War II. 

And if you've  been thinking about checking out a yoga, Zumba, or Pilates class, now there is no excuse not to. Body Karma studio offers many classes, along with other local studios. There are also classes being offered at the Mercy Center and even the local libraries! On the listings below, be sure to click through to check out where it's being held and the details. 

Find out more about these events and more below! If you have an event coming up, be sure to include it in our events calendar. 

Tuesday: 
Film Screening: 'NICKY'S FAMILY'  ... 6:30 p.m. at Polson School POSTPONED until Jan. 30 due to the storm.

Yoga with Chelsey ... 6 a.m.
Yoga - New Time!! ... 9 a.m.
Yoga by the Sea ... 9 a.m. 
Free Beginners Pilates at the Scranton Library ... 10 a.m. 
Zumba with Coty... 10:15 a.m. 
Lunch Break Zumba ... 12 p.m. 
Zumba with Jess ... 4 p.m.  
Yoga at Body Karma Studio ... 5: 15 p.m.
Pilates with Kris ... 6:30 p.m.  

Wednesday:
New Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Group 7 p.m. at the Killingworth Library 
Microsoft Word for Beginners: Course II ... 6 p.m. at the Henry Carter Hull Library
Womens Self Defense Class ... 6:30 p.m. 

Sunrise Yoga ... 7:15 a.m. 
Zumba at Body Karma Studio ... 9 a.m. 
Yoga with Jess ... 10:15 a.m. 
Yoga with Chelsey ... 5:15 p.m. 
Gentle Yoga with Debi Testa ... 5:30 p.m.
ZUMBA Fitness ... 6:30 p.m. 
Restorative Yoga ... 7:45 p.m.
 
Thursday: 
SCORE Workshop: Business Basics ... 9 a.m., Old Saybrook 
Mastering Motherhood CT Kickoff Brunch ... 9:15 a.m. 
Asian Wine Dinner ... 6:30 p.m. 
Madison Historical Society and RJ Julia host book event for National Handwriting Day ... 7 p.m.
Kate Classic Film: "Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry" ... 7 p.m. at The Kate


Morning Yoga with Chelsey ... 7:15 a.m. 
Zumba with Coty ... 10:15 a.m. 
Lunch Break Zumba ... 12 p.m. 
Yoga with Kathy ... 5:15 p.m. 


Friday:
The Insane Insidewalk Sale presented by the-e-list
Mini-Explorers: THE WONDER OF WATER ... 10 a.m. 
Mini-Explorers: THE WONDER OF WATER ... 1 p.m. 
Mike Tyson brings “Undisputed Truth” to Foxwoods®
Foxwoods® Resort Casino Hosts Late Skate with MTV Personality, Snookie. 

Sunrise Yoga ... 7:15 a.m. 
Zumba at Body Karma Studio ... 9 a.m. 
Friday Yoga ... 10:15 a.m. 
Friday Zumba Fitness Party ... 4 p.m. 


Saturday: 

BOATING, US Coast Guard Aux, Boating Safety/PWC Class  ... 8 a.m. 
STMHS 2nd Annual Tag Sale ... 8 a.m. 
Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem ... 8 p.m. at The Kate


Saturday Yoga Benefitting the Shoreline Soup Kitchen ... 8:30 a.m. 
Yoga with Kathy ... 11 a.m. 

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