Saturday, October 3 at 11:00 am, Rae Schraver of Woodland Gardens will present a program on Perennial Gardening: planning, preparing and planting. Program participants will learn the the key elements for creating a healthy, beautiful, long blooming perennial garden. Rae will discuss garden location, soil preparation, plant selection garden, design and maintenance. Come and learn how easy and forgiving perennial gardening can be. It is never to early or too late to start planning your garden! For more information please call the library at 677-2443.
Wednesday Morning Hours will Begin at the Cambridge Public Library!!!!
The Cambridge Public Library will soon be open Wednesday mornings from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm beginning October 7th. These new hours are in addition to the Wednesday evening hours from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. The library board recently voted to expand the hours offered to the Cambridge community after a recent survey indicated a desire for morning hours.
The Cambridge Public Library’s hours beginning October 7th will be:
Monday: 6:30-9:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am- 12:00 pm, 6:30 -9:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00-5:00 pm
Friday: 6:30-9:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
“We were marched hither and dither:” The 123rd New York Infantry at Gettysburg
Michael Russert will present a program on the Washington County 123rd Regiment. The presentation will be at the Cambridge Public Library on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm and is free and open to the public.
The Washington County Regiment was actively engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-2-3, 1863. An unidentified soldier from Hartford remarked that during the battle, the 123rd Regiment was moved “hither and dither.” Using a number of first-person accounts, the experiences of the members of the regiment will be traced.