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Free Banned Book Week Events

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The CT Center for the Book, Syllable Reading Series, and The Mark Twain House & Museum celebrate the freedom to read with an evening of writers reading original works on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Twain House, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. Free, but advance registration required: www.cthumanities.org. On Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., author Wally Lamb participates in a Banned Book Readout, moderated by WNPR’s John Dankosky, at Hartford Public High School, 55 Forest St. Information: 860-695-6365.

‘As You Like It’ at Mark Twain House

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As You Like ItAll the world’s a stage at The Mark Twain House on Saturday when Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” will be performed by the Castle Theatre Company of Durham University, UK, from 2 to 4 p.m. on the lawn, 351 Farmington Ave. in Hartford. No charge for the event,, but “good Will”
(Shakespeare) donations accepted. Rain or shine. Bring chairs or blankets. Information: 860-247-0998 or www.marktwainhouse.org.

Be Our Guest

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The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., invites the neighbors in for a free, old-fashioned ice cream social on Thursday, July 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. Complimentary ice cream sundaes, as well as  performances by West Hartford’s Ballet Theatre Company and Bandstand, a barbershop quartet from Manchester, will be featured. Information: 860-280-3136 or www.marktwainhouse.org.


Mark Twain Markdown

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Throughtout March, Connecticut residents get discounted tour  admissions to the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford.  Admission for those 17 and over is $10. (Regular rates range  from $14 to $16.) Proof of Connecticut residency is required. The museum is open Monday, and Wednesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5:30 p.m. Information: 860-247-0998 or www.marktwainhouse.org.