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VIRTUAL Talking Pictures: The Eyes of Tammy Faye | Wednesday, August 24, 1-3:30pm

Susan Benjamin will lead a discussion of this 2021 American biographical drama film directed by Michael Showalter from a screenplay by Abe Sylvia, based on the 2000 documentary of the same name by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato of World of Wonder. The film tells the story of Tammy Faye Bakker, from her humble beginnings growing up in International Falls, Minnesota, through the rise and fall of her televangelism career and marriage to Jim Bakker.

IN LIBRARY Paint Your Pet | Mondays, September 12, 19, & 26, 7-8pm

Honor your favorite nonhuman with a portrait! No experience is needed to enjoy this small-group series of three classes with art teacher Cheryl Steiger. You’ll end the series with an acrylic painting of your pet on canvas and possibly some pen and ink renderings as well. You’ll need to bring a photo of your pet from which to work. Please do not register unless you can be at all three classes on September 12, 19, and 26. Space is limited and Glencoe residents will have priority if the class fills up.

VIRTUAL A Conversation with Marlee Matlin | Wednesday, September 14, 7-8pm

In celebration of Deaf Awareness Month, Marlee Matlin will share the highs and lows of her Hollywood career and journey as an activist. The youngest recipient of the Best Actress Oscar, Matlin’s acting career recently achieved another milestone as her 2021 film “CODA” swept every category it was nominated in at the 2022 Academy Awards. A longtime advocate for deaf rights, Matlin continues to break down barriers for herself and others through her acting, awareness, and writing.

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