Medicare workshops

NEWFANE- The Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, will be hosting a six-month series of workshops on Medicare rights facilitated by the Community of Vermont Elders. The workshops are free to the public and will be held the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 pm,  following the community luncheon at the Newfane Church next door.
Participants do not have to be a Medicare recipient or senior citizen to attend. Presentations last between 60 and 90 minutes, depending on the number of questions. Preregistration is not required.
On Saturday, November 10, at 6 pm, the library will host a free screening of the movie “Won’t You be My Neighbor?” about the life of the wonderful Mr. Rogers. As the movie’s tagline says, “A little kindness makes a world of difference.” This film is rated PG-13.Runtime is 90 minutes. Movie night is free and open to the public.
On Wednesday, November 14, the Moore Free Library will host an open enrollment information session for the Vermont Health Connect health insurance program. Open enrollment is the time when new applicants can use the marketplace to sign up for health and dental plans for the coming year. It is also an opportunity for existing members to change plans. You do not have to be a resident of Newfane or a current Health Connect member to attend. The information session will run from 4 to 6:30 pm. Pre-registration is not required.
On Saturday, November 17, from 11am to 12 pm, Rep. Emily Long will give a talk on the November elections and what’s in the works for the 2019 legislative year. Rep. Long welcomes questions and looks forward to hearing from the Windham-5 District  (Marlboro, Newfane, and Townshend) about what’s on their minds, legislatively.
Author Steven Gardner will give a reading from his recently published memoir, “Pieces of Rope Too Short to Keep,” on Tuesday, November 20,  at 5:30 pm.
The Friday Morning Art Group meets weekly at the Moore Free Library in Newfane from 9:30 am to 12 pm. All mediums and levels of art experience are welcome.
For more information call (802) 365-7948 or visit

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