WILTON – The Wilton Dialysis Center will present a Home Therapy Awareness Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, presented by Jackie Gilmer, RN, BSN, Fresenius Medical Care North America.

It will include information on home therapy, peritoneal dialysis choices and services. Light refreshments will be provided.

People can RSVP by calling 645-2102.

Movie series

FARMINGTON – “The Impact of Media and Pop Culture on Girls and Boys Movie and Discussion Series” will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Feb. 26, March 5 and 26 and April 9 and 30, at the Narrow Gauge Cinema.

Hardy Girls Healthy Women and Girls Talk/TeenVoices will sponsor the series to examine the influence of media and pop culture on the development and self-image of boys and girls.

Movies shown will be “Mickey Mouse Monopoly: Disney, Childhood and Corporate Power,” “Slim Hopes: Advertising and the Obsession with Thinness,” “Beyond Killing Us Softly: The Strength to Resist,” “Tough Guise: Violence, Media and the Crisis in Masculinity,” “Game Over: Gender, Race and Violence in Video Games” and “Wrestling with Manhood: Boys, Bullying and Battering.”

All movies are open to the public and will be followed by discussion. They are free for students and a $5 donation is requested for adults over 18.

Community forum

WILTON – A Community Forum Breakfast will open at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the First Congregational Church, 386 Main St.

A buffet breakfast will be followed by guest speakers, Bill Crandall and Lauri Sibulkin of Northern Maine Opportunity Center. Admission is free and all are welcome.


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