1. Stonington Human Services is sponsoring a Mother-Daughter Night out on Sept. 27 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The workshop is open to girls in grades 5 to 8 and is meant to help mothers connect with the daughters during the transition into adolescence. School Psychologist Dr. Lori Liguori will lead discussions on physical changes, self-image, and responsibility of making good choices, sexual activity, media influences and social networking. The workshop costs $10 per mother-daughter pair includes a goodie bag of resource materials and pizza dinner. Call Stonington Human Services at 860-535-5015 for registration information.
2. Don’t forget to stop by La Grua Center this Saturday to view the works of the Stonington Artists Invitational 2012. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., free of charge.
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4. When the first Kennedy-Nixon debate took place on Sept. 26, 1960 it was the first time a presidential debate between Democrat and Republican presidential candidates was shown on television.
5. Today's thought: "To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind."—Theophile Gautier