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Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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September 2017

Registration for PageTurners Book Club for 4th/5th Graders

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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October's book club is Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling! Book club will meet on Tuesday, October 31 at 4:00pm. Registration required at https://pageturnersbookcluboct2017.eventbrite.com  

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GIRLS WHO CODE OPEN HOUSE FOR PROSPECTIVE PARTICIPANTS AND GUARDIANS

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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For the second year, the Robbins Library will be hosting a Girls Who Code club open to girls in grades 6 through 12. The club will meet Wednesdays October through June from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. We invite interested girls and their guardians to an open house to learn more about the club and to be entered into a lottery to receive one of the 24 available spaces. The first part of the evening will go over club specifics and…

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Registration Opens for Winter Craft Fair for ages 8 – 18

September 29
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The 2017 Youth Winter Craft Sale is scheduled for Saturday, December 9 from 2 to 4pm at the Robbins Library. Space is limited. Make your own crafts to sell! Registration for tables begins at 9:00 on September 29. Please read all information prior to registration. Items for sale should range from $1 to $10. Please note that because of allergies, food items and candy may not be sold at the craft fair. For ages 8 - 18. Registration begins at…

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October 2017

Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “A Death in Belmont”

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday October 2 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “A Death in Belmont” by Sebastian Junger. New members are welcome. Book will be available at the Circulation Desk after September 6.

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Registration for PageTurners Book Club for 4th/5th Graders

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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October's book club is Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling! Book club will meet on Tuesday, October 31 at 4:00pm. Registration required at https://pageturnersbookcluboct2017.eventbrite.com  

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Hispanic Heritage Month Film Screening – Bless Me, Ultima

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month we're screening the film Bless Me, Ultima, based on the book of the same name by Rudolfo Anaya. "A drama set in New Mexico during WWII, centered on the relationship between a young man and an elderly medicine woman who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil that rages in his village." This film is rated PG-13.  Runtime is 1 hour and 46 minutes.

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Registration Opens for Winter Craft Fair for ages 8 – 18

October 6
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The 2017 Youth Winter Craft Sale is scheduled for Saturday, December 9 from 2 to 4pm at the Robbins Library. Space is limited. Make your own crafts to sell! Registration for tables begins at 9:00 on September 29. Please read all information prior to registration. Items for sale should range from $1 to $10. Please note that because of allergies, food items and candy may not be sold at the craft fair. For ages 8 - 18. Registration begins at…

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Registration for PageTurners Book Club for 4th/5th Graders

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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October's book club is Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling! Book club will meet on Tuesday, October 31 at 4:00pm. Registration required at https://pageturnersbookcluboct2017.eventbrite.com  

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PLUG iN to The Ghost Army, a WWII documentary

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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April Ranck and Alberto Guzman, founders of the Arlington International Film Festival, are bringing a film and its writer/director, Rick Byer to PLUGGED iN. Join us to view the award winning documentary, The Ghost Army. The film will be followed with a conversation with the director. Rick Beyer. The Ghost Army details the fascinating story of this top secret unit, filled with artists, that used inflatable tanks, sound effects and illusion to trick the enemy with their carefully crafted illusions…

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Registration Opens for Winter Craft Fair for ages 8 – 18

October 13
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The 2017 Youth Winter Craft Sale is scheduled for Saturday, December 9 from 2 to 4pm at the Robbins Library. Space is limited. Make your own crafts to sell! Registration for tables begins at 9:00 on September 29. Please read all information prior to registration. Items for sale should range from $1 to $10. Please note that because of allergies, food items and candy may not be sold at the craft fair. For ages 8 - 18. Registration begins at…

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Registration for PageTurners Book Club for 4th/5th Graders

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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October's book club is Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling! Book club will meet on Tuesday, October 31 at 4:00pm. Registration required at https://pageturnersbookcluboct2017.eventbrite.com  

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Teen Early Release Movie – Wonder Woman

October 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Need some Amazonian strength to get you through your week? Stop by the Community Room to watch Wonder Woman. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. This event is for grades 6 to 12.

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Secrets of College Admissions

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Please join us for this seminar with Abby Van Geldern from Collegewise Admissions. This seminar will help families separate college admissions fact from fiction and enjoy the college process a little more. We'll discuss grades, test scores, activities, and everything else colleges evaluate. Attendees will get straight answers about what college admissions committees really look for in prospective students, and how they ultimately decide which students gain acceptance. We think teens and parents will be pleasantly surprised to learn that students don’t…

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Registration Opens for Winter Craft Fair for ages 8 – 18

October 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The 2017 Youth Winter Craft Sale is scheduled for Saturday, December 9 from 2 to 4pm at the Robbins Library. Space is limited. Make your own crafts to sell! Registration for tables begins at 9:00 on September 29. Please read all information prior to registration. Items for sale should range from $1 to $10. Please note that because of allergies, food items and candy may not be sold at the craft fair. For ages 8 - 18. Registration begins at…

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Friends of Robbins Library present: Henry David Thoreau Bicentennial

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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2017 marks the Celebration of Thoreau’s 200th Birthday. Join the Friends of Robbins Library for an afternoon celebrating this milestone. For more information please contact the Friends at info@friendsofrobbinslibrary.org.

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Registration for PageTurners Book Club for 4th/5th Graders

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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October's book club is Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling! Book club will meet on Tuesday, October 31 at 4:00pm. Registration required at https://pageturnersbookcluboct2017.eventbrite.com  

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Reel Queer – An Intergenerational Queer Movie Series presents How To Survive A Plague

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The Robbins Library & Arlington Council on Aging are proud to present a screening of the Oscar nominated documentary How To Survive A Plague directed by David France. “The untold story of the efforts that turned AIDS into a mostly manageable condition - and the improbable group of young men and women who, with no scientific training, infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, and helped identify promising new compounds, moving them through trials and into drugstores in record time.”…

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Registration Opens for Winter Craft Fair for ages 8 – 18

October 27
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The 2017 Youth Winter Craft Sale is scheduled for Saturday, December 9 from 2 to 4pm at the Robbins Library. Space is limited. Make your own crafts to sell! Registration for tables begins at 9:00 on September 29. Please read all information prior to registration. Items for sale should range from $1 to $10. Please note that because of allergies, food items and candy may not be sold at the craft fair. For ages 8 - 18. Registration begins at…

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November 2017

Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “The Orphan Master’s Son”

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will meet on Monday November 6 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “The Orphan Master's Son” by Adam Johnson. New members are welcome. Book will be available at the Circulation Desk after October 2.

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Build Something Competition!

November 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Enjoy a creative challenge? We'll spend this middle school early-release afternoon building things out of random materials! Every participant will get the same supplies to build something in one hour. After that one hour time period, we'll walk around and check out everyone's creations! This event is for grades 6 to 8, and it requires registration via EventBrite.  

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Teen Yoga

November 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Experience an afternoon of yoga with Erin Carter from Strength in Connection. This workshop integrates the timeless mind, body, and social wellness principles of yoga into a fun, meaningful and relevant class for teens. There will be movement activities to have fun, get energy flowing, and clear the mind. Followed by yoga sequences to release tension and stress, strengthen and stretch the body, and calm and center the mind. We will end with guided relaxation and simple, guided meditation. No…

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Teen Early Release Movie – Spider-Man Homecoming

November 22 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Have your spidey-senses let you know we'll be showing Spider-Man Homecoming?! On this early release day, join us for the newest installment of the Marvel comic on the big screen in the Robbins Community Room! There will be snacks and refreshments!

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Robbins Library QBG/Social – Are You Feeling Pot-lucky” Potluck

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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November will be our annual "Are You Feeling Pot-lucky" Potluck!  Bring a dish to share with the group if you're able, otherwise come enjoy the labor of others!  We'll feast like royalty!  (Note that this meeting will be taking place in the downstairs Community Room, not our usual meeting place in the 4th floor Conference Room!) Please be aware that neither the food at this event nor the facilities in which the food at this event were prepared in have…

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December 2017

Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “The Wordy Shipmates”

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday December 4 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “The Wordy Shipmates” by Sarah Vowell. New members are welcome. Book will be available at the Circulation Desk after November 6.

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January 2018

Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “The Solitude of Prime Numbers”

January 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday January 8 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. The group discusses “The Solitude of Prime Numbers” by Paolo Giordano . New members are welcome. Book will be available at the Circulation Desk after December 4.

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April 2019

Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

April 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

April 30, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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**NEW DAY AND TIME!*** Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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May 2019

Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

May 2, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

May 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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**NEW DAY AND TIME!*** Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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June 2019

Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

June 6, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

June 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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**NEW DAY AND TIME!*** Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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July 2019

Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

July 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

July 30, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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**NEW DAY AND TIME!*** Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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August 2019

Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

August 1, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

August 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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**NEW DAY AND TIME!*** Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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September 2019

Teen LGBTQ+ Drop In for Grades 6-12

September 5, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, ace, or questioning teen? Are you a teen ally for LGBTQIA teens? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we invite you to come to this event! Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

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