Events


Upcoming Events

Date/Time
Event
06/06/2014
10:00 AM

Seniors' Day

Gordon Ward-webJoin us for a continental breakfast followed by a musical performance: “Story-Songs of History” by Gordon Ward. It’s an evocative presentation of original songs and their inspiring stories celebrating the rich histories and secreted tales of our shared past. Mr. Ward uses a “behind the music” format combining anecdotes, vocals, and a multi-instrumental accompaniment to transport listeners on a captivating journey through time. Funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Advance sign-up is required.

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06/07/2014
3:30 PM

What Alice Forgot

What Alice Forgot-webSaturday Samplers – with Evelyn Fischel
What Alice Forgot • by Liane Moriarty
No sign-up is needed.

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06/08/2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paintings by Members of CAG

CAGOpening Reception: Sunday, June 8, 2:00-4:00 pm

The Contemporary Art Group is a nonprofit, collegial organization of working artists who meet on a regular basis at The Watchung Arts Center and exhibit their work together. CAG is a supportive group where there is mutual respect among members, where members exchange ideas, provide information about exhibit opportunities, and share their own artistic development. The exhibition will be on view from June 2 through June 27.

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06/09/2014
6:30 PM

Building Your Thinking Power

Carol Kotopoulis-webThis seminar is designed to help participants develop their creative thinking abilities. Ideas move the world, and those who are skilled at producing new ideas can make a profoundly important contribution to our society. Presented by Carol Kotopoulis, past president and long-time member of Toastmasters International. Free. Advance sign-up is requested.

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06/10/2014
6:30 PM

Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker

Mrs. Lincoln-webNEW EVENING BOOK GROUP!
Page Turners - with Director April Judge
Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker • by Jennifer Chiaverini
No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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06/13/2014
10:00 AM

Splendid Life Meditation

MeditationBasking Ridge resident Fauzia Burke leads monthly guided meditation sessions at the library. Her style of meditation incorporates many cultural traditions and uses the power of word and imagery to facilitate a meditative experience. Each experience is honored as unique and can help reduce stress, generate creativity, and create positive energy. Free. No sign-up is needed.

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06/21/2014
3:00 PM

Saturday Crafters

Work on your own projects, get tips and chat with the group. You’ll also find out about new library craft resources.
Free. No sign-up is needed.

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06/22/2014
2:00 PM

The Crafty Poet

Crafty PoetA select group of the 101 poets included in The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop will read from this new book. The poets will offer some craft tips from the book and will read and discuss several of the model poems used for the prompts as well as poems written to the prompts. Audience members will go home fired up to write new poems of their own. Enjoy refreshments too. Free. Advance sign-up is requested.

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06/24/2014
10:30 AM

After Visiting Friends

after visiting friends-webMemoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant
After Visiting Friends: A Son’s Story • by Michael Hainey
No sign-up is needed. Just come!

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06/25/2014
7:00 PM

The "Can-Do" Connection

Can-Do ConnectionLearn to assess where you are without judgement. Rather than beating yourself up if you feel you are behind on reaching your goal(s), this month we will celebrate the accomplishments you have made and plan your next steps. A workshop led by Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista. Free. Advance sign-up is requested.

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06/26/2014
7:00 PM

Tech Update: Skype

What is Skype? Millions of people use it every day to stay in touch with those special people who are important to them. It’s great for summer vacations, when your children are at college, or for relatives who live far away. This program will provide a demonstration of how to download the Skype app and make free video calls over the Internet, from computer to computer or using cell phones. Taught by Programs Plus, a software training company. Free. Advance sign-up is requested.

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