Friday Afternoon Movie: “The Great Gatsby”

July 28, 2017 by
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07/28/2017 2:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movie: "The Great Gatsby"Watch “The Great Gatsby” (2013) and talk about it afterwards with the group. Based on the book by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the cast includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher, and Joel Edgerton.  Our Friday afternoon movie series funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free.  Click here to sign up. Read more…

Summer Sizzle: Paintings by Medy Bozkurtian – Last Day!

July 29, 2017 by
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07/29/2017 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Summer Sizzle: Paintings by Medy Bozkurtian – Last Day!On the French Riviera On view: July 5-29, 2017 Paintings in pastel, oil and acrylic.  Ms. Bozkurtian describes her artwork as “greatly influenced by my world travels and inspired by my love of music, people and nature. I endeavor to capture the essence and spirit of my diverse range of subjects with expressive realism and a touch of impressionism. Music is an integral part of the … Continue reading

Senior on the Move?

August 2, 2017 by
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08/02/2017 7:00 PM Senior on the Move?Are you a senior looking to downsize? Interested in relocating to a community filled with others your age who share your interests? Facing a growing need for care for yourself or a loved one? Interested in assisted living and concerned about how you will be able to afford a facility? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then come to this presentation by Jim Tretola, Certified Senior Advisor of Care Patrol, and Attorney Andrea R. … Continue reading

Tai Chi / Qigong Demonstration

August 8, 2017 by
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08/08/2017 7:00 PM Tai Chi / Qigong DemonstrationPeople practice Qigong and Tai Chi to maintain health, promote healing, and integrate their body-mind-spirit. Daily practice  is believed to create a balanced life style of greater harmony, stability, and enjoyment. Poornima Paranjpe, a certified Qigong and Tai Chi Easy™ Practice Leader, will lead a 60-minute class demonstrating how to improve strength, coordination, conditioning, and mental well-being as well as reduce stress. The program will include a talk and audience participation. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. … Continue reading

Egypt: Sands of Time, Part I

August 9, 2017 by
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08/09/2017 6:30 PM Egypt: Sands of Time, Part IHatshepsut For more than 5,000 years, beginning with the Narmer Pallete (c. 3100 BCE), Egypt has given the world a storied history. This series of two talks by Dr. Douglas Munch will cover some of the important aspects of ancient Egyptian history and culture. In the first lecture, presented as part of the opening reception for his photographic exhibition, Dr. Munch will begin with a discussion of the archaeological and anthropological understanding of … Continue reading

Egypt: The Sands of Time – Photo Exhibition

August 9, 2017 by
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08/09/2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Egypt: The Sands of Time – Photo ExhibitionFelucca on the Nile River at Sunset Artist’s reception and talk: Wednesday, August 9, 6:30-8:30 pm On view: August 1-30, 2017 This exhibition of photographs by Douglas Munch will display images of ancient and modern Egypt that Munch made in November and December, 2016 during his journey along the Nile River. The photographs will offer the viewer impressions of the simultaneously timeless and modern natures of Egypt. Photographs of both … Continue reading

Monthly Meditations

August 11, 2017 by
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08/11/2017 10:00 AM Monthly MeditationsFollow through on your intention to learn and practice meditation. We will explore different types of meditation with a time of sharing to follow for those who are so inclined. First timers and those with any meditation experience are welcome. This meditation program is led by Mary Bodenstein and Jean Leigh. Free. No sign-up is needed. Read more…

Racing With My Shadow

August 21, 2017 by
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08/21/2017 7:00 PM Racing With My ShadowMeet Karen Rogers, local author of this gripping autobiography about her personal and professional life as one of the first successful female jockeys. Ms. Rogers was the leading female jockey in the country in the early 1980s and the leading rider at Monmouth Park in New Jersey at one time. Her book takes the reader on a wild ride of both tragedy and triumph, describing the highs and lows of her career as well as the pain … Continue reading

Friday Afternoon Movie: “My Blue Heaven”

August 25, 2017 by
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08/25/2017 2:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movie: "My Blue Heaven"Watch “My Blue Heaven” (1990) starring Steve Martin and Rick Moranis, and linger afterwards to discuss it with the group. It’s the hilarious story of a mob witness who is relocated to a small town and an FBI agent who is supposed to help him to assimilate and keep a low profile. Our Friday afternoon movie series is funded by gifts to the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Click here to sign up. … Continue reading

Make YOUR Difference

August 30, 2017 by
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08/30/2017 7:00 PM Make YOUR DifferenceEven though it doesn’t feel like it at times, you absolutely have the ability to make a positive difference in the world. Throughout this workshop series, Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista will help you uncover what makes you unique and then cultivate those talents and skills so that you are making YOUR difference every day. All too often, we hide those things that make us different from the world. But the truth is that you were … Continue reading

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