Equestrian Heritage of the Somerset Hills

June 20, 2018 by
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Local historian W. Barry Thomson will give an illustrated presentation about the Somerset Hills’ rich and varied equestrian heritage. After a broad contextual overview of the development of the so-called “Mountain Colony” and the many equestrian activities, Mr. Thomson will focus the history of the “Farmers’ Day” races that evolved into the annual Far Hills Race Meeting steeplechase event, and the history and art of the elegant four-in-hand road coaches that were owned and driven by the area’s wealthy estate … Continue reading

Meditation, Serenity

June 22, 2018 by
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Follow 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.

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: “For Whom the Bell Tolls”

June 22, 2018 by
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Join us to watch “For Whom the Bell Tolls” (1943) starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman. The script is based on the 1940 eponymous novel by Ernest Hemingway. The film is about an American International Brigades volunteer, Robert Jordan (Cooper), who is fighting in the Spanish Civil War against the fascists. During his desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge to protect Republican forces, Jordan falls in love with a young woman guerrilla fighter (Bergman). Stay afterwards for … Continue reading

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

June 26, 2018 by
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Memoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and an Epic (2017) • Daniel Mendelsohn From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of “The Lost”: a deeply moving tale of a father and son’s transformative journey in reading–and reliving–Homer’s epic masterpiece. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

Speak It! Believe It! Live It!

June 27, 2018 by
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Whatever your goal or mission in life, these three steps will help you reach your destination: Speak It! Believe It! Live It! Join Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista and discover how to use these three steps to help live your most fulfilling life. While it may not seem like it, we have a lot to gain from the setbacks we experience. Come to this workshop to learn how to turn those negatives into positives. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to … Continue reading

“Bursts of Color” – Art by Kathleen Havens

June 29, 2018 by
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On view: June 1-29, 2018 Artist’s Reception: Saturday, June 16, 2:00-4:00 pm Kathleen Havens of Chatham will show her landscape, still life, and abstract paintings worked in pastels, acrylics, oils and encaustics. Her love for Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painting as well as modern art and Abstract Expressionism has influenced her work. One can see it in her use of different mediums. Her style is known for strong composition, line and exciting, bold colors.

Sing, Unburied, Sing

July 7, 2018 by
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Saturday Samplers Sing, Unburied, Sing (2017) • Jesmyn Ward An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle, “Sing, Unburied, Sing” examines the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power – and limitations – of family bonds. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

Sewing Workshop

July 10, 2018 by
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Upcycle a t-shirt into a shopping bag while learning to use a sewing machine! Bring an old but serviceable adult t-shirt, and Laurine Gilbert will show you how to cut and sew it into a reusable shopping bag. Upcycling can start you on an adventure of creation with fabric and sewing! You will also learn about the parts of a sewing machine and how to mend minor rips and tears in clothes. Find out what to look for when buying … Continue reading

Summer Health & Safety

July 11, 2018 by
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Join us and learn important summer safety tips for you and your family including information on the newest tick-borne diseases and how to protect yourself, sun safety, and hydration. Our speaker is Audrey Taffet, Associate Director of Adult Day Center and Private Care Services at the VNA of Somerset Hills. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up.

Meditation, Serenity

July 13, 2018 by
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Follow 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.

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