Programming Club

July 1, 2016 by
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July 1, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/01/2016 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Programming ClubWhether you are looking to learn, improve, collaborate, get help, or just share your passion for code, come to our Programming Club. Paul Becker, who has been programming since age eight, is the coordinator. He has taught Game Design in Unreal at Fairleigh Dickinson and co-owns a fledgling game and software development company, Blindhack Software, with his brother. For teens on up. All knowledge levels welcome. Participants should bring a laptop with any operating system … Continue reading

Chair Yoga with Julie Shaw

July 7, 2016 by
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July 7, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/07/2016 10:30 AM Chair Yoga with Julie ShawChair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. The postures are adaptations of traditional yoga poses which offer increased strength, flexibility, body and breath awareness and overall vitality. This chair yoga class, taught by Julie Shaw, is open to everyone, and no prior yoga experience is required. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up. Read more…

Compositions in Watercolor by Neela Pushparaj

July 7, 2016 by
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July 7, 2016 // Filed under Displays & Exhibits, Events

07/07/2016 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Compositions in Watercolor by Neela PushparajDance of the Iris Artist’s Reception: Thursday, July 7, 6:00-8:00 pm On view: July 1 – August 20, 2016 Neela Pushparaj is a 74-year-old grandmother and a retired pathologist who began taking lessons in painting at the age of 49. Her favorite way of painting is to add colors to wet or damp paper and allow shapes to emerge from them by picking them out with negative painting. She likes … Continue reading

Monthly Meditations

July 8, 2016 by
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July 8, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/08/2016 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…

The Dinner

July 9, 2016 by
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July 9, 2016 // Filed under Book Discussions, Events

07/09/2016 11:00 AM The DinnerSaturday Samplers – with Evelyn Fischel The Dinner: A Novel (2013) • Herman Koch No sign-up is needed. Just come! Click here to visit the Saturday Samplers book group blog. Read more…

Mango Tango

July 11, 2016 by
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July 11, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/11/2016 7:00 PM Mango TangoEnjoy Explore India will tell us why the mango is the king of fruits in India.  We’ll make a popular mango drink and there will be a craft for children. This program is for children (ages six years and up) as well as adults. Free. Advance registration for adults will open on July 5 and is required to attend. Read more…

Eating a Brain-Healthy Diet

July 13, 2016 by
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July 13, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/13/2016 7:00 PM Eating a Brain-Healthy DietChoosing certain foods and avoiding others can boost memory and brain function, and protect against age-related cognitive decline. And eating a brain- healthy diet can also help meet other wellness goals, including heart health. Join us to sample brain-healthy foods and learn about the brain-diet connection. Our speaker, Audrey Taffet, Sales & Marketing Manager at the VNA of Somerset Hills, will also provide tips on the best foods for your shopping list. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to … Continue reading

A Reading at the Senior Wellness Center

July 20, 2016 by
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July 20, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/20/2016 10:30 AM A Reading at the Senior Wellness CenterStaff member Janice Kildea will give a dramatic reading of a story by Ann Patchett about driving and vacationing in an RV. Note: This event will take place at the Senior Wellness Center at 202 Mt. Airy Road in Basking Ridge. No sign-up is needed at the library. Read more…

Get Started! The Importance of Exercise As We Age

July 21, 2016 by
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July 21, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/21/2016 7:00 PM Get Started! The Importance of Exercise As We AgeMike Boulos, a staff therapist at the Kessler Rehabilitation Center in Bedminster, will speak about the effects of age on our bodies and how exercise can counteract those effects. He will review simple ways to get started with an exercise program and what the minimum goal for exercise should be. Free.  Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up. Read more…

Saturday Crafters

July 23, 2016 by
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July 23, 2016 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/23/2016 11:00 AM Saturday CraftersWork 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. Read more…

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