“Envisioned” – Photography and Digital Art by Charles T. Miller

May 30, 2018 by
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On view: May 2-30, 2018 Works by photographer, digital artist and fashion designer Charles T. Miller. Our exhibit will feature a variety of images as “envisioned” by the artist including traditional photographic images – landscapes, travel, flowers, animals. Some of these will have been given special artistic treatments that will make them look less like photographs and more like drawings. Also included will be special “digital art” images that have begun from photographs but have then been morphed into new and different … Continue reading

Speak It! Believe It! Live It!

May 30, 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. At this month’s session, we will work on building self-esteem and increasing confidence level so that we leave doubt behind. Each person will also create a vision board. Bring poster board of any size, scissors, glue sticks, tape, … Continue reading

Seniors’ Day 2018

June 1, 2018 by
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Join us for a delicious continental breakfast and music by the Florian Schantz Jazz Combo. Listen to a musical hit parade celebrating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I: Vaudeville, commercial Tin Pan Alley hits, ragtime and very early Dixieland, popular military music and other standards of the era. The Florian Schantz Jazz Combo is led by 15-year-old professional trumpet player Florian Schantz, who formed the band when he was nine years old. This program is hosted … Continue reading

The Handmaid’s Tale

June 2, 2018 by
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Saturday Samplers The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) • Margaret Atwood The award-winning, dystopian novel set in a near-future New England. It explores themes from women in subjugation to misogyny in a patriarchal society and the various means by which these women attempt to gain individualism and independence. No sign-up is needed. Just come!

Butterfly Gardening

June 4, 2018 by
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Bernardsville resident Jane Hurwitz will speak about her newly published book, “Butterfly Gardening: The North American Butterfly Association Guide,” an indispensable and beautifully illustrated guide to creating a garden that attracts and sustains butterflies. The book presents essential information on how to choose and cultivate plants that will attract a range of butterflies to your garden and help sustain all the stages of their life cycles. Learn how to become a butterfly watcher as well as a butterfly gardener! Books will be … Continue reading

Meditation, Serenity

June 8, 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.

Cézanne Portraits

June 12, 2018 by
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Cézanne painted many portraits over the course of his long career. They were an important part of his search for an innovative modern style that would capture the sensations of what he saw and felt. He preferred to paint people he knew: himself, his family and friends, people from the Paris art world, and workers in his native Aix-en-Provence. Vivian Gordon will speak about this major exhibition of some 60 of Cézanne’s fascinating portraits, including exceptional international loans, on view … Continue reading

Saturday Crafters

June 16, 2018 by
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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.

“Bursts of Color” – Art by Kathleen Havens

June 16, 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.

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

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