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!
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
On view: June 1-29, 2018 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.
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!
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
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.
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.
On view: July 6-30, 2018 Artist’s Reception: Saturday, July 14, 11:30 am-1:30 pm Ms. Luczay showed aptitude in drawing at an early age growing up in war-torn Hungary in the fifties. After a turbulent time of escaping her country, settling in Canada and later in the US, she seriously took to developing her talent. She is basically self-taught, but took the chance to participate in different workshops and private instruction from Bucks County, PA artists. Working primarily in oil, Ms. Luczay is also … Continue reading
Vivian Gordon will talk about this beautiful exhibition now at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (until July 29). The show explores how revolutionary changes in French art of the 19th century coincided with great innovations in horticulture. New urban green spaces and country gardens inspired avant-garde artists some of whom, like Monet, became avid gardeners themselves. Paintings by Monet and his fellow Impressionists Pissarro and Cassatt, works by Cezanne, van Gogh and others are displayed along with photographs, prints, and … Continue reading
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.