Welcome Neighbor: Sharing Cultural Art Traditions II

February 26, 2017 by
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02/26/2017 10:00 AM Welcome Neighbor: Sharing Cultural Art Traditions IICeltic Interlace by Patrick Gallagher On view: February 2-26 (exact dates may change due to inclement weather) Organized by the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission as a touring show, this exhibition features 2- and 3-D indigenous artworks created by diverse New Jersey artists representing their ethnic cultural traditions, accompanied by background text on each featured art form. Among the indigenous art traditions on display will be Hungarian felt making; Celtic interlace; Japanese … Continue reading

Block Printing Workshop

February 26, 2017 by
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02/26/2017 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Block Printing WorkshopBlock printing is applied in motifs which are inspired by nature, dyeing fabric in pastel shades or retaining them white. In this workshop for adults and teens, artist Shanti Jain will teach Indian Sanganeri hand block printing techniques. Participants will create their own paper greeting cards or cotton handkerchiefs. Free. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Click here to sign up for the adult workshop. Read more…

Her

February 28, 2017 by
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02/28/2017 10:30 AM HerMemoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant Her (2013) • Christa Parravani No sign-up is needed. Just come! Read more…

Yoga Basics

February 28, 2017 by
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02/28/2017 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Yoga BasicsSuitable for all students, this class offers an integrated sequence of poses designed to warm up the body and then work toward a specific intention within the natural movements of the spine. Pranayama (breath work) and a final deep relaxation are integral to every class. This is a six-week session on Tuesdays, February 28-April 4 at 1:00 pm. The total cost for the session is $35.00. Please bring a yoga mat; a yoga blanket … Continue reading

Weight Loss Through Hypnosis

February 28, 2017 by
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02/28/2017 7:00 PM Weight Loss Through HypnosisNew Jersey hypnotherapist and author Kathy Lindert will speak about replacing unhealthy behaviors with better ones and getting rid of unwanted weight using hypnosis. “You don’t like your weight. Your doctor doesn’t like your blood work or your blood pressure. You have nothing in your closet that fits right,” says Ms. Lindert, “If you are like most people, you have tried many diet programs, but none have succeeded long-term. You can and you will … Continue reading

The Red Thread

March 4, 2017 by
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03/04/2017 3:30 PM The Red ThreadSaturday Samplers – with Evelyn Fischel The Red Thread (2011) • Ann Hood No sign-up is needed. Just come! Click here to visit the Saturday Samplers book group blog. Read more…

Inspirations from the Natural World by Lisa Madson

March 5, 2017 by
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03/05/2017 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Inspirations from the Natural World by Lisa MadsonRiver #1 Opening Reception: Sunday, March 5, 2:00-4:00 pm On view: March 1-27, 2017 An artist from an early age, Lisa Madson learned drawing from her mother while her father taught her geology. The works in this show use a combination of drawing, mapping, printing and painting that reflects these early influences. “We are often mesmerized by the beauty of the world around us,” she says, “And these … Continue reading

Organize Your Life with Your Smart Phone

March 7, 2017 by
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03/07/2017 7:00 PM Organize Your Life with Your Smart PhoneBring your iPhone or Android to this class and learn to use your calendar, notes, reminders and clock apps to help you stay organized. Find out about some third-party apps that can also be valuable organizational tools. Presenter: Karen Vaias This class will be held at Bernards Township Library on March 7th at 7:00 pm and at Bernardsville Library on March 24th at 10:30 am. Click here to sign up. Read more…

Turner and the Sea

March 8, 2017 by
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03/08/2017 7:30 PM Turner and the SeaThe sea was a central subject for the great 19th century British artist J.M.W. Turner. Nearly one-third of his extant pictures are seascapes – from his very first exhibited painting done in his early twenties to works created in the months before his death at 76. Turner represented the sea in all its guises – calm or stormy stages for myth and history, settings of contemporary life, or striking expressions of the awesome power … Continue reading

Monthly Meditations

March 10, 2017 by
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03/10/2017 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…

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