Honeybees and Beekeeping

August 22, 2019 by
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The plight of native pollinators and the managed honey bee has been recognized as a serious agricultural problem worldwide. Destruction of native habitat through land development, negative effects of pesticide use, and a parasitic mite that weakens the honeybee have all contributed to the dwindling of honeybee and wild bee populations. Adele Barree, retired librarian and sideline beekeeper for nearly 10 years, will share her love of the European honeybee, Apis mellifera, some of the joys and challenges of beekeeping, and … Continue reading

Meditation, Serenity

August 23, 2019 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 Jean Leigh. Free. No sign-up is needed.

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: “A Star is Born”

August 23, 2019 by
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Our movie this month is “A Star Is Born” (2018) starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. The most recent re-make of this classic theme. Hard-drinking country music star Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — a struggling but talented singer named Ally. As her career quickly takes off, Jackson starts to realize that his best days may be behind him. Our movie series is funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Advance sign-up is requested, … Continue reading

Healing Lessons

August 28, 2019 by
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Care for Your Caregivers The Healing Lessons workshop series, led by Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista, focuses on topics that help people on healing journeys, whether they be physical, psychological, emotional, or any combination of those three. Andrea draws on the lessons she learned throughout her healing journey over the past 21 months, and shares how she discovered what is truly most important in her life. Our theme at this meeting is “Care for Your Caregivers.” Caregivers are essential to one’s … Continue reading

Landscapes of New Jersey: Photos by Dave Blinder

August 29, 2019 by
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On view: August 3 – August 29, 2019 This exhibition of photographs by Dave Blinder showcases open spaces throughout all 21 counties of the Garden State. Despite being the most populous state in the USA, New Jersey contains a great deal of ecological diversity. We have beautiful natural ocean beaches, mountainous rocky outcrops, wildlife-laden marshes, and the Pinelands National Reserve. Natural areas are important to maintain drinking water quality, house our native wildlife, and for our own much needed outdoors … Continue reading

Creativity by the New Jersey Art Association

September 3, 2019 by
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On view: September 3 – 29, 2019 Opening Reception: Sunday, September 8, 2:00-4:00 pm The  NJ Art Association (originally the Millburn-Short Hills Art Center) is one of the oldest art associations in New Jersey. The group encourages art education and appreciation; commends the work of its members and other individuals and arts groups; offers opportunities for growth in the arts and the development of local talent; and sponsors programs by highly qualified presenters for its members and the community. Most NJ Art Association members … Continue reading

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

September 7, 2019 by
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Saturday Samplers An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and an Epic (2017) • Daniel Mendelsohn This 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.

Yoga Basics

September 10, 2019 by
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Suitable 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. The dates for this six-week session are Tuesdays, September 10-October 15. The total cost is $40.00. Please bring a yoga mat; a yoga blanket is helpful, although not required. This program is a partnership of Bernardsville Library and … Continue reading

Gentle Chair Yoga

September 11, 2019 by
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Chair 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 is open to everyone, and no prior yoga experience is needed. The schedule for this six-week session is Wednesdays, September 11-October 16. The total cost for the session is $40.00. This program is a partnership of Bernardsville … Continue reading

9/11 Remembrance

September 11, 2019 by
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Join us at the flagpole as we remember the two Bernardsville residents who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

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