Saturday Crafters

November 16, 2019 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. [There will be no meeting in December.]

Healing Lessons

November 20, 2019 by
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2019: The Year in Review 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. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up.

Meditation, Serenity

November 22, 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. Led by Jean Leigh. Free. No sign-up is needed.

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: “To Kill A Mockingbird”

November 22, 2019 by
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Our movie this month is the classic “To Kill A Mockingbird” (1962) based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiographical novel. Set in a small Alabama town in the 1930s, the story focuses on scrupulously honest, highly respected lawyer Atticus Finch, magnificently embodied by Gregory Peck. Finch puts his career on the line when he agrees to represent Tom Robinson (Brock Peters), a black man accused of rape. Our movie series is funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. … Continue reading

“Vietnam and Cambodia: After the Ravages of War” Last day of show!

November 27, 2019 by
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On view: November 2 – 27, 2019 Gallery Talk: Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 pm “After the Ravages of War: Vietnam” by Dr. Douglas Munch The exhibition will display photographs of modern day Vietnam and Cambodia that Dr. Douglas Munch took in January 2018 during his tour from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon). The photographs portray aspects of modern life in these ancient countries that have been plagued and ravaged by war. Click here for more information on Dr. Munch’s … Continue reading

Becoming Teacher & Student at a Girls’ School in Tanzania

December 1, 2019 by
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On view: December 1 – 29, 2019 Opening Reception & Talk: Sunday, December 1, 2:00-4:00 pm Over the past three years, Jean Merrill, a resident of Morristown, has spent time volunteering at a secondary school for girls in Morogoro, Tanzania, teaching an intense course in English fluency for those students about to enter high school. Photographs from this teaching experience are the topic of this exhibit and lecture. “I have tried to capture the environment of a school for young … Continue reading

Holiday Craft: Easy Holiday Treats

December 3, 2019 by
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Making truffles may seem ambitious, but once you learn the secret to these easy and elegant treats you’ll never be without the perfect homemade gift or tasty contribution to any holiday party. Attendees will make and taste several flavors of both sweet and savory truffles. Tammy Shaw will lead this program for adults. Materials will be provided. It’s free, but advance registration is required. Click here to sign up.

Holiday Craft: Gift Wrap Workshop

December 5, 2019 by
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Alexandria Arnold will lead this program for adults. Materials will be provided. It’s free, but space is limited and advance registration is required. Click here to sign up.

How the Somerset Hills Became the Somerset Hills

December 8, 2019 by
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This illustrated presentation by noted local historian W. Barry Thomson will cover the cultural, economic, and social factors that set in motion the so-called “Country House Era” that began in the 1870s, and how those factors played out in the Somerset Hills. The presentation will discuss the when, why, and how the beautiful rolling hills of northern Somerset and nearby Morris counties became “The Somerset Hills,” and the social cachet that came to be associated with that name. Mr. Thomson will … Continue reading

My Feet Ache, Now What?

December 9, 2019 by
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Don’t let foot pain stop you from dancing into the holiday season! Foot, heel and arch pain can occur for a variety of reasons, and the pain can be more severe with certain types of footwear, especially dress shoes. In this presentation by Podiatrist Marco Ucciferri, DPM, FACFAS, of the Summit Medical Group, learn about common foot pain conditions, such as plantar fasciitis (heel pain), Morton’s neuroma (feeling of a pebble or folding sock in foot), other foot pain conditions, … Continue reading

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