Second Tuesday of the Month at 7:30 pm
July 11th-The New Odyssey: The Story of the Modern Refugee Crisis by Patrick Kinsley
The New Odyssey is a work of original, bold reporting written with a perfect mix of compassion and authority by the journalist who knows the subject better than any other.
August 8th- Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Miller
A thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill’s extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War
September 12th- The Bonus Army: An American Epic by Paul Dickson and Thomas B Allen
at the height of the Depression, some forty-five thousand World War I veterans-whites and blacks together-descended on Washington D.C., to demand the bonus promised them eight years earlier for their wartime service.
October 10th- The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migrations y Isabelle Wilkerson
One of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.
November 14th- Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women’s Rights Movement by Sally McMillen
The book covers 50 years of women’s activism, from 1840 to 1890, focusing on four extraordinary figures–Mott, Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Susan B. Anthony.
December 12th- Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick
A complex, controversial, and dramatic portrait of a people in crisis and the war that gave birth to a nation
Learn Tai Chi and Chi Kung with Sifu Dave Cunniff. Perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness. Class presented by Brewster Community Learning Center and the Brewster Central School District! Classes start July 11 at 7pm and runs for 10 weeks. Registration is required, so sign up today. Residents: $85, Non-residents: $100. Resident Seniors get a 30% discount! Visit http://www.brewsterschools.org/brewster-community-learning-center/ for registration form and more information.
Looking for dance classes that will motivate you to bring out your Dance Rock Star?! With consistent and dedicated instruction, these 6-week classes (July 19-Aug 23; 7:30-8:25PM) will help the Beginner Salsa student A D V A N C E to a higher dance level! $95 in advance; $105 regular. Register by calling 203-967-3105 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
a) dedicated class size with progressive syllabus
b) successful completion promotes students to Beginner II level
c) If you bring a friend (who is new to the studio) and they purchase a 10-class card, YOU receive $20 off of your 10-class card purchase.
Westchester County Department of Senior Programs ans Services will be at Keeler Library every Wednesday beginning on August 2nd from 10:30 to 3:00. they will provide in depth guidance on county senior services such as housing, health, medical services, transportation, counseling, memory care, nutrition and more. this program is free and there is no registration. just drop in!
Come join us for a series of writing workshops led by journalist and published writers Ali Jackson-Jolley. All writers and aspiring writers are invited to share their work, or desire to write, in a supportive atmosphere. registration is not required, walk-ins are welcome. this program is free. this group meets the first Wednesday of the month at 11:00 AM
Bagels & Books
Book Discussion Group
Thursdays at 10:30 AM
We have copies of these books at the library.
August 3rd- Waiting for Snow in Havana by Carlos Eire
A heartbreaking and beautiful memoir of growing up in a priviledged Havan household—and of being exiled from his own childhood by the Cuban Revolution
September 7th- The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson
A breathtaking novel of love on the eve of World War I that reaches far beyond the small English town in which it is set.
October 5th- Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen
In a small town on the verge of big change, a young woman unearths deep secrets about her family and unexpected truths about herself. Miller’s Valley is an emotionally powerful story about a family you will never forget.
November 2nd- Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life by Lori Ginzberg
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a brilliant activist-intellectual. That nearly all of her ideas―that women are entitled to seek an education, to own property, to get a divorce, and to vote―are now commonplace is in large part because she worked tirelessly to extend the nation’s promise of radical individualism to women.
December 7th- Falling Angels by Tracy Chevalier
Told through a variety of shifting perspectives—wives and husbands, friends and lovers, masters and their servants, and a gravedigger’s son—Falling Angels is graced with the luminous imagery. Falling Angels is a dazzling tour de force.
Join Salvatore M. Di Constanzo, esq, a leading Elder Law Attorney, for a conversation and light refreshments from 6-7:30PM. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about elder law and special needs law and get insight from his experience in assisting clients with wills, long-term planning, trusts, guardianships, and much more. It’s never too late to start planning for you and your love ones, we look forward to seeing you there.
Get Up And Move!!
Join Sidra Bell Dance New York In an inclusive movement practice workshop conducted by renowned choreographer, Sidra Bell. The workshops are suitable for all levels − beginners +, and will stimulate your mind, body, and imagination with an emphasis on conditioning, movement, and dialogue. Bell will also conduct talks and demonstrations about SBDNY’s newest work, MÖNSTER OUTSIDE.
REQUIREMENTS: Arrive early and wear comfortable attire!
Upcoming dates: Th. August 24th, Th. September 21st, and Friday, October 20th
Sponsored by ArtsWestchester, Purchase College 4 Yonkers, and NEFA.
Get Up And Move!! Join Sidra Bell Dance New York In an inclusive movement practice workshop conducted by renowned choreographer, Sidra Bell. The workshops are suitable for all levels − beginners +, and will stimulate your mind, body, and imagination with an emphasis on conditioning, movement, and dialogue. Bell will also conduct talks and demonstrations about SBDNY’s newest work, MÖNSTER OUTSIDE.
REQUIREMENTS: Arrive early and wear comfortable attire!
Registration A Must! www.sidrabelldanceny.org/outreach
Sponsored by ArtsWestchester, NEFA, and Purchase Conservatory 4 Dance
Additional Workshops: Thursday, August 24, Thursday, September 21, and Friday, October 20
Thursday, August 17, 7:00-8:00pm
Teacher: Joan Carra
Have fun learning basic yoga asanas with images and meanings of symbolism. Joan will be teaching a Yoga Journey series this fall and will introduce some ideas from her workshops that include Egyptian Yoga, Animal Symbols and even a yoga trip to Hollywood.
RAIN OR SHINE!
(If inclement weather, class will be held under our tent located on the back lawn or inside) the Main House)
Join in for fun and fitness on the stunning grounds at Wainwright House this July. Morning & Evening classes are offered.
Our professional yoga teachers will be offering a unique yoga class overlooking the breathtaking L.I. Sound.
Each one will be different, so be sure to attend them all!
To register, call 914-967-6080 or donate online.
$15 minimum suggested donation
(Member & Non-Member)
BRING YOUR OWN MAT!