ring by your homework, study guides, spelling lists and projects and our volunteers (all from John Jay High School’s Math Honor Society) will help you complete assignments, study, and master the school year! Any child in grades K – 6 from any local school welcomed. Just drop in any Monday Wappingers Schools are open!
A drop-in program designed for children aged 4 and up and their families. Participants will explore simple science concepts and subjects while partaking in fun, kid-friendly experiments, projects and crafts inspired by the Museum’s collections and exhibitions. This program is free with general admission and no advance registration is required.
Join us for a hands-on experience in our marine tank as we explore the animals of the Long Island Sound.
In this Performance-Lecture, Violinists Shem Guibbory and Sergey Nazarov will present the inside view of a violinist’s world of sound. They will highlight for you differences and blends in iconic works by Telemann and Bach, sweet unknown works by Leclair and Pleyel, and heart-wrenching, foot-tapping folk music compiled and arranged by Bartok.
Violinist SHEM GUIBBORY is an internationally acclaimed, award winning musician, and creator of mixed-media performance art. Since 1992, Mr. Guibbory has been amember of the first violin section of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He has appeared as soloist with the New York Philharmonic, the Beethoven Halle Orchestra, the Kansas City Symphony and the Symphony of the New World. He was the original violinist in the Steve Reich Ensemble – his recording of Violin Phase on the ECM label has become an American classic of avant-garde music – and has performed recitals and chamber music throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. He has also recorded five CDs with Anthony Davis, including Maps, a violin concerto commisioned by the Kansas City Symphony; other recordings are on ECM, Gramavision, Opus 1, DG, Albany, Bridge, CRI and MSR Classics. His latest CD, Voice of the People (2010), received excellent reviews – it presents Gabriela Lena Frank’s Peruvian-influenced music with Dmitri Shostokovich’s Sonata For Violin And Piano, Op.137 (1968) along with short illustrative films.
Violinist SERGEY NAZAROV has performed extensively in Europe, the Ukraine, the United States, Brazil and Canada. His active career includes performances at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, solo and chamber music engagements with Brooklyn Neighborhood Orchestra, Albert Einstein College Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Mountain Festival, Connecticut Alliance for Music. A member of Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and concertmaster of New York Stage Originals, Mr. Nazarov also played with the Greenwich Symphony, New American Chamber Orchestra, Festival de due Mondi, Italy, and Classical Winter in Jerusalem. Mr. Nazarov has received intensive training as a soloist, orchestra and chamber musician. Mr. Nazarov received his Bachelor and Master Degrees in violin performance from Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Albert Markov, Ariana Bronne and members of The American String
Quartet. In addition to his active performing schedule, Mr.Nazarov is on the faculty of several private music schools in the New York area including the Shames JCC on the Hudson Music School. TODAY’S LECTURE IS SPONSORED BY The WEXLER FAMILY
The Renard Lecture Series welcomes persons 50 years of age and older who are seeking a cultural and intellectual experience at the Shames JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown on Mondays from 10-11:30 am. PLEASE NOTE: Doors Open at 9:30 am. Registration is not required. Fee is $5. per person, per visit. For more information call Linda 914.366.7898 ext. 1126. Thanks.
Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease? You don’t have to face it alone. Sharing with others who understand can bring relief and help everyone who participates. Our groups are open to the public. This is a free program for early-stage caregivers. For more information and to register, please call Debbie Kagan-Birkeland, Alzheimer’s Association, 845.639.6776.
Do you have what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur?
The Path to Entrepreneurship is a two hour introduction to small business ownership. We will discuss characteristics of a successful entrepreneur and criteria for a successful business. Topics include planning, financing, marketing and networking your business.
Click here: https://wedcbiz.org/event/path-to-entrepreneurship-mount-vernon-public-library/
Each day brings a breaking news story of sexual misconduct. Whether from those in the entertainment industry, tech, or politics, sexual misconduct touches every industry and every community. Join the Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education for a conversation on the differences of sexual harassment and sexual assault, how to talk to your children about sexual misconduct, and how we can all best support victims of abuse.
Darien Library is proud to cosponsor this event with The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education.