Come join us for a series of writing workshops led by Susan Aybar. Susan is a published writer and local resident. All writers and aspiring writers are invited to share their work, or desire to write, in a supportive atmosphere. Registration is not required and drop-ins are welcome. This program is free.
first Thursdays of the month at 11:00 AM
no registration required
Friday Mornings from 10:30 to 12:30
Participants are asked to bring there own supplies in. However, some basic supplies will be provided by the library.
Open to adults and older teens
The program is facilitated by local resident Nina Bertolino. Nina is an accomplished artist and has exhibited her work in many shows.
93rd Round Hill Highland Games
at Lime Rock Park, 60 White Hollow Road, Lakeville CT 06039
Sunday June 25, 2017 from 8:00am to 5:00pm
A wee bit o’ Scotland will be at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville CT on Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 8am to 5pm. We welcome those of Scottish descent and Scots-at-heart wishing for a fun-filled day of Scottish activities. The Round Hill Highland Games are the third oldest Games in the United States!
Enjoy traditional Highland dancing, drum major, piping and drumming competitions, pipe band competitions, Scottish country dancing, heavy athletic competitions including the signature caber toss event, races and amateur sports for the whole family, children’s games & crafts, and fabulous Scottish food & drink.
Round Hill Highland Games is a non-profit charitable organization sponsoring a yearly festival celebrating Scottish heritage and tradition, and holding highland game competitions.
Special Outdoor Service Sunday, June 25
On Sunday, June 25, we’ll continue the wonderful tradition of holding an outdoor service on the Sunday closest to our parish’s “birth” date of June 24, 1759. We’ll recall the days when our forbearers prayed in a “sacred grove” before St. John’s was built and enjoy a barbecue hosted by the men’s group afterward. If you are willing to bring a side dish, dessert or other refreshment, please contact Ann Pistey in the church office as soon as possible by telephone at (914) 763-8273 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHEN: Sunday, June 25. Service will start at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: The Lake Kitchawan Clubhouse, 167 Lake Kitchawan Drive in South Salem (see directions below). Seating will be provided. Handicapped accessible.
RAIN CONTINGENCY: In the event of rain that morning, the service will be held at St. John’s Church, 82 Spring Street, South Salem, as usual. The barbecue will take place there as well.
PARKING: Parking is accessible but it would be helpful to meet up at St. John’s, St. Paul’s, Cross River Plaza or any other convenient location and carpool.
DIRECTIONS: from the intersection of Rt. 35 and Rt. 123 in South Salem, take Rt. 123 south approx. half a mile to Mill River Road on right. Go right on Mill River Road, bear right at fork and continue straight on Lake Kitchawan Drive for about one mile. Destination will be on the left.
Explore five private gardens in Brewster, Bedford, Bedford Hills, and North Salem open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. Highlights include color-themed mixed borders at a boarding and training stable, an extensive conifer collection including a thirty-foot high tsuga hedge, bridges that span an off-shoot creek of the Mianus River, an enclosed formal vegetable garden, a croquet court, organic vegetable and berry gardens, and nineteenth-century garden antiques. Begin at Artemis Farm, or see website for additional locations. No reservations required; rain or shine. Admission is $7 per garden; children 12 & under free. For More Information: See www.opendaysprogram.org or call The Garden Conservancy toll-free weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, 1-888-842-2442.
Did you like the movies, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Wallace and Gromit? Stop motion animations are created by taking lots of individual pictures and playing them back at a certain speed to create movement. Explore motion animations by creating stories with Legos. Space is Limited. Please go to bedfordhillsfreelibrary.org to sign-up in advance.
Upcoming Tech Track Workshops:
Adventures in Scratch – July 18 and Interactive Graphics – August 8