So you have a favorite poem? Come share that poem with us on Sunday, June 1. Local poet Jim Kenny will host the event, which is based on the "Favorite Poem Project" created by former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. We ask that you choose poems by Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Shakespeare, etc. Every reader is allotted five minutes to read and explain why that poem is their favorite.
A film and discussion presented by Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties on the topic of end-of-life care. An hour-long film will be followed by a brief discussion and handouts on services and programs that support people with decisions related to the end of life.
Warwick's John Hathorn was a man closely connected to the great figures of our Revolutionary War, and he served on the first Congress of the United States. An overview of his life will be presented, including newly discovered documents, and the public will be invited to help plan the preservation of his home. For further information, please contact Friends of Hathorn House directly at email@example.com.
Join us for a screening of The Book Thief, based on the beloved best-selling novel by Marcus Zusak. The movie stars Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson and newcomer, Sophie Nelisse. The Book Thief tells the story of a spirited and courageous young girl who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany.
Following the screening, Mary Krauze will lead the discussion of this thought-provoking film.
** Doors open at 5:45pm; the movie will begin promptly at 6:00pm.**
Starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. Rated PG-13; 125 min.