Adult

Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "The Big Short"

Date: 
Mon, 05/23/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(2015)  Starring Steve Carell, Christian Bale , Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt. Based on the true story of four outsiders who saw what the big banks, media and government refused to: the global collapse of the economy. A bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of banking, where everyone and everything is in question.  Rated R; 131 min.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "The Intern"

Date: 
Mon, 05/16/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(2015) Starring Anne Hathaway and Robert DeNiro. Ben Whittaker is a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be.  Rated PG-13; 121 min.    Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Steve Jobs"

Date: 
Mon, 05/02/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "The Danish Girl"

Date: 
Mon, 04/25/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(2015)  Starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander.   A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Rated R; 119 min.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Truth"

Date: 
Mon, 04/18/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(2015) Starring Robert Redford, Cate Blanchette and Dennis Quaid.   Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.  Rated R; 125 min. 

Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.
 

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "The Hollow Crown: Henry IV, Part One"

Date: 
Mon, 04/11/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(2013) Starring Tom Hiddleson, Jeremy Irons and Simon Russel Beale.  The heir to the throne, Prince Hal, defies his father, King Henry, by spending his time at taverns in the company of the dissolute Falstaff and his companions. NR; 120 min.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Brooklyn"

Date: 
Mon, 04/04/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

(2015)  Starring Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen and Domhnall Gleeson. An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Rated PG-13; 111 min.

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Meet the Artists Reception: Members of the Hudson Highlands Photo Workshop

Date: 
Sat, 04/23/2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teen

Meet and talk with the photographers of the Hudson Highlands Photo Workshop.  Their show, Images of Life, is currently on display for the month of April in the Community Room.  Refreshments will be served.

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Outsmart Your Smartphone

Date: 
Sat, 04/02/2016 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Sometimes smartphones can make us feel...not so smart!  If you experience this on a regular basis, then this is the class for you!  Through a series of three lessons, you will gain essential knowledge and hands-on experience that will turn you into a smartphone wizard!

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The Representation of Woman by Persian Sufi Mystic and Poet, Rumi

Date: 
Sun, 04/03/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

The Western mind's popular curiosity and its seemingly ceaseless search for Spiritual Peace and Wisdom in the distant and exotic lands seems to have now discovered the influential Islamic mystic poet Rumi.  But with thousands of pages in various literary forms from poetry to prose to letters, and with the numerous interpretations of Koranic verses both in Persian and Arabic, this renowned Sufi thinker is no Khalil Gibran of yesteryear.  His theological and ethical system of thought reigns strong and unchallenged in various Islamic cultures.  In the past 800 years since h

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