Teens

Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? Documentary Film Screening

Date: 
Thu, 03/13/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Explore the mysteries of the beehive and learn about the recent bee colony collapse.  A Q & A with the staff of the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum.

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Friends of the Library - Mystery Book Sale

Date: 
Thu, 03/20/2014 - 4:30pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Programmer/Name Contact: 
Barbara Fink
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Japanese Tea Ceremony for Adults

Date: 
Sat, 05/17/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Experience the beauty and pleasure of the Japanese way of tea in a traditional manner.  Presented by the Mid-Hudson Japanese Community Association.

The program is limited to 25 for tea service but all those on the waiting list are invited to attend as an audience.

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Family Origami Workshop

Date: 
Sat, 05/03/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Members of the Mid-Hudson Japanese Community Association will be on hand to demonstrate the art of origami.  Learn to fold colorful papers into simple figures.  Compete in fun games filled with laughter.  For families with children ages 3+.

*This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson. 

Programmer/Name Contact: 
Midori Shinye (845) 567-9176
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Nuido Embroidery ~ Demonstration & Display

Date: 
Thu, 05/15/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Japanese embroidery is an embroidery technique that goes back more than 1600 years.  Initially only used to decorate items used during religious ceremonies, it gradually took on a more artistic purpose. Betty Hill will demonstrate her art and discuss her experience at the Kurani Kai School of Embroidery in Japan.

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Manga with Misako Rocks!

Date: 
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Age Group: 
Teens
Children

Learn step-by-step the process of drawing characters and panel works, manga-style! There will also be a slide presentation of Misako's childhood in Japan, her move to the United States, and getting started as an artist. Ages 10 and up.

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Veterans of the Vietnam Era Reception

Date: 
Sun, 12/08/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens
Children

Join us for a reception honoring our Vets of the Vietnam era.  This is an opportunity for Veterans and their families to meet others in the community who served at that time and to see the Library's Tribute Display to these Vets.

Families of Vietnam Vets invited too!

Refreshments will be served.

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Enhancing Print Media with Augmented Reality

Date: 
Mon, 01/20/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

As technology continues to evolve, some think that print media's value is diminishing.  Augmented reality and its QR code predecessor, however, use print media in a unique fashion that opens new doors by using postcards, flyers, and ads.  Learn the many uses of this stunning technology and how it erases the notion that print media is becoming obsolete.

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2nd Sunday Films - "The Lucky Ones"

Date: 
Sun, 03/09/2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Starring Tim Robbins, Rachel McAdams, and Michael Pena.  Three soldiers, on leave from the Iraq War, discover that home is not quite what they remembered and that the friendship they've formed might be what matters the most.

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2nd Sunday Films - "The Wool Cap"

Date: 
Sun, 02/09/2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Starring William H. Macy, Keke Palmer and Ned Beatty.  The lonely superintendent of a rundown apartment building becomes the unwitting guardian of a feisty and precocious child left in his care.  Rated PG-13; 103 min.

 

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