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Monday, February 8, 2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

  • 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3.

    2015)  Starring Ian McKellen and Laura Linney. A now-retired Holmes, his steel-trap mind starting to fade with old age, lives out his golden years in the late 1940s. He returns from a trip to Japan searching for a plant that could slow the aging process and help him regain the faculties he knows he's lost. While there, he witnessed first-hand the result of America's bombing of Hiroshima, which has put him in a contemplative state. He lives with his devoted housekeeper Mrs. Murno and her son Roger, who turns out to be of great help when the detective reopens his investigation into the case that led to his retirement. Rated PG; 104 min.


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Monday, February 8, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm

  • 06:00 PM - 07:45 PM
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    Learn basic Italian vocabulary and use these words in sentences and conversation.  Practice conversations for various social settings:  traveling, restaurants, museums, church, shopping, etc.

    Participants are encouraged to attend all of the sessions to maximize the learning experience. Please stop by the Help Desk to pick up a copy of Colloquial Italian: The Complete Course for Beginners by Sylivia Lymbery. 

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm

  • 06:00 PM - 07:45 PM
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  • 06:00 PM - 07:45 PM
    Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Join us for a 3-part discussion with Beverly Braxton to explore the concept of race, how it has shaped our lives, and how the United States has evolved as a racialized society. Using the 3-part documentary film Race - The Power of an Illusion as our guide, we will explore the myths and realities of race in our society, with the goal of expanding our understanding.

    Beverly Braxton is a retired Warwick PIE teacher, the founder of Family Central: A Parenting Support Network, and an adjunct professor at SUNY New Paltz.  Ms. Braxton was an educational leader during her 28 years in the Warwick Valley Central School District and one of the founding members of the district's Partners in Education (PIE) Program.

    Episode I: The Difference Between Us

    Everyone can tell a Nubian from a Norwegian, so why not divide people into different races? That's the question explored in "The Difference Between Us," the first hour of the series. This episode shows that despite what we've always believed, the world's peoples simply don't come bundled into distinct biological groups. We begin by following a dozen students, including Black athletes and Asian string players, who sequence and compare their own DNA to see who is more genetically similar. The results surprise the students and the viewer, when they discover their closest genetic matches are as likely to be with people from other "races" as with their own.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 9:00am - 10:30am

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

  • 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    You are invited to join our Writer's Group to improve your writing, receive honest feedback and to give encouragement to aspiring writers.  New members are always welcome!

    This group is for adult members only.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm