New players are always welcome - please stop by! Non-instructional; no registration necessary.
This class is designed for beginning musicians and music fans who wish to understand the components of music and how these components work. The basics of chords and chord progression, melody and harmony will be discussed. Pace and direction is set, in part, by student background and interest. You do not need a knowledge of music - only a desire to learn! This class will meet for four consecutive Wednesdays; attendance at all classes is strongly recommended.
Barry Wiesenfeld has been a professional musician for decades and teaches bass and Music Appreciation both for the State University of New York and privately.
Learn how to create and save documents using Microsoft Word in this two hour class for beginners. Mouse skills required. A $5.00 deposit is required upon registration and will be refunded after the class. Register in person at the Help Desk.
Matthew Doiron, Town of Warwick Tree Commission, will explain the history of the insect and the problems associated with its introduction to North America. He will also talk about the consequences that communities are facing as a result of its introduction and what this means for residents of Southern Orange County and properties in Warwick.
Come to Library to play Canasta with other game enthusiasts. All skill levels are welcome. The group meets every Friday at 1pm. Questions? Please call the Help Desk at (845) 986-1047, ext. 3.
Melinda Burgard, Certified Music Therapist, leads this fun group in song and movement. This activity serves primarily those in the middle stages of Alzheimer's Disease (or related dementia), accompanied by their family care partner. Come meet new friends and socialize in a safe and accepting environment.
To register, please call the Alzheimer's Association at (800) 272-3900.
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