Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30pm

  • 10:30 AM to 11:30 PM
    Contact: Children's Dept. 986-1047 or warkids@rcls.org

    Fractured Fairytales: You know the originals, now hear another version!  First we'll do a puppet show of the real story, and then we'll hear an interesting twist. ,Ages 4-8. Register beginning Dec. 15 online or in person at the Children's Desk.

    Location:
    Activity Room, Storytime Room
    Age Group:
    Children
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Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

  • 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
    Contact: Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Julie Griffin of the Friends of Griffin's Tavern and the Friends of Fishkill Depot will talk about these significant archaeological sites, their importance to the mid-Hudson during the Revolution, and the continuing efforts to protect them from destruction.  Griffin's Tavern in East Fishkill was the rendezvous for patriots such as Washington, LaFayette and Von Steuben, near the main supply depot for the Continental Army. The Tavern's remaining site is unprotected, but much is known about it.  The Supply Depot's surviving area, which includes barracks foundations and documented gravesites, is the subject of an ongoing preservation effort. This important post for the Army is threatened with development, despite overwhelming evidence of its archaeological resources and importance to our understanding of the war for Independence and of America's first Veterans.

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
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Monday, March 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

  • 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Contact: The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3

    (2018)  Starring Keira Knightley, Dominic West and Fiona Shaw. After marrying a successful Parisian writer, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, her husband convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and her husband become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression. Rated R; 1 hour, 51 min.

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
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Monday, March 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm

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

    A continuation of the course offered in Fall 2018. Anyone that has some Italian exposure is also welcome to attend. Attendance at all sessions is encouraged. Copies of the textbook, Colloquial Italian, may be picked up at the Help Desk upon registration.

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult
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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

  • 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
    Contact: The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3

    This four session course will explore how the practice of mindfulness can help us greet ourselves and others with openness, curiosity and compassion.  Each class will include guided mediation practice and a Q & A session; attendance at all four classes is recommended.

    Ruth Landstrom is a clinical psychologist specializing in life coaching. She earned a B.A. in music from Yale University, a J.D. from the University of Virginia, a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Adelphi University, and a CMC (Certified Mentor Coach) degree from MentorCoach (www.mentorcoach.com). As a lawyer, she worked both in government and on Wall Street. As a psychologist, she worked for six years at an outpatient clinic in the Bronx before opening her own practice in 2000.

    Ruth integrates mindfulness meditation into all her work. She currently studies and practices meditation with the guidance of Narayan Helen Liebenson of Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (cambridgeinsight.org), and undertakes periodic retreats at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, to deepen her practice (www.dharma.org).

    Location:
    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
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