Category: Community

Blood Drive at Pawling Recreation

Tuesday, October 4 11:30 am-4:30 pm.  Carve out a new tradition. Give Blood! Schedule to donate at http://www.RedCrossBlood.org and use sponsor code: Pawling New donors NEEDED! Your donation can help save up to THREE lives!   Pawling Recreation is located at 2 Lakeside Drive, Pawling, NY 12564.       Phone: 845-855-1131 Email: recreation@pawling.org http://pawlingrec.com  

Monday Matinee at Pawling Recreation

Monday, October 3 2-4 pm Click the links below to register for Monday Matinee or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/monday-matinee-at-pawling-recreation-18/2022-10-03/   The Monday Matinee will take place at Pawling Recreation. Movie: Vengeance Stars: B.J. Novak & Ashton Kutcher Comedy, Mystery, Thriller Rated: R Running Time: 1h 47m A writer from New York City attempts to solve the murder of a girl he hooked up with and travels down south to investigate the circumstances of her death and discover what happened to her. –from IMDb   NOTE: This afternoon movie presentation is for an adult audience.   The Pawling Library is proud to be partnering with Pawling Recreation. 2 Lakeside Dr, Pawling NY 12564 845-855-1131 Email: recreation@pawling.org http://pawlingrec.com

From Memory to Family Memoir / Online Program

Tuesday, October 4 6:00-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for From Memory to Family Memoir or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/from-memory-to-family-memoir-in-person-online-program-2/2022-10-04/   Each of us has a wealth of memories. The goal of this once a month program is writing your life stories. At every gathering each person has 10 minutes to share a story with our group members in a very supportive environment. No one’s work and writing skills are ever critiqued. Your unique style of writing is the right way to write. Please join us every month. Relive your memories that will one day become your memoir. Surprise your family who’ve wanted you to do this. The biggest surprise you’ll find is recalling the stories of your life. We look forward to seeing you.

Coloring Group: Adult Art Workshop

Wednesdays 1-2 pm Click the link below to register for Coloring Group or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/coloring-group-adult-art-workshop-8/2022-10-05/   NOTE: This in-person program will take place each Wednesday from 1-2 pm at Pawling Recreation.   Coloring is more than being creative, it’s a very relaxing activity that has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety. Each week we’ll be coloring a new mandala design, while also enjoying a good round of conversation. You don’t have to have a degree in art to participate…just some paper and color pencils. Please join us. Relax and connect with like-minded people, and add a burst of color to your day! All supplies will be provided.   The Pawling Library is proud to be partnering with Pawling Recreation.   Pawling Recreation 2 Lakeside Dr, Pawling NY 12564 845-855-1131 Email: recreation@pawling.org http://pawlingrec.com

Line Dancing at Pawling Recreation

Wednesday, October 5, 12, 19 & 26 Friday, October 7, 14, 21 & 28 2:15-3:15 pm Instructor: Tina Orgera Click the links below to register for Line Dancing or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. Wednesdays: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/line-dancing-at-pawling-recreation-10/2022-10-05/ Fridays: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/line-dancing-at-pawling-recreation-11/2022-10-07/ Do you enjoy line dancing or want to learn? It doesn’t matter whether you’re new to this or experienced. Spend an hour dancing while listening to a variety of tunes. Line dancing is not just entertainment, it’s also a good form of exercise. Please join us. Be good to yourself and have some fun. Joy is healthy, too!   The Pawling Library is proud to be partnering with Pawling Recreation for this program.   2 Lakeside Dr, Pawling NY 12564 845-855-1131 Email: recreation@pawling.org http://pawlingrec.com

The Diabetes Prevention Support Group / Online Program

Thursday, October 6 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for The Diabetes Prevention Support Group or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/the-diabetes-prevention-support-group-online-program/2022-09-01/ This program is open to all who are concerned about preventing prediabetes. Each month, at these supportive meetings, we’ll be encouraging one another to maintain a nutritious, balanced diet, get plenty of exercise, and keep a positive attitude…especially when we stray from our intended goals. Some of the members of this group have completed a year-long National Diabetes Prevention Program through a partnership with Putnam Independent Living Services and the Pawling Library. Please join us.

Body System Disorders: The Excretory System – Proper Elimination for Peak Organ Performance / Online Program

Presented by Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Physician Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik Tuesday, October 11 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Body System Disorders: The Excretory System or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-online-program-17/2022-10-11/   The excretory system is made up of numerous organs that work in unison to ensure that waste is effectively removed from your body. The primary organs are the kidneys, skin, and lungs; the accessory organs are the liver, gall bladder, organs of the urinary system, and large intestine. The skin is the largest organ of the body and it eliminates body waste through sweat. The lungs expel carbon dioxide from the blood, so respiration is a function of the excretory system. The kidneys, bladder, and urethra are part of the urinary system and in combination they rid the blood of excess nitrogen, urea, salts and water in the form of urine. The liver performs two functions for the excretory system. First, it breaks down toxins and transforms them, such as turning ammonia into urea, which are...

Evening Book Conversations / Online Program

Wednesday, October 12 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Evening Book Conversations or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/evening-book-conversations-online-program-13/2022-10-12/   The book club will be discussing The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg. Share your passion for reading. Enjoy friendly discussions about your favorite books. This evening is for you. Book selections are made by our members.

Inspiring Non-Fiction Works by Women (Book Club) Online Program

Wednesday, October 19 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Inspiring Non-Fiction Works by Women or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/inspiring-works-by-women-writers-book-club-online-program-10/2022-10-19/   The book club will be discussing The Nine: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany by Gwen Strauss.   Are you interested in reading and discussing non-fiction books, mainly autobiographical, by women? Then this is your Book Club! This is an opportunity to read about real life accounts of extraordinary women and most of it first hand through memoirs and autobiographies. We’ll begin each discussion by offering up some tidbits and questions to get us started and then it’s an open forum. Our hope is that together we will get to know, not only important women in history, but women who are brave, creative, passionate, and original thinkers. It does not matter how expert you are with the works or the authors. If you love the idea of reading and discussing non-fiction books by women who have powerful and...

Student Loan Forgiveness & Consolidation of Loans / Online Program

Presented by Robert Zasso Director of Financial Aid Dutchess Community College Thursday, October 20 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Student Loan Forgiveness & Consolidation of Loans or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-online-program-26/2022-10-20/ At the free program, you’ll learn everything you need to know about student loan forgiveness & consolidation of loans. This program is being provided by Dutchess Community College. https://www.sunydutchess.edu/   Photograph by Brooke Cagle