Category: Adult Programs

Admissions and Financial Aid: What it Takes to get into College Today

with Stephanie Mauro Friday, September 21 7:00-8:00 pm NOTE: This program will take place at the Holmes Whaley Lake Civic Association. The HWLCA is Located at 239 Route 292 in Holmes, NY. In this seminar you will learn: *A time-line for success—where you should start in the college planning process. *How important are SAT & ACT tests and how do colleges value them. *What the more selective colleges really want to see in your student’s application. *The financial aid systems and how they work. *How to maximize your student’s potential to receive scholarships, grants, and forms of merit-aid. *How it’s possible to attend a Private College for a Public College Price. Plus much, much more… Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Stop the Bleed

Presented by Joseph A. Ryan Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response   Tuesday, September 18 7:00-9:00 pm Stop the Bleed is intended to encourage bystanders to become empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss by any means necessary. Participants will receive “hands on” training in the proper use of direct pressure, wound packing and tourniquets. Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Writing Short Stories

Wednesday, September 12 7:00-8:00 pm Author Timothy Tocher leads a session of strategies, techniques, and conversation on the art of writing short stories. His more than 25 published stories include a Chronogram Fiction Contest winner and two Magazine Merit Award winners. Discover new markets and help fuel the resurgence of this time honored literary form. Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Qigong with Nadiya Nottingham

Tuesday, September 11 7:00-8:00 pm  NOTE: This program has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.  Qigong (pronounced chee-gung) is a Chinese system of physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. It is an ancient form of energy enhancement and is the basis of Tai Chi. It is perhaps the most under-estimated form of self-development and yet one of the most profound and deeply healing on all levels. Please join us for this gentle practice. Enhance your life. Program fee: $5.00 Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Update on tick-borne Illness

Presented by Dr. Kenneth B. Liegner Wednesday, August 22 7:00-8:00 pm Discover what’s new in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme tick-borne diseases. Dr. Liegner is the author of In the Crucible of Chronic Lyme Disease. Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Psychic Messages and Healing Circle

With Shaman Elka Boren Psychic Medium Healer of Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique Tuesday, August 14 7:00-9:30 pm Receive insightful messages from loved ones and Spirit Guides. Learn of Circumstances and Events that are unfolding in your Life. In this Circle you will experience a powerful healing vortex which is opened for this group. Participants will receive messages and healings. Program fee: $20.00. Elka Boren: From an early age in Panama and for the past 30 years has had a natural healing ability to connect and communicate with the unseen world. Her energetic healings and clairvoyance remove blockages on all levels. NOTE: This program will take place at Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, located at 12 West Main St in Pawling. Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

What is Ayurvedic Medicine? And how does it compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine?

Tuesday, August 7 7:00-8:00 pm Ayurveda is thought to be the world’s oldest healing system and is referred to as “mother of all sciences.” It encompasses life in its totality and epitomizes a true body-mind approach to health and wellness. Ayurveda defines health as a balance of body, mind, and spirit. Imbalance results in disharmony and illness can result. Come and discover: *How Ayurveda can work with allopathic medicine to achieve balance and harmony. *The science behind naturopathy (natural therapy) and how it integrates with Ayurveda. *Ways to determine if you are out of balance. *Simple things you can do to achieve balance and harmony in your life. About our presenter: Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik, ND, BAMS, MPH, MPA, E-RYT 500, is the owner and chief medical practitioner of Dr. Kaushick’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic in Cross River, NY. With over 30 years’ experience as an Ayurvedic physician, Dr. Kaushik’s medical training is extensive. He is one of the most experienced Ayurvedic physicians in North America and is the recipient of the Dhanwantri Award, his...

The Human Body is Designed to Self-Heal

Friday, August 3 7:00-8:00 pm NOTE: This program will take place at the Holmes Whaley Lake Civic Association. The HWLCA is Located at 239 Route 292 in Holmes, NY. Phone: 845-878-6302. What signals does YOUR Brain use to communicate with you? Your body is your business; your brain: the CEO. Your brain speaks in whispers and shouts to get YOUR attention. Why? So that you can get out of your own way and help your body do what it does naturally. Join Dr. Nancy Iankowitz for an informative & interactive experience to help YOU learn the language of your body and brain. About our presenter: Dr. Nancy Iankowitz DNP, RN, FNP-BC is a board certified family nurse practitioner, director of Holistic and Integrative Healing LLC. Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Stress Reduction Seminar with Dr. James Sideris

Tuesday, July 31 7:00-8:00 pm. Discover easy ways to remove unwanted stress and feel like your true self again. Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

TWO LIVES IN ART

(Writing, Plays, Films and Novel), Acting and Directing International Theatre, Film/TV- novelist playwright Sarah Levine Simon (recently deceased) and actor/director Roger Hendricks Simon. Tuesday, July 24 7:00-8:00 pm Mr. Simon will discuss Ms. Levine Simon’s recent novel WINGED VICTORY and their theatre and film work in NYC, L.A., London and internationally. About our presenter: Roger Hendricks Simon played Bernie Jacobs in Oliver Stone’s WALL STREET, MONEY NEVER SLEEPS (Blue Ray DVD) opposite Michael Douglas and Josh Brolin, he previously received critical acclaim for playing the lead role in Best Feature and Audience Favorite award winner THE SUBLET. A graduate of Yale School of Drama and founding member of Robert Brustein’s Yale Rep Co. in ’67, he was elected to Notable Names in American Theatre for directing, acting and producing for Yale Rep, Joe Papp’s N.Y. Shakespeare Festival, London’s Royal Court Theatre, Dublin’s Abbey Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Lincoln Center, BAM, Edinburgh and Nancy (France) Festivals, O’Neill and Aspen (Co.) Playwrights Conferences, Juiliard Opera and Theatre Depts., LaMama and Roundabout Theatres. Directed John Travolta, John Lithgow,...