Category: Adult Programs

Ayurveda and Heart Health: The Power of Mind and Spirit / Online Program

Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik, ND, BAMS, MPH, MPA, E-RYT 500 Tuesday, December 1 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for Ayurveda and Heart Health: The Power of Mind and Spirit or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-online-program-7/2020-12-01/ Both western and Ayurvedic medicine agree that there are things you can do to keep your heart healthy. Ayurveda, however, views the role of the heart somewhat differently than its western counterpart. In Ayurveda, the heart is the energetic center of the body, effecting – and effected by – the cells and tissues of every other organ. They are inseparable. The Ayurvedic philosophy of body, mind, spirit, is no more critical to any organ than to the heart, as it influences the whole. A healthy mind and spirit translates into a healthy heart. Come and discover: Heart issues for the different doshas (body constitutions) How stress and inflammation affect your heart and other organs The connection between digestion and heart health  Foods, herbs, and supplements that benefit the heart  What happens when you are...

Meditation with Maria / Online Program

Thursday, December 3 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Meditation with Maria or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-online-program-6/2020-12-03/ This guided meditation, brought to us by the calming voice and words of Maria Polhemus, is intended to promote relaxation. Please join us for this soothing program to help you to release unwanted tension.

Four Seasons of Gardening / Online Program

Presented by Philomena Kiernan of Cornell Cooperative Extension Tuesday, December 8 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for Four Seasons of Gardening or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/four-seasons-of-gardening/2020-12-08/ Constant bloom is the Holy Grail of perennial gardeners, but there are other options to extend visual interest of your gardens throughout the year. Join a 4-season photo tour to see how to use plants with different bloom cycles, foliage, containers and other structural elements to lend seasonal excitement to home gardens. 

The Roosevelts at Christmas / Online Program

with Jeffrey Urbin Wednesday, December 9 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for The Roosevelts at Christmas or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-67/2020-12-09/ The Roosevelt’s loved Christmas. For them it truly was the most wonderful time of the year. But how did they celebrate this joyous time in the dark days of the Great Depression and World War II? This session describes some of the customs and traditions followed by the Roosevelts in Washington and Hyde Park. About our presenter: Jeffrey Urbin is the Education Specialist and Director of the Pare Lorentz Film Center at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York where he is responsible for developing all of the Library’s education offerings ranging from second grade to college and adult learning programs. In addition, he provides training, programs and presentations for teachers and assists museum educators across the country in developing educational programs for their own museums. He has been a pioneer in developing distance learning programs for the Presidential Library System...

FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna Friday, November 20 Time slots: 5:00-6:00 pm / 6:00-7:00 pm / 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring  or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/free-english-esol-online-tutoring-3/2020-11-20/ Once you are registered Karina will email you a Zoom link. You can use Zoom on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. One space is available for each class. Please indicated what day and time you’d like to make an appointment. Thank you! “This publication (product) was supported by (or “in part by”) funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Services grant program.”

Art-Room: A Gathering of Artists / Online Program

Friday, November 20 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Art-Room: A Gathering of Artists or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/art-room-a-gathering-of-artists-online-program-3/2020-11-20/ Enjoy lively discussions with your fellow artists about projects and techniques. We look forward to seeing you soon. Allow your artistic passion to follow its creative bliss!

Medicare 101 / Online Program

Monday, November 16 6:30-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for Medicare 101 or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-online-program-3/2020-11-16/ At this  informative  presentation you’ll learn about Medicare plans Part A, B, and D. You’ll also find out about “the donut hole” & Medigap and much more.   Open Enrollment  for Medicare takes place from October 15-December 7. Be prepared and apply for Medicare during this time to ensure your benefits will be  available to you. Our presenter, Gerri Ann Brenner, has worked in the insurance industry since 1985. Her 34-year career covers several areas including Medicare.

Sound Experience for your Body, Mind and Soul / Online Program

with Cristina Reyes-Schleifer Sound Practitioner Wednesday, November 18 7:00-8:30 pm Click the link below to register for Sound Experience for your Body, Mind and Soul or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/sound-experience-for-your-body-mind-and-soul-online-presentation/2020-11-18/ Immerse yourself in the soothing waves of sound Reduce muscle tension and stress Enter a deep meditative state Enhance your awareness Feel lighter and energized The sound of Tibetan singing bowls, tuning forks, chimes, bells and gongs will open up a new dimension in your life. Note: Wearing headphones or earbuds is recommended for this presentation.

Meditation with Maria / Online program

Tuesday, November 17 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Meditation with Maria or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/meditation-with-maria-online/2020-11-17/ This guided meditation, brought to us by the calming voice and words of Maria Polhemus, is intended to promote relaxation. Please join us for this soothing program to help you to release unwanted tension.

Kirtan: An Evening of Musical Meditation / Online Program

Presented by Jane Slotnick Kirtan Leader Certified Meditation Teacher  American Meditation Society Thursday, November 19 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Kirtan: An Evening of Musical Meditation or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-online-program-5/2020-11-19/ Kirtan is the repetitive chanting of the same sounds. It has a hypnotic effect on the mind, thus releasing it from stress and transferring it into a state of higher consciousness and concentration. This makes us more aware of everything around us, leading to development of powerful intuitive abilities over time. We bring ourselves to higher frequencies and bring ourselves out of negativity. Come sing till your heart dances with joy! Let the musical vibrations lead you to a place of peace. Chanting in Sanskrit has a hypnotic effect on the mind.  It is relaxing and uplifting at the same time.  Let’s share the healing, joyful power of chant. Energize yourself at this musical meditation and find the divinity already within you. Please join us for a beautiful, blissful evening of music. Note: no experience is necessary.  About our...