Category: Adult Programs

Arts Mid-Hudson: Information Session

Thursday, October 11 1:00-3:00 pm Funding Available: Dutchess, Orange & Ulster Counties Over $100,000 Available. *All artistic disciplines are eligible. Funds support arts-related activities, which may include workshops, exhibits, performances, concerts, festivals, screenings, readings, cultural programming, artist-initiated projects, and public school arts residencies in Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties. Do you have an idea for a projects? One of our priorities is supporting new programming. Attend an information session (required to apply) or contact Arts Mid-Hudson directly to learn more about the program, how to develop a competitive proposal and what steps are needed to apply. See Arts Mid-Hudson’s website for full guidelines, eligibility and more details. Deadline: November 15, 2018 Info Sessions Begin: September 11, 2018 Full Information: www.artsmidhudson.org THREE CATEGORIES INDIVIDUAL ARTIST COMMISSIONS: Direct grants of $2,500 to select individual artists who propose to create new work. Can engage a particular community in the artist’s creative process and/or presentation (NEW 2019). PROJECT GRANTS: Funds up to $5,000 are available to support projects including exhibitions, workshop series, performances, festivals, screenings, readings, folk arts and...

Floral Arranging with Erica

Tuesday, September 25 7:00-8:30 pm During this fun-filled workshop we will be using a variety of interesting autumn flowers to create a burst of color that will draw attention and beautify the home. In addition, you’ll also learn essential tips on flower purchasing and care. Note: Participants should bring SMALL SHARP clippers and or scissors. Some might wish to wear an apron. Material fee: $15.00. Containers will be provided. About our presenter: Erica was the owner of The Flower Market in Westchester County for more than 20 years. She provided flowers and event planning, from simple occasions to high profile venues that included The Pierre and The Rainbow Room in New York City to, locally, Tappan Hill, The Kittle House and the Westchester Country Club. Now semi-retired, she enjoys working privately for long-time customers. Registration is required. To Register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

FREE English (ESOL) Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna Tuesday, October 9 & Thursday, October 11 12:30-3:30 pm Tutoring is available for both adults and teens. Sessions are for one hour. To schedule an appointment with Karina register at the front desk or call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444. This publication (product) was supported by (or “in part by”) funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Services grant program.

Adult English Classes: Level 3

Dutchess Community College presents CLASES DE INGLÉS Adult English Classes: Level 3 Instructor: Karina Cerna Solo $25 por 90 horas de instrucción. Only $25 for 90 hours of instruction. Donde/Where: Pawling Library Martes/Tuesdays & Jueves/Thursdays 9:00 am-12:00 pm CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION (845) 790-3590 OFFICE OF COMMUNITY SERVICES at DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE LLAME PARA MAS INFORMACIÓN 845-790-3590 www.sunydutchess.edu

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...