Hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft.
Calling all lovers of everything Anime, Manga, and Cosplay! Anime Club meets once a month to watch anime, talk about manga, and make anime projects! New members are always welcome.
This month: Anime Character Pumpkin Painting
Paint your favorite character on a pumpkin to take home with you!
The internationally acclaimed Ensemble Chaconne (Peter H. Bloom, baroque flute; Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, baroque lute) will perform The Glorious Ones – Music by the Great Late Baroque Masters.
The program includes:
Founded in 1985, Ensemble Chaconne is dedicated to vivid, historically informed performance of renaissance and baroque music on period instruments. The group concertizes widely in the U.S. and abroad. Classical Voice of North Carolina called the group “a powerhouse of great playing,” while MusicWeb International hailed the ensemble's "vitality and character, style and verve." Ensemble Chaconne’s CD Measure for Measure: The Music of Shakespeare’s Plays was hailed for “vitality and character…style and verve" (MusicWeb International). Ensemble Chaconne’s extensive career includes performances for The National Gallery in London, The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park Florida, The National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, The Edison Theatre in St Louis, the Yale Center for British Art, Jordan Hall in Boston, Spivey Hall in Atlanta, Connecticut Early Music Festival, Stamford Friends of Music (NY), The Shakespeare Folio Exhibition at Drew University, The Morton Arboretum Chamber Series (Chicago area), Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music (NE), and the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Residency at Davidson College, to name a few. Ensemble Chaconne is managed by Americas Musicworks.
Funded by a generous gift to the AWPL Foundation by Glenn P. and Susan D. Dickes
Love and Gelato (2022) Based on Jenna Evans Welch’s 2016 bestseller, it stars Susanna Skaggs, Tobia De Angelis and Owen McDonnell; to fulfill her mother's final wish, Lina spends the summer before college in Rome, where she discovers romance, adventure - and a passion for gelato. Rated PG-13: 1 hour, 50 minutes.
Stress and anxiety are feelings we all experience. Though sometimes uncomfortable and overwhelming, stress and anxiety are personally meaningful. Cultivating mindfulness creates space for stress and anxiety to sit more comfortably with us, creating a foundation for getting in touch with their roots. If you are interested in cultivating mindfulness to deal with stress and anxiety, join Anthony Gonzalez, a mental health counseling intern and student at SUNY New Paltz, for weekly group lessons in mindfulness.
Come and meet new friends and join in on a game that is played all over the world. Mah jongg enthusiasts of all skill levels are invited to play every Tuesday from 10am to 1pm. The sessions are open ended and participants can play as many or as few games as they want. Players with mah jongg sets are encouraged to bring them as the library has a limited number to loan. This program is free, ongoing and open to players from all communities.