Harrison library events
Check out all events and programs at harrisonpl.org.
Finding Your Balance, Enhancing
On Monday, Oct. 19 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the main library. Do you want more out of work and life? Susan Piro, an experienced corporate team leader and coach, will discuss how to determine goals, create a strategy of where you want to be, and set up actions to reach goals.
On Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the main library. Discover and explore concepts in science through hands-on fun. Sign up in the Children’s Room. For grades three to five.
The Power of Memoir
On Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the main library. This workshop series will give its adult students a firm grounding in basic memoir writing, in both prose and poetry. Taught by instructor William Jay Wertheim, a social worker and creative writer, the workshop will be interactively composed of lectures, writing exercises and feedback from the instructor and students. What a better gift for the next generation than our stories for all to read. Pre-registration is required at the library or call 835-0324.
On Thursday, Oct. 22 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the main library. With your library card you have free access to e-books and audiobooks. Get one-on-one help with downloading e-books to your e-reader, phone, tablet or computer. Sign up for a 20-minute time slot. Bring in your Kindle or iPad to get better hands-on
On Friday, Oct. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the main library. Songs and stories in Japanese and English.
On Friday, Oct. 23 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the main library. Tech Academy is a series of computer classes taught by Michael Negrelli on select Fridays. In this class, learn about simple Windows features such as Disk Cleanup, update settings, remove and add programs, and new security features to keep your computer running smoothly. Sign up at harrisonpl.org or call
Download brochures and applications for all recreation programs, unless stated otherwise, at harrison-ny.gov/recreation. Also see the current application page for information and forms. For more information, questions, suggestions and/or comments, email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call the Leo Mintzer Center at 949-5265, the Sollazzo Center at 670-3179 or the Harrison Recreation Hotline at 670-3039.
Please be aware that parents must have a current 2015 ID card to register children for all programs. Please be prepared to show proof of residency to obtain ID card: a current utility bill and driver’s license for adults, a school report card or progress report for children.
Halloween Window Painting Contest
Harrison Recreation will be hosting their annual Halloween window painting contest in three categories: individual, family and team on Sunday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the business districts. In the event of rain, the contest will be postponed to Sunday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Stating Oct. 20, lap swimming returns on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Louis M. Klein Middle School. You must have a current Harrison Recreation Resident ID card to attend.
Zumba for Kids
Combines Latin music with dance movements to create a festive atmosphere where kids can have fun dancing and exercising. Songs are tailored for children. Grades K through five at the Leo Mintzer Center on Tuesdays from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. through Dec. 15. Fee: $110 made payable to Raya Munzer. For questions please email Raya at email@example.com or call 646-472-9103.
Scarsdale Medical Group
Free breast self-exam seminar
Scarsdale Medical Group will host a free breast self-exam seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at its Harrison office located at 600 Mamaroneck Ave., second floor waiting room.
Presented by OB-GYN Dr. Beth Simon, the seminar will provide education on how to correctly perform a breast self-exam at home. Attendees will learn what is a breast self-exam, why they are important, how to do a breast exam, and next steps to take if a lump is detected including information about referrals to a breast surgeon.
“Regular breast examination is crucial,” says Dr. Simon. “By performing a breast self-exam monthly you get to know how your breasts normally look and feel so you can detect any changes more easily.”
Space is limited and pre-registration is advised. Reservations must be received by Monday, Oct. 19. For more information or to register, please call 723-8100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Scarsdale Medical Group, visit scarsdalemedical.com.
Fordham University Westchester
Fall Healthcare Workshop Series
Fordham University’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies has announced its Fall Healthcare Workshop Series. Called the Intensive Experience in Healthcare Innovation, the series offers both weeknight and weekend sessions geared towards professionals as well as a general public audience. All the workshop topics are based on intensive interviews with current senior healthcare professionals.
The workshops are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the key dynamics of the current healthcare industry. All of the workshops will provide vital insights into the current healthcare arena and will be valuable not only for people already in healthcare careers but for those who are considering transitioning to the field or work in healthcare-related industries.
Data Analytics in Healthcare: On Tuesdays, Oct. 20 and 27 and Nov. 3 from 7 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Provides participants with an introductory capacity to identify and describe the structure and conduct of quantitative analytical methods relevant to the business of healthcare. Data will be examined both qualitatively and quantitatively to determine patterns and trends. There will be hands-on experience of analytical software packages.
Teambuilding and Effective Communication in the New Healthcare Marketplace: On Saturday, Oct. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Examines various models of leadership as demonstrated by a panel of present day leaders of major healthcare organizations. Participants will discuss the radical changes in their world, the organizational challenges that have created a disruptive environment in which to work, and the critical areas of managing a healthcare
Participants may enroll in one or more workshops. Those who complete all workshops will receive a certificate of completion for the program.
For more information on these and the remaining workshops, email email@example.com or call 367-3301. To register online visit pcs.fordham.edu/healthcare.
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