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Bronxville Public Library events

Mommy and baby yoga

Fridays at 10 a.m.

in the Yeager Room

Finally a class for both mom and baby. Classes are taught by certified instructors from Yoga Haven. Classes will include stretching and toning, breathing techniques and deep relaxation for the new mom. Instruction on infant massage will give moms and babies a great time to bond. Props, mats, and blankets will be provided. Class size is limited. Advance registration is a must. This class is for pre-walkers, only. Babies 6 weeks old to walking.

Registration is for Fridays in January: Jan. 17, Jan. 24 and Jan. 31

Please register in advance: 914-337-7680 x34; brokids34@gmail.com.

Made possible through generous funding by the Friends of the Bronxville Library.

Mother Goose fun

Wednesday, Jan. 22

10 a.m., ages 6 to 18 months

11 a.m., ages 19 to 36 months

A fun play group for children with songs, instruments and movement. This program is a great opportunity for your child to interact with other children.

Yeager Room

Family Film Fridays at 3:30 p.m.

Jan. 17: Despicable Me 2 (Rated PG, 98 min.)

Jan. 24: Barbie & Her Sisters in a Pony Tale (Not Rated, 75 min.)

Jan. 31: The Snow Queen (Rated PG, 80 min.)

LEGO Club

Saturday, Jan. 18

10 a.m. or 1 p.m. in the Yeager Room

Ages 5 & up.

Registration is required: 914-337-7680, ext 34; brokids34@gmail.com

Crafts for older children ages 5 and up

Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 4 p.m.

Thermometer craft

Make a birdhouse thermometer. These programs are first come, first serve, while supplies last.

Made possible through generous funding by the Friends of the Bronxville Library.

Story time and craft

Afternoons at 4 p.m. in the children’s room, ages 3 and up.

Jan. 23: “Dinosaurs!”

Jan. 30: “Chinese New Year!”

Dewey Detectives

Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in the children’s room

Someone has stolen Frosty’s magical hat. Only the Dewey Detectives can find out who the culprit is. Find clues hidden in the children’s room to solve this mystery. A fun game for children ages 7 and up.

Register in advance: brokids34@gmail.com or call 914-337-7680 x34.

January 2014 film schedule

Red 2

PG-13, 116 minutes

Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Midnight in Paris

“Classic Film Series”

Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m.

The Intouchables (French)

Rated R, 112 minutes

Thursday, Jan. 30 at 1:30 p.m.

All movies are free and open to the public.

Pajama Storytime

Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.

Get ready for bedtime. Listen to stories and make a craft while in your jammies.

Ages 3 and up, children’s room

The 2014 Winter Olympics at the Bronxville Public Library

Mark your calendars, Saturday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m.

A fun afternoon of activities and crafts for children. Look for flyers in the children’s room in January.

Adult book discussion group

Board room, Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m.

“First Family: Abigail & John Adams” by Joseph J. Ellis

To register, call 914-337-7680, ext. 24

 

Tuckahoe Library events

Babytime

Join Miss Ellen for stories, songs and rhymes especially for babies.

Open to ages birth to two years.

Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Jan. 23 and 30

Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Registration is required.

Tuckahoe Public Library

71 Columbus Avenue Tuckahoe

914-961-2121

www.tuckahoelibrary.org.

Paws & Tales: Therapy dogs in the library

Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 4 p.m.

Join us and give beginning readers the chance to practice reading their favorite tale aloud to a furry, friendly therapy dog. All dogs certified and registered through The Good Dog Foundation. Story-loving dogs will be available for 10-minute reading sessions. Registration is required

 

Mamaroneck high school students sponsoring furniture drive

On Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., students from Mamaroneck High School’s Furniture Sharehouse service club will hold a drive to benefit Westchester’s furniture bank. They will be collecting items, which Furniture Sharehouse redistributes, free of charge, to families in need. The drive will take place in the parking lot at Mamaroneck High School, 1000 W. Boston Post Road, rain or shine. Only basic home furniture in good condition will be accepted, so before you load up your car, please go to www.furnituresharehouse.org to make sure your furniture meets the donation guidelines. Furniture Sharehouse helps you “recycle with a difference.”

 

Kitten and cat adoption day

Saturday, Jan. 18

11 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Petco

1275 Boston Post Road

Larchmont 10538

www.NY-PetRescue.org

petrescueny@aol.com

914-834-6955

 

Events at the Lutheran Church

Prayer services

Held regularly on the last Saturday of the month. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. following the regular Saturday service, these brief moments for meditation and prayer offer personal prayers at the altar and the ancient tradition of anointing with oil.

 

Pelham Arts Center Events

Winter classes

Registration began Monday, Dec. 9 for Pelham Art Center’s Winter 2014 semester, scheduled for Jan. 6 to March 22. Registration for classes and workshops is ongoing throughout the term. Families, adults and children can choose from a variety of classes and workshops running morning, afternoon, evening and on weekends. Pelham Art Center Members receive 10 percent off classes. Need-based scholarships and payment plans are available. The winter catalog can be found on the art center’s website, pelhamartcenter.org/education, or call 914-738-2525 x111 to request one by mail or email. Students may register online, in person, by mail, email, phone or fax. Pelham Art Center administrative hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

New youth classes include:

Art Around the World, flash animation, comics, digital photography, rainbow loom,

making “reality TV” and Performing Poets

Popular youth classes include:

Music recording, ceramics (pottery/wheel throwing) & sculpture, cartooning, mixed media, game design, industrial design, digital fashion design, creative writing and much, much more.

New continuing courses for adults include:

Collage, millinery workshop, iMovie, writers circle, Explore and Enhance Your Creativity Workshop, pointed pen calligraphy corkshop

Popular continuing courses for adults include:

Ceramics in the a.m. or p.m., collage, memoir writing, digital photography and Simply Watercolor, just to name a few.

For more information, or to register for our summer workshops and classes, stop by the office, or call 914-738-2525 x111. You can visit our website www.pelhamartcenter.org. Need-based scholarships are available to all students
who qualify.

 

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