Wine and Dove Chocolate Tasting
Tuesday, December 6
Come learn about what wines pair well with different holiday chocolate creations. Also, enjoy some sweet and savory samples with Dove Chocolatier, Susan Hill. During the evening you will also be able to order chocolate for friends and family for the holidays. 21 and older only. Please bring ID.
In the Loop Knit and Crochet Class
Saturdays, Class: December 10, January 14 and February 11
Back by popular demand! Always wanted to knit or crochet but never got around to it? Blanca Delgado will help you learn the essentials and get ideas for or help with projects. Attendees should bring their own needles and yarn. Some supplies are available for purchase. Advance registration required.
Jewelry 101: Winter Snowflake Earrings
Monday, December 12
Silvertone Winter Snowflake Earrings are an elegant Christmas gift to give, or for yourself. These earrings will be fun to make and beautiful to wear. Advance registration required.
Bid Whist Wednesdays
2nd and 4th Wednesdays, December 14, January 11 and 25, and February 8 and 22
Uptown, Downtown, No-trump. If these terms sound familiar and you can play Bid Whist, come to the library and test your skills against other experienced players. Please bring refreshments to share!
Snowy Scene Photo Ornament
Thursday, December 22
Capture the beauty of a winter wonderland in a Christmas shadow box ornament. Bring a couple of different holiday photos of you and your family to use to make the ornament. Advance registration required.
New Year’s Eve Drink & Party Ideas
Wednesday, December 28
Spending New Year’s Eve at a bar or club can be expensive, so consider ringing in 2017 at home. We’ll show you how to throw a great New Year’s Eve party with fun, stylish and affordable party ideas for appetizers, decorations, and specialty drinks. We will be taste testing, so you must be 21 or older. Bring an ID.
Journaling for Seniors
Fridays, January 6 -February 24
When was the last time you thought about your childhood, first love, or favorite high school memory? Do you want to write about these experiences and share them with your family or others? Join us for a weekly session of journaling for seniors at the library. This activity has been shown to help keep the mind alert and will have the added benefit of meeting new people. We will provide the journals and the weekly writing prompts, and you provide the writing talent! Advance registration required.
Mondays, January 23-February 6
In 2017, pledge to create strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body by participating in our yoga classes! Yoga instructor, Nadine Kelly, M.D. will help you to relieve stress and discover the health and healing benefits of yoga. Please bring your own exercise mat, wear comfortable clothing and bring your water bottle. Limit 15.
Saturday, January 28
Men tend to avoid health questions until it comes to making major health care decisions. Come out and be informed in a men’s only health informational session.
Vision 2017: Setting Your Goals for the New Year
Tuesdays, January 31 and February 7
Do you set resolutions each year only to get to December without having accomplished much? What are your goals for 2017? Would you like to pay off debt, start a business, or change careers? Join us for a two- part series on Goal Setting and Vision Planning. Our speaker is a visionary, entrepreneur, and business empowerment coach that will help you cast a vision and realistic goals for the upcoming year. Each participate will leave with individualized goals and a vision board to keep you inspired throughout the year. Advance registration required.
Paint and Sip
Wednesday, February 1
The perfect place to bring out your inner Picasso! Come out and enjoy the company of your friends while painting and enjoying a glass of wine (or two)! For this self-guided class, we will provide the wine, art supplies along with sample pictures for inspiration. Advance registration required. Must have a minimum of 5 participants or program will be cancelled.
Life Skills and Anger Management
Thursday, February 23
Have anger issues kept you from being your best self? Workshop attendees will learn to make healthy choices that will defuse anger, build better relationships and gain a greater control over their anger. This workshop will be facilitated by certified Anger Management Specialist and New Life-Living to Live Again CEO, Catherine and Gregory Dixon. Advance Registration required.