Sunday, November 2, at 3:00 P.M.
Ricky Riccardi is a 30-something Louis Armstrong freak with a Master's in Jazz History. He is also the archivist for the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Queens. In this presentation, Ricky presents rare DVD footage and audio clips of Louis Armstrong, and discusses his book, "What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years."
HERITAGE QUILTERS SHOW AND RAFFLE
Sunday, November 16, at 3:00 P.M.
The Middlesex Heritage Quilters will be displaying many examples of quilts and needlework, and will be discussing the history and different types of quilting. They have also made 3 beautiful quilts and many other door prizes that will be raffled at this presentation. The raffle is sponsored by the Middlesex Elks and all proceeds will go to the Library. Raffle tickets are $2.00 each. The event is free to attend. Come learn everything you ever wanted to know about quilting, but were afraid to ask!
FROM THE GLOBAL TO THE LOCAL:
PERSPECTIVES ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Thursday, November 20, at 7:00 P.M.
Natalie Jesionka, former Middlesex resident and Fulbright Scholar, is the founder of the Prizm Project, the first human rights education organization for young women. Come hear her speak about her work on human trafficking, the arms trade, and women in conflict throughout Asia.
COLONIAL & VICTORIAN
Wednesday, December 3, at 2:00 P.M.
Decorations of holly and mistletoe, gingerbread and caroling, these are just a few of the Christmas customs that have been handed down from earlier times. Learn about Colonial and Victorian Christmas celebrations from Judith Krall-Russo, and discover what foods were prepared and enjoyed as part of the holiday festivities.
BARBERSHOP QUARTET “UNTAMED!”
Sunday, December 14, at 3:00 P.M.
Join us in celebrating the holidays! “Untamed!” is an active member of the Barbershop Harmony Society. They sing four-part men’s acappela music and present a broad repertoire of holiday songs for your enjoyment.
FILM AND VIENNESE TABLE
Thursday, December 18, at 12:00 P.M.
A Viennese table of Holiday desserts will be served prior to the showing of a Holiday film. Desserts and coffee will be served from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., after which the film will be shown. Seating is limited to the first 50 people.
Advance registration is required.
Call or visit the library to register starting November 17.
All classes run from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Mr. Wuu Fang Jang, a NJ & NY licensed acupuncturist, will cover basic Tai Chi Movements along with many tips and methods for internal energy cultivation and balance. A minimum of 10 people is needed to form a class. Current students are welcome to join again to learn new skills and practice as a group. Advance registration is required. Call or visit the library to sign up, 732-356-6602. This program is sponsored by the Library.
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