Friday, October 24, at 2:00 P.M.
Neill Hartley as Washington Irving, the father of the American short story, brings you into his world; introducing you to his work, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the most famous short story ever written. The literary lion narrates his tale and then enters his story, becoming his alter ego, Ichabod Crane.
This free program is open to the public and provided by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a State Partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
FRIENDS OF THE MIDDLESEX LIBRARY FALL MEETING
LET'S DO A FUNDRAISER!
Thursday, October 30, at 7:00 P.M.
The Friends have been approved as a public charity by the IRS and are now able to conduct fundraisers and raffles. We’d like to do a Holiday Fundraiser this year and need your help!
Friends President, Susen Edwards, asks anyone interested in helping with a Holiday Fundraiser and with the Friends other activities to attend this meeting.
We’re looking for energetic, positive people who want to make a difference in our community. If you fit that description, please join us.
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.
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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