Unless otherwise specified, on all the Library Sponsored Events We will be using the Zoom meeting platform, which can be viewed on a PC, Mac, Smartphone or tablet (using the Zoom Cloud Meeting App). The Zoom login information will be emailed to you the day before the program.
Stress Less Holidays Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. In this Seated Chair class, we will explore many different ways of handling stress. We will explore different breathing techniques to calm your nervous system, and we will experience gentle ways of stretching and releasing physical tension in the body. We will also explore guided relaxation techniques and short mindful guided visualizations to bring you back to the peace and stillness you are MEANT to feel. Stress Away for the Holidays.
Sketching and Acrylics with Jennifer Wednesday, December 2 at 1 p.m. In this class, we will be painting a simple winter landscape frozen lake with snow-covered pine, and gorgeous falling snow. For a list of the supplies needed, please go to the library’s website: www.hillsidelibrary.info/events.
Sustainable Fashion & the Green Wardrobe Guide Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. Presented by Beth Fiteni, greeninsideandout.org
Awareness is growing about the benefits of organic food, but what about chemicals in the clothing we wear? Learn about organic cotton, hemp, bamboo, Tencel, and other natural fabrics, how to extend eco-fashion to our housewares and body products, and where to find sustainable eco-fashions. We will explore the connection between our clothes, the planet, and those who produce the fabrics.
How to Buy Technology Thursday, December 3 at 7 p.m. Presented By Sharper Training Solutions. Laptops, iPads, smartphones, smartwatches, printers, tablets – Which one should I buy? In this virtual class, learn what to consider before buying, what goes into an informed purchase and how to find evaluations and shop for bargains online.
Stay Active and Independent for Life Fridays at 12 noon: December 4, 11, 18. Stay Active and Independent for Life! (SAIL) into this strength, balance and aerobic workout with Northwell Health’s very own Catherine Dunckley!
Reiki Healing with Holiday Spirit Friday, December 4 at 7 p.m. What is Reiki? What can it do for me? How does it heal?Reiki Practitioner, Pamela Bickford, will talk about her own healing journey with Reiki, after a cancer diagnosis. She will explain the various benefits of Reiki, how she incorporates the use of essential oils into her practice, and will demonstrate how Reiki is performed.
CHILDREN and YOUNG ADULT EVENTS
Itsy Bitsy Tales Wednesday, December 2 at 10:30 a.m. Ages: 12 months-4yrs. (with parent/caregiver). Topic: Reindeer Games! Stories, music, and movement activities with Mrs.S.
Story Adventures Wednesday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m. Ages: 4yrs.-7yrs. Stories, music, and movement activities with Mr. B.
ZUMBA Thursday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m. All Ages – Kids/Tweens/Teens. Dance your cares away with this dance-based exercise class!
Baking with Chef Rob! Friday, December 4 at 7 p.m. All Ages-Family Fun! Learn how to bake Brownie delight cookies, yummy & delicious! *(Brownie walnut cookies can be made without nuts.)