Upcoming at the Great Neck Library

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Drumming Away Stress will be facilitated by Robert Lawrence Friedman at the Main Library.

Tai Chi facilitated by Joseph Panico at Main

Joseph Panico will facilitate a Tai Chi series at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave. Tai Chi is an internal form of martial art that is practiced for health and self-defense. The fee for the entire series of eight classes is $40. In-person registration only. Make payment in cash, charge card, check or money order payable to “Great Neck Library.” Call 516-466-8055, ext. 254 for any further information. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Panico has won numerous awards at the U.S. Open Martial Arts Championship in Queens, has performed Tai Chi at Citi Field, and has appeared as a guest on the Project Independence Radio Show.

New Beginnings Singles 50 Plus facilitated by Marla Matthews at Main

New Beginnings Singles 50 Plus facilitated by Marla Matthews will meet on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 4 p.m. in the community room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave. Join the conversation or just come and listen when Marla Matthews, social worker and television talk show host of The Relationship Journey, facilitates this growing discussion, social and support group meetup. If you are divorced, widowed, single, or an empty nester age 50 plus who would like a new beginning, come and be inspired to make new friends, network and learn new skills towards reinventing yourself.

Drumming Away Stress facilitated by Robert Lawrence Friedman at Main

Attend Drumming Away Stress, a unique and powerful, yet playful stress management program facilitated by Robert Lawrence Friedman on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m. in the community room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave. Learn specific and clinically-proven exercises using rhythm instruments and hand drums to release internalized stress and increase energy. This program combines energetic, percussive drumming with calming guided imagery exercises to provide a lasting and powerful release of stress. Drums will be provided. For the past 30 years, Robert Friedman — psychotherapist, author, professional speaker, and musician — has provided his dynamic and interactive rhythm-based programs to audiences throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

The West Egg Book Club at Station

The West Egg Book Club will discuss “Passing” by Nella Larsen on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at
7 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (2nd level), above Best Market, Gardens at Great Neck Plaza. Larsen’s Passing, first published in 1929, deals with the complicated intersection of race, class, and culture — and the reunion of two childhood friends. Call 516-466-8055, ext. 258.

Matinee Film at Main

The next Wednesday Matinee, Neil Simon’s story about a group of young recruits who go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi, Mississippi, will be shown on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave

Socrates Salon with Conversation Host Ron Gross at Main

Join Ron Gross at Socrates Salon to talk about You, The Ethicist, on Friday, Feb. 1 at
3 p.m. in the large multipurpose room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave. Share your life experiences, knowledge, and wisdom about topics that matter. Everyone speaks and everyone listens, because all of us are wiser than any of us. Light refreshments.

 

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