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Art Lecture: Caravaggio in Rome and Malta with Mary Vahey
Friday, October 13 • 7:00 pm •Auditorium
Register using code HMA714
At 20 years of age, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio arrived in Rome, and struggled to make a living. In fewer than 20 years he produced about 80 canvases. His use of live, earthy models, raking light, dramatic darks and lights and strong narratives had a profound effect on artists all over Europe. Registration required. Open to all.  

 

 

 

Women & Finance Series: Have Your Own Pocketbook! - Begin to Take Control of Your Finances with a Personal Workbook
Saturday, October 14 • 10:00 am – 11:30 am •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA530
When it comes to taking care of their financial future, women face unique challenges - longer lives, lower wages, less investing confidence. This 3-part series will help women organize personal goals and financial assets; prepare for emergencies; get ready for retirement; develop an investment strategy; determine how to expand financial knowledge and make financial decisions going forward. Katherine Agrillo, CFP, CLU, ChFC, is the founder of Agrillo Financial Group.  Registration required. Open to all. Registrants should plan to attend all three sessions.

 

 

 

Drop-In Meditation
Saturday, September 23 & October 14 • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA842
Join in guided meditations with Liza Johnson, a Certified Clinical Meditation teacher and a graduate of the Gestalt Center of L.I. and the International Institute for Embodied Dream and Imagery.   No registration. Open to all.

 

 

 

Art en Plein Air with Anne Gunthner
Monday, October 2 • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA988
This is an indoor introduction before we paint in the great outdoors! We will discuss supplies, meeting locations, tips, methods and techniques. No supplies are required for this session. Then we will meet: Sunday, October 8 • 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm •At Heckscher Park with supplies.
Sunday, October 15 • 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm • In Cold Spring Harbor across from Fire House, with supplies.
Some watercolor or pastel experience is required. If weather does not cooperate, sessions will be held in the Main Library Meeting Room. Students must bring their own supplies, including: standing easel, paper, hard board to back paper, paints or pastels, brushes, small jar for water, roll of paper towels, small plastic garbage bag, and camera to take photos of scenery.   Registration required. HPL cardholders only. Open to all on September 25.

 

 

 

Acappella Sing-A-Long with Irv
Sunday, October 15 • 2:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA391
You’ll have lots of fun singing along with Irv Plastock, who takes us down memory lane with songs we all remember, building good cheer and community along the way. Perfect for adults with caregivers, as well as anyone who enjoys singing and reminiscing.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Improvisational Theater and Playwriting
Tuesday, October 17 • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA559
Participate in improvisational theater with Dr. Milton Bloch, Director. Sharpen your wit and improve your memory, as you imagine problems, consider creative solutions and perform them on stage.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Regularly Scheduled Adult Programs

 
"Walk This Way!" Walking Club
Fridays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27 • 9:30 am – 10:30 am •Heckscher Park
Register using code HMA615
Meet at the front gate of Heckscher Park, Route 25A and Prime Avenue. Join HPL’s walking club and walk your way right into fall! A great opportunity to track your steps, get fit and make new friends. Wear your walking shoes! Cancelled if raining.   Registration required. Open to all.
Op Ed Fridays
Op-Ed-Fridays
Fridays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27  •  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA524
Discuss articles about current issues with Dr. Milton Block, faculty member at Queens College and the Life Long Learning Institute.   No registration required. Open to all.

 

 

Beginner English Classes
Beginner English Classes
Tuesdays,  September 5, 12, 26; October 10, 17, 24  •  5:30 pm - 6:30
Thursdays, September 7, 14, 28; October 12, 19 & 26  •  5:30 pm - 6:30
Register using code HSA083
All sessions are in the Station Community Room. Huntington Library is offering beginner English class for new English speakers with little or no English skills. A Native English speaker will teach this class which is designed to help new English speakers practice and improve Basic English skills in a casual and fun environment. Participants may attend as many sessions as they like. Registration required. Open to all.

 

Intermediate English Classes
Intermediate English Classes
Tuesdays, September 5, 12, 26; October 10, 17, 24  •  6:30 pm to 7:30 pm  •  Station Community Room
Register using code HSA084
Improve basic writing, speaking, reading and listening in English. Learn language skills that will help you feel more independent and confident in daily life.  Registration required.  Open to all.

 

Career Counselor @ Main Library
Career Counselor @ Main Library
Thursdays, September 7 & October 5 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm •
Make an appointment by calling the Reference Desk at 631-427-5165 ext. 251.   HPL cardholders preferred.

 

 

 

Coloring and Paper Crafternoons
Thursday, September 7, 14;  October 5, 12  •  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm • Main Meeting Room
Register using code HMA276
Relax while you color or make simple, paper crafts. Bring yourRelax while you color or make simple, paper crafts. Bring yourown coloring supplies. A craft activity will be provided the secondweek each month.l   No registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Let's Talk Conversation Group
Let's Talk Conversation Group
Thursdays, September 7, 14, 28; October 12, 19, 26  •  6:30pm to 7:30pm  •  Station Community Room
Register using code HSA058
Join a native English speaker for some casual conversation. Come prepared to speak in English. Group led by Myra Picard.  Registration required. Open to All.

 

 

Fitness Fusion
Fitness Fusion with Dorothy Mandrakos
Fridays, September 8, 15, 22, 29; October 6, 13  • 9:30am - 10:30am • Station Community Room
Register using code HSA105
Reap the rewards of both Yoga and Qigong in this cool class that combines the two disciplines. Not only will you shape and tone, but you’ll learn to relax and unwind with meditation techniques. egistration required with a non-refundable fee of $30.00 (6 sessions) online or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.  Registration begins September 5th for HPL cardholders and September 12th for out-of-district residents.

 

 

 

Citizenship Class
Wednesdays, September 20, 27;   October 11, 18, 25;  November 1, 8, 15 • 6:0 0 pm · Station Community Room
Register using code HSA117
Planning on taking the Citizenship exam? Learn about the process of becoming a citizen, prepare for your citizenship interview and study United States history and government for the examination in these classes led by Laura McKinley.   Registration required. Open to all.

 

 

 

Senior Advocate
Senior Advocate
Monday, September 18  • 10:00am - 12:00pm • Main Library’s Main Floor
A Senior Advocate from the Suffolk County Office of the Aging, will assist seniors with complicated forms and answers questions regarding county programs and services for seniors. No registration required. Open to all seniors and those who have concerns about a senior issue. Please check-in at the Reference Desk upon your arrival.

 

 

Forrest Yoga with Dorothy Mandrakos (All Levels)
Mondays, October 16, 23, 30;  November 13, 20, 27  •  7:00 pm – 8:00 pm  •  Auditorium
Register using code HMA844
Forrest yoga focuses on breath, strength, integrity and spirit. Poses are held longer to help integrate emotions. Registration required with a non-refundable payment of $30.00 (6 sessions) online by credit card, or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.   Registration begins September 5th for HPL cardholders and September 12th for out-of-district residents.

 

 

 

Chair Yoga with Bonnie Millen
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Tuesdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31;  November 7, 14, 21, 28;  December 5  10:45 am – 11:45 am, OR
Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 16,30; December 7, 14 
 •  Auditorium
Register using code HMA500 (Tuesdays)
Register using code HMA502 (Thursdays)
Gentle movements from the comfort of a chair help increase strength and mobility. Hand weights provided. Registration required for either the Tuesday OR the Thursday class with non-refundable payment of $25.00 (10 sessions) online, by credit card, or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.   Registration begins September 5th for HPL cardholders and September 12th for out-of-district residents.

 

 

 

Sculpt and Crunch with Fran
Sculpt and Crunch with Fran
Wednesdays, October 11, 18, 25;  November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29;   December 6, 13   •   9:15 am - 10:15 am  •  Auditorium
Register using code HMA178
This class builds strength and flexibility with an emphasis on core strength and strong abdominal muscles. All muscle groups are challenged and toned using hand weights, resistance bands and resistance tubing. Begin with total body warm up, end with full body stretch and cool down. All fitness levels welcome. Please bring two 3-5 lb. hand weights. Registration required with non-refundable payment of $50.00 (10 sessions) online by credit card or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.   Registration begins September 5th for HPL cardholders and September 12th for out-of-district residents.

 

 

 

Gentle Yoga with Ann
Wednesdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25;  November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29;  December 6, 13  •  11:00 am to 12:00 pm • Auditorium
OR Saturdays,  August 5, 12, 19, 26; September 2, 16, 23, 30  •  11:00 am to 12:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA163 (Wednesdays)
Register using code HMA162 (Saturdays)
Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Ann McDermott-Kave teaches this class for all levels. Registration required with non-refundable payment of $55.00 for Wednesdays (11 sessions) OR $45.00 for Saturdays (9 sessions) online by credit card, or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.   Registration begins September 5th for HPL cardholders and September 12th for out-of-district residents.

 

 

 

Empire Defensive Driving
Empire-Defensive-Driving
Saturday, September 15 • 9:30 pm – 3:30 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA201
Registration required with nonrefundable payment of $28.00 online, by credit card, or in-person by check or money order payable to Huntington Public Library.   Open to all.

 

 

 

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