Canasta Party with Jacqui Palatnik!
Wednesday, October 25 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA152
Jacqui’s fun-filled game parties are open to all skill levels. Knowledge of the game is necessary. Bring friends or come alone and we’ll group you according to your ability. There will be contests in different categories with prizes for winners. Registration required. HPL cardholders only.
Anti-Inflammatory Eating: Prevent Disease, Slow Aging, Lose Weight
Thursday, October 26 • 7:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA576
Chronic inflammation is the root cause of many illnesses, including heart disease, many cancers, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, asthma, depression, obesity and IBD. Holistic Health Coach, Tina Annibell, shares recipes and teaches you how to easily shift into a way of eating that reduces chronic inflammation. . Registration required. Open to all.
End-of-Life Dementia Care
Saturday, October 28 • 10:00 am – 3:30 pm (includes ½ hr. break) •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA513
This 5-hour training workshop includes an introduction to end-of-life dementia care, including common caregiver concerns, decision making at the end of life, comfort care and how the CARES Approach can be of help. Registration required. Open to all. Attendees are welcome to bring food and drink into the Meeting Room.
A Time to Dance written & performed by Libby Skala
Sunday, October 29 • 2:00 pm • Auditorium
Register using code HMA992
Libby Skala interweaves storytelling, music and dance to portray the dazzling 100 years of her great-aunt, Elizabeth Polk, who transcended poverty, artistic repression and the rise of Hitler through the love of dance to become a renowned dance therapy pioneer. Best Solo Performer Award Winner!, London Fringe Theatre Festival. Registration required. Open to all.
Wednesdays, 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.
Invisible People of Color: Whaling Captains, and Crew on All Sides of Long Island Sound
Sunday, November 5 • 2:00 pm •Meeting Room
Register using code HMA969
Sandi Brewster-Walker, independent historian, genealogist, and freelance writer, presents a history of 19th century whaling captains and their crew on Long Island, along with an exhibit of artifacts from her collection. She highlights the genealogies and experiences of local men of color who hunted the whale during the peak years of 1840-1860, and discusses whaling vessels, ship wrecks, desertions and more. Registration required. Open to all.