Friday, August 17th at 2:00 PM
Great Performers with Marc Courtade presents Leonard Bernstein – America’s Maestro– Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, author, lecturer and pianist. He had a long relationship with the New York Philharmonic, beginning with a celebrated last minute debut in 1943, lasting the rest of his life. He conducted most of the world’s orchestras and opera companies. He composed classic musicals like West Side Story, Candide, Wonderful Town and On the Town, as well as a range of compositions which included three symphonies and many chamber/solo works. This talk will celebrate the centennial of Bernstein’s birth.
Saturday, August 18th at 10:00 AM
AARP Smart Driving – Completion of this program entitles you to a NYS insurance discount and point reduction. Bring your NY State Driver License and a pen to class. Coffee and tea will be available. Bring your lunch. This course is geared towards the mature driver. You MUST bring your valid AARP membership card when registering AND to class to receive the member price.
Cost: $20/AARP Members • $25/Non-members • No Refunds. One person per check payable to “AARP” must be submitted when signing up. In person registration ONLY.
Tuesday, August 21st at 7:00 PM
Understanding the Stock Market with Ron Goldberg – Learn and discuss different buying and selling strategies from a retired banker and experienced stock market trader. Bring your questions regarding any stock that you may be interested in buying, selling or holding. Ron will show you how to dissect all available information on the company (including graphs) to help you make a more informed decision.
Register online or at the Circulation Desk.
Wednesday, August 22nd at 7:00 PM
Movie: Graduation – (Crime/Drama) A searing human saga about a father driven to extremes in order to protect his daughter’s future. Starring Adrian Titieni, Maria Dragus, Lia Bugnar. (Romanian) Subtitles. Rated R. 2 hours, 8 minutes.
Thursday, August 23rd at 2:00 PM
Art Lecture with Professor Thomas Germano – Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii – This visual lecture coincides with the New York Botanical Garden’s display of twenty of O’Keeffe’s depictions of Hawaii. The original art will be displayed in the NYBG Library while a lush flower show evoking Hawaii gardens and landscapes will be in the Conservatory. Professor Germano will discuss the exhibit as well as the life and work of Georgia O’Keeffe.
Saturday, August 25th at 11:00 AM
Table Top Adventures: Easy to Make Brunch with Lucy Van Horn – Stuffed tomatoes, bread filled with cheese and roasted peppers and a surprise dessert will make a very delicious brunch. Recipes and tasting for all. Space is limited. Register online or at the Circulation Desk by August 20th.
Cost: $3 (Non-refundable).