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  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, December 4, 2015 - 11:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    Due to high demand, we are now offering TWO yoga sessions. Attend either the 9:30 session or the 11:00 session. Space in each session is limited to the first 50 people.

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

  • Parisian Salon Concert - Sebastian Huydts
    Friday, December 4, 2015 - 7:30pm

    The Northshore Premiere of "DELICIAS." 27 short pieces for piano composed and performed by Sebastian Huydts. Director of piano and keyboard studies at Columbia College.

    Snow White’s Delight” Op.49 was written in 2014 and consists of twenty-seven short character pieces that explore all 12 major and minor tonalities in an early 20th century idiom with a decidedly Spanish flavor.

    “Delicias de Blancanieves” ("Snow White's Delight") — Fairy tales for all (2014)
    I. Conocí a un desconocido (I met a stranger)
    II. La Perdida (The lost one)
    III. Un poco triste… (A little sad)
    IV. Me duele el alma (My soul hurts)
    V. El precioso (The loved one)
    VI. La cotorra (The magpie)
    VII. El toque de oro (The golden touch)
    VIII. Gemelos (Twins)
    IX. Decepción (Deception)
    X. Bochorno (Summer haze)
    XI. El Silvestre (The brazen one)
    XII. Cuando la Duquesa de Alba era la mejor calzada (When the Duchess of Alva was the best shod lady)
    XIII. Tita y Tito (Granny and Grampa)
    XIV. Duende negro (Dark goblin)
    XV. Me dejó (She left me)
    XVI. Evocación (Evocation)
    XVII. Burbujas en la Cabeza (Bubbles to my head)
    XVIII. Doña Carmín (Ms. Lipstick)
    XIX. Contemplación (Contemplation)
    XXI. Nochebuena (Christmas night)
    XXII. Iracundo (Wrathful)
    XXIII. Dulce ilusión (Sweet illusion)
    XXIV. Campanas (Bells)
    XXV. Una carcajada (A guffaw)
    XXVI. El curso de las cosas (The way things go)
    XXVII. Un ladrón afortunado (A lucky thief)

  • Messy Masterpieces (For Families)
    Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Drop in and have some family fun! Create some cool artwork to take home from our vast array of art supplies.

  • Paper Quilling: Holiday Cards
    Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    Learn the fun art of paper quilling and leave with a lovely and decorative card for the holiday season.

  • Intro to 3D Printing
    Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Adults, 18+ years. For absolute beginners. Meet the printer, get started with basic software, and build a basic object.

  • Estrella Piano Duo - Fine Arts Fall
    Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 2:00pm

    Dual pianos. Works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Schumann, Gershwin.

    The EStrella Piano Duo burst on the musical scene in 2011 with a series of concerts celebrating the great Russian masterpieces for piano duet. Elena Doubovitskaya and Svetlana Belsky share both their Russian heritage and training, and their enthusiasm for playing together. The duo continues to garner critical praise for “uncanny coordination” and “captivating musicianship”.

  • Globe Trotters: destination New Zealand
    Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    What do elephant seals, sheep and penguins have in common? IF you walk down a street in New Zealand, you might see all three! Come hear they story of Elizabeth the elephant seal who loved to take naps in the middle of a two lane highway.

  • Book Discussion: Sons and Lovers
    Monday, December 7, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of the classic "Sons and Lovers" by D.H. Lawrence.

    This semi-autobiographical novel explores the emotional conflicts through the protagonist, Paul Morel, and the suffocating relationships with a demanding mother and two very different lovers.

  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, December 7, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Join us for a half hour of moving, singing, reading, and fun! For toddlers with a caregiver.
    Mondays, November 9- December 14, 10:30-11 a.m., Story Corner

  • Story Jam (Kindergarten – Grade 2)
    Monday, December 7, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Have fun listening to cool new stories and make a craft to take home.