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Adult Programs

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    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.

    Yoga meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room. Space is limited to the first 70 people in attendance.

  • Concerts on 3 - Svetlana Belsky
    Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 2:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Fairy Godmothers, Mysterious Rites and Irresistible Fruit:
    Russian 20th Century Ballet Music.

    …In Exile

    From The Rite of Spring
    (transcribed for Piano Solo by Vladimir Leyetchkiss)

    Part One: The Adoration of the Earth
    Spring Round Dance
    Games of the Rival Clans—Procession of the Wise Elder
    Part Two: The Sacrifice
    Ritual Dance of the Ancients
    Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

    From Love for the Three Oranges, Op.33
    Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

    …The Revolution and its Aftermath

    From Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75
    Dance of the Girls with Lilies
    Montagues and Capulets
    Sergei Prokofiev

    From The Limpid Stream, Op. 39
    Dmitri Shostakovich(1906-1975)

    …The Great Patriotic War

    From Gayane Sabre Dance
    Aram Khachaturian(1903-1978)

    From Cinderella, Op. 97
    Spring Fairy
    Winter Fairy
    Sergei Prokofiev
    …Into the Future

    From Anna Karenina
    The Steeplechase
    Rodion Shchedrin(b. 1932)

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 10:00am
    MultiMedia Department

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.

  • See it on Pinterest--Make it at NPL
    Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Simply Stylish Beaded Bracelets. Learn to make stylish stretch bracelets. All supplies provided.

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 9:30am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers formatting features including margins, alignment and page numbering, copy/cut and paste, inserting graphics and photos, and reviewing Word templates.

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Om Johari teaches meditation techniques. Relax, renew, refresh and experience the stress-relieving benefits of meditation during guided sessions.

    Meditation meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Digital Photography
    Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize, edit, and enhance your photos.  Create a slide show.  Participants must bring their own cameras and memory cards containing photos. The first 15 minutes will be spent uploading photos.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see

    Current Events meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • PELS: Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Friday, February 6, 2015 - 9:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    This parents' group sponsored by NSSED meets the first Friday of each month to provide information and peer support to parents who have children with special needs.

  • Northbrook Voices
    Friday, February 6, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Oral History taping