Enriching Life & Increasing Knowledge – Exotic, Yummy and Healthy Meals

May 9, Monday 10:00 – noon

Maria Cosenza will be introducing some new dishes that have been made from Ethiopia, West Africa and India.  With the assistance of Carol Hegeman and Christine Stephenson, she is going to discuss how these exotic foods can be great fun and healthy too.   What we make will be served after the demonstration.

This workshop takes place at the Malden Bridge Community Center.

Books & Blooms & Brunch Annual Fundraiser Sale

May 14,  Saturday   9am – 1pm

Annual Fundraiser – Warm and fun community gathering with a great assortment of vegetable & flowering plants (many from local gardens), books  & records, a creative bake sale, a raffle, and a yummy brunch.  Admission is free, although there is a $10 fee for early admission at 8:30am.

Can you help?  Your generosity with your extra plants or seedlings provides our best source of plant income.  Please label them with their name and description (e.g., red flower, needs sun, blooms in fall) or paste a picture from the web or calendar to the pot.  Plant donations accepted the week of May 9th. Got books & records to donate? Bring them to the library during library hours now through April.  De-clutter and help the library, but please only donate items in good or excellent condition.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge: Dance, the Fun Way to Exercise

June 8 Wednesday 10 – noon

Event takes place at the Malden Bridge Community Center

Exercise sampler.  You may watch or partake in these wonderful ways to get you blood flowing and have fun at the same time.

Zumba Gold demonstrated by Anne Marie Mink

Line Dancing demonstrated by Joanne Newell

Arts & Culture – “The Art of the Hat”

June 26 Sunday   3pm

Artistic and historic influences blossom into one-of-a-kind hats in the hands of Victoria DiNardo.  Hear and see how it happens.

Please call the Library to register. All events are open to anyone of any town or hamlet, and unless otherwise noted, FREE.

This event is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Columbia County by the Greene County Council on the Arts through the Community Arts Grants Fund.

North Chatham Community Directory

The Library is collaborating on a North Chatham Community Directory.  Every family who participates will receive a free professional portrait shoot from Owen Mills and a free 8×10.   There is a 20% senior discount and a 20% military discount off any portrait packages.  You will also receive02-Family Album Signup Button the directory.