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THE KOOTZ IN CONCERT - Saturday, April 1, at 2 pm
Enjoy your favorite classic rock hits performed by the Kootz! Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library. RSVP HERE
The library's Monday Matinee series continues on April 3 with A Man Called Otto, the story of an elderly widower who gets a new lease on life when he makes an unlikely friendship. Guests may bring their own snacks. No RSVP needed.
OTHER UPCOMING MOVIES
APRIL 3 - A MAN CALLED OTTO
APRIL 10 - THE WHALE
APRIL 17 - SCHINDLER'S LIST (3-HOUR MOVIE)
APRIL 24 - TILL
ENGLISH CONVERSATION PRACTICE FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS - Wednesdays 6-8 pm
Note: April 19 class will be 6-7 pm
Small group practice in conversation, idioms, accent reduction, and more! Ideal for non-native speakers of any background who know the basics but want to practice and fine tune their skills. Led by ESL teacher Sharlene Vichness. Limited to six participants.
RSVP for April 5 class 6-8 pm
RSVP for April 12 class 6-8 pm
RSVP for April 19 class - 1 hour only, 6-7 pm
RSVP for April 26 class 6-8 pm
RSVP for May 3 class 6-8 pm
KNITTING CIRCLE - Monday, April 10, at 1 pm
Second Monday of Every Month
A HOLOCAUST JOURNEY: LESSONS WE LEARNED - Tuesday, April 17, at 6:30 pm
In 2016, filmmaker Lisa Reznik traveled to Germany and Poland with College of Saint Elizabeth students, faculty, and community members to document their experiences as they visited concentration and death camps. A Holocaust Journey: Lessons We Learned captures the voices of the participants as they comprehended the full history of the Holocaust. Evening will include a screening of the documentary, which will be featured in this year's Garden State Film Festival, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker. RSVP HERE
WENDY'S BOOKWORMS BOOK CLUB - Wednesday, April 19, at 7 pm
5-minute warm-up stretch
15 minutes of aerobics
10 minutes with exercise ball
10 minutes with stretch band
10 minutes with weights
5 minutes cooling down
Participants are required to bring 2, 3, or 4-lb weights, stretch band, and a ball. Weights can be purchased at Five Below, Amazing Savings, TJ Maxx, or Marshalls. RSVP in person or call 973-226-8636. Limited to 24 participants, priority given to Roseland residents.
GUIDED MEDITATION WITH AMY RUTLEDGE - Thursdays, April 6 & 20, at 7 pm
MAY 4 & 18
Take a break with some mindful coloring at the library. With its soothing and meditative qualities, coloring is a fun and easy activity that can help lower stress levels. If you don't have time to stay and color, just call ahead of time to pick up some coloring sheets to take home. RSVP on library website/event calendar.
VINYASA YOGA - Thursdays at 7 pm
PLEASE NOTE: There will be class on Wednesday, April 19, instead of Thursday, April 20
We are excited to offer in-person Vinyasa Yoga class led by yin yoga master Mary McCourt, assistant manager of Niyama Yoga Shala in Roseland, 2022 Best of Essex winner in the wellness provider and yoga studio categories. Classes will be held in the library community room Thursdays at 7 pm (note: there will be class on Wednesday, April 19, instead of Thursday, April 20). Limited to 12 participants - RSVP required. Suitable for all levels. Participants must bring their own mats, water bottles, and props.
Free to Roseland residents and paid Roseland Free Public Library members, $5 (cash) fee per class for others.
Described by the instructor as "a kaleidoscope of meaningful expression through movement of the body," these one-hour classes will incorporate dynamic music to help spark a soul-body connection and release stagnant energy.
DIVINE MEDIUMSHIP AND ANGEL MESSAGES - Thursday, April 20, at 7 pm
Are departed loved ones trying to communicate with you through dreams or other signs? Learn more during Divine Mediumship and Angel Messages, a presentation by RoseMarie Rubinetti Cappiello, author of Speaking from Spirit. RSVP HERE
RoseMarie, a medium/intuitive who teaches psychic-spiritual development, will address the following topics during the presentation:
- What is mediumship and who experiences it?
- Dream visits and other signs from departed loved ones
- How to understand the grieving process and "grieve well"
Some books on this topic recommended by RoseMarie:
Hello from Heaven by Bill & Judy Guggenheim
They Send Us Their Love: Memoirs and Messages of a Modern Medium by Eamonn Downey
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
Healing After Loss by Martha Whitmore Hickman
Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
Where Two Worlds Meet by Janet Nohavec and Suzanne Glesemann
Certified T'ai Chi Chih teacher Linda Sercarz returns with an 7-week spring session of weekly in-person T'ai Chi Chih classes starting Tuesday, May 2, at 10:30 am through June 13. Cost is $70for all seven classes.
Email the instructor at email@example.com with any questions. DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HERE
T'ai Chi Chih is a gentle, mindful exercise that is based on ancient wellness principles from the Far East. It consists of one basic pose and 19 different movements, and is designed to help improve flexibility, balance, and overall well-being.