Edgewater Public Library February 2015 Calendar

4, 11, 18, 25 Wednesday; “Babies’ Lapsit” 11:30 AM: Ages Up to 18 Mos.: For those who have never attended a Lapsit program, Head of Youth Services Jamey Feuer incorporates story time, sing-along, puppets, instruments, bubbles and other popular components into one dynamic and popular program. Children will have the opportunity to sharpen gross motor skills and expand upon their social networks, while caregivers will have the opportunity to grow networks of their own! As space is limited, register your little one as soon as possible via the library’s online registration template.

4, 11, 18, 25 Wednesday; “Chess Club” 4:00 PM: Ages 7+: A long-standing and enormously popular initiative, the Edgewater Free Public Library’s Chess Club is coordinated by Mr. Joseph Licitra with assistance from Mr. Patrick Bussanich, and strives to provide attendees with beginner to intermediate level instruction. The first half of each class consists of the week’s lesson, while the second half affords attendees with the opportunity to play and put the strategies they have learned to good use!
*** Due to the nature of the program enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

5, 12, 19, 26 Thursday; “Mother Goose Group” 10:30 AM: 18 Mos. and Up: Mother Goose Group Storytime is a read-aloud, sing-along and movement program, and a dynamic social environment for both toddler and caregiver. “MGG” is geared for those who have aged out of Baby’s Lapsit. “MGG” is a laugh out-loud program AND a wonderful opportunity for toddlers to sharpen gross moter, language and social skills! Caregivers, please enroll your little one using the registration form provided below.

5, 12, 19, 26 Thursday; “Starter Chess!” 4:00 PM: Ages 5&6: Starter Chess, taught by staff member Jospeh Licitra, is geared for those youngsters who have little to no Chess playing experience. Attendees will learn how the pieces move, basic strategies, and the group is then afforded the opportunity to play during the program’s final 30 minutes. Please register via the online registration template. Please note: Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied by a Caregiver.
***Due to the nature of the program and space limitations, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.

5, 12, 19, 26 Thursday; “Guitar with Joe!” 4:00 PM: Ages 7+: Do you excel at playing “Air Guitar” but dream of playing “real” guitar? If so — this is the class for you! Enrollment begins on Dec. 29th and concludes when the class is full or on the first day of Guitar Class. Please register using the online form below. Due to the nature of the program and space limitations, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away.
*** Please note: Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied by a Caregiver.

6, 13, 20, 27 Friday; “Storytime Yoga with Adra” 10:30 / 11:30 AM: Ages 16 Mos. – 4 years: Join Adra, of “We Play Yoga” fame, as she leads caregivers and little ones through a storytime program punctuated by Yoga poses and postures! Due to the popularity of the program, the library offers two sessions. Due to the nature of this initiative and space limitations, enrollment is mandatory and drop-ins will be turned away. Please select and enroll your child in just ONE of the two available sessions via the library’s online registration template.

9 Monday; “Monopoly Tournament with Prizes & Pizza!” 4:00 PM: Gr. 3+: Join young entrepreneurs at the library as we all seek to become the next mega-developer… but there can be only one! Park Place? Boardwalk? Perhaps you love industry and seek the Utilities? Whatever your strategy, pit it against that of your fellow competitor. Prizes and pizza provided, as building motels and hotels also builds a serious appetite! Please register via online template!

10 Tuesday; “SCIENCE PROGRAM: Everything Your Mom Warned You NOT To Do in the House!” Ages 10+: Rick Mikula, better known to Edgewater residents as “The Butterfly Guy,” is truly a renaissance man! Rick is, amongst many things, a man of science! So, in conjunction to the “Butterfly Farm and Hospital” Rick has in the Costa Rican Rain Forest, Rick is a “Prepper,” a disaster-planning consultant and Basement-Bound Inventor, amongst so many other things. Today, therefore, Rick is going to leave the Butterflys behind and, instead, bring his handy-dandy science kit! Watch in wonder as Rick makes Fireworks detonate… UNDER water! Watch in amazement as Rick causes it to snow… INSIDE! Witness… you know what? I am SO done giving away all the secrets, you’re just going to have to get here yourself to witness Rick’s magic firsthand! Please register via online registration template!
*** Please note: Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied by a Caregiver.

13 & 27 Friday; “Tiny Hands Art Class!” 12:30 PM; Ages 18 Mos.+: Susan Price runs this very popular “free art” class. Children who are given the tools and afforded the freedom to fashion their own art projects, as opposed to being required to create simple and non-challenging crafts along with the rest of the class, tend to develop much more dynamic artistic abilities and have a knack for seeing “outside the box.” Help your child be an “outside the box” thinker! Whatever project Sue has earmarked for today, it’s bound to be a blast! ***Please register via the library’s online registration template!

13 Friday; “Kids in the Kitchen: Valentine Cupcake Battle!” 4:00 PM; Gr. 1+: The library periodically runs “Kids in the Kitchen” cooking programs, wherein young attendees are provided with the opportunity and ingredients to cook-up some fun! Today, young pastry-chefs are going to whip up some cupcakes, decorate ‘em, be judged on their appearance and then… then we’re going to DEVOUR the entries! Please enroll via the library’s online registration template as space and supplies are limited.

14 Saturday; “Saturday @ The Movies; “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day!” 11:00 AM; Gr. K+: Actor Steve Carrell has never been better than he is in the movie adaptation of Judith Viorst’s classic children’s picture book, “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” Laugh-Out loud comedy, chomp-down pizza and guzzle-down drinks … what could be bad? Join us for some Saturday movie fun. Please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

24 Tuesday; “Tuesday @ The Movies: “Big Hero 6” 4:00 PM; Gr. K+: Watch “BIG HERO 6” while eating a littler, 2’ hero! This evening, the smash animated film “Big Hero 6” will be complimented by a half regular, half Italian hero sandwich! The play on words was simply too much to ignore. Therefore, you simply MUST join us for all the fun and food. Please enroll via the library’s online registration template.

February 2015 Programs

Monday, Feb 2 from 7-9 pm: ”Before I go To Sleep”
Before I Go to Sleep is a 2014 British-American mystery thriller film written and directed by Rowan Joffé. A film adaptation of S. J. Watson’s 2011 novel of the same name, the film stars Nicole Kidman, Mark Strong, Colin Firth, and Anne-Marie Duff.
Forty-year-old Christine Lucas wakes up in bed with a man she does not know, in an unfamiliar house. The man explains that he is her husband, Ben, and that she suffered brain damage from a car accident ten years earlier. Christine wakes up every morning with no memory of her life from her early twenties onwards.

Tuesday, Feb 3 from 6:30-9 pm: “Fury”
Fury is a 2014 American war film written and directed by David Ayer. The film stars Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Pena, and Jon Bernthal.
In April 1945, the Allies are making their final push in the European theater. A battle-hardened Army sergeant named Don “Wardaddy” Collier (Brad Pitt), leading a Sherman tank and a five-man crew, undertakes a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Hopelessly outnumbered, outgunned and saddled with an inexperienced soldier (Logan Lerman) in their midst, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds as they move to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Wed, Feb 4 from 7-8:30 pm: “Writer’s Circle”. (ongoing)

Sat, Feb 7 & 21 from 4-5 “Intermediate Guitar with Tom”. (continuation class)
Mon, Feb 9 from 7-8:30 pm: “Tax Planning: Medicare Tax”
What You Need To Know: Seminar Presented by Philip C. Roventini CPA
Join Philip Roventini for this informative seminar covering current tax rates, Medicare Surtex, Long term Capital Gains, Estate Tax Rates and Affordable Care Act. This seminar will teach you some reliable and efficient solutions for accounting and tax issues.
Roventini is a certified public accountant and personal financial specialist and has over 35 years of diversified public accountant experience. He has won certificate of achievement award in taxation of closely held businesses and certificate of achievement award in estate planning.
Tue, Feb 10 from 7-9 pm: “Classic Comedy Movie and Discussion”:
Harvey is a 1950 film based on Mary Chase’s play of the same name, directed by Henry Koster, and starring James Stewart and Josephine Hull. The story is about a man whose best friend is a pooka named Harvey in the form of a six-foot, three-and-a-half-inch tall invisible rabbit. Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane – but he may be wiser than anyone knows.

Wed, Feb 18 from 7-8:30 pm: “The Novel Ideas Book Club”

Sat, Feb 14 & 21 from 11-12:30 pm: “12 Easy Steps to Getting your Blog on the World Wide Web” (continuation class).
Come and join Alisa Watts in learning creative website and blog designing, utilizing WordPress. Alissa will guide you through simple easy steps to getting your blog on the
World Wide Web. Ms. Watts has specialized in website designing and will provide step-by-step guidance in presenting a professional-looking, dynamic design for each participant to initiate themselves.

Sat, Feb 14 from 11-1 pm: “Scrabble for Adults” (continuation class)

Mon, Feb 17 from 7:30-8:15 pm: “Chinese Cultural Program”: presented by Shen Yun Performing Arts
Shen Yun Performing Arts brings to life 5,000 years of Chinese civilization through classical Chinese dance and music in an exhilarating show conveying the values of wisdom, sincerity, compassion, and honor.
Uncover the mystery behind ancient china’s legendary longevity, creativity and enlightenment. The workshop guides you through an intriguing world of adventure and rare treasure. Explore the inner strength, wisdom and beauty of Chinese civilization and draw profound lessons for modern times.

Mon, Feb 23 from 7-8:30 pm: “The Art of Home Staging” presented by Lori Carbone.
Join Lori Carbone, President of Spaces That Speak Home Staging,
(www.spacesthatspeak.com) for an interactive presentation on the secrets and techniques home staging professionals use.
Lori will discuss-Why Home Staging works-Staging to avoid price reductions-
Ways to enhance curb appeal-Decluttering-Color-Do It Yourself projects-Before and after photos. Now that you are ready to sell –let’s get that house sold!
Bring your questions and a note pad for a great evening of information.

Wed, Feb 25 from 7-8 pm. Seimei: Seminar presented by Gerry Meagher (continuation class).

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