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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events


Join At Home on the Sound to take advatage of great programs!Join At Home on the Sound to take advatage of great programs!

A membership to At Home on the Sound entitles you to participate in all of our programs, classes, trips and events. See what we offer:


JULY EVENTSJULY EVENTS


Dine-About: Dinner at The Dining Lab RestaurantDine-About: Dinner at The Dining Lab Restaurant
Tuesday, July 1, 6:45pm

This program is filled to capacity. If you would like to add your name to the waiting list please call the office.   Join our director Elaine Weingarten at this very unique Dine-About. The Dining Lab is a fine Contemporary American restaurant run entirely by students from the School of Hospitality Management and the Culinary Arts at Monroe College. The restaurant is designed to provide students with valuable real world experience in a la carte food production and fine service. Our three course menu offers: a choice of six different starters; chicken, pork, beef or two fish options for the entrée; and a choice of dessert. Dinner is $25 per person. Valet parking available.

Where: The Dining Lab Restaurant, 434 Main Street, New Rochelle New York


At Home on the Sound offices closedAt Home on the Sound offices closed
Friday, July 4

In observance of Independence Day, our offices are closed. Please give ample notice for any rides you need in the coming weeks.


Gentle Chair Yoga with SandraGentle Chair Yoga with Sandra
Monday, July 7, 10:00am – 11:00am

One of the best ways to decrease your risk of falling is to improve your balance. Yoga will improve your balance. Try this class and see. $10 payable to instructor.

Where: United Methodist Church, 546 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck


German Conversation GroupGerman Conversation Group
Tuesday, July 8, 2:00 – 4:00pm

Kommen Sie und sprechen Deutsch mit uns!  The German conversation group, open to members and volunteers, meets for socializing and conversation in German. Enjoy coffee and a slice of homemade kuchen while sharing stories and discussing topics of mutual interest.

Where: Private home. Call office for location.


New Activity: BocceNew Activity: Bocce
Wednesday, July 9, 10:30am

Our June Bocce Tournament was so much fun to watch, we wanted to give all of our members a chance to play. Come out for a few rounds of bocce with fellow At Home on the Sound members.  For relaxing and socializing, there are plenty of seats under nice umbrellas right next to the bocce court. If you know the game, please come to share your skills.  No prior experience is required, just come and give this game a try. Free.

Where: Mamaroneck Senior Center - VFW Post 1156, 1288 Boston Post Rd. Larchmont


Exercise in FUNdamentalExercise in FUNdamental
Wednesday, July 9, 3:30 - 5:00pm

Local fitness expert Bob Blaufarb will offer this program focusing on exercise for seniors. Many of the best exercises are not only beneficial to our health, they’re fun! Bob will provide the basics for the best routine to get you on your way to better health.  You’ll learn a variety of low-impact exercises that will help you get healthier and stronger. Dress comfortably so you can participate. Refreshments at 3:30, program at 4:00pm. This program is free and open to the public.  

Where: Saints John & Paul Church, Rectory Meeting Room, 280 Weaver Street, Larchmont


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
Thursday, July 10, 9:00am

The Current Events Club is one of the most popular programs we offer. Chaired by Bob Hiden, the group meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month for breakfast and discussion of local, national and international issues. The all-inclusive charge is $10.

WHERE: Nautilus Diner, 1240 West Boston Post Road Mamaroneck


Gentle Chair Yoga with SandraGentle Chair Yoga with Sandra
Monday, July 14, 10:00am - 11:00am

Our yoga instructor Sandra says, "Most senior yoga practitioners feel better after class than when they walked in. The rhythmic and mindful breathing helps them feel lighter and rejuvenated." $10 payable to instructor.

Where: United Methodist Church, 546 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck


Movie: “O. Henry’s Full House”Movie: “O. Henry’s Full House”
Wednesday, July 16, 2:30pm – 4:30pm

From 1952, this film is an anthology of five O. Henry short stories, including “The Gift of the Magi.” The cast includes Farley Granger, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, Fred Allen, and Oscar Levant, and features the author John Steinbeck as the narrator in a rare film appearance. Free. 

Where: Larchmont Village Center (behind the Library) 119 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont

New Activity: BocceNew Activity: Bocce
Thursday, July 17, 10:30am

This is your second opportunity to play bocce this month. Here’s the perfect excuse to spend some time outdoors and get to know some of your fellow At Home on the Sound members.  Free. 

Where: Town of Mamaroneck Senior Center - VFW Post 1156, 1288 Boston Post Rd. Larchmont


Of Interest in the Community: “Crafternoon”Of Interest in the Community: “Crafternoon”
Thursday, July 17, 2:00 – 4:00pm

If you knit, crochet, embroider, or do felting, bring your work and join Mamaroneck Library staff and friends who also enjoy crafting. Free. No registration is required - just stop in. 

Where: Mamaroneck Public Library Community Room 136 Prospect Avenue Mamaroneck


Gentle Chair YogaGentle Chair Yoga
Monday, July 21, 10:00am – 11:00am

You are never too old to try new things, you are never too old to practice yoga and your body and mind will thank you for it. Restore, refresh, and rejuvenate. Yoga can do it all for you. $10 per member, payable to instructor.

Where: United Methodist Church, 546 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck



Be Your Own Best Advocate: What You Need to Know About Home Health CareBe Your Own Best Advocate: What You Need to Know About Home Health Care
Wednesday, July 23, 3:30 - 5:00pm

Cornelia Schimert, RN, Director of Community Relations for Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley, will present an overview of home health care services, outlining the variety of services and choices that are available to individuals in their recovery after a hospitalization, surgery, or an exacerbation of a chronic condition.

In today’s ever-changing health care landscape it is important for individuals to empower themselves and become familiar with available programs and care options -- well before they ever need them.  Refreshments: 3:30; program: 4:00pm. Free and open to the public. 

Where:Saints John & Paul Church, Rectory Meeting Room, 280 Weaver Street, Larchmont


Gentle Chair Yoga with SandraGentle Chair Yoga with Sandra
Monday, July 28, 10:00am - 11:00am

Yoga is the perfect exercise for all bodies and all ages. You don't have to be skinny, young, or flexible for yoga. Try this class for some relaxation and gentle stretching.  Absolutely no prior experience required. $10 payable to instructor.

Where: United Methodist Church, 546 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck


Mahjong with ElaineMahjong with Elaine
Tuesday, July 29, 1:30pm

We have a fun group of members, volunteers and board members who get together to learn and play mahjong under Elaine's guidance, and we have room for more participants. If you would like to join this session, call in advance to let us know. If you used to play, come and brush up your skills. If you are brand new to the game come to learn from scratch. 914/899-3150. PS - our office has air conditioning!

Where: At Home on the Sound office, 545 Tompkins Ave. 3rd Floor, Mamaroneck


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
PLEASE NOTE NEW DAY: Thursday, July 31, 9:00am

At Home on the Sound member Bob Hiden moderates this group for members. Enjoy a nice breakfast and intelligent conversation - $10 including tax and tip. Due to a conflict, members voted to reschedule the second breakfast this month to this day. Regular schedule will resume in August.

Where: Nautilus Diner, 1240 West Boston Post Road Mamaroneck


COMING UP IN AUGUST...COMING UP IN AUGUST...


Gentle Chair Yoga with SandraGentle Chair Yoga with Sandra
Monday, August 4, 10:00am - 11:00am

Come to our gentle chair yoga class for men and women. Feel restored and energized for the rest of the week. $10 payable to instructor.


Of Interest in the Community: Westchester Chorale “Summer Sings”Of Interest in the Community: Westchester Chorale “Summer Sings”
Tuesday, August 5, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join the Westchester Chorale to sing Fauré’s Requiem, Randall Thompson’s  Alleluia, and  Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus with conductor Michael Haigler of the Bronx Opera Company. $10 admission includes refreshments and use of a rental score. Please bring your own score if possible. For information: 914-309-0279.
At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this event.

Where: Larchmont Avenue Church (Russell Hall), 60 Forest Park Avenue, Larchmont


"The Memory Game" with Dr. Tom Adamski
Wednesday, August 6, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

“The Memory Game” explores the dynamics of Dementia, including looking at how it starts and how to identify symptoms.  We will review five of the most common types of Dementias and their causes in order to better understand the course and process of the disease. Dr. Adamski will also teach about how memory works, provide some organizational tips and tricks as well as options to consider for treatment.This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments at 3:30pm; program begins at 4:00pm.

Dr. Tom Adamski is the Director of Psychiatric Programs for Jewish Home Lifecare, Community Services.  He completed his Doctorate in Psychiatric Nursing at Teacher’s College Columbia University.  He is nationally and internationally recognized in the areas of Mental Health, HIV, Addiction and Bereavement. He is a practicing Psychotherapist in New York City and lectures extensively. He is a past Professor of Psychiatric Nursing at New York University and currently a preceptor of Graduate Nursing Students at Hunter College of the City of New York. 

Where: Saints John & Paul Church, Rectory Meeting Room, 280 Weaver Street, Larchmont


Out and About: Trip to The Brooklyn MuseumOut and About: Trip to The Brooklyn Museum
Thursday, August 7, 9:45am departure

This is a charter bus trip to The Brooklyn Museum for lunch and a private guided tour of the exhibit "Ai Weiwei: According to What?"  The exhibit features over forty works by the provocative contemporary Chinese dissident artist, Ai Weiwei. The cost to members is $60 per person which covers round-trip bus transportation, museum admission, the guided tour, and lunch.  Bus leaves At Home on the Sound at 9:45am.  Approximate return time is 4:00pm.

This program is now filled to capacity. If you would like to add your name to a waiting list, please call the office: 914/899-3150.

Some of the expense of this trip is being offset by a generous contribution from Morris and Florence Bender Foundation, Inc.

Where: The Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY


Gentle Chair Yoga with SandraGentle Chair Yoga with Sandra
Monday, August 11, 10:00am – 11:00am

This weekly class will help you to gently build your strength and maintain your flexibility and balance. $10 payable to instructor.

Where: United Methodist Church, 546 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck


Update on Obama CareUpdate on Obama Care
Wednesday, August 20, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Elizabeth Rosenthal will discuss the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) and how it relates specifically to older adults.  She will talk about the pluses and minuses of the act and cover the single-payer concept as an alternative.

Dr. Rosenthal is a graduate of Smith College and NYU Medical School. She retired in 2012  from her private dermatology practice in Mamaroneck, NY after 38 years.  She is an Executive Board Member of the NY Metro chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program and has been a frequent speaker for that organization.  She is an assistant Clinical Professor at the Albert Einstein School of medicine, teaching dermatology residents and medical students in the Pediatric Dermatology clinic since 1974. She is also a volunteer for Medicare Rights, counseling seniors about Medicare choices.  For 30 years she has been on the Board of the Community Counseling Center in Mamaroneck. This program is free and open to the public. There will be ample time to ask questions. Refreshments are served at 3:30pm; program begins at 4:00pm.

Where: Saints John & Paul Church, Rectory Meeting Room, 280 Weaver Street, Larchmont


KEEP IN MIND...KEEP IN MIND...


AT HOME ON THE SOUND Programs on LMC-TVAT HOME ON THE SOUND Programs on LMC-TV
Wednesday/Thursday- 6pm, midnight, 6am noon

Thanks to our volunteer videographers, if you've missed attending our Wednesday public programs at Saints John and Paul, you can watch the broadcasts on LMC-TV: Cablevision channel 75 or FiOs channel 36 every Wednesday at 6:00pm and repeated at midnight, then on Thursdays at 6:00am and noon.

Book Delivery in Larchmont and MamaroneckBook Delivery in Larchmont and Mamaroneck

The Friends of the Larchmont Public Library will deliver books to any homebound library card holder. Call (914) 834-2281 and ask for Reference.

The Mamaroneck Public Library offers the same service for patrons in Mamaroneck Village. Contact Carolyn at the Circulation Desk for more information. (914) 698-1250 ext 5.




  

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