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Calendar of Events

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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:




SEPTEMBER


German Conversation GroupGerman Conversation Group
Tuesday, September 27, 2:00pm

Our German group is back after a summer break. Kommen Sie und sprechen Deutsch mit uns.  Refreshments served. We have room for new participants – if you speak some German, join this welcoming group of men and women. Call the office to RSVP and receive the location address. Open to At Home on the Sound members and volunteers.

Where: Private home


The Queen of Heartbreak Trail: The Life and Times of Harriet Smith PullenThe Queen of Heartbreak Trail: The Life and Times of Harriet Smith Pullen
Tuesday, September 27, 3:30 - 5:00pm

In 1897 in the midst of the Klondike Gold Rush, Harriet Smith Pullen landed in Skagway, Alaska broke and alone. Her enterprising attitude and gregarious nature would make her an Alaska legend. Harriet Smith Pullen’s life story will be recounted by Eleanor Phillips Brackbill, her great-granddaughter, who traveled the path of her ancestor. Don’t miss the remarkable American saga of The Queen of Heartbreak Trail. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments 3:30; program at 4:00pm.

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


"On Being 80" Discussion Group
Wednesday, September 28, 2:00pm

We have received so much positive feedback about this group. If you are 80 or above, join us for a friendly and supportive discussion and refreshments. Board member Nedra Gillette moderates. Please call if you'll be attending. 899-3150. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

Where: Mamaroneck Town Center, Conference Room D, 740 W. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck




OCTOBER


French Conversation GroupFrench Conversation Group
Monday, October 3, 9:30am

If you speak French - or want to brush up on the French you once spoke - come to converse with fellow members and volunteers at this fun group. Do not be intimidated if your French is a bit rusty! This group is social first and foremost - and very welcoming. Parlez-vous français? Joignez-vous à notre groupe de conversation française. Appeler le bureau si vous souhaitez participer. Speaking a second language is great for the brain! RSVP: 899-3150.

Where: Private home in Larchmont. Call the office for address.


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
Monday, October 3, 10:00am

Did you know yoga can help to alleviate stress, fatigue, and pain, while also reducing the risk of fall related injuries? Try this relaxing class for men and women and see how much better you’ll feel. $10 payable to the instructor. No prior experience necessary. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

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


Of Interest in the Community: Of Interest in the Community: "De-stress and Self Express"
Monday, October 3, 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Coloring for adults is now considered a form of meditation and an excellent means of relaxation. Adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those made for children. They offer a fun and unique way to unwind and express your creativity. Color yourself calm! Drop in any time between 4pm and 7pm for music, refreshments, relaxation, and coloring. Coloring sheets and tools will be provided. Must be 18 or over to attend. Due to the hour, At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this program.

Where:  Mamaroneck Library, Community Room, 136 Prospect Avenue, Mamaroneck


Dine-About: Westchester Burger CompanyDine-About: Westchester Burger Company
Wednesday, October 5, 12:30pm

Have a delicious specialty prime beef burger; fries; salad or choice of soup; dessert and coffee at this popular Westchester favorite.  $15 per person - extra if you’d like a beer or soda. This is sure to be another lively lunch with the At Home on the Sound crowd. Call the office no later than October 3rd if you would like to attend. 899-3150.

Where: Westchester Burger Company, 275 South Ridge Street, Rye Brook


Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of CareDementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care
Wednesday, October 5, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

In a moving wake-up call, Dr. Allen Power delivers a blueprint for the effective care of aging dementia patients. Program followed by cocktail reception and book signing.  There is no cost to attend but a reservation is required by September 30. Follow this link for additional information or to register or call 212-870-5053. At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this event.

Where: Sarah Neuman, 845 Palmer Avenue, Mamaroneck


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
Thursday, October 6, 9:00am

Spirited moderated discussion of local, national and international issues over your choice of a full hot breakfast. $10 including tax and tip. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

Where: Nautilus Diner, 1240 West Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck


Movie: Movie: "A Hologram for the King"
Thursday, October 6, 11:00am

Cultures collide when an American businessman (Tom Hanks) is sent to Saudi Arabia to close what he hopes will be the deal of a lifetime. Baffled by local customs he eventually finds his footing with the help of a wise-cracking taxi driver and a beautiful Saudi doctor. Rated R. 90 minutes. Free.

Where: Mamaroneck Public Library, Community Room, 136 Prospect Avenue, Mamaroneck


Of Interest in the Community: The Osborn Wellspring Writers SeriesOf Interest in the Community: The Osborn Wellspring Writers Series
Thursday, October 6, 7:00pm

Author Michael Riedel will discuss his book “Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway.” The book will be available for purchase and signing at the talk. Free and open to the public, but reservations are required: Debbie Garvin 925-8218 or RSVP@theosborn.org.  At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this program.

Where: The Osborn, 101 Theall Road, Rye


Brentano String Quartet in ConcertBrentano String Quartet in Concert
Sunday, October 9, 4:00 pm

We are excited to be partnering with our friends at the Emelin Theatre to offer this concert to our members and volunteers at a special price: Since its inception in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet has appeared throughout the world to popular and critical acclaim. Within a few years of its formation, the Quartet garnered the first Cleveland Quartet Award and the Naumburg Chamber Music Award; and in 1996 the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center invited them to be the inaugural members of Chamber Music Society Two. The Quartet was recently named the new Quartet in Residence at Yale School of Music. The afternoon’s program: Mozart: Quartet No. 16 in E-flat Major, K. 428; Kurtág: 6 Moments Musicaux, Op. 44; and Mendelssohn: Quartet in E-minor, Op. 44, No.2. 

$30 per person. Transportation is available to members. Please call the office as soon as possible, but no later than October 3 if you would like to attend.

Volunteers: Please call the At Home on the Sound office to receive a Promotional Code to purchase your tickets directly from the Emelin website or box office. 899-3150.

Where: Emelin Theater,  153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck


Out and About: Out and About: "Jerusalem 1000 - 1400: Every People Under Heaven"
Tuesday, October 18, Bus leaves promptly at 9:15am

While Jerusalem is often described as a city of three faiths, that formulation underestimates its fascinating complexity. The city was home to multiple cultures, faiths, and languages. This will be the first exhibition to unravel the various cultural traditions and aesthetic strands that enriched and enlivened Jerusalem in medieval times. The show will include over 200 works of art gathered from some 60 lenders worldwide. This extraordinary exhibit demonstrates the crucial role Jerusalem has played in shaping world culture. $55 per person covers our guided tour and round trip bus transportation from the At Home office. BRING AN ADDITIONAL $25-$30 IN CASH TO COVER LUNCH at one of the Museum’s restaurants. Space is limited. Reservations must be paid in advance. Call if you want to attend. 899-3150.

Where: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York


Very Beginning MahjongVery Beginning Mahjong
Wednesday, October 19, 10:00am

Elaine will be offering a new session of Mahjong classes, this time for true beginners.  Come learn this classic game that is all the rage again. Call the office to hold your spot if you want to participate. Open to At Home on the Sound members and volunteers.

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


Direct  from MIT: Learn about Direct from MIT: Learn about "Emerald" Health Companion for Older People
Wednesday, October 19, 2:00pm

Welcome to the future of aging. We are very pleased to host this presentation by members of the team from MIT that has created "Emerald," a wireless health companion and fall detection device that you don't have to wear. Click here to see them give a quick demonstration to President Obama. PhD candidate Zach Kabelac and MIT Professor Dina Katabi will give a description of their project, answer questions, hear your feedback and recruit potential volunteers to test the product. Don't miss this. You must RSVP to attend.

Where: At Home on the Sound Office, 545 Tompkins Avenue, 3rd Floor, Mamaroneck


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
Thursday, October 20, 9:00am
Bob Hiden moderates this popular discussion program where civility prevails while recent topics in the news are considered.  $10 includes hot breakfast, tax, tip, and plenty of coffee. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

Where: Nautilus Diner, 1240 West Boston Post Road Mamaroneck


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
Monday, October 24, 10:00 - 11:00am

This class may be the best kept secret of At Home on the Sound membership.
It will leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed and ready for the week. No prior experience is necessary – yoga is really not complicated. The class is just $10 per session, payable to instructor. Try it! Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

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


Yiddish Conversation and CultureYiddish Conversation and Culture
Tuesday, October 25, 10:00 am

This program just launched in September and new members are welcome. Learn and socialize and learn with others who would like to refresh their skills and reminisce about their experiences listening to and speaking this rich language. Participants rotate hosting duties. Call the office to RSVP.

Where: Private home in Larchmont. Call the office for address.


German Conversation GroupGerman Conversation Group
Tuesday, October 25, 2:00pm

Kommen Sie und sprechen Deutsch mit uns!  The German conversation group meets for socializing and conversation in German. Enjoy coffee and a slice of kuchen while sharing stories and discussing topics of mutual interest.  Call the office for the location address.

Where: Private home in Larchmont.


Tools for Minimizing Financial IssuesTools for Minimizing Financial Issues
Tuesday, October 25, 3:30 - 5:00pm

Marci Lobel-Esrig is the President and General Counsel of SilverBills. She will share excellent direction on how to deal with the bills and papers everyone accumulates: what we need to keep and what can be eliminated.  Marci has been a practicing attorney for more than 20 years.  For approximately 8 years, until 2015, she was an in-house attorney for a well-know real estate investment company.  She received her J.D. from New York University School of Law.  She received her B.A. degree Magna Cum Laude from Columbia College, Columbia University where she was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa.  She founded SilverBills in 2015 after seeing the challenges faced by her elderly aunt who wished to age in  place. This program is free and open to the community. Refreshments are served at 3:30, the lecture begins at 4:00pm.

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


Book Group: Book Group: "The Little Paris Bookshop"
Wednesday, October 26, 2:00pm

From his floating bookstore on the Seine, Monsieur Perdu prescribes novels for the hardships of life. The only person he can’t seem to heal is himself; he’s still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared. She left him with only a letter, which he has never opened. After Perdu finally reads the letter, he hauls anchor and departs on a mission to the south of France, hoping to make peace with his loss and discover the end of the story.Read now so you can participate in the discussion.The book is available at the library.

Where: Mamaroneck Public Library, Community Room 136 Prospect Ave. Mamaroneck


"On Being 80" Discussion Group
Thursday, October 27, 2:00pm

At Home on the Sound octogenarians are invited to share the joys and challenges that come with being in your 80s and older. Board member Nedra Gillette moderates. Refreshments served. Please call if you'll be attending. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

Where: Mamaroneck Town Center, Conference Room D, 740 W. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck


Men's Discussion GroupMen's Discussion Group
Friday, October 28, 1:30pm

Board member Harmon McAllister moderates this group that provides a rare opportunity for the men of At Home on the Sound to come together. Participants determine the topics and direction of the meeting. RSVP to Elaine in the office. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

Where: Mamaroneck Library, Community Room, 136 Prospect Ave. Mamaroneck


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
Monday, October 31, 10:00am - 11:00am

Our yoga instructor Arlene Towers specializes in yoga for older adults. This class is appropriate for men and women at all fitness levels. $10 payable to instructor. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

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




LOOKING AHEAD


Medicare WorkshopMedicare Workshop
Tuesday, November 15, 3:00pm

We are fortunate to have Christine Randolph with us once again to answer Medicare questions. Christine is a Medicare counselor with the Senior Benefits Information Center (SBIC) project of the Westchester Library System. This workshop will provide an overview of Medicare coverage options and explain what all participants should do during the Fall Open Enrollment period.  Questions will be answered and information given to those who request individual counseling. Call the office if you plan to attend. Open to At Home on the Sound members and volunteers only.

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


Thanksgiving Potluck DinnerThanksgiving Potluck Dinner
Tuesday, November 22, 4:00 - 6:30pm

No plans for Thanksgiving this week? Join your At Home on the Sound family for a Thanksgiving Dinner in our office. Our board members will be preparing some of their favorite dishes to share. If you'd like, you can bring a favorite dish to pass too. Enjoy this meal with us - and then take home a plate to reheat!  There is limited space for this event. Please call the office if you plan to attend.

Where: At Home on the Sound office, 545 Tompkins Avenue, Mamaroneck.


Fall PreventionFall Prevention
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:30 - 5:00pm

Physical Therapist Erik Hofmann will offer this program to help keep us on our feet.

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


Sixth Annual At Home on the Sound Spring GalaSixth Annual At Home on the Sound Spring Gala
Thursday, May 4, 2017

Stay tuned for details.

Where: Hampshire Country Club, Mamaroneck




KEEP IN MIND...


At Home on the Sound Public  Programs on LMC-TVAt Home on the Sound Public Programs on LMC-TV
Wednesday/Thursday- 6pm, midnight, 6am noon

Thanks to our volunteer videographers, if you've missed attending our public programs at Larchmont Avenue Church, 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.


Mall Walking at The Westchester in White PlainsMall Walking at The Westchester in White Plains
Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the year, 8:00am - 10:00 am

The Westchester Mall in White Plains is open every Tuesday and Friday from 8:00 am to 10:00 am for indoor walking. Admission is free and parking is validated. To join, sign up at the horse fountain plaza near Crate & Barrel on Retail Level Two. For more information call the Westchester County Parks Department at: (914) 231-4645.




  

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