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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:




APRIL EVENTS



Our Fourth Annual Spring GalaOur Fourth Annual Spring Gala
Thursday, April 30, 2015 6:00 pm

Our Spring Gala sells out every year. Mark your calendar now and look forward to another wonderful community event: cocktails, dinner, and a chance raffle in a lovely setting on the water. Our 2015 honoree is Bob Hiden. We will have a special tribute to Lois Steinberg. 

Look for your invitation in the coming days or click here to purchase tickets.

Where: Hampshire Country Club, 1025 Cove Road, Mamaroneck




MAY EVENTS


Of Interest in the Community: “Protecting Your Brain from Alzheimer's”Of Interest in the Community: “Protecting Your Brain from Alzheimer's”
Sunday, May 3, 3:30pm

Sponsored by Friends of the Larchmont Public Library:  Meryl Comer, author of the bestseller, Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's, will read from her book and lead an informative discussion. Free to the public. Refreshments served at 3:30pm. Program starts at 4. At Home on the Sound is unable to provide rides to this program.  

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


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
Monday, May 4, 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


Dine-About: Rio BravoDine-About: Rio Bravo
Tuesday, May 5, 12:30pm

With a nod to Cinco de Mayo, we’ve planned lunch at the newest Mexican restaurant in Larchmont.

For $25 per person our menu will start with guacamole, salsa, tortilla chips, and a refreshing glass of sangria. We’ll have salad of mixed greens with toasted pecans, cranberries, roasted corn, and avocado in cilantro vinaigrette. For the entrée there will be a choice of two: enchilada, quesadilla or tortilla with either beef, chicken, or cheese filling. Our dessert will be churros with coffee or tea. Call the office no later than May 1st if you would like to attend.

Where: Rio Bravo, 1879 Palmer Ave, Larchmont


German Conversation GroupGerman Conversation Group
Wednesday, May 6, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Kommen Sie und sprechen Deutsch mit uns!  This friendly group meets monthly for socializing and conversation in German. Participants enjoy discussing topics of mutual interest and sharing memories over coffee. Call the office for location.

Where: Private home in Mamaroneck. Call the office for address. 914/899-3150.


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
Thursday, May 7, 9:00am

Hot breakfast, hot coffee, lively conversation. $10 including tax and tip. Bob Hiden moderates. So much going on in the world - so much to discuss.

Where: Nautilus Diner, 1240 West Boston Post Road Mamaroneck


Movie: “Into the Woods”Movie: “Into the Woods”
Thursday, May 7, 11:00am
Sondheim fans take note.  Based on the Broadway show, Into the Woods is a movie-musical that intertwines the plots of several Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales.  Meryl Streep stars as the Witch; Johnny Depp is the Wolf. The film received three Academy Award nominations as well as three Golden Globe Award nominations. Enhanced listening devices are available.  Rated PG.  Free. Note: the film this month is in Mamaroneck, not Larchmont.

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


Men’s Discussion GroupMen’s Discussion Group
Friday, May 8, 10:30am

(We have changed our meeting location in the library to accommodate more participants.) Last month the group felt they hadn’t exhausted the full range of issues concerning military service so the discussion will begin there.  If there is additional time, the group will begin to address a very broad issue - increasing problems in the delivery of medical care in the US - costs, access, quality etc. At Home on the Sound board member Harmon McAllister moderates. Come to share or just listen to the conversation. RSVP to Elaine: 899-3150 or elaineweingarten@gmail.com.  

Where: Mamaroneck Library, Community Room (lower level) 136 Prospect Ave. Mamaroneck


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

Most senior yoga practitioners feel better after class than when they walked in. The rhythmic and mindful breathing helps them feel lighter and rejuvenated. No matter your condition, you will enjoy this relaxing class for men and women. No prior experience is necessary. $10 payable to the instructor.

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


Crime Novelist, Andrea SchenkelCrime Novelist, Andrea Schenkel
Tuesday, May 12, 3:30 - 5:00 pm

We are pleased to present Andrea Maria Schenkel. Ms. Schenkel  is a literary crime novelist from Germany. Her 2006 book, Tannöd (Nautilus), took the literary world by storm, selling over one million copies. The  award-winning book has been published in more than 20 languages and, in the United States, under the title The Murder Farm (Quercus, 2014). In 2009, the work was released as a film. Her second book, Kalteis, also a  best-selling novel, will be published in the United States this year under the title Ice Cold.

Both books won Germany’s Deutsche Krimi Preis, which is annually awarded to the country’s best crime novel. Schenkel is the first author to win the prize in back-to-back years. In 2008, Tannöd also won Sweden’s Martin Beck Award, which is given to the best crime novel translated into Swedish.

Since the publication of these best-selling works, Schenkel has authored Bunker (2009, Nautilus), Finsterau (Hoffmann und Campe, 2012), and Täuscher (Hoffmann und Campe, 2013), and edited a volume of Christmas-themed crime stories, White Snow, Red Blood (Ullstein, 2010).

Recently, she has collaborated with SAX Allemande, an award-winning chamber trio for classical saxophone. The team created “Mendelssohn Lieder ohne Worte” (Songs without Words), a play that blends Schenkel’s words with the trio’s music.

Schenkel lives in Regensburg, Germany and in the New York metropolitan area

This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments are served at 3:30; program begins at 4:00pm. 

Where: Larchmont Avenue Church, Russell Hall, 60 Forest Park Ave, Larchmont. To reach Russell Hall, use the Forest Park Avenue door of the church near Wendt Avenue.


New Group: New Group: "On Being 80"
Wednesday, May 13, 2:30pm

At the request of a member, we are putting together a new monthly discussion group for the octogenarians of At Home on the Sound. Come and share the wisdom, joys, and agonies that come with the 80s. What challenges are you facing now; what triumphs? How is your outlook and attitude changing? Are you like a good wine, getting better with age? What surprises you the most about your eighth decade? Let's get together to compare notes. Refreshments will be served. Please contact Elaine at 899-3150 if you  plan to attend.

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


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
Monday, May 18, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Our yoga classes are specifically designed for At Home on the Sound members and will help you to feel rested, restored and ready for the week.  $10 payable to instructor.

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

Mahjong with ElaineMahjong with Elaine
Wednesday, May 20, 2:00pm

Our mahjong group is loads of fun – join in! Open to players at all experience levels. If you are new to the game, come to learn from scratch. RSVP to the office: 914/899-3150.

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


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
Thursday, May 21, 9:00am

This is one of our most popular programs. Come to the diner for a thoughtful, moderated discussion of local, national and international issues plus a choice of hot breakfast – all for $10 including tax and tip.

Where: Nautilus Diner, 1240 West Boston Post Road Mamaroneck


Office Closed in Observance of Memorial DayOffice Closed in Observance of Memorial Day
Monday, May 25

Please give the office ample notice to schedule any rides you may need this week and next.


“Bronx Faces and Voices: Sixteen Stories of Courage and Community”“Bronx Faces and Voices: Sixteen Stories of Courage and Community”
Tuesday, May 26, April 20, 3:30 – 5:00pm

Emita Hill and Janet Munch will discuss their recently released book which captures the stories and photos of the people who were determined to preserve their community during the turbulent 1970s and 1980s.  Ms. Hill will talk about how the book came to be, why she began an oral history program back in the 80s, and what it means to have the stories in print so many years later. Ms. Munch will also cover the extraordinarily rich and varied research collection on Bronx history in the Bronx Archives at Lehman College. Copies of the book will be for sale. Ms. Hill may be a familiar face to some At Home on the Sound members, not only is she a scholar, she is also a volunteer driver!

Refreshments are served at 3:30; program begins at 4:00pm. This program is free and open to the public. 

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




SAVE THE DATE



Out and About: Out and About: "An American in Paris" on Broadway
Wednesday, June 24, bus departs Mamaroneck 12:00pm; 2:00pm curtain

We have a terrific Broadway excursion planned to see An American in Paris!  This new musical, based on the 1951 Gene Kelly film you love, is packed with classic Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” "S’Wonderful,” “I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise,” and “They Can’t Take That Away From Me.” The   production has been called "glorious” and "just plain gorgeous" by critics.  

Cost per person is $150 which covers the show ticket and round-trip bus transportation from the At Home office. Financial assistance is available to members who qualify. Speak with Elaine in confidence. We have a very limited number of seats available. If you would like to attend, please respond as quickly as possible, but no later than May 15.  Reservations must be paid in advance. Refunds will not be granted unless a replacement can be found for your seat. 

Brown bag it on the bus! Bring a snack or lunch to eat on the trip. At Home on the Sound will provide a beverage.

Some of the expense of our Out And About series is offset by a generous contribution from the Morris and Florence Bender Foundation.

Where: The Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, New York 




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 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.


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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