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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:


AUGUST EVENTSAUGUST EVENTS


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
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


Movie: “Lone Survivor”Movie: “Lone Survivor”
Monday, August 11, 11:00am -1:00pm

Set during the war in Afghanistan, Lone Survivor dramatizes the failed United States Navy SEALs counter-insurgent mission Operation Red Wings, during which a four-man SEAL reconnaissance and surveillance team was tasked to track a Taliban leader. This film is rated R for bloody, intense, prolonged violence and pervasive language. Free.

Where: Mamaroneck Public Library Community Room 136 Prospect Avenue Mamaroneck


Of Interest in the Community: Westchester Chorale “Summer Sings”Of Interest in the Community: Westchester Chorale “Summer Sings”
Tuesday, August 12, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join the Westchester Chorale to sing: Puccini’s Messa di Gloria under conductor Ben Niemczyk from the  Westchester Oratorio Society. $10 general admission includes refreshments and use of a rental score (please bring your own score if possible). For more 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


Movie: “Muppets Most Wanted”Movie: “Muppets Most Wanted”
Wednesday, August 13, 2:30 – 4:30pm

A critic called this comic romp a “cascade of epic silliness.” A case of mistaken identity puts Kermit the Frog on the "Most Wanted" list, after his dastardly look-a-like pulls a jewel heist. The beloved Muppets are joined by a long list of human stars including Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, and Ty Burrell. Rated PG. Free.

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


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
Thursday, August 14, 9:00am

At Home on the Sound member Bob Hiden moderates this stimulating discussion group. Enjoy your choice of breakfast, plus lively conversation about local, national and international issues – all for $10 including tax and tip.

Where: Nautilus Diner, 1240 West Boston Post Road Mamaroneck


Of Interest in the Community: Mamaroneck Summer Block PartyOf Interest in the Community: Mamaroneck Summer Block Party
Thursday, August 14, 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Take a summer stroll along Mamaroneck Avenue. There will be live music, food, games, children's activities and more. At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this event.

Where: Mamaroneck Avenue between Halstead Avenue & Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck


Gentle Chair Yoga with SandraGentle Chair Yoga with Sandra
Monday, August 18, 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


Mahjong with ElaineMahjong with Elaine
Tuesday, August 19, 1:30pm

Our director Elaine will lead another fun mahjong session. Come to socialize and learn the game or remember the game if you haven't played for a while. RSVP: 899-3150. 

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


Of Interest in the Community: Westchester Chorale “Summer Sings”Of Interest in the Community: Westchester Chorale “Summer Sings”
Tuesday, August 19, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join the Westchester Chorale to sing the Brahms Requiem led by conductor Richard Slade. $10 general admission includes refreshments and use of a rental score. Please bring your own score if possible. At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation. For more information call 914-309-0279. 

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


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


Open Bocce PlayOpen Bocce Play
Thursday, August 21, 10:30am

Come out for a few rounds of bocce with fellow At Home on the Sound members.  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.  Free. Park on site or at the shopping centers next door to the VFW.

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


Of Interest in the Community: CrafternoonOf Interest in the Community: Crafternoon
Thursday, August 21, 2:00 – 4:00pm

If you knit, crochet, embroider or do felting, bring your work and join the Mamaroneck Library staff and friends who also enjoy crafting. Free. No registration is required - just stop in. Library phone: 914/698-1250. 

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


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
Monday, August 25, 10:00am – 11:00am

The beauty of practicing yoga as we age is its ability to adapt poses and techniques to fit you at this very moment. $10 payable to instructor.

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



Open Bocce PlayOpen Bocce Play
Tuesday, August 26, 10:30am

This is your second opportunity to play bocce this month. Spend some time outdoors and get to know some of your fellow At Home on the Sound members.  Bring a cool beverage with you if it’s warm out. Free.

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


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
Thursday, August 28, 9:00am

This is one of our most popular member programs. Come enjoy intelligent conversation about events of the day over your choice of breakfast. $10 including tax and tip.

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


LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER...LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER...


Communicating with your adult childrenCommunicating with your adult children
Wednesday, September 3, 3:30 - 5:00pm

Old patterns and habits can get in the way when we try to communicate with our adult children. Misunderstandings and hurt feeling can result when discussing delicate topics such as health and finances. Dr. Tom Adamski will present the essential elements of communication theory in a user friendly manner. He will  identify behaviors and issues that can enhance or derail functional communication.  Scenario and group involvement will help to bring the concepts of communication alive. Handouts with guidance about ways to improve communication will be reviewed and distributed. This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments are served at 3:30, program begins at 4:00pm.

Dr. 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. 

PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL LOCATION FOR THIS PRESENTATION:

Where: Tisch Auditorium, Sarah Neuman Center, 845 Palmer Avenue Mamaroneck. Free parking on the Sarah Neuman campus. From main entrance follow signs to Tisch Auditorium or drive toward back of building and enter near the cafe.


Museum Trip: “Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans”Museum Trip: “Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans”
Tuesday, September 9, approximate departure 9:00am

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Madeline’s publication, the New-York Historical Society will honor the beloved schoolgirl and her creator Ludwig Bemelmans with an exhibition of more than 90 original artworks. In addition to drawings from all six Madeline books, the exhibition will also feature Bemelmans' drawings of the old Ritz Hotel in New York, murals from a rediscovered Paris bistro, panels from the Onassis yacht, and a cache of fabrics based on an early picture book.

$40 per person covers round trip bus transportation and admission to the museum. Bring a light snack or lunch for the bus; or you may purchase food in the museum’s restaurant. (Salads, pasta and panini are available in the $15 - $20 price range.)  There are limited seats available. Call the office no later than Monday, August 11th if you want to attend.


Volunteer Appreciation Cocktail PartyVolunteer Appreciation Cocktail Party
Tuesday, September 9, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

We will be toasting our wonderful team of volunteers at this afternoon cocktail party. We all had such a wonderful time at last year's get-together, we are looking forward to another nice afternoon of wine, appetizers, and socializing on the terrace of a private home in Mamaroneck. Look for an email invitation in the coming weeks.



Dine-About:  Larchmont Shore ClubDine-About: Larchmont Shore Club
Wednesday, September 10, 12:30pm

We're returning to one of our favorite lunch spots, the Garden Room of the Larchmont Shore Club. Our menu will be: a house salad; choice of poached salmon in chardonnay tangerine broth, chicken salad plate with toast points, or quiche of the day with seasonal fruit. There will be vanilla parfait for dessert, plus coffee or tea and soft drinks. The cost per member is $24. If you would like to attend, please call the office as soon as possible but no later than Thursday, September 4th. 914/899-3150. 

Where: The Larchmont Shore Club, 1 Oak Bluff Avenue, Larchmont


Meeting of the Board of DirectorsMeeting of the Board of Directors
Thursday, September 11, 7:30pm

LOOKING AHEAD TO OCTOBER...LOOKING AHEAD TO OCTOBER...


Open House for Potential MembersOpen House for Potential Members
Tuesday, October 7, 3:00 - 4:00pm

The community is invited to attend this Open House to learn more about the services and programs offered by At Home on the Sound. RSVP to 914/899-3150.

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


Out and About: A Gentleman's Guide to Love and MurderOut and About: A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Wednesday, October 29, 12:00 noon departure

We are excited to announce the next destination in our "Out and About" program: a matinee performance of the Broadway musical comedy, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder."  The show, which won four 2014 Tony Awards including Best Musical, stars the incomparable Jefferson Mays. In the New York Times Charles Isherwood wrote, "Mr. Mays sings, dances, ice-skates, bicycles and generally romps through some eight roles — flipping among personas male, female and somewhere in between — at a pace that sets your head spinning."

$125 per person covers ticket and round trip bus transportation from the At Home on the Sound parking lot. Bring a snack for the bus. We have a limited number of tickets. If you would like to attend, please call the office right away to let us know: 914/899-3150.

Where: Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th Street, New York, NY


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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