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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:




FEBRUARY


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
Monday, February 1, 10:00am – 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


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
Thursday, February 4, 9:00am

At Home on the Sound member Bob Hiden moderates this discussion program where civility prevails while recent topics in the news are considered.  $10 covers breakfast, tax, tip, and plenty of coffee. (Please bring $10 in cash.) 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, February 8, 10:00am – 11:00am

Do your body a favor: try our excellent chair yoga class. There are no crazy contortions. You remain seated comfortably to perform simple movements and rhythmic breathing – and reap many health benefits. $10 payable to instructor. 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, February 8, 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Did you know the latest craze is coloring books for adults? Coloring is becoming a new form of meditation. Adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed 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.

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


"The Songs of Your Youth" - a Sing-Along!
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 3:30 - 5:00pm

Come join us to sing along to the songs of your youth: the Broadway musicals of the thirties and forties; the Hit Parade favorites you knew all the words to.  Mamaroneck's John McIntyre will accompany us - and cheer us on.  Lyrics will be provided. Refreshments at 3:30; the program at 4:00. This program is free and open to the public.

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


Out and About:  Out and About: "And Still We Rise: Race, Culture, and Visual Conversations"
Wednesday, February 10, 11:00 am

We’ll be touring And Still We Rise: Race, Culture, and Visual Conversations, a stunning exhibit of African-American story quilts at the Bruce Museum. Story quilting expands on traditional textile-arts techniques to record, in fabric, events of personal or historical significance. Lunch at Rye Grill will follow our tour. Price per person for museum admission, guided tour, and lunch is $50. The lunch menu includes salad, a choice of four entrées, choice of two desserts, and coffee. Call the office to reserve your spot. Financial assistance is available to members who qualify. Speak to Elaine in confidence.

Where: The Bruce Museum, One Museum Drive, Greenwich and Rye Grill, One Station Plaza, Rye

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


Of Interest in the Community: Of Interest in the Community: "How the Heart Works"
Wednesday, February 10 beginning at 5:30

In collaboration with Montefiore New Rochelle, Sarah Neuman will be hosting an informative talk by Dr. Theordore Keltz titled “How the Heart Works”. Free. (At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this event.)

Where: Sarah Neuman Center, Tisch Auditorium, 845 Palmer Ave Mamaroneck


Men’s Discussion GroupMen’s Discussion Group
Friday, February 12, 1:30pm

This group is an opportunity for the men of At Home on the Sound to discuss topics of mutual interest and concern. Board member Harmon McAllister moderates. RSVP to Elaine by phone: 899-3150 or email: elaineweingarten@gmail.com.  Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

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


Office is closed todayOffice is closed today
Monday, February 15

In observance of Presidents' Day our office will be closed and yoga class will not be held. We will not be offering rides today. All phone messages received today will be returned on Tuesday. Please give us ample notice to arrange rides you may need later in the week.


German Conversation GroupGerman Conversation Group
Tuesday, February 16, 2:00 – 4:00pm

Our German conversation group meets each month for socializing and conversation in German. The group enjoys discussing topics of mutual interest as well as sharing memories.  Call the office for the location address. Kommen Sie und sprechen Deutsch mit uns!

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


Dine-About: Seven WoksDine-About: Seven Woks
Wednesday, February 17, 12:30pm

We’re celebrating the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Monkey! The Chinese New Year is traditionally seen as a time of fresh starts. It is an occasion for social gatherings, forgiveness, and blessings. Join us for a tasty Chinese lunch at this favorite Scarsdale destination. Our menu will be a choice of soup, a choice of many entrées (beef, chicken, vegetable, pork, or shrimp), choice of rice, and dessert. $15 per person.  Please call the office by Monday, February 8 if you would like to attend.

Where: Seven Woks1122 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
Thursday, February 18, 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


Of Interest in the Community: CrafternoonOf Interest in the Community: Crafternoon
Thursday, February 18, 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. All adults are invited to explore, share their projects, and learn from each other.

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


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
Monday, February 22, 10:00am – 11:00am

You don’t need to be skinny, young or flexible to try yoga – it’s great for everybody and every body! $10 payable to instructor. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

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


County Legislator Catherine Parker: Sustainability IssuesCounty Legislator Catherine Parker: Sustainability Issues
Tuesday, February 23, 3:30 – 5:00pm

Join us to hear Catherine Parker speak about sustainability issues in Westchester County and the Sound Shore. She will elaborate on an important part of her resolution to make Westchester a Climate Smart Community. Refreshments are served at 3:30; the program will begin at 4:00. Free and open to the public.

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


Book Group: “All the Light We Cannot SeeBook Group: “All the Light We Cannot See"
Wednesday, February 24, 2:00pm

The At Home on the Sound Book Group will discuss All the Light We Cannot See, a New York Times bestseller, National Book Award finalist, and 2015 Pulitzer Prize winner for Fiction by Anthony Doerr. Read now so you can participate. Called “enthrallingly told and beautifully written” by The Washington Post, the novel is set in France and Germany during World War II and follows the lives of two children whose paths overlap. Doerr’s novel “illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another.” Mamaroneck Librarian Lori Friedli will lead our discussion. All members are welcome.

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


Movie: “Steve Jobs”Movie: “Steve Jobs”
Thursday, February 25, 11:00am
Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The Telegraph called the film “stunningly scripted” and praised the “microscopically calibrated lead performance by Michael Fassbender.” (Rated R for language.)

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


Men’s Discussion GroupMen’s Discussion Group
Friday, February 26, 1:30pm

By popular demand, the Men’s Group will now meet twice-monthly whenever the calendar allows. Harmon McAllister moderates. RSVP to Elaine in the office.  Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

Where: Mamaroneck Library, Historical Society Room, 136 Prospect Avenue, Mamaroneck


Of Interest in the Community: Managing Retirement IncomeOf Interest in the Community: Managing Retirement Income
Saturday, February 27, 2:00 pm

Paul Tramontozzi, a financial advisor with KBK Wealth Management, an independent firm affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network, will be giving a presentation on the “Road of Retirement.” Free and open to the public. At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this program.

Where: Mamaroneck Library,136 Prospect Avenue, Mamaroneck


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
Monday, February 29, 10:00am – 11:00am

You are never too old to try something new! No matter your condition, you will enjoy this relaxing class. $10 payable to the instructor. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

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





COMING UP IN MARCH


On Being 80 Discussion GroupOn Being 80 Discussion Group
Wednesday, March 2, 1:00 - 2:15pm

All At Home on the Sound octogenarians are invited to join in this discussion group to share the wisdom, joys, and challenges that come with being in your 80s and older. Moderated by our director, Elaine Weingarten. Please call ahead if you'll be attending. 899-3150.

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


Out and About: Out and About: "Old Hats" at the Signature Theatre
Sunday, March 6, 2:00pm (bus leaves at 12:00n)

Called "one of the funniest shows of the past few years" by the New York Post, this production reunites the clowns Bill Irwin and David Shiner with original director Tina Landau and introduces their new songstress and comic foil Shaina Taub, hailed as “a young Judy Garland meets grown-up Lisa Simpson” by the San Francisco Chronicle. Using music, technology, and movement, Irwin and Shiner combine their inimitable magic and slapstick to create an unforgettable outing. $75 per person covers round trip bus transportation from the At Home on the Sound office and the theater ticket. Members are invited to bring a small lunch to eat on the bus. Financial assistance is available to members who qualify. Speak to Elaine in confidence. Tickets for this trip are limited and must be paid in advance. Call the office if you would like to attend. Some of the expense of the Out and About series is offset by a generous contribution from Morris and Florence Bender Foundation, Inc.

Where: Signature Theatre Company, 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY


City on a Grid: How New York Became New YorkCity on a Grid: How New York Became New York
Tuesday, March, 8, 3:30 - 5:00pm

We are so excited to have author and historian Gerard Koeppel come to discuss his new book, City on a Grid. Mark your calendar so you don't miss this fascinating presentation. Free and open to the public.

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




SAVE THE DATE


Fifth Annual At Home on the Sound GalaFifth Annual At Home on the Sound Gala
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Plans are underway for our annual gala, to be held once again at the lovely Hampshire Country Club. Save the date for this wonderful event - cocktails, dinner and community spirit!

Where: Hampshire Country Club, 1025 Cove Road, 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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