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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:




FEBRUARY


Presidents' Day: Office is closedPresidents' Day: Office is closed
Monday, February 20

In observance of Presidents' Day our office will be closed and yoga class and canasta 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.


Yiddish Conversation and CultureYiddish Conversation and Culture
Tuesday, February 21, 10:00 am

This program 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. Open to At Home on the Sound members and volunteers only.

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


German Conversation GroupGerman Conversation Group
Tuesday, February 21, 2:00pm

Keep up your German language skills. Kommen Sie und sprechen Sie Deutsch mit uns!  This wonderful group meets for socializing and conversation in German. Participants gather to discuss topics of mutual interest and share memories over a traditional Kaffeetafel. Open to At Home on the Sound members and volunteers only.

Where: Private home in Larchmont. Call office for location.


Mahjong with ElaineMahjong with Elaine
Wednesday, February 22, 9:30am

Call if you’ll be attending: 914/899-3150. Open to At Home on the Sound members and volunteers only.

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


Men's Discussion GroupMen's Discussion Group
Friday, February 24, 1:30pm

The men of At Home on the Sound enjoy this get-together to talk about issues of mutual interest. At Home on the Sound board member Harmon McAllister leads the conversation. Harmon says, “Price of admission: one Y chromosome!”  RSVP to Elaine: 899-3150. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

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


Music at St. Thomas: The American Gospel TraditionMusic at St. Thomas: The American Gospel Tradition
Sunday, February 26, 4:00pm

The Choir of St. Thomas, directed by critically-acclaimed conductor Eric Milnes, will offer spiritual music to warm your heart and soul on a cold winter's day!

Hear these uniquely American  songs of revival and praise that inspired and provided solace to generations of Americans from the mid-nineteeth century to the present. Think of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, How Great Thou Art, The Old Rugged Cross, Amazing Grace, and Deep River. 

Tickets are $25, $15 for seniors.  Use this link to order your tickets.  At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this event.

Where: Saint Thomas Episcopal Church, 168 West Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck


CanastaCanasta
Monday, February 27, 9:30am

Mona Gross leads this fun group which can accommodate new members. Call the office if you would like to participate. Open to At Home on the Sound members and volunteers. Learn this game and have a new hobby for the winter months.

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


Gentle Chair Yoga with ArleneGentle Chair Yoga with Arlene
Monday, February 27, 10:00-11:00am

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

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


NEW: Italian Conversation GroupNEW: Italian Conversation Group
Monday, February 27, 2:00pm

Parli italiano?  Venite a parlare italiano con noi! Do you speak Italian? Come enjoy a cup of coffee and some friendly conversation. No matter your level of proficiency join our brand new group and chat with other Italian speakers. Open to At Home on the Sound members and volunteers. Call the office to RSVP and get address.

Where: Private home in Mamaroneck

Louis Uchitelle: Louis Uchitelle: "Making It: Why Manufacturing Still Matters"
Tuesday, February 28, 3:30 - 5:00pm

Journalist and author Louis Uchitelle has covered economics and business for The New York Times since 1980. He has taught journalism for many years at Columbia University. Don’t miss this enlightening and informative presentation about manufacturing, subsidized markets, the influence of multinational corporations, the trade deficit, employment and the preservation of manual skills in a nation that once valued them highly. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served at 3:30, lecture begins at 4:00pm.

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


Of Interest in the Community: Shrove Tuesday Pancake SupperOf Interest in the Community: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Tuesday, February 28, 5:30 - 7:00pm

Our neighbors at Mamaroneck Methodist Church invite you to their Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper. Traditionally viewed as a day of repentance, Shrove Tuesday has become the last day for celebration and feasting before the period of fasting required during the Lenten season. Come to "feast" and rejoice!  Pancakes, sausage, apple sauce, coffee and dessert - all for $6.00 per Adult and $4.00 per Child

To reserve your spot, call the Church at 698-4343. At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this dinner.

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




COMING UP IN MARCH


Current Events over BreakfastCurrent Events over Breakfast
Thursday, March 2, 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. Open to At Home on the Sound members only.

Where: Nautilus Diner, 1240 West Boston Post Road Mamaroneck


Movie: Movie: "Queen of Katwe"
Thursday, March 2, 11:00 am

Queen of Katwe is the uplifting true story of a young girl from rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess. As a result of the support she receives from her family and community, she is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion. Free.

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


French Conversation GroupFrench Conversation Group
Monday, March 6, 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. RSVP: 899-3150. Open to At Home on the Sound members and volunteers only.

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


Of Interest in the Community: Fred Berger, Producer of La La LandOf Interest in the Community: Fred Berger, Producer of La La Land
Wednesday, March 8, 7:30pm

The tradition of Mamaroneck High School graduates in the film industry is no accident - the school district pioneered media studies, including the creation of the Murray Avenue School TV studio in the mid-'60s and the inclusion of TV Studies in the high school curriculum in the mid-'70s. Fred Berger credits his career as a producer to his former MHS film teacher, Dr. Michael DiGennaro, aka "Dr. Dig," who will be moderating this discussion. The acclaimed Hollywood musical La La Land has tied the record for the most Oscar nominations - 14 in total - at the 89th Academy Awards. La La Land, with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as star-crossed lovers, is a contender for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress and a host of others. Come to this discussion about the making of this remarkable film, Hollywood machinations, and an insider's view of the Oscars.

Tickets are $40. Click here to register: Notable Neighbors: Fred Berger, Producer of La La Land

At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this prorgam.

Where: Mamaroneck High School Boston Post Rd Building, , McLain Auditorium 


Men's Discussion GroupMen's Discussion Group
Friday, March 10, 1:30pm

Board member Harmon McAllister moderates. This group is open to At Home on the Sound members only. RSVP to Elaine: 899-3150.

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


Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of DirectorsMeeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors
Thursday, March 14, 10:30am


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


The Silk RoadThe Silk Road
Tuesday, March 14, 3:30 - 5:00pm

One of our favorite speakers, geographer Tim Alexander, will join us to discuss the amazing history of the Silk Road. Tim will give us a sense of its geography; the many "roads" that actually defined it; its three "Golden Eras"; and the impulses for trade from the West and the East.  Tim will also explain the flows of culture, religion,and technology that accompanied trade and eclipsed it in terms of impact. Tim Alexander has an MMA with Honors from the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Geography and an AB in Philosophy from Stanford. Free and open to the public. Bring a friend. Refreshments at 3:30, program at 4:00pm.

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


Out and About: Out and About: "The Orchid Show - Thailand"
Wednesday, March 15, Bus departs at 10:30

Our Out and About Series will next take us to the New York Botanical Garden for the spectacular annual Orchid Show.  Prepare to be dazzled! This year the exhibit will celebrate the orchids of Thailand, now the leading exporter of orchids worldwide. Don't miss this stunning display of incredible, exotic orchids.

The cost per person for round trip transportation and Garden admission is $45.  Lunch will be at the Pine Tree Cafe in the Garden. The Cafe menu features salads, pizzas, sandwiches, soups, sweets, snacks, and beverages. Please be sure to bring additional cash for lunch. 

This trip is open to members AND volunteers. Space is limited. RSVP no later than Monday, March 6th to reserve your place. This trip requires considerable walking to and around the Conservatory. If you are not physically able, we request that you bring someone to assist you. We will extend a 50% discount to that person for the cost of the bus and admission.

Where: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY


Meeting of the Board of DirectorsMeeting of the Board of Directors
Thursday, March 16, 7:30pm

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


German Conversation GroupGerman Conversation Group
Tuesday, March 21, 2:00pm

Socializing, coffee, and German conversation. There is room for new participants. Kommen Sie und sprechen Sie Deutsch mit uns!  Refreshments served. Open to At Home on the Sound members and volunteers only.

Where: Private home. Call the office for address.


Remembering the HolocaustRemembering the Holocaust
Tuesday, March 28, 3:30 - 5:00pm

Come and hear Holocaust survivor Esther Geizhal.  At age 14 she was transported from her home in Poland to Auschwitz and then to Bergen Belsen. Her horrific experiences as a young girl are beyond imagining - and should never be forgotten.

We are honored to host this exceptional program, which is free and open to the entire community. Please come. We will serve refreshments at 3:30. Mrs. Geizhal will speak at 4:00pm

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




LOOKING AHEAD


Friends of the Larchmont Public Library Annual Spelling BeeFriends of the Larchmont Public Library Annual Spelling Bee
Sunday, April 2, 4:00 - 6:00pm

The At Home on the Sound spelling team is back to represent us at the Annual Friends of the Larchmont Library Spelling Bee!  The "Spellbinders" are At Home members: Reverend Dorothy Green, Margaret Weinstock and Barbara Grae.  This is a super fun community event. You are sure to know members of many teams. Don't miss it.  Free. (At Home on the Sound is unable to provide transportation to this program.)

Where: Larchmont Temple Social Hall at the corner of Willow and Larchmont Avenues


Larchmont Then and NowLarchmont Then and Now
Tuesday, April 4, 3:30 - 5:00pm

Join Lynne Crowley, President of the Larchmont Historical Society,  for a look at the historic homes of Larchmont. Lynne will discuss the oldest houses dating from the 1880s  up into the early years of the 20th century.

Free and open to the entire community.
Refreshments are served at 3:30; presentation at 4:00pm.

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


Tea for New MembersTea for New Members
Wednesday, April 5, 3:00 - 5:00pm

If you've joined At Home on the Sound since April 13, 2016, please come to this casual afternoon tea in Larchmont. Meet and socialize with fellow members,  At Home on the Sound Ambassadors, and Board Members. Learn about our services and upcoming programs, have your questions answered, and enjoy light refreshments. Look for your invitation in the coming months.

Where:  Private home in Larchmont


Learning to Talk: Medical Education &  Evolution Of Doctor-Patient RelationshipLearning to Talk: Medical Education & Evolution Of Doctor-Patient Relationship
Tuesday, April 25, 2107 3:30 - 5:00pm

Michael J. Reichgott, M.D., Ph.D., will describe how the education of physicians - with respect to their relationship with patients - has evolved since the beginning of the 20th Century. He will outline some specific things that folks can do when speaking with their doctors.

Dr. Reichgott currently is responsible for Conflict of Interest oversight and for Human Subjects Protection at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. A 1965 Einstein graduate, he trained in Internal Medicine at UC San Francisco Medical Center, where he completed fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology and the PhD in Pharmacology. Dr. Reichgott joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania in 1972, conducting clinical research in hypertension and clinical pharmacology. A founding member of Penn’s Section on General Internal Medicine, he became director of ambulatory care and clinical practice programs for the Department of Internal Medicine. In 1980, Dr. Reichgott was appointed Chief of the Section of General Internal Medicine and Associate Chief of Staff for Ambulatory Care at the Philadelphia VA Med Center. He returned to Einstein in 1984 as Medical Director of Bronx Municipal Hospital Center. He was appointed as Einstein’s Associate Dean for Students and as the first Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education in 1989. He transitioned to Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in 1999, while continuing to serve as Designated Institutional Official for Einstein’s ACGME-accredited programs. He was appointed to his current positions in 2010.

Free and open to the public. Refreshments at 3:30, program at 4:00pm.

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
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Honoring Eugene and Emily Grant of Mamaroneck. Check back for details.

Where: Hampshire Country Club, Mamaroneck



Trump and the Future of the Supreme CourtTrump and the Future of the Supreme Court
Tuesday, May 9, 3:30 - 5:00pm

During last year’s Presidential campaign, Donald Trump said that he would select a conservative nominee for Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court to succeed the late Antonin Scalia. It is possible that President Trump may get to select more than one judicial nominee for the nation’s highest court. Our guest speaker will discuss the functions of the Supreme Court, and what Trump’s potential nominee (s) may have on the high court’s impact on American society, government and politics.

Our speaker, Stephen Rolandi, retired in August 2015 year after a managerial career with the State and City of New York. A centrist Republican, he served in the administrations of New York City Mayors Michael Bloomberg and Rudy Giuliani and New York State Governors David Paterson and Andrew Cuomo. He currently teaches public administration at Pace University and the City University of New York.He holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science and history from New York University, and a Master of Public Administration degree from NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public, where he studied public finance, constitutional and administrative law. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Steve served as Treasurer of the Larchmont Historical Society and currently is President of Carlshire Tenants, Inc. He is a member of  the “No Labels” and “Moderate GOP” organizations.

This program is free and open to the entire community. Refreshments are served at 3:30, lecture begins at 4:00pm

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




KEEP IN MIND...


Dance for Parkinson's DiseaseDance for Parkinson's Disease
Wednesdays at 1:30pm; Fridays at 1:45pm

The Rye Arts Center is committed to making the arts accessible to those with varying abilities and backgrounds.  These specialized classes stimulate mind, body and emotion in an enjoyable and safe environment. They offer participants the opportunity to learn from professionally trained dancers about stretching and strengthening muscles, with an emphasis on enhancing physical awareness and grace through modern, ballet and folk dance forms.

Dance for Parkinson’s was launched in June 2011 and replicates the Mark Morris Dance Company’s award-winning Dance for PD® program.  Dance instructors at The Rye Arts Center are specially-trained through The Mark Morris Dance Company in Brooklyn.  Feedback and attendance from this class has shown that people no longer feel classified as patients, but as dance students and are empowered to take charge of their own well-being. They feel more fluid, confident and graceful in their movements using modern, ballet and folk dance forms. Free. 

For further information contact:Anne Fumasoli, Music School and Public Outreach Director at 914-967-0700, ext. 23.

Where: The Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Road, Rye

Community Dinner at St. Thomas ChurchCommunity Dinner at St. Thomas Church
The second Saturday of each month at 5:30pm

The Community Dinners at St. Thomas  started as small gatherings of 25-30 persons from the community and now can reach up to 135 participants. Parishioners and volunteers from the neighborhood take turns being the chef, and have a crew of helpers to serve. The community dinner is held the second Saturday of each month at 5:30 pm in the Parish Hall. The dinner is free and EVERYONE is welcome.

Where: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 168 West Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck


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. Walk at your own pace: your parking will be validated until 12:00 noon. 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.


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.


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.



  

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