Friends Theater

Section Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Tom Logsdon

Join experienced section hiker Tom Logsdon for a vicarious hike across 550 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Beginning at the Tennessee/Virginia border and continuing through Virginia and West Virginia to Harpers Ferry, Tom’s journey takes us through the Virginia Highlands with its wild horses, to the highest point in Virginia at Mount Rogers, over the Priest mountain range and finally through the Shenandoah Mountains. Tom’s most recent hike took place from May 15-June 28, 2015. Tom Logsdon is a veteran hiker who has previously hiked the entire 2180 miles of the Appalachian Trail as well as the Pacific Crest Trail.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Wellness for Seniors: High Tea

Did you know that socializing can be an important component of wellness? Participants are cordially invited to wear their best hat and bring their favorite teacup. High tea will be served, compliments of The Forum at Knightsbridge.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Wellness for Seniors: Technology for Wellness

Many people don’t think about technology as a way to improve your health, but there are many apps available that intended to do just that. From reading and stimulating your intellect to apps that offer guided meditation, yoga practice or nutrition coaching, there is an endless array available for free or for a low cost. Join one of our library’s Reference Librarians for a discussion of some of the many resources that are currently available.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Discover Travel Resources

Spring break is coming up! Whether you want to go camping in Ohio, see the northern lights in Alaska, or head overseas, you’re going to need to do some research first to find out where to stay, how to get there, and what to do when you’ve arrived. There are so many resources available, from online review sites to travel guides, that it’s hard to know where to start and who to rely on. Come learn the best resources for travel research.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Art History: The Arcimboldo Effect--Contemporary Art

In the last of a 3-part series, we will look at the continuing influence of Giuseppe Arcimboldo on contemporary artists. We will explore the ideas of transformation and double meaning in the fascinating works of artists like Shigeo Fukuda, a Japanese artist and designer who has created amazing works including a series of provocative shadow art pieces. We will also look at Arcimboldo-inspired works by Hungarian artist Istvan Orosz, contemporary Mexican Surrealist Octavio Ocampo, and others.

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Friday, February 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Family Movie and Popcorn

Come enjoy a Saturday afternoon movie in the library theater. We’ll be showing a newly released to DVD movie that is geared towards a young audience with a G or PG rating. The library will provide the popcorn/candy and you bring your own drink (with a lid please!) No registration necessary. Children 9 and younger need to be accompanied by an adult. Movie title will be available two weeks before screening.

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Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Sunday Film Club/The Land of Milk & Honey

Steve Hunt concludes our winter film series with a showing of the multi award winner “Sin Nombre” (Nameless). The film follows the story of Sayra, a Honduran teen who longs for a better life far away. Her chance for one comes when she reunites with her estranged father, and together they start their perilous journey of hope and uncertainty. 96 min 2009 R

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Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

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