Tuesday December 8, 2020
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Canceled - Knitting and Crocheting-FR
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy the company and experience of fellow yarn crafters from beginner to advanced. There is no instructor but you will learn from each other. This group meets most Tuesdays from 1 pm to 3 pm at the library. Please join us!

CONTACT:  Adult Services - Ref Desk  845-352-5700 X244  
LOCATION: Fielding Room
 
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Live Zoom - Yoga for Adults-Session-2
5:50 PM - 7:00 PM

Instructor: Carolyn Iannone, RYT-200

Tuesdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2020; 6:00-7:00 pm

Please enter 10 minutes prior to the start hour. Class will be Closed and Locked punctually at 6:00 pm. See below Virtual Etiquette and Instructions.

Please register by Nov. 30, 2:00 pm. Registration button is located at the bottom. Enter a valid email address in order to receive a link, meeting ID and password within approx 24 hours prior to the start date of the series to join all the classes. If you did not register before the first class by due date, you can register for the remaining classes, provided that it is still open and you register by 2 pm the day before the class. Please note, registering for any of the dates will automatically register you for all classes in the series. Do not share the received joining class authentication information with others, it is strictly for your use only. Recording is strictly prohibited.

Yoga is the union of breathing and mindful movement known to strengthen, energize, release stress and tension, and bring balance to your mind and body. All levels are welcome. Check with your healthcare provider before beginning any exercise program.

Virtual Etiquette and Instructions for Yoga Classes (Carolyn Iannone, RYT-200). This info is also on finkelsteinlibrary.org home page, under Virtual Programs(Yoga) as a document.

1.  Please, Take this time for YOURSELF just like you would if driving to every class.

2.  Please remember you are still “coming to class” so find the mindset of a yogi.

3.  Please, ask members of your household to respect your quiet time away from them and all other distractions.

4.  Please, turn OFF your cell phone or have it in another room. If you’re using it to view class, turn OFF the ringer and notifications.

5.  Please be FULLY READY, set up on your mat or chair with blanket/pillow 10 minutes prior to start time.

6.  MOST IMPORTANT - Have your device fully charged or plugged in if possible.  Make sure you have a good, stable internet connection!

AS A REMINDER SOME LOGISTICS OF MY VIRTUAL ZOOM TEACHING:
1.   NO sessions will be recorded by me. NO sessions are authorized to be recorded by Anyone else, including participants or the Library.
2.   Every INVITED STUDENT will SEPARATELY enter a virtual WAITING ROOM before each session begins.
3.   I will MUTE everyone’s audio throughout the session. I will only open the mic so I can “greet you” upon admission. Please do not open or unmute your mic during class.
4.   As instructor, my Audio and Video will be on throughout each session so you can all see and hear me the entire time.
5.   YOU, as a registered participant, have the option to be seen (which means you would keep your video On). If you choose to turn off your video, only a box appears on screen containing your name or however you choose to identify yourself - initials, etc.
7.   Only registered students receiving the private ID and password directly from Finkelstein Memorial Library will be admitted, until the maximum of 20 attendees is reached.

CONTACT:  Event Coordinator  (845) 352-5700 X-244  adultclasses@finkelsteinlibrary.org
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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English Classes-Virtual
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

English Class-Virtual 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Mondays and Wednesdays.  Please call Ana Diaz 845-825-6141.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Ana Diaz  845-825-6141  
LOCATION: Projects Room
Wednesday December 9, 2020
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Artistry Through Music: Pre-recorded Classical Music With Special Effects
12:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Runtime: 1 hour. Available daily till Jan. 15, 2021

Registration is not required.

Please click on this link to watch: https://youtu.be/IyTlGLePFh4

Be transported back in time, when the living rooms of a lucky few were filled with the masterworks of great composers of classical music. Join concert pianist Dan Fogel, as he paints on the canvas of silence with the music of the masters, along with visual effects, paying tribute to Mozart, Bach, Brahms, Beethoven, Joplin, Satie, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Schumann, Debussy, and Katsaris. 

Bio
A versatile cocktail & concert pianist, Dan Fogel performs virtually for special private events, slide shows, holidays, senior communities, & libraries. He plays Classical, Jazz, Musicals, Hits from any Decade, Holidays, Disney, Video Game, Film, & Folk Tunes from Around the World!

Dan is thrilled to teach dedicated students of all ages, from pro performers & educators, to beginners. He prepares pianists for: over 50 annual public volunteer performances & recitals, music auditions/recordings, competitions, adjudications, social media posts, & performing w' others. 

He imparts musicianship & pianistic artistry, technique, theory, a healthy mindset for performance, and strategies for effective practicing & independent learning.

Dan has proudly taught students who have been accepted to music programs at Juilliard, Ithaca, Stony Brook, Hosftra, and others. He organizes many free public performances & workshops.

CONTACT:  Event Coordinator  (845) 352-5700 X-244  adultclasses@finkelsteinlibrary.org
 
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Broadway Magic: Then & Now
12:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Runtime: 1 hour. Available daily till Dec. 12, 2020 (This is a recorded performace video)

Registration is not required for this event.

Songs with the musical magic that can only come from a legendary Broadway show. Be entertained with the old “razzle dazzle” and over 23 Broadway gems. Rated A+ in audience satisfaction with songs from “Annie”, “Cabaret”, “Beautiful”, “Gypsy”, “Beauty & the Beast”, “The Producers”, “Hello Dolly” and more. 

Featuring Francine Evans singing, Joel Zelnik on Piano.

Please click on this link to watch: https://youtu.be/_5m2SoCHswA

BIOGRAPHIES

Francine Evans & Joel Zelnik

FRANCINE  EVANS 
Francine Evans is a singer, pianist, guitarist, songwriter and theatrical producer with a lifetime of experience in all styles of music. Having taught herself piano in two hands at the age of 3, Francine has produced over 100 shows including NYC’s, ‘DESTINATION: Las Vegas”.  Leonard Bernstein was a fan of her eclectic musical style as was Peter Schikele (PDQ Bach).  She has performed with her big band in just about every major hotel ballroom in NYC and has appeared in cabaret clubs and folk venues on both the east and west coasts. She holds an M.A. from Montclair State University, and has performed in New York, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Japan and Greece.  

JOEL ZELNIK 
Jazz great Dr. Billy Taylor, was the first to give air play to Joel’s first jazz album, “MOVE”, which was reissued in Japan. A contemporary of Bill Evans, Joel has entertained 5 presidents, is a pianist/bandleader for thousands of events, and has performed at concert venues in New York, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Japan and Greece. NYC venues include: Windows On The World and The Rainbow Room. He has recorded four CD’s and holds a B.A. from New Jersey City University and an M.A. from Rutgers University.  His latest recording, “Live At Steinway Piano Gallery” was released in Japan and the U.S.

‘LAS VEGAS LEGENDS” was conceived by and stars Francine and Joel and ran for 5 months Off-Off Broadway.  Francine and Joel were competitors of television’s “America’s Got Talent”. They participated in the Guinness World Record Longest Variety Show at the “Metropolitan Room” NYC. Together, they perform over 125 engagements annually.

CONTACT:  Event Coordinator  (845) 352-5700 X-244  adultclasses@finkelsteinlibrary.org
 
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The Borscht Belt - Video Recording
12:00 AM - 11:55 PM

An illustrated Lecture by Marty Schneit.

Runtime: Approx. 1 hour. Available daily till Jan. 29, 2021 (This is a recorded performace video of a live zoom presentation done on October, 21, 2020)

Registration is not required for this event.

Please click on the link below to access the video recording.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ofUVv3YDn8U4ZAzybWeTvu4HiFJnLWU2/view

Marty wants to bring back to life a remarkable time, place and people. It will never be duplicated unless you lived through it. What survives of the Borscht Belt is the memory. He details the history of The Borscht Belt. Some of the sites that Marty will discuss are the following: Old Route 17, Red Apple Rest, Bungalow Colonies. The following hotels will be mentioned: Grossingers, Concord and Kutcher’s. Marty will conduct a Simon Sez routine with the group. Just about all the comedians back then got their start in the Borscht Belt. He will talk about the following comedians: Red Buttons, George Burns, Rodney Dangerfield, Sid Caesar, Henny Youngman and Milton Berle. What caused the decline of The Borscht Belt will be discussed.

Marty Schneit, born and bred New Yorker and Historian. Marty has lectured at the New York Public Library, JCC, The 92nd Street Y, The Health Outreach Program of New York Presbyterian Hospital, Central Synagogue, Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale, The Ziegfeld Society of New York, the patients at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in Manhattan, the Lincoln Center Campus of Fordham University. The Jewish Braille Institute has recorded Marty's lectures for their audio magazine and lecture series.
CONTACT:  Event Coordinator  (845) 352-5700 X-244  adultclasses@finkelsteinlibrary.org
 
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TENTATIVE - Wednesday Movie Matinee - MR
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title:      ...
Genre:   ...

Rating:  PG-13    

Length:   1 hr. xx min.
Starring: ...  


Summary: ...

Please Note: The Movie Starts at 1:00 PM

CONTACT:  Adult Services Reference  352-5700 Ext 244  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Citizenship Preparation Class-Live Virtual
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

November 4, 2020-January 27, 2021

The classes will cover:

  • N400 Vocabulary
  • US Civics
  • Practice test information and interviews

All participants must be registered.  To register, Individuals must be permanent legal residents for 5 years or more (3 years if married to a U.S. citizen).

 


 

CONTACT:  Teresa LS  914-885-4035  
LOCATION: Founder's Room
 
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Live Zoom - Zumba® for Adults-Session 2
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Licensed instructor: Nicole Russodivito

Wednesdays, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 2020; 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please register by Dec. 1, 2:00 pm. Registration button is located at the bottom. Enter a valid email address in order to receive a link, meeting ID and password within approx 24 hours prior to the start date of the series to join all the classes. If you did not register before the first class by due date, you can register for the remaining classes, provided that it is still open and you register by 2 pm the day before the class. Please note, registering for any of the dates will automatically register you for all classes in the series. Do not share the received joining class authentication information with others, it is strictly for your use only. Recording is strictly prohibited.

Participants should be capable of moderate aerobic exercise. Check with your healthcare provider before beginning any exercise program. Wear sneakers, have a water bottle and towel.

CONTACT:  Event Coordinator  (845) 352-5700 X-244  adultclasses@finkelsteinlibrary.org
There are 64 spaces available.
 
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English Classes-Virtual
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

English Class-Virtual 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Mondays and Wednesdays.  Please call Ana Diaz 845-825-6141.

GRATIS CLASES VIRTUALES DE INGLES 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Ana Diaz  845-825-6141  
LOCATION: Projects Room
Thursday December 10, 2020
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Artistry Through Music: Pre-recorded Classical Music With Special Effects
12:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Runtime: 1 hour. Available daily till Jan. 15, 2021

Registration is not required.

Please click on this link to watch: https://youtu.be/IyTlGLePFh4

Be transported back in time, when the living rooms of a lucky few were filled with the masterworks of great composers of classical music. Join concert pianist Dan Fogel, as he paints on the canvas of silence with the music of the masters, along with visual effects, paying tribute to Mozart, Bach, Brahms, Beethoven, Joplin, Satie, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Schumann, Debussy, and Katsaris. 

Bio
A versatile cocktail & concert pianist, Dan Fogel performs virtually for special private events, slide shows, holidays, senior communities, & libraries. He plays Classical, Jazz, Musicals, Hits from any Decade, Holidays, Disney, Video Game, Film, & Folk Tunes from Around the World!

Dan is thrilled to teach dedicated students of all ages, from pro performers & educators, to beginners. He prepares pianists for: over 50 annual public volunteer performances & recitals, music auditions/recordings, competitions, adjudications, social media posts, & performing w' others. 

He imparts musicianship & pianistic artistry, technique, theory, a healthy mindset for performance, and strategies for effective practicing & independent learning.

Dan has proudly taught students who have been accepted to music programs at Juilliard, Ithaca, Stony Brook, Hosftra, and others. He organizes many free public performances & workshops.

CONTACT:  Event Coordinator  (845) 352-5700 X-244  adultclasses@finkelsteinlibrary.org
 
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Broadway Magic: Then & Now
12:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Runtime: 1 hour. Available daily till Dec. 12, 2020 (This is a recorded performace video)

Registration is not required for this event.

Songs with the musical magic that can only come from a legendary Broadway show. Be entertained with the old “razzle dazzle” and over 23 Broadway gems. Rated A+ in audience satisfaction with songs from “Annie”, “Cabaret”, “Beautiful”, “Gypsy”, “Beauty & the Beast”, “The Producers”, “Hello Dolly” and more. 

Featuring Francine Evans singing, Joel Zelnik on Piano.

Please click on this link to watch: https://youtu.be/_5m2SoCHswA

BIOGRAPHIES

Francine Evans & Joel Zelnik

FRANCINE  EVANS 
Francine Evans is a singer, pianist, guitarist, songwriter and theatrical producer with a lifetime of experience in all styles of music. Having taught herself piano in two hands at the age of 3, Francine has produced over 100 shows including NYC’s, ‘DESTINATION: Las Vegas”.  Leonard Bernstein was a fan of her eclectic musical style as was Peter Schikele (PDQ Bach).  She has performed with her big band in just about every major hotel ballroom in NYC and has appeared in cabaret clubs and folk venues on both the east and west coasts. She holds an M.A. from Montclair State University, and has performed in New York, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Japan and Greece.  

JOEL ZELNIK 
Jazz great Dr. Billy Taylor, was the first to give air play to Joel’s first jazz album, “MOVE”, which was reissued in Japan. A contemporary of Bill Evans, Joel has entertained 5 presidents, is a pianist/bandleader for thousands of events, and has performed at concert venues in New York, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Japan and Greece. NYC venues include: Windows On The World and The Rainbow Room. He has recorded four CD’s and holds a B.A. from New Jersey City University and an M.A. from Rutgers University.  His latest recording, “Live At Steinway Piano Gallery” was released in Japan and the U.S.

‘LAS VEGAS LEGENDS” was conceived by and stars Francine and Joel and ran for 5 months Off-Off Broadway.  Francine and Joel were competitors of television’s “America’s Got Talent”. They participated in the Guinness World Record Longest Variety Show at the “Metropolitan Room” NYC. Together, they perform over 125 engagements annually.

CONTACT:  Event Coordinator  (845) 352-5700 X-244  adultclasses@finkelsteinlibrary.org
 
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The Borscht Belt - Video Recording
12:00 AM - 11:55 PM

An illustrated Lecture by Marty Schneit.

Runtime: Approx. 1 hour. Available daily till Jan. 29, 2021 (This is a recorded performace video of a live zoom presentation done on October, 21, 2020)

Registration is not required for this event.

Please click on the link below to access the video recording.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ofUVv3YDn8U4ZAzybWeTvu4HiFJnLWU2/view

Marty wants to bring back to life a remarkable time, place and people. It will never be duplicated unless you lived through it. What survives of the Borscht Belt is the memory. He details the history of The Borscht Belt. Some of the sites that Marty will discuss are the following: Old Route 17, Red Apple Rest, Bungalow Colonies. The following hotels will be mentioned: Grossingers, Concord and Kutcher’s. Marty will conduct a Simon Sez routine with the group. Just about all the comedians back then got their start in the Borscht Belt. He will talk about the following comedians: Red Buttons, George Burns, Rodney Dangerfield, Sid Caesar, Henny Youngman and Milton Berle. What caused the decline of The Borscht Belt will be discussed.

Marty Schneit, born and bred New Yorker and Historian. Marty has lectured at the New York Public Library, JCC, The 92nd Street Y, The Health Outreach Program of New York Presbyterian Hospital, Central Synagogue, Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale, The Ziegfeld Society of New York, the patients at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in Manhattan, the Lincoln Center Campus of Fordham University. The Jewish Braille Institute has recorded Marty's lectures for their audio magazine and lecture series.
CONTACT:  Event Coordinator  (845) 352-5700 X-244  adultclasses@finkelsteinlibrary.org
 
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Friends Meeting - FO
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The Friends provide special projects and programs that benefit library patrons such as the ever popular museum passes, the Hearing Loop system in the Fielding Room and a variety of educational and cultural programs  throughout the year.  

Become a friend! Dues are a nominal $15 per individual or $20 for a family, or be a sponsor for $50 or a corporate member at $100.

Because we are a nonprofit organization, your donations and dues are tax deductible. Can we count you in as a Friend of the Library? For further information, please call for more information at (845) 290-8845. Please leave your name and contact information and we’ll be sure to get back to you.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

CONTACT:  Rena Finkelstein   (845) 398-2358   
LOCATION: Founder's Room
 
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English Classes-Virtual
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

English Class-Virtual 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Mondays and Wednesdays.  Please call Ana Diaz 845-825-6141.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Ana Diaz  845-825-6141  
LOCATION: Projects Room

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