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Wednesday August 5, 2020
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Virtual Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. The program will take place on August 5,12, and 19. A zoom link will be sent the day before the program. Registration is July 29th and is for all three sessions.

The registration period has ended.
 
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Mosaic Picture Frame Craft in the Garden
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Children entering grades 2-6 can join us in the library garden on Wednesday, August 5th from 11:00-11:45am to create a Mosaic Tile Picture Frame. Registration begins Wednesday July 29th.

Please note the following:

  • On the morning of the program, before children enter the garden, parents should fill out this form - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth
    Children will not be allowed into the program if yes is answered to any of the questions. This link will also be emailed to you the day before the program.

  • Children should be wearing masks when entering the space and have a clear understanding of social distancing. Children will be asked to use hand sanitizer upon entering the garden.

  • All supplies used will be unique to that child. If there are two children from the same household registered for a program, they will be allowed to share a table and supplies.

  • This is a drop-off program and parents will be asked for emergency contact information at registration. Parents will not be entering the library.

  • This program has very limited registration and is available for Merrick School District residents only. A Merrick Library card is needed at signup.

  • This program is weather-permitting and you may be notified the morning of the program via email if the program will need to be postponed due to weather.

The registration period has ended.
 
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Managing & Dealing With Stress During a Pandemic
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Managing & Dealing with Stress During a Pandemic

This lecture focuses on providing participants with numerous, easily accessible skills for dealing with stress. Grounded in the principles of Cognitive Behavior Therapy, the skills introduced can be applied to a broad range of situations. Registration begins July 24. A Zoom link will be emailed to you after you register.

There are many spaces available.
Thursday August 6, 2020
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Virtual Baby Sign Language
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

She's back! Christina returns virtually to the Merrick Library on Thursday, August 6th at 10:30am to teach a World of Sing and Sign Workshop. Recommended for children ages 3 months - 5 years and a caregiver. A zoom link will be emailed out the morning of the program.

Registration begins July 30th.

There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Afternoon Storytime
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

On Thursdays, August 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th at 3:30pm, join the charming Miss Phyllis for a storytime live on Facebook.  No registration required. Go to https://www.facebook.com/merricklibrary. 

 
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Thursday Night In: Virtual Paint Night
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
On Thursday, August 6, join other tweens/teens in creating your own work of art! Mobile device, tablet or laptop needed. For 6th-12th grade.
 
Tweens/teens from Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore, and North Bellmore libraries are welcome to register with a library card. 
Further instructions on how to join the event will be sent prior to the event.

 

Don't have a library card? Get one here

 
 
Friday August 7, 2020
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Bird Feeder Craft in the Garden
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Children entering grades 2-6 can join us in the library garden on Friday, August 7th from 11:00-11:45am to create a Bird Feeder Craft. Registration begins Friday July 31st.

Please note the following:

  • On the morning of the program, before children enter the garden, parents should fill out this form - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth
    Children will not be allowed into the program if yes is answered to any of the questions. This link will also be emailed to you the day before the program.

  • Children should be wearing masks when entering the space and have a clear understanding of social distancing. Children will be asked to use hand sanitizer upon entering the garden.

  • All supplies used will be unique to that child. If there are two children from the same household registered for a program, they will be allowed to share a table and supplies.

  • This is a drop-off program and parents will be asked for emergency contact information at registration. Parents will not be entering the library.

  • This program has very limited registration and is available for Merrick School District residents only. A Merrick Library card is needed at signup.

  • This program is weather-permitting and you may be notified the morning of the program via email if the program will need to be postponed due to weather.

Saturday August 8, 2020
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Yoga with Jeanne
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Saturday Yoga

Things are slowly getting back to “normal”! Join Jeanne for 8 weeks of yoga sessions. No registration necessary! Just tune in to our YouTube channel on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. to start your weekend refreshed.

Classes begin August 8 and there will be a new class every Saturday through September 26.

Monday August 10, 2020
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Family Storytime with Miss M
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

On Mondays, August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, & 31st at 10:30 am, join the beloved Miss Meira for songs and stories live on Facebook.  No registration required. Go to:  https://www.facebook.com/merricklibrary/.  

 
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I'm Going to Kindergarten Book Club
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Back by popular demand! "I'm Going to Kindergarten Book Club" is for children entering kindergarten in September 2020. Children are not expected to be reading independently. Please note that this program DOES NOT TEACH CHILDREN TO READ. The program introduces budding independent readers to early reading books, and creates a positive social atmosphere in which to share and get excited about reading. This separation class meets August 3rd, 10th, and 17th at 10:45 am. Registration begins on July 27th.  On the day of each program, you will be emailed a Zoom link. Registration is for all three classes.

For August 3rd, please read your favorite Mo Willems book. For August 10th, please read your favorite book of all time.  For August 17th, please read a book about going back to school. Children will be asked to share about the book they read.  Additional information and a suggested craft will be sent by contact email before each class.  Need a book? Check the library's website for information about curbside pick up or home delivery.   

 

 

 
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SO Fun Game Show with The Circus Guy
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join our friend The Circus Guy and SO Fun City for an interactive online game show like you've never seen before! This program is for children entering grades K-6 and will be held on Monday, August 10th from 4:00-4:30pm. A zoom link will be emailed the morning of the program.

There are 15 spaces available.
Tuesday August 11, 2020
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I'm Going to First Grade Book Club
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

I am Going to First Grade Book Club is for children entering First Grade in September 2020.   This class meets Tuesdays, July 28th, August 4th, and August 11th from 10:30-11:00 am. Registration begins on July 21st.  On the day of each program, you will be emailed a Zoom link. Registration is for all three classes.  The program introduces budding independent readers to early reading books, and creates a positive social atmosphere in which to share and get excited about reading.  The program does not teach children to read.

For the first class, please read Henry and Mudge : the first book of their adventures / story by Cynthia Rylant ; pictures by Suçie Stevenson or any other Henry and Mudge book in the series.  Children will be asked to share about the book they read.

 

 

 
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Pajama Storytime: Shark Week
7:00 PM - 7:15 PM

 SHARK! Join Miss Elly in your favorite pajamas live on Facebook on Tuesday, August 11th at 7pm to celebrate all things shark.

 
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Applying to College in the Age of Covid-19
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This virtual workshop will examine the changing landscape of the college application process on Tuesday, August 11 at 7:00 p.m. Recommended for high school students and parents. 
 
Further instructions on how to join the event will be sent prior to the event.

Register

Don't have a library card? Get one here

 
 
 
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Teen Virtual Yoga
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
On Tuesday, August 11 and 18, join other tweens/teens for Virtual Teen Yoga from 7:00-8:00 p.m. For 4th-12th grade. Registration is for both sessions.
 
Tweens/teens from Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore, and North Bellmore libraries are welcome to register with a library card. 
Participants will receive a Zoom invitation prior to the event.

Don't have a library card? Get one here

 
 
Wednesday August 12, 2020
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Virtual Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. The program will take place on August 5,12, and 19. A zoom link will be sent the day before the program. Registration is July 29th and is for all three sessions.

 
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Fairy Lanterns in the Garden
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Children entering grades 2-6 can join us in the library garden on Wednesday, August 12th from 11:00-11:45am to create Fairy Lanterns. Registration begins Wednesday August 5th.

Please note the following:

  • On the morning of the program, before children enter the garden, parents should fill out this form - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth
    Children will not be allowed into the program if yes is answered to any of the questions. This link will also be emailed to you the day before the program.

  • Children should be wearing masks when entering the space and have a clear understanding of social distancing. Children will be asked to use hand sanitizer upon entering the garden.

  • All supplies used will be unique to that child. If there are two children from the same household registered for a program, they will be allowed to share a table and supplies.

  • This is a drop-off program and parents will be asked for emergency contact information at registration. Parents will not be entering the library.

  • This program has very limited registration and is available for Merrick School District residents only. A Merrick Library card is needed at signup.

  • This program is weather-permitting and you may be notified the morning of the program via email if the program will need to be postponed due to weather.

Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday August 13, 2020
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Afternoon Storytime
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

On Thursdays, August 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th at 3:30pm, join the charming Miss Phyllis for a storytime live on Facebook.  No registration required. Go to https://www.facebook.com/merricklibrary. 

 
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Thursday Night In: Engineering Challenge
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
On Thursday, August 13 at 4:00 p.m., join other tweens/teens to create an original structure out of paper and tape and put it to the test! How much weight will your structure hold? Participants must provide their own paper and tape (6-8 sheets of printer paper). Mobile device, tablet or laptop needed. For 6th-12th grade.
 
Tweens/teens from Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore, and North Bellmore libraries are welcome to register with a library card. 
Further instructions on how to join the event will be sent prior to the event.

Register

Don't have a library card? Get one here

 
 
 
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Pretzel Making for Adults
7:00 PM - 7:15 PM

What is better than a nice hot pretzel at a ballgame? How about enjoying one in your own home. The Baking Coach will lead you through the steps to create 9 large pretzels. We will supply the ingredients and lead you to a link on our YouTube channel to assist you in the baking of these delicious snacks. Registration begins July 29 for Merrick residents. Pick up of ingredients will be curbside beginning August 10. (You will need 1 stick of butter, which is not included)

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday August 14, 2020
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Stenciled Tote Bags in the Garden
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Children entering grades 2-6 can join us in the library garden on Friday, August 7th from 11:00-11:45am to create a stenciled Tote Bag. Registration begins Friday August 7th.

Please note the following:

  • On the morning of the program, before children enter the garden, parents should fill out this form - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth
    Children will not be allowed into the program if yes is answered to any of the questions. This link will also be emailed to you the day before the program.

  • Children should be wearing masks when entering the space and have a clear understanding of social distancing. Children will be asked to use hand sanitizer upon entering the garden.

  • All supplies used will be unique to that child. If there are two children from the same household registered for a program, they will be allowed to share a table and supplies.

  • This is a drop-off program and parents will be asked for emergency contact information at registration. Parents will not be entering the library.

  • This program has very limited registration and is available for Merrick School District residents only. A Merrick Library card is needed at signup.

  • This program is weather-permitting and you may be notified the morning of the program via email if the program will need to be postponed due to weather.

Registration will begin on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday August 15, 2020
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Yoga with Jeanne
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday Yoga

Things are slowly getting back to “normal”! Join Jeanne for 8 weeks of yoga sessions. No registration necessary! Just tune in to our YouTube channel on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. to start your weekend refreshed.

Classes begin August 8 and there will be a new class every Saturday through September 26.

Monday August 17, 2020
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Family Storytime with Miss M
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

On Mondays, August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, & 31st at 10:30 am, join the beloved Miss Meira for songs and stories live on Facebook.  No registration required. Go to:  https://www.facebook.com/merricklibrary/.  

 
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I'm Going to Kindergarten Book Club
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Back by popular demand! "I'm Going to Kindergarten Book Club" is for children entering kindergarten in September 2020. Children are not expected to be reading independently. Please note that this program DOES NOT TEACH CHILDREN TO READ. The program introduces budding independent readers to early reading books, and creates a positive social atmosphere in which to share and get excited about reading. This separation class meets August 3rd, 10th, and 17th at 10:45 am. Registration begins on July 27th.  On the day of each program, you will be emailed a Zoom link. Registration is for all three classes.

For August 3rd, please read your favorite Mo Willems book. For August 10th, please read your favorite book of all time.  For August 17th, please read a book about going back to school. Children will be asked to share about the book they read.  Additional information and a suggested craft will be sent by contact email before each class.  Need a book? Check the library's website for information about curbside pick up or home delivery.   

 

 

 
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Family Kahoot: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Are you a fan of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series? Then join us for a fun night of trivia with Kahoot. Open for children entering grades 3-6. You will need to download the Kahoot app to play. Registration is on August 10th. A Zoom link will be sent the day before the program.

Registration will begin on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday August 18, 2020
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Summer Craft @ Home for Adults
7:00 PM - 7:15 PM

To all our patrons who are crafters, we miss seeing you at the library. We are ready to get things going again. We are offering an easy beachy centerpiece for you to make in your home with a little help from us. We will supply the crafts (curbside pickup) and you will be able to join us for a virtual craft night. Registration begins August 4.for Merrick residents. Upon registration you will be instructed when to pick up your supplies. The only thing you will need is a glue gun, we will supply the rest. There is no fee for this class. Space is limited.

There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Teen Virtual Yoga
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
On Tuesday, August 11 and 18, join other tweens/teens for Virtual Teen Yoga from 7:00-8:00 p.m. For 4th-12th grade. Registration is for both sessions. 
 
Tweens/teens from Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore, and North Bellmore libraries are welcome to register with a library card. 
Participants will receive a Zoom invitation prior to the event.

Don't have a library card? Get one here

 
 
Wednesday August 19, 2020
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Virtual Preschool Storytime
 
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Virtual Preschool Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. The program will take place on August 5,12, and 19. A zoom link will be sent the day before the program. Registration is July 29th and is for all three sessions.

 
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Crafts in the Garden
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Children entering grades 2-6 can join us in the library garden on Wednesday, August 19th from 11:00-11:45am to a craft to be announced. Registration begins Wednesday August 12th.

Please note the following:

  • On the morning of the program, before children enter the garden, parents should fill out this form - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth
    Children will not be allowed into the program if yes is answered to any of the questions. This link will also be emailed to you the day before the program.

  • Children should be wearing masks when entering the space and have a clear understanding of social distancing. Children will be asked to use hand sanitizer upon entering the garden.

  • All supplies used will be unique to that child. If there are two children from the same household registered for a program, they will be allowed to share a table and supplies.

  • This is a drop-off program and parents will be asked for emergency contact information at registration. Parents will not be entering the library.

  • This program has very limited registration and is available for Merrick School District residents only. A Merrick Library card is needed at signup.

  • This program is weather-permitting and you may be notified the morning of the program via email if the program will need to be postponed due to weather.

Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday August 20, 2020
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Virtual Baby Sign Language
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

She's back! Christina returns virtually to the Merrick Library on Thursday, August 20th at 10:30am to teach a World of Sing and Sign Workshop. Recommended for children ages 3 months - 5 years and a caregiver. A zoom link will be emailed out the morning of the program.

Registration begins August 13th.

Registration will begin on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Afternoon Storytime
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

On Thursdays, August 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th at 3:30pm, join the charming Miss Phyllis for a storytime live on Facebook.  No registration required. Go to https://www.facebook.com/merricklibrary. 

 
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Thursday Night In: Fantasy Donuts
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
On Thursday, August 20 at 7:00 p.m., join other tweens/teens to create fantasy donuts! Use assorted glazes, extracts, and toppings to create amazing treats! Kits will be ready for pickup 1 day before the program. Mobile device, tablet or laptop needed. For 6th-12th grade.
 
Tweens/teens from Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore, and North Bellmore libraries are welcome to register with a library card. 
A Zoom invite will be sent prior to the event.

Register

Don't have a library card? Get one here

 
 
Friday August 21, 2020
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Pet Rock Tic Tac Toe Craft in the Garden
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Children entering grades 2-6 can join us in the library garden on Friday, August 21st from 11:00-11:45am to create a Pet Rock Tic Tac Toe craft. Registration begins Friday August 14th.

Please note the following:

  • On the morning of the program, before children enter the garden, parents should fill out this form - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth - https://bit.ly/merricklibraryhealth
    Children will not be allowed into the program if yes is answered to any of the questions. This link will also be emailed to you the day before the program.

  • Children should be wearing masks when entering the space and have a clear understanding of social distancing. Children will be asked to use hand sanitizer upon entering the garden.

  • All supplies used will be unique to that child. If there are two children from the same household registered for a program, they will be allowed to share a table and supplies.

  • This is a drop-off program and parents will be asked for emergency contact information at registration. Parents will not be entering the library.

  • This program has very limited registration and is available for Merrick School District residents only. A Merrick Library card is needed at signup.

  • This program is weather-permitting and you may be notified the morning of the program via email if the program will need to be postponed due to weather.

Registration will begin on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM     
 
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FB Live Happy Half-Hour
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Carol Ann talks books, movies, and more!

Saturday August 22, 2020
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Yoga with Jeanne
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday Yoga

Things are slowly getting back to “normal”! Join Jeanne for 8 weeks of yoga sessions. No registration necessary! Just tune in to our YouTube channel on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. to start your weekend refreshed.

Classes begin August 8 and there will be a new class every Saturday through September 26.

Monday August 24, 2020
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Family Storytime with Miss M
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

On Mondays, August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, & 31st at 10:30 am, join the beloved Miss Meira for songs and stories live on Facebook.  No registration required. Go to:  https://www.facebook.com/merricklibrary/.  

Thursday August 27, 2020
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Afternoon Storytime
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

On Thursdays, August 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th at 3:30pm, join the charming Miss Phyllis for a storytime live on Facebook.  No registration required. Go to https://www.facebook.com/merricklibrary. 

Friday August 28, 2020
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FB Live Happy Half-Hour
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Carol Ann talks books, movies, and more!

Saturday August 29, 2020
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Yoga with Jeanne
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday Yoga

Things are slowly getting back to “normal”! Join Jeanne for 8 weeks of yoga sessions. No registration necessary! Just tune in to our YouTube channel on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. to start your weekend refreshed.

Classes begin August 8 and there will be a new class every Saturday through September 26.

Monday August 31, 2020
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Family Storytime with Miss M
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

On Mondays, August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, & 31st at 10:30 am, join the beloved Miss Meira for songs and stories live on Facebook.  No registration required. Go to:  https://www.facebook.com/merricklibrary/.  

Saturday September 5, 2020
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Yoga with Jeanne
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday Yoga

Things are slowly getting back to “normal”! Join Jeanne for 8 weeks of yoga sessions. No registration necessary! Just tune in to our YouTube channel on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. to start your weekend refreshed.

Classes begin August 8 and there will be a new class every Saturday through September 26.

Saturday September 12, 2020
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Yoga with Jeanne
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday Yoga

Things are slowly getting back to “normal”! Join Jeanne for 8 weeks of yoga sessions. No registration necessary! Just tune in to our YouTube channel on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. to start your weekend refreshed.

Classes begin August 8 and there will be a new class every Saturday through September 26.

Saturday September 19, 2020
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Yoga with Jeanne
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday Yoga

Things are slowly getting back to “normal”! Join Jeanne for 8 weeks of yoga sessions. No registration necessary! Just tune in to our YouTube channel on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. to start your weekend refreshed.

Classes begin August 8 and there will be a new class every Saturday through September 26.

Saturday September 26, 2020
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Yoga with Jeanne
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Saturday Yoga

Things are slowly getting back to “normal”! Join Jeanne for 8 weeks of yoga sessions. No registration necessary! Just tune in to our YouTube channel on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. to start your weekend refreshed.

Classes begin August 8 and there will be a new class every Saturday through September 26.


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