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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, November 3
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, November 4
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Sat, November 4
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! We meet every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm , on the 1st Floor of the Chatham Square Library. An experienced chess player will be present every week to provide assistance. We hope to see you there! And if you have questions, please call us at 212-964-6598.
Chatham Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, November 6
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, November 6
@ 3 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
All ages are welcome! Play a game of chess! Join us every Monday from 3-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Mon, November 6
@ 4 p.m.
Game On! Gaming for Teens & Kids
Have you got gaming moves? We've got two Wii's and a PS3, and we want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends, too! Also board games (chess, checkers, Connect Four, etc.). And if you are a beginner, we can help get you started!
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, November 7
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Tue, November 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
Chinese Chess || 中國象棋
Strategy board game for two players; checkmate opponent's general (king) to win; Learning, interacting and having fun with Chinese chess! 戰略棋盤,兩個參賽者的遊戲; 贏對手的將軍(國王); 學習與互動的中國象棋!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, November 7
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, November 8
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Wed, November 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Chess Instruction
Participants from beginner's to master level will learn/practice the fundamentals of chess with a cognitive approach. All materials will be provided. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by William Frangos
Pelham Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 9
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Thu, November 9
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games for Adults
Come to the library for a fun afternoon of board games, music, and more! Challenge your neighbors at Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, or Trivia Pursuit. Bring your own games, bring your friends... and bring your skills. Now every Thursday!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Thu, November 9
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming and Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends to play with. No registration neccessa…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 9
@ 5 p.m.
Chess Club
Join us for the Chess Club for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level at George Bruce Library. Challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies. Chess activities are for kids and teens. Ages 7-18. Chess Tournament will be on Thursday, November 16 at 5 pm. Rules will be given at the tournament. We look forward to seeing you!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 10
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, November 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Chess Instruction
Participants from beginner's to master level will learn/practice the fundamentals of chess with a cognitive approach. All materials will be provided. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by William Frangos
Macomb's Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, November 13
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, November 13
@ 3 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
All ages are welcome! Play a game of chess! Join us every Monday from 3-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Tue, November 14
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Tue, November 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Chinese Chess || 中國象棋
Strategy board game for two players; checkmate opponent's general (king) to win; Learning, interacting and having fun with Chinese chess! 戰略棋盤,兩個參賽者的遊戲; 贏對手的將軍(國王); 學習與互動的中國象棋!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, November 14
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, November 15
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Wed, November 15
@ 3 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
All ages are welcome! Play a game of chess! Join us every Monday from 3-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Thu, November 16
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Thu, November 16
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games for Adults
Come to the library for a fun afternoon of board games, music, and more! Challenge your neighbors at Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, or Trivia Pursuit. Bring your own games, bring your friends... and bring your skills. Now every Thursday!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Thu, November 16
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming and Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends to play with. No registration neccessa…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 16
@ 5 p.m.
Chess Club
Join us for the Chess Club for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level at George Bruce Library. Challenge your skills and learn new tactics and strategies. Chess activities are for kids and teens. Ages 7-18. Chess Tournament will be on Thursday, November 16 at 5 pm. Rules will be given at the tournament. We look forward to seeing you!
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 17
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Fri, November 17
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, November 18
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Sat, November 18
@ 1 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club! We meet every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm , on the 1st Floor of the Chatham Square Library. An experienced chess player will be present every week to provide assistance. We hope to see you there! And if you have questions, please call us at 212-964-6598.
Chatham Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 4 p.m.
Game On! Gaming for Teens & Kids
Have you got gaming moves? We've got two Wii's and a PS3, and we want YOU to show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Who knows, you might make new friends, too! Also board games (chess, checkers, Connect Four, etc.). And if you are a beginner, we can help get you started!
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Tue, November 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Chinese Chess || 中國象棋
Strategy board game for two players; checkmate opponent's general (king) to win; Learning, interacting and having fun with Chinese chess! 戰略棋盤,兩個參賽者的遊戲; 贏對手的將軍(國王); 學習與互動的中國象棋!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, November 21
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, November 22
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Fri, November 24
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
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