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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, March 23
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Steel Magnolias (1989)
Six women come together in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton, newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fear of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, March 23
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Little Learners
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Thursday afternoon.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, March 23
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, March 24
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 25
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Hacksaw Ridge
The extraordinary true story of conscientious objector Desmond T. Doss who saved 75 men in Okinawa, during the bloodiest battle of WWII, without firing a single shot. Believing that the war was just but killing was nevertheless wrong, he was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon. As an army medic Doss single-handedly evacuated the wounded near enemy lines - braving enemy fire and putting his own life on the line. He was the first conscientious objector to…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, March 27
@ 2 p.m.
On a Budget? Learn Inexpensive Ways to be Healthy
Cut your monthly bill in half while losing weight and getting healthier 10 ways to make smart, healthy choices that will support your long-term health and prevent disease
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Wed, March 29
@ 10:45 p.m.
Knitting Circle with AHRC NYC artists
Want to learn how to use a knifty knitter loom and learn some knitting skills? Join us and explore your crafty self! All created items will benefit a local charity.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
Three cowboy movie stars from the silent era – Dusty Bottoms (Chevy Chase), Lucky Day (Steve Martin) and Ned Nederlander (Martin Short) – are fired when one of their movies bombs. In what seems to be a career-saving offer, young Mexican woman Carmen (Patrice Martinez) offers them a high-paying gig in her village. The three jump at the opportunity, expecting to do their typical act, but Carmen believes they are really heroes and asks them to rid her village of bad guy El Guapo (Alfonso Arau). Ru…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Little Learners
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Thursday afternoon.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, March 30
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, March 31
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, April 1
@ 11 a.m.
Hudson Park Book Swap
Please join us the first Saturday of each month for our Book Swap. Bring in and take away books, DVDs, CDs, etc.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, April 5
@ 4 p.m.
Balloon Sculpting
Balloon artist to mingle and make quick and impressive balloon art for kids. Best for ages 4 to 12 years old. Presented by Annette Lipson.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Life of the World to Come by Dan Cluchey
Leo Brice is dead, in a sense (not the traditional one). When the neurotic law student meets his cosmic match in Fiona Haeberle, an impulsive spirit and burgeoning soap star, all seems well—the two fall fast in love, and spend three years navigating their twenties in wide-eyed wonder. But once the fantastical woman who had defined his future bolts to pursue a fantasy life of her own, Leo is forced to come to terms with a reality that more closely resembles an epilogue than the story he’d hoped i…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, April 24
@ 2 p.m.
Retirement Planning
Retirement Planning Meet and speak with retirement planning specialist, Alan Katz, CFP. This retirement funding and planning workshop explains: -the important stages of money through life and what it means to families, -how to understand the risks of various investment types, -How asset allocation can affect your retirement plan. Open to all individuals interested in learning to plan and live through retirement.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Wed, April 26
@ 4 p.m.
High Flying Design
Museum educators will teach you about the four forces of flight and how they allow airplanes to fly across the sky. You'll then get to get hands-on with educator provided materials to experiment to demonstrate the forces of flight. Presented by Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Hudson Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, May 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by E…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, June 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli
Highway is a late-in-life world traveler, yarn spinner, collector, and legendary auctioneer. His most precious possessions are the teeth of the "notorious infamous" like Plato, Petrarch, and Virginia Woolf. Written in collaboration with the workers at a Jumex juice factory, Teeth is an elegant, witty, exhilarating romp through the industrial suburbs of Mexico City and Luiselli's own literary influences.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, July 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
The national bestseller and the first volume in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy, All the Pretty Horses is the tale of John Grady Cole, who at sixteen finds himself at the end of a long line of Texas ranchers, cut off from the only life he has ever imagined for himself. With two companions, he sets off for Mexico on a sometimes idyllic, sometimes comic journey to a place where dreams are paid for in blood. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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