The Library of the Chathams has many events planned for September.
Gen Y Networking Group, a forum dedicated to Generation Y young adults interested in job search, networking, and career development, has planned meetings the first and third Wednesday of the month, Sept.7 and 21 at 7 p.m., and all are welcome to attend.
Become an Empowered Health Care Consumer with Lorie Gardner, a registered nurse and member of the National Association of Health Care Advocacy and the Alliance of Professional Health Advocates, who plans to present a lecture Sat., Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. Her focus is to ensure patients are equipped with knowledge and support to make good medical decisions and obtain optimal healthcare in times of illness or aging.
Check out Methods of Meditation. Chatham Mayors Wellness Committee members, Kati Walker, Denise Mihalik, and Bianca Godoy, plan to present a meditation workshop on Sat., Sept. 10 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will be guided through Qidong, a mindful practice of cultivating the body’s energy through slow, graceful movements that strengthen the muscles and ligaments. In addition, participants will experience Himalayan Singing Bowls which are used to achieve a deep, relaxed meditation. Wear clothing that allows freedom of movement and bring a yoga mat, beach towel or small blanket. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Sign up online or call 973-635-0603.
Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning Lectures—Mozart: the Man, the Myth and the Music. Dr. Vincent J. Ruffino, adjunct assistant professor of Music History at the College of St. Elizabeth and guest conductor at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, plans to present a four part series of lectures on the life and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on Tues., Sept. 13, 20, 27, and Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to noon. A $40 fee for this course is required by Sept. 6. Make checks payable to The Friends of the Library of the Chathams.
Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning Lectures—Issues of American Foreign Policy. Dr. Douglas W. Simon, professor emeritus of political science specializing in international affairs at Drew University and a two- time recipient of the Drew’s Distinguished Teaching Award, plans to present a four part series of lectures concerning the issues of American foreign policy on Tues., Sept. 13, 20, 27, and Oct. 4 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. A $40 fee for this course is required by Sept. 6. Make checks payable to The Friends of the Library of the Chathams.
Healthy Gut Lecture, with Catherine Pettie, a healthy lifestyles practitioner and owner of Holistically Clear, LLC, who plans to present a lecture on Sat., Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. designed to educate about personal health options. Included in the program will be information on whole food choices, the mind over matter factor, and how they are connected.
Star Wars Stormtroopers of the North East Remnant Garrison.
Then Northeast Remnant is a Garrison of 501st Legion serving New Jersey. The members strive to create costumes which reflect the realism of those seen in the films of the Star Wars saga. Join in on Sat., September 17 at 2 p.m. Meet favorite Star Wars characters and participate in some special activities.
Photography and Art Show with Kyle Trebour and Dale Mallett.
Kyle Trebour of Jackson, Wyo., and Dale Mallett of Chatham plan to hold a show of his photography and her pastel and watercolor paintings of Tanzania through September.
Recently they have worked in Tanzania for the Tanzanian Children’s Fund. Trebour has traveled extensively over the world capturing his experiences through his magnificent photographs. Mallett’s beautiful paintings depict her observations in softer tones of the people and landscapes of Tanzania. Join their reception, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, on Sun., Sept. 18 at 2:15 p.m.