The Library of the Chathams has some healthy programs planned.
Tai Chi for Health by nurse Kathryn Iorio, owner of Simply Self Care LLC and her husband Sal Iorio will offer beginners Tai Chi classes to help decrease stress, lower blood pressure and improve blood sugar control, balance, strength and flexibility. Remaining classes are set for Sat., Feb. 4 and Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. and will be limited to 20 participants.
Yin Yoga and Guided Meditation Class is set for Sat., Jan. 28, at 1 p.m.
The Mayor’s Wellness Committee of Chatham will present a 30 minute class of yin yoga which will help participants relax and relieve tension and stress. Following will be 30 minutes of guided meditation demonstrated step by step. Bring water and a yoga mat, towel or small blanket. Space is limited to 25
The Library of the Chathams Friends Of The Library plans to host a Book Collection through Feb. 24. It is accepting gently used books that are in good condition, CDs and DVDs for the Annual Book Sale. Bring donations to the rear entrance of the library and deposit them in the hallway. Textbooks or encyclopedias will not be accepted. The Book Sale begins on March 11.
The library plans to host the Essex Water Color Club Art Show Opening reception Sun., Feb. 5, 2:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. The opening reception is sponsored by Friends of the Library. The Essex Water Color Club, the oldest watercolor club in New Jersey, will hold its annual show at the library through February. The public is invited to attend.
Gen Y Networking Group is a forum dedicated to Generation Y young adults interested in job search, networking, and career development. Meetings will take place on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, Feb. 1 and 15 at 7 pm, and all are welcome to attend.
Lisa Caroselli, a certified love attraction coach and trainer, will hold a session providing tips, tools and practices to attract the love one deserves and increase receptivity to that love using the law of attraction on Thur., Feb. 2, at 7 p.m.
John Arthur, former youth services librarian and assistant director at the Library of the Chathams, will perform the music of Bob Dylan in recognition of Dylan recently receiving the Nobel Prize in Literature on Fri., Feb. 3, at 8 p.m.
The New York Philharmonic celebrates the legacy of Frank Sinatra in an all-star concert featuring performances by Christina Aguilera, Chris Botti, Fantasia, Sutton Foster, Kyle Dean Massey, Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, and Sting. Join in for a screening of this musical extravaganza Sun., Feb. 12, at 2:30 p.m.
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