22 — PATENT TRADER Thursday, June 22,1972 Old keepsake mark church's 100th year Staff photo by Ted Kaplan SHOPPERS' SKA is the .Mt. Kisco business district shopping parking lot after heavy rains fell earlier this week. Boys' Club offers summer classes MT KISCO - The Boys'Club of Mt Kisco will sponsor sever al summer programs, begin ning the week of July 3. Regis tration began Monday and will continue throughout the week, 9 am to 4 p m at the club. 351 Main Street All registrations will be taken on a first come, first served basis Scuba diving will be offered Thursday evenings 7 to 10 p m This class includes one hour of lecture and two hours in the water Participants will learn diving techniques as well as use of tanks and regulators Rich ard Burns of ConnecUcut will be the instructor Yoga will be held out of doors at Wallace Shelter in Leonard Park Instruction will be in Hatha yoga postures and yoga, breathing This program is of fered Wednesday mornings, 10 to 11 30 a m for adults and 12 to 1 30 p m for teenagers ages 13-17 Professional instructors from \Yoga of Westchester. - \ under the direction of Sarama Smiler. will supervise the course Other programs being of fered are ballet, creative dra matics, modern dance, gym nasties and sports clinic Bedford artist has show at gallery in Venice VENICE. Italy — Bedford ar tist Amy Jones is having a one- man exhibition of her water colors, drawings etchings and lithographs at the Gallena Santo Stefano here. Reviewing the show, her second at the gallery, where she also exhi bited in 1958, a critic from Bal- zano called her \an American who paints Venice ajjjf she is a Venetian\ y A critic wrote in the Gazzetta Dele Arti, \Amy Jones demon strates that beyond the superi ority of her technical means is an extraordinary sensibility that makes an artist inimita ble.\ Amy Jones, who is on the fac ulty of the Bedford Arts Center, studied at Pratt Institute, and under Anthony di Bona; Xavier Gonzalez, Carlus Dyer, print- maker, Roger Prince, sculptor, and Brian Kay, print- maker She has had one-man shows at the New Britain Muse um of American Art, Norfolk (Va.) Museum of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia Art Alli ance; Okalhoma City Art Center She has had five shows inftew York and two at the Ka- tonah Gallery Collections of her work are in the Washington County Muse um, New Britain Museum, Norfolk Museum, Wharton School of Finance, Standard Oil of New Jersey, Ford Motor Company, New York Hospital and in many private collec tions, including a number in Bedford A member of the American Watercolor Society Audubon Artists, Philadelphia Print Club, Artists Equity, Katonah Gallery, Yonkers Art Associa tion, Silvermine Guild of Artists and Portraits, Inc , her awards include three from the NaUonal Gallery, the Hirschberg Prize. Fellowship Prize, Buffalo Soci ety of Artists, and purchase by the National Academy for the Ranger Fund She is the only woman among 19 artists about whom articles were written in the book \Landscape and Sea scape in Water Color,\ pub lished by Watson-Guptill Amy Jones works in oil, egg tempera uatercolor, acrylic, pencil, pen ink. brush, etching engraving, wood-block, li thograph and sculptures in lost wax AMY JONES The ballet program for girls in grades K-4 will meet Mondays and Wednesdays Girls grades K, 1. 2 will meet Mondays 2 to 3 p m . and girls grades 3. 4 will meet Wednes days 2 to 3 p.m Class sizes will be limited to twenty The modern dance program will be offered Tuesday after noons from 2 to 3 p m for girls grades K, 1, 2 and on Thursdav afternoons from 3 to 4 p m tor girls in grades 3. 4 and 5 Creative dramatics, a pro gram for both boys and girls grades 1-4 will be .held on Mondays from 3 to 4 p m for grades 1 and 2 and on Wednes days from 3 to 4 p m for grades 3 and 4 Conducted jointly with the County of Westchester. Dept of . ParRs, RecreaUon and Conser vation, the gymnastics pro gram IF designed to introduce boys and girls to basic skills in the use of the trampoline and mats Vince D'Aturio will in struct the course The sports clinic, offered under the tutelage of Will Jen nings, includes clinic and game experience in all sporting events Emphasis will be on de velopment of skills, teamwork and sportsmanship Boys in grades 2-4 are eligible Classes are offered on Monday 2 to 3 p m and Wednesday from 1 30 to 2 30 p m Swimming instructional pro grams will also be available this summer A mother and tot class will be offered on Tuesday afternoon from 2 to 2 45 p m This program concentrates on physical and mental adjust ment to the water and basic swimming skills Mother is in structed how to teach her toddler to swim and need not be a swimmer to participate The four-year-old swimming instruction class is for young sters entering kindergarten in the Fall of 1972 and will be of fered Thursdays 2 to 2 45 p m Kindergarten swim is offered Tuesdays 2 45 to 3 30 p.m Both programs stress adjustment to the water and beginner swim ming skills Red Cross Standard Instruc tional Programs will be offered in beginner swimming, ad vanced beginners, intermediate swimming, junior lifesaving and senior lifesaving Beginner swimming is offered Tuesday 3 30 to 4 15 p m arid Thurs day 2 45 to 3 30 p m Advanc ed beginners will meet Tues days 4 15 to 5 p m and Thurs days. 3 30 to 4 15 p m In termediate swimming will be on Thursdays, 4.15 to 5 p m The junior lifesaving course is open to boys and girls ages 11 to 14 who are better than average swimmers and in sound physical condition This program will meet Wednesday evenings, 7 to 9 p m *• Senior lifesaving participants must be 15 years of age before the course begins, and possess strong swimming skills This is a pre-requisite for the Red Cross Water Safety Instructors Course, offered Monday eve nings 7 to 9 p. m Co-ed adult swimming in struction and recreational swimming is offered Tuesday evenings Instruction given 8 to 9pm and recreational swim ming follows. 9 to 10 p m There will be supervised swimming for the whole family Fridays and Saturdays 7 30 to 8 30 p m Further information on these programs can be obtained by \ailing the Boys' Club North Castle library loans ARMONK — Vacation loans are now in effect at North Castle Library and books may be kept until September 9 This schedule covers all books except the new ones and those on reading lists compiled by the schools for suggested summer reading for young peo ple ARMONK — Armonk United . Methodist Church, the century- old building at the intersection of Main Street and Bedford Road here, will be rededicated Sunday for the start of its sec ond hundred years. The church was first dedi cated June 27. 1872. Bishop Lloyd C. Wicke, resi dent bishop for the New York area of the United Methodist Church will conduct the rededi- cation ceremony at 10 a.m Church keepsakes will be shared that day Members and friends have searched their homes for old papers, pictures and items of interest for an ex hibit of memorabilia at the an niversary celebration—Several items have already been col lected a tintype calendar with a picture of the Rev Cornford, pastor of the church in 1898, a piece of the original oak leaf which capped the church steeple in its early years, and a Sunday School record book dated March 1, 1891 Also on display will be the original wooden model of the church, designed by Isabella Water- bury, and a membership certif icate dating back to 1923, a con tribution by Mrs Sarah Johnson, a member to this day For almost 86 years the Meth odist Society, organized in 1787, conducted worship services in a church standing in the old Methodist cemetary at Cox Av enue and School Street Then, in 1870. the Society decided a new church was needed. A year later the trustees purchased the land on which the church now stands The building com mittee engaged Edward Dau- chey of Mt Kisco as its con tractor Then came the effort of the congregation to raise* the money needed to complete the new church, according to North Castle Town Historian Richard Lander It was to cost $11,000. a sizable sum in those days The money began coming in The largest recorded donation was $150 and the smallest single gift was $1, which probably meant a considerable sacrifice on the donor's part, said Mr Lander. —Stall photo by Ted Kaplan Armonk United Methodist Church, built in 1870's who is a trustee of the church and chairman of the Anniver sary Committee When the new church opened its doors officially to a waiting congregation and friends, a sec ond stone was laid in the foun dation of the belfry' tower It bears the simple inscription \Dedicated June 27. 1872 \ Details of the first worship service and those participating are scanty The Westchester News, published in White Plains, covered the event with this brief account, \ARMONK — The New -Methodist Epis copal Church built by Edward Dauchey of Mt Kisco was dedicated on Thursday last The edifice forms a striking contrast to the old shell on the hill, in which the Methodists have worshipped since the flood The Rev DeLos Lull was among the speaker and the singing was furnished by the New Castle Church \ Historical meeting set at Bedford courthouse BEDFORD — Turning back the clock almost a century and a half, Westchester's legis lators will meet Monday in the 1787 Bedford court house where their predecessor^ used to hold sessions every other year The commemorative after noon meeting of the county board of legislators recalls the era when both Bedford and White Plains were county seats and the old board of super visors and the county courts met in both towns The last supervisors' meeting in Bed ford was in 1829 and the last county court session in 1870 The 1972 Bedford meeting of the governing body that sup planted the county board of supervisors two years ago will take place in the same land mark edifice as these earlier sessions The Bedford court house is the oldest Westchester County government building extant and one of only three 18th Century courthouses in New York State It was reo pened in 1970 as a historical museum after a five-year resto- >.t * 1 Our motto is\We build or repair to suit your neeas from a doorknob to a new room USE for new ideas for materials for construction a TV or game room O update an interior JVE DO REPAIRS ANYTHING FROM A DOOR KNOB TO A NEW ROOF PLEASANTVILLE HOME IMPROVEMENT Co. inc.* For Information Rjr5\\H For Information Call RO 9-6667 PHI Wl 1-2473 6 Marble Ave. Pleasanfville See Ideas For Home Improvements In Our Show Rooms \A Subsidiary of Ossining Sash and Door 77 Water St. Ossining, N.Y. ration by the Bedford Historical Society, the Town of Bedford, and the New York State Histor ic Trust Herman S Geist, chairman of the Board of Legislators, will preside at the meeting Erwin H Uellendahl, Bedford's super visor, and Halsted Park Jr, president of Bedford Historical Society, will welcome the board Among those who have been invited to attend the meeting are the district's repre sentatives in Congress and the Legislature, supervisors from northern Westchester, and directors of the historical soci ety Admission will be by invi tation only, since the benches in- the old court room seat only 42' persons ; During the Revolution, after the Battle of White Plains, the Westchester supervisors met in Bedford and elsewhere in the northern part of the county After the war, the Legislature ordered courthouses built in both Bedford and White Plains Bedford was then the more populous of the two towns But the coming of the railroad in the HMOs built up southern Westchester, putting White Plains nearer the population center, and also improved transportation so* that two county seats were no longer needed Bedford lost its \half- shire\-status in 1870. 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