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The Freeport Baldwin Leader. (Freeport, N.Y.) 1987-current, January 05, 2017, Image 5

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?HE WEEK Nearby things to do this week Soup on a cold winter's day library news Lea'm how to make a healthy Tuscan vege- table soup to keep you warm on the cold winter days. Chef Rob Scott will lead the class at the Freeport Memorial Library this Friday, Jan. 6 at 1 p.m. There is a nonre- fundable fee of $5 payable at the time of registration at Reference. Explore a new hobby Beat the winter blues by exploring a new hobby at the Freeport Memorial Library this week. On Monday, Jan 9, learn to develop your speaking skills at a meeting of theToastmasters. Prefer orthnology? The Audubon Society meets on Tuesday, Jan 10. Finally you can improve your camera skills at a meeting of the Freeport Camera Club on Wednesday, Jan. 11. All these programs begin at 7 p.m. Healthy you in the New Year Start the New Year right Join other Freeporters for a yoga class at the Freeport Memorial Library, led by April Diane, a licensed yoga instructor. Classes are held each Thursday at 2 p.m., beginning on Jan. 12. Yoga can benefit anyone, regardless of age, flexibility or disability. Fully hydrate, eat no less than 30 minutes before class and bring a bottle of water and a yoga mat with you to class. More adventures with that big bad wolf \Red Riding Hood,\ an innovative musical adapta- tion of the beloved fairy tale, is told through the eyes of a brother and sister having a sleepover at their grandmother's house, on the Long Island Children's Museum stage,Tuesday through Friday, Jan. 10-13. Soon what's real and whafs imagined begin to blur, and the kids find themselves in the deep dark woods with a wolf tracking them down. Info: (516) 224-5800 or www.licm.org. Pretty in pink \Pinkalicious beloved children's book by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann, springs to life in Plaza Theatrical Productions version of this musical confection, in Bellmore. Everyone will- be thinking (and wearing) pink, Iik6 Pinkalicious Pinkerton, the heroine of this preteen charmer, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 7-8. Irifo: (516) 599-6870 orwww.plazatheatrical.com. Art Elemental Space by Stanley Cadet Jan. 3-30 Elemental Space is a series of photo- graphic portraits of athletes and perfor- mance artists. It brings attention to how ambition, perseverance and personal drive defy limitations and aid one in over- coming challenges and obstacles. Music Tribute to the Divas Presented by JayCee Driesen and the JC Revue Sunday, Jan 29,2:30 p.m. A collaboration of songs from Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Cher, Celine Dion, Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli, Shir- ley Bassey, Gladys Knight, Nina Simone, Etta James and more, this show will have you singing along and moving your feet. Literature Memoir Writing: Sharing our Stories Led by Barbara SpineUi Tuesdays, 2-4p.m. Jan. 17 and Feb. 14 If you have wanted to share your life experiences then this is the place to begin. Come join us at this monthly gath- ering remembering our past. Bring the writer's tools: paper and pen. Register online, by phone or in person at Refer- ence. Adults Computer Classes for Grown-ups ' Presented by Sharper Training Solutions. Introduction to Mac Tuesday, Jan 10,6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Learn about the desktop, computer ele- •ments, tools and toolbars and how to get online, plus more. Driving Courses Enrollment is limited. Payment is due at registration. You must have a valid New York State driver's license to enroll in these courses Defensive Driving Saturday Jan 21 or Feb. 18, 9:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. AgeWell at FML Presented by Age Well New York Arthritis . Thursday, Jan 19,2 p.m. Most people think of arthritis as the condition of having painful, stiff joints. In fact, there are many kinds of arthritis, each with different symptoms and treat- ments. This lecture will show you how to find proper care for arthritic pain. Regis- ter online by phone or in person at Refer- ence. Current Events in Perspective Presented by Michael D'lnnocenzo- Libresco, Hofstra University Thursdays, Jan 12 and Feb. 2,1 p.m. Professor D'Innocenzo-Libresco offers his insightful perspective on the people and events that shape our world today. Audience participation is encouraged. Knitting and Crocheting Presented by Lupe Velasquez Thursdays, Jan 12,26; Feb. 2,16,7 p.m. Bring your own yarn and needles and we will help you with your project Begin- ners and experienced needleworkers wel- come Register online by phone or in per- son at Reference. JOHN ZALUSKI will lead a discussion on the book, \The Buddha in the Attic\ by Julie Otsuka this Friday, at 12 p.m. Otsuka tells-stories of six Japanese mail-order brides whose new lives in early twentieth-cen- tury San Francisco are marked by backbreaking migrant work, cul- tural struggles, chil- dren who reject their heritage and the prospect of wartime internment. w Have a great story? Call our editors today 516-569-4090 or email execeditor@liherald.com 53 i o m o H-^ -~J

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