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The Concerts on Main series returns to the Ogden Memorial Presbyterian Church, located at 286 Main Street in Chatham at 7:30 pm today with a free performance by pianist Sakura Myers.
Engaging for listeners of all ages. Ms. Myers' hour-long, interactive program, classical to contemporary, features music by Pärt, Ravel, Scarlatti, concert arrangements of Spirituals, and more. Ms. Myers will play both virtuosic and introspective classical selections as well as undulating, jazz-influenced romantic and contemporary pieces.
The hour-long concerts are free and open to all.
For more information, visit www.ConcertsOnMain.org.
The Town of Morristown 2014 Department Budget Hearings will be held on Nov. 25, 2in Room 201 of Town Hall, 200 South Street, Morristown.
The hearing schedule is as follows: 9 am Clerk; 9:15 am Administration; 9:30 am Finance; 10 am Police; 10:45 am Fire; 11:30 Municipal Court; 1:30 pm Public Works; 2:30 Code Enforcement.
The Morris County Vocational School District will be holding an Information Session for the Academies of Morris County on Saturday at 10 am. The session, held at the Morris County School of Technology, 400 East Main St, Denville, is for all interested eighth grade students and their parents.
The Academy programs located at the Denville Campus are: Child Related Careers, Computer and Information Sciences, Culinary Arts, Design, Finance and International Business, Health Care Sciences, Sports Medicine, Veterinary Science, and Visual amp; Performing Arts.
The session for the Academy for Mathematics, Science and Engineering will be held on Tuesday at 6:30 pm at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway.
The Academies are individual magnet high schools that offer students a curriculum designed to prepare them for the rigors of college and a future career.
An eighth-grade student has until December 5th to apply. Applications are available for completion via online application at www.mcvts.org.
For additional information, call the Morris County School of Technology at (973) 627-4600 ext. 277 or visit the website at www.mcvts.org.
Mennen Sports Arena will host "Friday Night Skate with DJ Earl" from 8-10 pm tonight.
Cost is $7 for admission and $3.50 for ice skate rentals.
For more information call 973-326-7651.
Mount Tabor Holiday Fair and Cookie Walk will be held from 5-8 pm today, 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, and noon to 3 pm on Sunday at the Bethel in historic Mount Tabor.
To get to the Bethel, walk up the path from the post office at 26 Simpson Ave. Fill a tin with a wide assortment of holiday cookies or shop for handcrafted ornaments with a Victorian flair and Mount Tabor gift items. All proceeds to benefit the Mount Tabor Historical Society.
For more information or directions, call 973-975-0001 or visit www.MountTaborNJ.org.
Friends of the Randolph Animal Pound will host a $25 Special pet adoption event from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday at PetValu, located at 84 East Main Street in Mendham (In the Kings Supermarket Plaza).
All cats and kittens will be available for adoption for $25. The fee includes all vaccinations and spaying/neutering.
Coming Home Rescue, a 501(c)3 non-profit dog rescue organization, will host an adoption event for homeless dogs from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday at Mike's Feed Farm, located at 90 Hamburg Turnpike in Riverdale.
Interested adopters that can't make it out to an event, can contact Coming Home Rescue to schedule a meet and greet by calling 1-888-405-7221 to select a day and time. For more information about the organization and available dogs looking to be adopted, visit www.cominghomerescue.org.
For more information about the event, call 973-839-7747.
Eleventh Hour Rescue's "Stand Up For Rescue Comedy Night" is set for 7-11 pm on Saturday at the Lake Hopatcong Elk's 782, located at 201 Howard Blvd.. Doors open at 6:30 pm
All proceeds from this very funny evening benefit Eleventh Hour Rescue and help us save the lives of more dogs and cats on death row.
This year's comedians include Rob Falcone who performs on Comedy Central and "Orange is the New Black," Brian Jian from the "Montreal Comedy Festival" and Sheba Mason from "The Wendy Williams Show." Must be 18 years of age or older for admittance.
The library will host an SAT/ACT combo practice test sponsored by Kaplan from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday at the library, located at 61 Mount Hope Road in Rockaway.
Registration is required by visiting http://tinyurl.com/rockaway11-15 or calling the library at 973-627-2344.
Please bring two sharpened #2 pencils and a calculator. Students will receive their results via email. A Kaplan test prep expert will follow up with each student to discuss their results.
The Morristown and Morris Twp. Library will join hundreds of libraries throughout the country for the seventh annual celebration of International Games Day @ Your Library from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday. There will be games and events suitable for the whole family.
The library's second level FM Kirby Gallery will be transformed into a family game center. There will be tables with jigsaw puzzles of varying difficulty levels set up all day for anyone to try their hand at as well as a large selection of board games and card games both familiar and new, including: Uno, Sorry, Trouble, Yahtzee, Chess, Checkers, Life and many more. Stop by anytime to play.
Crossword puzzle aficionados will have the opportunity to compete in our Crossword Puzzle Contest scheduled for 2 pm A Learn to Play Backgammon program at will be held earlier at 10:30 am
A complementary gallery exhibit about the history of board games is also on view now. Entitled "Pawn Stars, Fake Money and Chancy Die Rolls: The History of Classic Board Games," the exhibit traces the history of board games including games of strategy, children's games, 'home games' of TV game shows, games involving money and even the appearance of popular culture in board games. The exhibition is on view in the second level FM Kirby Gallery now through Dec. 1.
The Morristown amp; Morris Twp. Library is located at 1 Miller Road in Morristown.
For more information, call 973-538-6161 or visit http://morristownmorristwplibrary.info/.
In recognition of "America Recycles Day," the Woman's Club of Morristown is holding a recycling drive from noon to 5 pm on Saturday, its headquarters, the Dr. Lewis Condict House, located at 51 South St.
By collecting, recycling, and reusing various materials, the Club will help reduce the amount of waste headed to landfills.
The following items will be accepted: ink cartridges, soda tabs, plastic water bottle caps (clear/translucent only), towels, blankets, and sheets, eyeglasses, manufacturers coupons, suitcases, yarn, fabric and gently used or new bras.
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The abbot of Changchun Taoist Temple in China is making her first American appearance at "The Living Tao" on Saturday.
Wu Cheng Zen, a 24th-generation Taoist master and the first female abbot of the temple since it was built during the ancient Yuan Dynasty, is to lead a morning sacred release ceremony 9:30 am-5:30 pm at the Ramada Conference Center in East Hanover.
That afternoon her disciple, Chi Wei, a 25th-generation Taoist master and world-renowned scholar of the I-Ching, is to conduct a workshop on Feng Shui and Ba Gua.
On Sunday, Chi Wei, who has helped thousands of people fulfill their dreams, will hold an intensive workshop from 9:30 am-5:30 pm at the Mount Tabor Healing Center, 999 Tabor Road, Morris Plains.
The Knights of Columbus, Council 5410, based in Flanders, will host a Shred Event from 8 am to noon on Saturday at the council hall, located on 3 Schmitt Lane, in Old Flanders (across the RR tracks from the Flanders Fire Dept.).
Document Shredding-Confidential and sensitive material only. No newspapers, magazines or phone books. No plastics. Bring all materials in paper bags or cardboard boxes.
Cost is $5 per brown grocery bag or $7 per copy paper box.
For directions to the council hall, call 973-610-1308.
The Montville Recreation Department is sponsoring a CPR Class (Infant/Child/Adult CPR and AED) for ages 14 and up from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday at the Oasis Wellness Center (across from the Towaco Train Station), located at 628 Main Road in Towaco.
This is a CPR and AED Certification nationally approved and recognized through the American Heart Association and is designed for individuals in the workplace and community that require CPR and AED skills. Infant/Child/Adult CPR and AED automatic external defibrillator training will be obtained through this program. This certification is good for two years. Instruction is provided by Jennifer Davis, Certified BLS Instructor with the American Heart Association.
Cost is $65 per person.
For questions and registration, contact the Recreation Department at 973-331-3305 or visit www.montvillenj.org.
The County College of Morris will host a free Estate Planning Seminar from 6:30-7:30 pm on Tuesday at their Student Community Center, Davidson Room B, on CCM's Randolph campus, located at 214 Center Grove Road. Attendees should park in Lots 5 or 6.
To help make the process less intimidating and easier to understand, attorney John Beyel, a partner with McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney amp; Carpenter, of Morristown, an expert in wills, trusts and estates, will host a seminar on the fundamentals of estate planning.
Beyel will cover the importance of keeping an estate plan up to date with current beneficiary information reflecting life changes regarding marital status and the birth of children and grandchildren.
Additional topics will include how estate planning is more than just money and taxes, probating an estate, and current and proposed changes to the tax code that may affect an estate. Refreshments also will be served.
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will host an opportunity for Cub Scouts to earn their Academics Pin for Geography from 4:30-6:30 pm on Dec. 9.
Scouts will begin by mapping out the state of New Jersey, marking key geographic features and major cities. In small groups, Scouts will build 3-D models in clay of one of the geographic areas of the Garden State. The hands-on study of maps will expand as Scouts trace the routes of two famous explorers from the past. Next the Scouts will look at members of the family who lived at Macculloch Hall and use current satellite views on the web to identify locations where they lived before, during, and after the Civil War. The program concludes with a floor-size game board testing the Scouts on facts and terms they have learned about geography, New Jersey and the Civil War.
Cost is $8 per Scout and $6 per adult. Maximum group size is 15 participants.
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is located at 45 Macculloch Avenue in Morristown
The Artists-in-Education Residency Grant Program has announced its 43rd annual grant program.
All New Jersey public, private, charter or parochial schools serving grades Pre K-12 are eligible to apply for funding to bring an artist-in-residence to their school. Grants provide up to $7,000 for residency expenses and support residencies for 20 days or more.
The mission of the Artists-in-Education Program is to make the arts a basic part of a sound, quality education for all students in grades Pre-K through 12, and to provide quality professional development for teachers through long-term residencies with professional teaching artists. The AIE Program is a cosponsored project of Young Audiences New Jersey amp; Eastern Pennsylvania and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
AIE residencies focus on direct learning about the arts and the processes of creating art, including the skills, techniques and concepts of the art form. Residencies are offered in all disciplines including the visual, literary and performing arts and at all grade levels.
The deadline for applications is Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. Technical assistance workshops are offered throughout the state in Nov. 2014 and Jan. 2015 to assist schools in preparing their application. For more information, and to access program guidelines and application, visit www.njaie.org.
The Morris County Council of Education Associations is sponsoring a fundraising trip to New York City to see the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.
The show is at 11:30 am Dec. 6 at Radio City Music Hall. The cost is $149 per person, which includes a ticket, bus transportation, snacks, and a donation to the Education Associations scholarship fund.
The bus leaves the Rockaway Mall in the parking lot across from Buffalo Wild Wings at 9:30 am Estimated return time to the mall is 6:30 pm as attendees will be given time to enjoy the city following the show.
To reserve a spot, contact MCCEA spokesperson Bill Cole at 973-366-0202.
The next Roxbury Woman's Club meeting is Tuesday at 7:30 pm at the Roxbury Community Center, 72 Eyland Ave. in Succasunna.
The guest speaker will be a member of the NJ State Federation of Women's Clubs Girls Career Institute 2015 Program. Each year, the Roxbury Club sponsors a local high school junior who attends the mini-college experience on the Douglass College Campus.
Guests are always welcome. Contact Carole at 973-584-3769 for membership details.
Coming Home Rescue, a 501(c)3 non-profit dog rescue organization, is holding its fifth annual Holiday Wreath amp; Ornament Fundraiser through Nov. 22.
New this year is a limited quantity of Grave Blankets. All proceeds will go towards medication, spaying and neutering and supplies to care for homeless dogs the group rescues.
The fresh wreaths are shipped direct from Nova Scotia and hand-decorated by the volunteers of Coming Home Rescue. The cost is $27 each or two wreaths for $50. There is a choice of bow color (red, gold, silver/white, plaid) and theme (Christmas, Dog, Cat). For an additional $2, a custom name plate can be added. Orders must be placed by Nov. 22 and will be available for pick-up on Nov. 29 and 30 and Dec. 6 and 7.
Ornaments are also available for $7 each or two for $12. The options include a choice of ornament color (red, gold, silver, blue) and theme (Christmas, Hanukkah, Dog, Cat). Ornaments can be personalized with a name at no additional charge. Grave blankets are $45 each.
To learn more about Coming Home Rescue, see upcoming adoption dates and view all dogs available for adoption, visit www.cominghomerescue.org.
New Jersey high school students with an eye for photography are invited to enter the County College of Morris Third Annual Photo Contest for the chance to win prizes and recognition.
The theme focuses on the cultural topography of New Jersey. Photos should explore the settings, rituals and moods of social experience within one group of people (place of work, school, friends, sports teams, family, etc.) Contestants are encouraged to depict the tension and/or harmony created among people of different generations, cultural backgrounds, political or religious beliefs, etc. Photographs can be critical or celebratory, and the subjects can range from the heroic to mundane.
Winning photographs, honorable mentions and finalists will be featured in an exhibition also including work by CCM photography students. The exhibit will take place May 2015 in CCM's new art gallery. Winners are required to submit high-resolution files for the exhibition and may need to show proof of ID and authorship.
Contestants should join the "CCM Photo Club Competition" Facebook page (http://tinyurl.com/ludm5al) to receive news, announcements and vote for the photo that will receive the "Popularity Award" for obtaining the most likes. Voting begins at midnight on April 25 and the winner will be announced at the opening of the exhibition.
Last year, the CCM Photo Club received over 800 submissions from dozens of high school students around the state. In the previous competitions, the winners came from Morris Knoll, Columbia, Bridgewater-Raritan, Sparta and Mount Olive high schools, Blair Academy and many other schools.
Photos can be submitted now through midnight April 11, 2015. To enter online, go to https://www.flickr.com/groups/2015photocontest/. To enter by mail, send prints or digital files to County College of Morris, Photography Department, DH 201, 214 Center Grove Road, Randolph, NJ 07869-2086 with contact information included. There is no limit to the number of entrees and finalists will be notified on April 25, 2015.
The Long Valley Green Market is looking for artisans and vendors for the holiday season who meet the criteria of a farmers' market. Open Thursdays from 3-7 pm, they are interested in local, sustainable products made by hand.
The Long Valley Green Market is located at 20 Schooley's Mountain Road in Long Valley.
The Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor its annual bus tour to see the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular during November. Come watch the Rockettes and enjoy the musical performances of this traditional holiday event in the heart of New York City.
Cost is approximately $125 per person and includes ticket, dinner and bus fare. The bus will leave at 10 am and return at approximately 6 pm
Call the Parks and Recreation Dept. at 973-326-7371 for date information and to add your name to the interest list.
Area Rotary Clubs are looking for four adults to visit Peru for a month-long, expense-paid cultural exchange trip from mid-April to mid-May 2015.
The Rotary Foundation will provide round-trip airfare for the Group Study Exchange Team while local Rotarians in the host country will provide meals, lodging, and travel in their district. While abroad, team members meet their professional counterparts and are expected to give presentations to Rotary Clubs and other groups about the United States and the Morris area.
People interested in applying must be between ages 25 and 40 and employed full time in a recognized business or profession for at least two years. Applicants must live or be employed in Rotary District 7470, which comprises Morris, Essex, Warren, and Sussex counties.
The Morris Museum has been selected as this year's beneficiary for the "Love to Give Shop" at Neiman Marcus Short Hills with 10 percent of the sales to benefit youth arts programs at the Morris Museum.
The Shop will be open to the public through Dec. 24. The Love to Give Shop at Neiman Marcus Short Hills will include vendors such as Diana Vreeland Parfums, John Derian, Dylan's Candy Bar, Eddie Borgo, Rizzoli, YSL, Kiehl's, Jonathan Adler, Simon Pierce, Bedhead and Nest, the items range in price from $22 to $395.
The Morris Museum is located at 6 Normandy Heights Road (at the corner of Columbia Turnpike) in Morristown. For more information, call 973-971-3700 or visit www.morrismuseum.org.
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Holiday shopping at Cahokia Mounds
Looking for unique holiday gifts? Need a dose of artistic inspiration? The annual Native American Holiday Market at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site offers both from Nov. 28-30.
More than 30 Native American artists, craftpersons and vendors will be selling an incredible array of goods at the Collinsville historic site's interpretive center. Their work includes paintings, drawings, baskets, beadwork, pottery, metal work, wood carvings, feather work, decorated gourds and jewelry of all types. All items are Indian-made and most reflect some aspect of native culture. Crafts and artwork in all price ranges will be available.
The event runs from noon to 5 pm on Nov. 28, and from 9 am to 5 pm on Nov. 29 and 30. There is no admission fee, but donations of $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $2 for students and $15 for families are suggested.
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, administered by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, is just eight miles from downtown St. Louis, off Interstates 55-70 (Exit 6) and Interstate 255 (Exit 24) on Collinsville Road. The site is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, but open Wednesday through Sunday.
For more information, call 618-346-5160 or visit www.cahokiamounds.org.
Upcoming library events
The Collinsville Memorial Library Center has several upcoming events:
o The library is inviting teens to learn more about up-and-coming technologies through a series of hands-on workshops. Continuing monthly through May 2015, teens can learn about building a computer from scratch, using professional-grade graphic design tools, and more.
The programs in this teen tech series are at 6 pm the last Wednesday of each month (except Dec.) and run approximately two hours. The next program is Nov. 26 on Software Programming. Program some software to use with 3D-printed musical instruments. Presented by the St. Louis Science Center.
The Fairmont City Library Center, sister library to the Collinsville Memorial Library Center, is offering the same programs at 6 pm the last Tuesday of each month.
o Free computer classes for the month of November includes 3D Printing on Nov. 30.
Other classes held monthly include Computer Basics 1 amp; 2, Basic Internet, and Downloading Tips amp; Tricks. A full list of classes is available on the library's online calendar located at www.collinsvillelibrary.org.
The classes are free, but registration is required. Please sign up by calling the library at 618-344-1112 or visiting the library.
o The library hosts monthly cooking classes that any cook, regardless of experience, will enjoy. Upcoming classes include The Gift of Giving (5:30 pm Dec. 4). Get some ideas for gifts you can give from your kitchen.
Registration is required. Please sign up by calling the library at 618-344-1112 or visiting the library. There is a $5 per person per class supplies fee, payable to the instructor at the time of the class.
o New and experienced genealogists are invited to join the History and Genealogy Club of Collinsville.
The club is a friendly group of people who share an interest in genealogy and local history. All are welcome to share findings and resources. Each meeting focuses on a different topic such as immigration or family stories. Meetings are held monthly on the fourth Thursday at 6 pm at the library.
For more information, call Leslee at 618-344-1112.
The Collinsville Memorial Library Center is located at 408 West Main Street, and is a member of the Mississippi Valley Library District.
Upcoming holiday concerts
The Collinsville Chorale will have a free performance of I Wish You Christmas at 7 pm Dec. 5 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 304 South Street, in Collinsville.
Another performance will be at 3 pm Dec. 7 at St. Marys Catholic Church, 519 East Fourth Street, in Alton.
The Collinsville Chorale is under the direction of Andy Waggoner, Artistic Director; Gary Humphrey, Executive Director; and Lynn Schwander, Accompanist.
Legion holds breakfasts
The Sons of the American Legion will hold pancake breakfast fundraisers 7-11:30 am the last Sunday of the month. Adult plates will be $4.50 and childrens $3. Plates include three pancakes, sausage or bacon and a choice of drink. Scrambled eggs will be available for $1.50. All proceeds will support the charitable efforts of Post 365. For group or advance orders, call Paul Fritts at 618-223-1123 or the American Legion Post at 618-345-2508.
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Great Grandmother Doretha Bell, her great granddaughter Lechae Bell and her granddaughter Christine Bell sell items from their company Euphoric Soul at the Black Holiday Bazaar, Nov. 23, at the Lakewood Seward Park Community Center. The event gave people an opportunity to purchase a variety of holiday items including Christmas decorations like Black Santas, tree ornaments, and cards along with jewelry, Black Dolls and other Christmas gifts. Photo by Susan Fried
Evergreen Public Schools Seeking Citizens to Serve On Instructional Materials Committee
Evergreen Public Schools is looking for three citizens to serve two-year terms on the districts Instructional Materials Committee (IMC). All three citizens must have at least one child enrolled in one of the districts elementary or secondary schools. All applicants must reside within the Evergreen School District.
Interested applicants will receive a biographical data form to fill out and submit by Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, which will be forwarded to the Evergreen Public Schools Board of Directors for evaluation.
Please contact Kaye Chamberlain with questions: 360-604-4005.
Award Nominees Wanted
Seattle Girls' School needs your support in nominating visionary women leaders for the 2015 Grace Hopper Awards.
The school seeks brilliant, innovative, collaborative and creative women, residing in the Northwest, who have made great strides in their profession or have influenced and created pathways for other women in their community. We will honor winners with the 2015 Grace Hopper Outstanding Achievement Award, and the Grace Hopper Exemplary Leadership Award, at our 13th Annual Luncheon to be held on May 14, 2015 at the Westin, Seattle.Please see the attached nomination packet for full details and deadline, or view the nomination packet on their website
Next Cultural Conversation: Arts and Crafts Traditions
At the next Cultural Conversations gathering on Tuesday, Dec. 2, women will come together to share their interest in arts and crafts such as painting, photography, fiber arts, hand crafts, performance, cooking and arrangements.
The meeting, titled "Arts and Crafts - Traditions and Expression Across Culture," takes place 1-3 pm at Crossroads Community Center, 16000 NE 10th St., Bellevue.
Cultural Conversations is a women's group that meets approximately every six weeks. The group seeks to build community connections and cultural understanding.
At the gathering, the group will welcome those who create, collect or are inspired by art. There will be table displays at which women will have an opportunity to share how they learned about art and cultural traditions, and why they create or collect. Participants also will enjoy some treats of the season from local ethnic bakeries.
#FreshestRoots Talks Ferguson: Open Mic
In response to the grand jury decision whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in the Ferguson, Missouri; Freshest Roots, in partnership with Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (LHPAI), will present a place for spoken word dialogue on Friday, Dec. 5 at 7 pm
The event will feature four artists performing in honor of Michael Brown and teens and young adults everywhere with words, music and poetry of power and remembrance. All ages, doors open at 7 pm
Freshest Roots is a Seattle native, urban, all ages open mic that occurs the first Friday of every month at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute. Freshest Roots began in 2009 and is one of the most well-known open mics in the Seattle area. "The key to keeping Freshest alive and thriving is to keep things centralized and accessible to the community, and to stay humble on things that can, and cannot be changed," Eddie Martinez, Freshest Roots co-founder. Freshest features art exhibits, cappella singing, folk guitar, music sampling, dancing, hip hop music and spoken word.
For more information about the open mic, or how to get involved, check out www.freshestroots.com.
Health Insurance Workshop at The Central Library Dec. 6
Individuals with personal laptops, tablets or smartphones can get help signing up for health care from 11 am to 3 pm Saturday Dec. 6 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave, Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.
The workshop will feature the following components:
Health Care Enrollment Class - The class will begin at 11 am in the Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium. During the first hour, representatives from Public Health-Seattle amp; King County will lead participants with electronic devices through the enrollment steps on Washington Healthplanfinders website. From noon to 3 pm, Public Health representatives will be available to answer questions.
Individual Assistance - For individuals without an electronic device, sign-up help will be available from 11 am to 3 pm at Level 4, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1.
Health Care Information Fair - A health care fair with up to six health insurance companies will also occur from 11 am to 3 pm in the SirsiDynix Gallery on Level 1.
Those planning to attend and enroll in an insurance plan should have: Laptop, tablet or smartphone (if available), Social Security numbers for all household members, birth dates for all household members, most recent income information, Green Card number (if applicable)
Attendees must bring their own devices, fully charged. The Library will not be lending devices, and the auditorium does not have outlets available. This program is presented in partnership with Public Health-Seattle amp; King County. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $7.
To find more dates for health care sign-up help, visit the Librarys Affordable Care Act page. For more information about programs offered by the Affordable Care Act, visit www.wahealthplanfinder.org.
For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or www.spl.org.
Create Greeting Cards at the Central Library Dec. 7
The Seattle Public Library invites teens and adults to take a break from holiday crowds and cold weather by crafting handmade greeting cards from 1 pm to 3 pm Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 3, The Norcliffe Foundation Living Room.
An art instructor will show attendees how to make greeting cards using basic printmaking techniques. Art supplies will be provided and all skill levels are welcome.
Musical entertainment will be provided by the students of Shulamit Kleinerman Violin Studio. Light refreshments will be served.
Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $7.
For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask A Librarian.
Northwest Coast Native American Art at the Central Library
Burke Museum curators Robin Wright and Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse will discuss and present slides on art made by Northwest Coast Native Americans from 7 pm to 8 pm Thursday, Dec. 11 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.
This program will focus on Wright and Bunn-Marcuses new book, In the Spirit of the Ancestors: Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $6 after 5 pm
For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.
Immaculate Celebrates 110th Anniversary Dec. 8
Immaculate Conception Church invites all friends, parishioners, past and present and former students and their families to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the life of the Parish. The celebration will be on Dec. 8, starting with a Mass at 6:30 pm with fellowship reception to follow.
The Immaculate Conception parish was founded in 1891 by Jesuit Fathers where Seattle University is now located. In 1904, the parish was moved to its present location and the Church was built in just six months.
Immaculate Conception Church is home to numerous multi-cultural families steeped in faith, service and civil rights advocacy. The Church is located at 820 18th Avenue in Seattle. Let us reconnect and celebrate the life of the Parish.
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