Brighton Place Events May 2017

Knitting Club

Tuesdays 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Fridays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

This club is for the most experienced knitter or a beginner. We knit, crochet, and chat, or come with questions and materials. You do not need to attend every meeting; this club is very informal. Crocheters are welcome!

Call 332-4375 for more information.

Adult Coloring

Tuesdays, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Our Adult Coloring Club is a great way to relax and meet new friends. This is not a class and is very casual.

Call 332-4375 for information.

Toddler Time

Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am

Stories, Songs, Movement, and Activities for children 2 - 5 years old.

Limited to 12 children each day. Call 332-4375 for more information.

Anime Meet-Up

Thursdays, 6:30 – 8pm

In this club we watch and talk about anime and related topics like Japanese culture, cosplay, and manga.

For ages 13 and up. Limited to 35. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Cardcrafter's Club

Thursdays at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Create beautiful, handmade greeting cards. Experienced and beginning crafters are welcome. This is not a class; we share ideas and techniques.

Call 332-4375 for more information.

Preventing Falls Through Education And Exercise with Mary Ann Linkowski

Thursdays at 12:00

Learn tips and exercises to stay strong and safe.

Limited to 10. Suggested donation $2. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Laughter Yoga

Thursdays at 11:00 am

Laughter truly is the best medicine. Dawn and Craig Werner lead you through specialized laughing routines to keep you healthy and relaxed.

Call 332-4375 for more information.

Chair Yoga with Jean Dubow

Fridays at 12:00 pm

Gentle yoga for people with physical limitations. Suggested donation is $2 -$5 per session.

Limited to 12 participants. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Ukulele for Kids

Tuesdays, 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Kids ages 7 – 12 can learn to play the ukulele! Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary.

Suggested donation is $5 per class. Limited to 6. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Ukulele Sing and Play

Tuesdays at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs. This fun weekly meetup is for all ages. Ukuleles are provided. No experience is necessary to join.

Suggested donation is $5 per class. Limited to 12. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Chemical-Free Living

Thursday, May 4, 6:00 pm

Wendy Schmidt of Essentially Rooted will inform you about ways to rid your home of chemical-based products and replace them with natural materials. Learn to save money by avoiding high priced commercial products while preserving wellness with clean living.

Call 332-4375 to register.

Univera Q&A

Tuesday, May 9, 11:00 am

A representative from Univera will be here to answer your questions about Medicare.

Monthly Senior Luncheon at Kenmore East High School

Wednesday, May 10 at 12:00 pm

The kids in Ken East’s Special Ed class want to make lunch for us! We will meet at the library at 11:45 and walk over. Lunch is held in their classroom.

Limited to 20. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Mother's Day Makeover

Thursday, May 11 at 2:00 pm

Moms are beautiful! Treat yourself to a free makeover with Carol Czyz of Mary Kay Cosmetics.

Limited to 10. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Boy Scouts Recruiting Meeting

Saturday, May 13, 11:00 am

Do you have children interested in joining the Boy Scouts? Maybe you are thinking about helping. Come to this meeting to learn more.

Call 332-4375 to register.

Eclectic Book Club

Tuesday, May 16 at 2:00 pm

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells the story of a neighborhood, a city, and a country as it is transformed in ways that, in turn, also transform the relationship between her protagonists, the unforgettable Elena and Lila.

Call 332-4375 for more information.

A Rage To Live : Surviving The Holocaust So Hitler Would Not Win by Joseph Krygier

Tuesday Night Lecture Series: Presentation and Book Talk

Tuesday, May 23 at 6:30 pm

Victor Breitburg is a survivor of the Lódz Ghetto, Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Rhemsdorf and Theresienstadt concentration camps who was liberated with a group known as "The Boys". This book recounts Victor’s journey from Lódz, to the camps in Europe, to England, Scotland and the United States and his new life in America. The author will bring books for signing.

Limited to 40. Call 332-4375 to register.

Cooks For Books

Thursday, May 25 at 6:00 pm

Our biggest fundraiser of the year! Celebrity chefs, live music, live and silent auctions, basket raffles, open bar. $60 per person. Tickets on sale soon at Brighton Place. We are collecting items, baskets and gift certificates for the auctions. If you know anyone who would like to donate materials, services, or gift certificates, call 332-4375. We are a 501c3 tax exempt charity so donations are tax deductible.

Edison First Grader’s Day at Brighton Place

Wednesday, May 31 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Six first-grade classes will be at the library. They will be in three stations: the children’s area, the section near the windows, and the community room. Each station’s activities last about 25 minutes, and then they rotate until everyone has experienced everything. There are two groups consisting of 75 students each. If you need quiet or study time, you might want to visit Brighton Place another day.