Brighton Place Events April 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.

Genius of the Wright Brothers

Tuesday Night Lecture Series with Walter Lechowski

Tuesday, April 4 at 7:00 pm

In this presentation, aviation expert, Walter Lechowski, will discuss the Wright Brothers and their contributions to aviation history. Mr. Lechowski is a docent for the Niagara Aerospace Museum.

Call 332-4375 for more information.

Easter Parade

Friday, April 7 at 10:30 am

Young children up to age 5 will enjoy marching around the library in our parade. If its nice weather, we can go outside. Instruments provided. Crafts and snacks to follow.

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

Univera Q&A

Tuesday, April 11, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Eclectic Book Club

Tuesday, April 11 at 2:00 pm

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

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 be a special guest at this meeting.

Call 332-4375 for more information.

Monthly Senior Luncheon

Potluck with Storyteller, Craig Werner

Wednesday, April 12 at 12:00 pm

Enjoy the tales of professional storyteller, Craig Werner.

Limited to 25. This is a potluck luncheon. Please bring a dish to pass. Call 332-4375 to sign up and tell us what food you will bring.

Seasonal Health Helps with Essential Oils

Tuesday Night Lecture Series Presents: Kathryn Napoli

Tuesday, April 18 at 6:30 pm

With springtime comes warmer weather, flowering plants, and…allergies! Learn how essential oils can help you alleviate the suffering seasonal allergies can cause. Learn how using essential oils can help with skin conditions like heat rash, bug bites, and poison ivy.

Limited to 30. Call 332-4375 to reserve your seat.

NFL Draft Predictions with Jay Shurski

Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 pm

Buffalo News Sports reporter, Jay Shurski will lead a lively discussion about what might happen in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Limited to 40. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Semi-Annual Book Sale

Tuesday, April 25 – Saturday. April 29 during operating hours.

Our semi-annual book sale is back! Books! DVDs! CDs! Nothing over $2! No limits!

Saturday Only: $5 Bag of Books.

Cooks for Books - SAVE THE DATE!

Thursday, May 25 at 6:00 pm at Banchetti, 550 N. French Rd, Amherst

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.