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Saturday, May 18th, 4 to 6 pm
Short Prose Open Mic
Come read your own prose or listen to local talent. This event, led by Regina Colangelo, is open to all fiction, non-fiction and memoir writers. There is no pre-registration necessary. All writers must keep their readings to no more than seven minutes in length. The public is invited to share their work or spend an afternoon enjoying our local talent.
Sunday May 19th, 4 pm
Criminal Attorney John Pollok Talks About Organized Crime
“Everything You Want To Know About Organized Crime But Are Afraid To Ask”. John Pollok enlivens the history of the Mafia with many personal anecdotes about some of the real people involved. Pollok has seen a lot first hand over his 40 years of legal experience and will give a unique and compelling report. Clients on whose behalf he has argued include former Congressman Mario Biaggi, baseball legend Willie McCovey, mobsters Tony (Tony Pro) Provenzano and Matty (The Horse) Ianello and, in the Gambino Boss’s final successful trial, John Gotti. He played a key role in cases ranging from Howard Beach to insider trading prosecutions.
Birthday Party of the Century – 2013 Gala
Details and tickets here.
Saturday June 8, 5:00 – 7:30 pm
Camp Pontiac, West Copake
Featuring a cabaret performance by jazz singer Laurel Massé, a founding member of Manhattan Transfer. Plus, the Mike Schiffer Trio.
Free Museum Passes Available
The Friends of Roe Jan Library offers five free museum passes for use with the Clark, the Berkshire Museum, the Norman Rockwell, the FASNY Museum of Firefighting in Hudson and the Hancock Shaker Museums. Each pass offers two to four adult entrances, some child benefits and discounts on gift shops. The passes can be reserved or checked out at the Library for one day with a library card. For more information call 325 4101.
Mondays 8:00-9:30am – Yoga Conducted by Roberta Roll. Weekly yoga classes are suitable for beginners and more advanced students. $20 per class or $95 for a series of eight classes. A portion of the proceeds helps support Library programs.
First Tuesdays 10:00-11:30 am – Friends of the Roeliff Jansen Community Library Meeting, Community Room.
Second Tuesdays 7-9 pm – Roeliff Jansen Community Library Trustees Meeting, Community Room.
Second Saturdays – 10am-11am Dogs Love Books Join Ms. McCord and her canine companions, Tansy and Toast in the Children’s Room. Ms. McCord will read stories and kids can read to the dogs, too!