Tag: Gala

The 2019 Roeliff Jansen Community Library Gala, “A Party in the Park,” Jun 8

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The 2019 Roeliff Jansen Commuity Library, “A Party in the Park,” will be held next Saturday at the Roeliff Jansen Park. The 10th Annual Gala will celebrate Charlotte Shutts, a life-long Roe Jan resident, who has been a valued Library volunteer for 15 years. Shutts served as Secretary of the Friends and then President for six years. She can be found at the Library circulation desk every Friday morning.

As always there will be great food from local chefs and restaurants to enjoy with tasty wines. Music will be provided by Kris Jensen’s Swinging All-Stars with vocalist Wanda Houston, presenting American Songbook selections.

Popular Gala fundraising traditions returning this year include a raffle basket, valued at $1,000. The “Hygge=Comfort” basket features a super-soft throw, a copy of “The Year of Living Danishly,” and assorted items and gift certificates.

The silent auction will include over 75 items and experiences. Information on silent auction items is on view now at the library. You can also leave an absentee bid for items at the library.

The live auction, presided over by Copake Auction’s auctioneer Seth Fallon, will include tickets to Disney’s “Frozen” on Broadway, front row seats to ABC’s “The View,” a weekend stay at the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, and three entirely different priceless culinary experiences provided by noted chefs.

Those who wish to honor this year’s honoree, Charlotte Shutts, can add a message to be featured in the on-screen tribute at the Gala. Forms for doing this are available at the library and HERE.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, June 8, 2019 / 5pm – 7:30pm

ADMISSION:
Gala Tickets are $125 each and may be purchased online HERE, or at the library.

LOCATION:
Roeliff Jansen Park – Harvest Barn
9140 NY Route 22
Hillsdale, NY 12529

MORE:
roejanlibrary.org/fundraising-events
roejanlibrary.org
facebook.com/roejanlibrary

 

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Roeliff Jansen Library Presentation: Eleanor Roosevelt & the Fight for Civil Rights

The Roeliff Jansen Commuity Library is hosting a presentation entitled, ‘Eleanor Roosevelt and the Fight for Civil Rights’. The presentation, featuring Shannon Butler, will cover Butler’s research on Eleanor Roosevelt’s relationships with various Civil Rights leaders from the White House years up until her death. It goes over some of the major events that she was involved in or at least took interest in helping with during this span of time. The presentation will also look at Eleanor Roosevelt used the power of her position to help a cause she felt strongly for.

Shannon Butler has served as a Park Guide with the National Park Service for over 7 years. She has worked at various other historic sites and historical societies for over 12 years. She earned degrees in History from SUNY New Paltz and the University at Albany. She is also currently serving as the Municipal Historian of the Town of Hyde Park.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, March 10 2018, from 4pm to 5pm

ADMISSION:
Free

LOCATION:
Roeliff Jansen Library
9091 Route 22
Hillsdale, NY 12529
The Community Room

MORE:
www.roejanlibrary.org
facebook.com/roejanlibrary

 

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Roeliff Jansen Community Library Bookshop

The Roeliff Jansen Commuity Library is raising money by selling books and media at the Friends Bookshop.  The Shop is open the last Saturday of the month during the fall. Most books and media have a suggested donation of $1 to $2 per item. New material is on view each month.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, September 30, 2017
10am – 2pm

LOCATION:
Roeliff Jansen Library (lower level)
9091 Route 22,
Hillsdale, NY 12529

 

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Roeliff Jansen Community Library Annual Gala

The Roeliff Jansen Commuity Library is hosting it’s 8th Annual Gala this weekend. The event will feature food & wine, music, raffle, silent auction and live auction with unique and interesting items.

See a complete list of Auction Items and $1000 Raffle Basket Contents HERE.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, June 17, at 5pm to 7:30pm

ADMISSION:
Gala Tickets are $100 each and may be purchased online HERE or at the library.
Raffle Tickets are $5 each and 5 for $20. Available at the library.

LOCATION:
The Harvest Barn at the Roeliff Jansen Park
9091 Route 22, Copake, NY 12529

 

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OZ Halloween Gala in Pittsfield, Saturday October 29

pittsfield_oz_galaLooking for some fun Halloween festivities this weekend? The join IS183 Art School and the Berkshire Shenanigans for the OZ Halloween Gala at The Shire City Sanctuary in Pittsfield, MA, this Saturday, October 29, 2016.

The festivities begin at 6pm with a pre-party dinner at Hotel on North. Following the dinner, at 8pm, is the Dance party extravaganza at Shire City Sanctuary.

 

From IS183.org, Come prepared for all that you’ve come to expect from IS183 and Shenanigan parties, from installation art decor to we’re-not-in-Kansas-anymore entertainment. Costumes strongly encouraged but not required!

The dance goes until 1am and features music by DJ Hush, with projections by Drew Suto and Joe Wheaton.

The dinner is hosted by Vicki Bonnington & David Schecker, Tracy & Andy Foster, Robin & Stan Gerber, Lauren Joy, Julia Kaplan, and Carol & Bob Stegeman

The evening will also include a raffle to win a 10 day trip to Australia for 2!

TICKETS:
This is a 21 and over event, and tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets range in price from $40 for the dance, to $175 for the dinner, dance, and raffle entry. If you can’t make it to the gala, raffle tickets can also be purchased on their own for $25.

Click here to purchase tickets.

For information or to volunteer call Peter (413) 298-5252 x100

 

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