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Evening of American Songbook Jazz at Roeliff Jansen Library, Jan 11

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The Roeliff Jansen Library presents an Evening of American Songbook Jazz on
Saturday, January 11, with Atla and Matt DeChamplain.

The library will be hosting a lively night of music from acclaimed jazz duo Atla and Matt DeChamplain. The couple will be joined by bassist Nat Reeves, who has spent nearly forty years performing jazz across the globe.

Pianist Matt DeChamplain has performed at numerous venues and festivals, including the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Berklee Jazz Festival, Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center. Additionally, he teaches at the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at the Hartt School of Music. His wife, Atla DeChamplain, is a jazz vocalist who teaches at Western Connecticut University and Capital Community College. Both Matt and Atla are graduates of the University of Toledo, and in 2015, they released their first collaboration, PAUSE, featuring jazz artist Jon Hendricks.

The DeChamplains will be joined by bassist Nat Reeves, who has performed for nearly forty years in venues across the globe, and released his own jazz album, State of Emergency! in 2012. This past year alone, Nat has performed in India and Japan, at festivals in San Francisco, New Orleans, Detroit, and Atlanta, and at Lincoln Center.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, January 11, 2010 / 5pm – 6:30pm

LOCATION: Roeliff Jansen Community Library
9091 NY-22
Hillsdale, NY 12529

ADMISSION: FREE
All ages are welcome

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Gingerbread House Decorating at Roeliff Jansen Library, Dec 8

 

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The Roeliff Jansen Library is throwing a Gingerbread House Decorating get together on Sunday, December 8, from 1:00 to 3:00pm.

Get ready for the holidays with an afternoon of gingerbread house decorating! Houses and decorations will be provided by the library, although participants are also welcome to bring additional decorations of their own. Participants are encouraged to leave their houses at the library for a week as part of the library holiday display.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, December 8, 2019 / 1pm – 3pm

LOCATION:
Roeliff Jansen Community Library
9091 NY-22
Hillsdale, NY 12529

 

ADMISSION:
All ages are welcome.
Space is limited, so sign up at Roe Jan to reserve your spot.

MORE:
roejanlibrary.org
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The Roeliff Jansen Library presents “It’s Chili!” night at The Copake Grange, Nov 16

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The Roeliff Jansen Library presents “It’s Chili!” night at The Copake Grange on Saturday, November 16. Take the CHILL out of Fall at this community chili dinner. The evening’s fun will also include live music, and there will be vegetarian options.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, November 16. , 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

LOCATION:
The Copake Grange
628 Empire Road
Copake, NY 12516

TICKETS:
At the door, Adults – $10, Kids (5-12) – $5, Kids under 5 – Free

MORE:
roejanlibrary.org
facebook.com/roejanlibrary

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Roeliff Jansen Library’s 3rd Annual Community Picnic, Aug 11

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Roeliff Jansen Commuity Library, is hosting it’s 3rd Annual Community Picnic this Sunday.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, August 11, 2019 / 12 – 3pm

ADMISSION:
Free and Open to All

LOCATION:
Roeliff Jansen Library
9091 Rt 22
PO Box 669
Hillsdale, NY 12529

MORE:
roejanlibrary.org
facebook.com/roejanlibrary

 

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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
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