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Concert in the Park: Back to Bacharach and Beyond by Christine and Elliot Spero

Join the Roeliff Jansen Commuity Library for Concert in the Park: Back to Bacharach and Beyond by Christine and Elliot Spero, this Sunday, October 4th.

This free, outdoor concert will take place at the Hilltop Barn in Roe Jan Park. Masks are required and social distancing will be enforced. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs.

Back to Bacharach and Beyond by Christine and Elliot Spero is a tribute show that will lovingly take you on a journey through award-winning composer Burt Bacharach’s greatest songs, with a few extra surprises thrown in.

This program is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and administered in Columbia County by the Greene County Council on the Arts dba CREATE Council for Research to Enrich the Arts, Technology & Education.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, October 4, 2020 / 3pm – 4:30pm

ADMISSION: Free

LOCATIONHilltop Barn in Roe Jan Park
9091 Route 22
Copake, NY 12529

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Copake Auction to Auction 1962 Buick Invicta. Proceeds Will go to Roeliff Jansen Library

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Copake Auction will be auctioning off a classic 1962 Buick Invicta hardtop this Saturday during an Online Estate Auction. Proceeds from the sale will be donated to Roeliff Jansen Community Library.

This is a remarkable chance to purchase a classic car with the rare Wildcat Nail Head V8 Barrel Engine, and do good for the community at the same time. The car is in mint condition with original upholstery, factory-installed air conditioning, and many other original details. Experts believe the paint to be original as well.

Screen Shot 2020-07-23 at 7.21.45 PM Multiple pictures of the car appear on the Copake Auction website, www.copakeauction.com, under the listing for the July 25 auction. This is an Online Auction and this sale will be conducted via online, absentee and phone bidding. There are instructions on how to bid at copakeauction.com.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, July 25, 2020 / 12pm (noon)

LOCATION: Online

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518-329-1142

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Roeliff Jansen Library’s Virtual Chair Yoga Classes

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Roeliff Jansen Commuity Library is hosting a weekly, Virtual Chair Yoga class on Friday’s through June 26. Join Karen Rosand of the Won Dharma Center for this enjoyable chair yoga class suitable for all ages. This is a 75 minute practice featuring gentle movement, balancing, stretching, breath-work and guided visualization. All you need is a sturdy, armless chair.

DATE/TIME: Fridays through June 26, 2020 / 10am – 11:15am

LOCATION: Zoom
Visit www.roejanlibrary.org/adult-programs for the login code

COST: A donation to the library

 

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Roeliff Jansen Library’s 7th Annual Community Dine Out

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Roeliff Jansen Commuity Library‘s 7th Annual Dine Out for the Library series will kick off on Thursday, January 23, and continue through April 16.

Dine Out for the Library is an ongoing promotion that benefits both the library and local businesses in our community. Each week, a different restaurant will be hosting Dine Out hours and donate 10% of proceeds to the library. By partaking in this series, diners get to enjoy a delicious meal while supporting both small businesses during a slow period of the year and Roeliff Jansen Community Library, at no additional cost to you!

The first restaurant featured is Swiss Hutte in Hillsdale. Other restaurants participating in this year’s Dine Out include Hillsdale House, Four Brothers, and the Roe Jan Brewing Company, among others. Additionally, Dad’s Diner, in Copake, will be hosting Dine Out hours all day on February 3, as will the cafè at Random Harvest, in Craryville, on February 15.

A new Dine Out feature this year will be Community Tables, which, on select dates, will make it easy for people without a dinner companion to make some new friends. To join a Community Table, you can sign up in advance at the library, or email Marilyn Gross at mlgross27@optonline.net.

DATEs/TIMEs/LOCATIONs: Thursday, January 23 through April 16, 2020

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RESERVATIONS: Required for each restaurant

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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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