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Friends of the Monterey Public Library and the Richard W. Greenberg Foundation present the Health and Happiness Workshop

Friends of the Monterey Public Library and the Richard W. Greenberg Foundation present the Health and Happiness Workshop

Saturday, September 23, 1-5:00 p.m.

Friends of the Monterey Public Library and the Richard W. Greenberg Foundation present the Health and Happiness Workshop at the Monterey Public Library featuring an Integrative Wellness Fair and lectures on wellness through effective, alternative, non-traditional healing methods.
Lectures scheduled:
1:30 pm - Feeding Our Community = Healing Our Community with Reid Norris, Executive Director, Everyone’s Harvest. Norris will talk about Everyone’s Harvest mission to provide access to healthy, affordable fruits and vegetables through certified farmers’ markets and community food programs, and share the non-profit organization’s vision for every community to have a fair and sustainable food system. Enjoy a sip of bone broth provided by Thrive Wellness Kitchen. http://everyonesharvest.org
2:30 pm - Self Hypnosis to De-stress with Kaye Coleman, CCHT, CYT, Owner, Creating Klarity. Coleman’s talk is centered in helping you to understand how self hypnosis impacts your nervous system. Self-hypnosis is a simple and powerful tool that can be used every day. The more you use it the better it works and the more it is possible to change for the better. Learning basic techniques for balancing your nervous system will help you to move through life connected to the present moment. http://creatingklarity.com
3:30 pm - Movement to Rejuvenate with Andrea Borgman-Quist, Founder, Pilates Monterey and Peninsula Pilates Project. Borgman-Quist will talk about the benefits of Pilates and share the mission of the Peninsula Pilates Project (PPP); a non-profit organization devoted to providing Pilates training as post-rehabilitative treatment for those recovering from debilitating illnesses, regardless of their ability to pay. PPP inspires wellness and balance of the body, mind, and spirit. https://www.pilatesmonterey.com/

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Monterey Public Library Endowment Committee, and the Richard W. Greenberg Foundation. Adults are invited to attend. Admission is free, and reservations are required. Sign up at the Help Desk, or contact Sirie Thongchua at (831) 646-5632 or thongchu@monterey.org.

Richard W. Greenberg Foundation: http://www.rwgreenbergfoundation.com/

Friends of the Monterey Public Library and the Richard W. Greenberg Foundation present the Health and Happiness Workshop

Saturday, September 23 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

August 22, 2017
Media Contact: Sirie Thongchua
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831-646-5632 / thongchu@monterey.org
www.monterey.org/library
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friends of the Monterey Public Library and the Richard W. Greenberg Foundation present the Health and Happiness Workshop

On Saturday, September 23, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., Friends of the Monterey Public Library and the Richard W. Greenberg Foundation present the Health and Happiness Workshop at the Monterey Public Library featuring an Integrative Wellness Fair and lectures on wellness through effective, alternative, non-traditional healing methods.

Lectures scheduled:

1:30 pm - Feeding Our Community = Healing Our Community with Reid Norris, Executive Director, Everyone’s Harvest. Norris will talk about Everyone’s Harvest mission to provide access to healthy, affordable fruits and vegetables through certified farmers’ markets and community food programs, and share the non-profit organization’s vision for every community to have a fair and sustainable food system. Enjoy a sip of bone broth provided by Thrive Wellness Kitchen. http://everyonesharvest.org

2:30 pm - Self Hypnosis to De-stress with Kaye Coleman, CCHT, CYT, Owner, Creating Klarity. Coleman’s talk is centered in helping you to understand how self hypnosis impacts your nervous system. Self-hypnosis is a simple and powerful tool that can be used every day. The more you use it the better it works and the more it is possible to change for the better. Learning basic techniques for balancing your nervous system will help you to move through life connected to the present moment. http://creatingklarity.com

3:30 pm - Movement to Rejuvenate with Andrea Borgman-Quist, Founder, Pilates Monterey and Peninsula Pilates Project. Borgman-Quist will talk about the benefits of Pilates and share the mission of the Peninsula Pilates Project (PPP); a non-profit organization devoted to providing Pilates training as post-rehabilitative treatment for those recovering from debilitating illnesses, regardless of their ability to pay. PPP inspires wellness and balance of the body, mind, and spirit. https://www.pilatesmonterey.com/

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Monterey Public Library Endowment Committee, and the Richard W. Greenberg Foundation. Adults are invited to attend. Admission is free, and reservations are required. Call (831) 646-5632 or email thongchu@monterey.org. The Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA.

Richard W. Greenberg Foundation: http://www.rwgreenbergfoundation.com/

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NEA Big Read Book Discussion: Citizen by Claudia Rankine

NEA Big Read Book Discussion: Citizen by Claudia Rankine

Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a discussion of Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. This timely, provocative meditation on race is presented in cooperation with the National Steinbeck Center as part of the National Endowment for the Arts' Big Read. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/partnerships/nea-big-read/citizen-an-american-lyric. Copies of the book available while supplies last.

Register for the discussion at monterey.org/library/events.

Crazy 8s Math Club - Grades 3-5

Crazy 8s Math Club - Grades 3-5

Tuesday, September 19, 3:30 p.m.

Are you ready to get crazy? Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s! You'll build stuff, toss beach balls, make a mess, and make sense of math in a whole new way. For 3rd-5th graders.

Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. at the Monterey Public Library. This free program runs September 19-November 7. Registration is required and attendance at all eight meetings is preferred.

Call (831)646-3933 to register!

Saturday Matinee: FENCES

Saturday, September 16, 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

August 18, 2017

Media Contact: Victor Henry

Monterey Public Library

(831)646-2091/henry@monterey.org

www.monterey.org/library

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shown as part of the NEA's Big Read in conjunction with the National Steinbeck Center, the Monterey Public Library will be showing the film Fences in the library Community Room on Saturday, September 16, 2:00 p.m. Fences is a 2016 adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by August Wilson about a black garbage collector, Troy Maxson, in 1950s Pittsburgh. Bitter about his lot in life, Maxson frequently takes out his frustrations on his loved ones. Starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Rated PG-13. The film will be followed by a discussion. Refreshments provided.

Admission is free, and no reservations are required. Call (831)646-2091 or e-mail henry@monterey.org for more information.

Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey. 

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