Olive Free Library

Adult Programs

Happening in July

Adult Take & Make Craft:  Daily Drawing Challenge

Pick ups from July 12-16th 

Ready for a creative challenge? Lisa Congdon has hand picked 31 objects to draw to draw. This exercise is designed to help you embrace wonkiness and imperfections.

In Person Yoga with Kathy

 Wednesday, July 14th at 10:30 a.m.

Kathy is offering her first IN PERSON yoga class since 2020. You must be registered for this class and the $6/class fee should be paid prior to the start of the 5 week session. Dates of class are July 14, 21, 28 & Aug 4th & 25th

This class is full. 

Ravensbeard Wildlife Sanctuary

 Thursday, July 15th at 6 p.m.

Ellen will be here to discuss her wildlife refuge and her bird friends. Come and see all of the beautiful rescue animals that Ravensbeard serves. This show will meet at DAVIS PARK.

Disability Rights New York 

Tuesday, July 20 at 2 p.m.

Would you like to learn about your disability rights and how Disability Rights New York can help you? Register for this informative ZOOM meeting today!

Art Opening & Concert Fundraiser

 Saturday, July 24th at 3-5 p.m.

The Fourth Annual Summer Juried Art Exhibition will kick off with a concert fundraiser by Soul Purpose. Join us on the Olive Free Library front lawn to hear a seven-piece “smokin’ band whose joyous renditions of R&B, Soul, and Swing will lift your heart, gathering the boisterous energy of a dancing crowd and channeling it into a melodic explosion. Then head into the art gallery to view the works of 58 regional artists juried by renowned local artist Thomas Sarrantonio. 

Suggested donation of $10 per person.

Happening in August

Adult Take & Make Craft:  Painting a geometric star

 Sign up by August 9th

Pick ups from August 16- 20th 

Play with shape and color as you learn how to make one of Lisa’s iconic star paintings. In this class, Lisa will show you how to draft an eight-pointed star to use as your template

Cathedral Gorge Hike at the Ashokan Center

 Thursday, August 19th 2 p.m.

Join us and a guide from the Ashokan Center for a Gorge hike. Limited spots for this hike please sign up ahead of time.

 

Reptile Encounters show with Mark Perpetua

 Saturday, August 21st at 11 a.m.

Mark will bring a few good friends like a snapping turtle, large boa and iguana. Great for the whole family!

Ongoing Programs

Mondays

VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy

Mondays at 7 p.m.

Suggested donation of $4 per class. Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494). Any donations will be very much appreciated to keep the class going.

You are welcome to do both classes but will need to register for each day separately. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Monday Yoga Class: 
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJUofuivrD4tL5OK9pAoibZO-VLnyxiRow

VIRTUAL Hudson Valley Hives – Beekeeping Support Group

3rd Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

Please join Hudson Valley Hives in their monthly meeting, discussing various topics in raising, bees. For more information, please checkout their website www.beeimprovement.com or call 914-213-2303. 

Online meeting ID: beeimprovement

Online meeting link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/beeimprovement

Conference call dial in number: 712-770-4410

Access Code: 499172

Wednesdays

 

 

VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy

Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Suggested donation of $4 per class. Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494). Any donations will be very much appreciated to keep the class going.

You are welcome to do both classes but will need to register for each day separately. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Wednesday Yoga Class: 

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/v50tduGtqjMve_64Wu_WYOPj8sPlRV8rkg

VIRTUAL Singing Circle

On hold through July and August

Open to all who enjoy the joy of singing- the more the merrier. We can have a great time together/apart on Zoom!
We sing songs that spark the interest of the folks who show up.
Wonderful harmonies start to happen and sometimes we sing again and then we just keep on singing.
Joint project with the Olive Free and Phoenicia Libraries.

Zoom info:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83952423830

 

Online Tarot Circle

Every other Wednesday (July 21, August 4 & 18) at 6 p.m.
Whether you’re a total beginner, a curious sort, or an experienced reader, you are most welcome to join this circle to explore the tarot together. Bring a deck, a journal, and your questions!  ZOOM LINK to join the Tarot Circle. Catch up on what we’ve been up to here.

Catskill Ukulele Group

Fridays at 2:30 p.m. in the library!
 We welcome players of all abilities. Meetings are IN PERSON!   
ADA ACCESSIBILITY
Follow by Email
Instagram