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Rutgers Master Gardeners: Container Gardening

Master Gardener: Wing-Yee Pavlosky

If you have a small yard, a small budget or just limited time to garden, try container gardening.  Spend as much time, energy, money and space as desired to create something magical: a beautiful flowering plant offering scent and beauty, or an edible plant suited to your palate.  You will learn how to assemble an impressive spectacle with many containers, or just one container to place in your window, on your deck or porch that would offer captivating joy to your senses.

Please join us Tuesday, June 4 at 7 pm.  You may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Python Programming for Adults

Get hands-on coding experience.  Develop applications using this versatile programming language.

Sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Gen Y and Others Networking Group

Gen Y Networking Group is a forum for Generation Y and other adults interested in job searching, networking, and career development.  Meetings will take place on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, June 5 and 19 at 7 pm.  All are welcome to attend.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Staging and Selling Your Home

Sue Adler, a real estate agent from Short Hills, will speak here on Thursday, June 6 at 7 pm about staging and selling one’s home.  Sue and her team will discuss tips from the area’s top home inspection negotiator on how to set yourself up for a hassle free transaction from the start.  You will learn what repairs are needed for a home inspection, how to get the best price,  how to attract the right buyers to your home and help them envision living there, staging tips from a professional stager, and easy solutions to get rid of your “stuff”.   Please sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Summer Reading Program for Adults

Tell us about the books you are reading! Write and submit a brief review about a book you have read to become eligible to win prizes awarded at the end of July and August.  Each submission is an entry form to win.  Sign-ups for this program will be held at the library’s table during the Fishawack Festival Saturday, June 8 and also at the library.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

George Washington, New Jersey, and the Revolutionary War

Joel Farkas, a docent at Washington’s Headquarters in Morristown, will present a lecture on George Washington’s service during the French and Indian War, his involvement in New Jersey battles, and living through harsh winters in Morristown.  In addition, a visual tour of the Ford Mansion will show some historical artifacts, relate their stories, and in many cases, their connection to George Washington.  Please join us during Fishawack on Saturday, June 8 at 2 pm.

2:15 AM - 4:00 AM

Art League of the Chathams Show

The Art League of the Chathams will hold a show of members’ multi-media art here through June.  An opening reception, sponsored by The Friends of the Library of the Chathams, will be held on Sunday, June 9 from 2:15 to 4 pm.  All are welcome to attend.  The show may also be viewed during regular library hours throughout the month.

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

CALL: How Music Works

Tuesdays, May 28; June 4, 11 & 18 – 10:30 am to 12 pm

Barry Wiesenfeld, a musician, published author, and faculty member of SUNY and Ramapo College, will present this four-part series designed to give participants a deeper understanding of music.  We will touch on music history, theory and milestones of the different eras and composers who made their mark.   While primarily focused on classical music, there is a significant element of jazz in the program as well, and interestingly, the parallels that exist in the two styles – a topic not often explored.  A fee of $40 will be charged for the series.  Sign up at the library or call 973-635-0603.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cinema214: Captain Marvel (PG-13, 123min)

Rated PG-13 and runs 123 minutes.

After crashing an experimental aircraft, Air Force pilot Carol Danvers is discovered by the Kree and trained as a member of the elite Starforce Military under the command of her mentor Yon-Rogg. Six years later, after escaping to Earth while under attack by the Skrulls, Danvers begins to discover there’s more to her past. With help from S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury, they set out to unravel the truth.  Join us Thursday, June 13 at 7 pm.

Refreshments will be served.

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