Upcoming Programs

 
Seating is limited, and available on a first come, first served basis.
 
Check in the library or on the Events calendar at www.buckslib.org 
for a complete listing of programs at the Yardley-Makefield Branch and other libraries in the BCFL system.
 

 

THURSDAY PROGRAM

 

FREE PROGRAMS

Limited Seating

Seating is ​available

on a first come, first serve basis

 

CHAIR YOGA

 

PRESENTED BY Maria Campbell 

THURSDAY AT 10:00am

This class is suitable for those new to yoga, as well as those who have previous experience, all are welcome! During the entire class we will use the support of a chair, ideal for those who have limited mobility due to various physical limitations and balance considerations. We will begin each practice connecting to our breath & a short meditation. Throughout the practice we’ll continue to focus on pranayama (breath work) to facilitate movement, which is known to increase circulation & blood flow, and help alleviate the discomfort of arthritis. Through various poses we will also work on improving flexibility, strength, and balance crucial in maintaining a healthy active lifestyle. An emphasis will be placed on fostering awareness of the mind-body connection with class ending in deep relaxation - savasana. (To assist your practice (2) yoga blocks & a yoga strap are helpful, but not necessary.)

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SATURDAY PROGRAMS

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December 1 @ 2 pm 

Unforgettable Music from Opera and Theater 

by Erin Alcorn

Join us as Erin Alcorn serenades her audience with arias from the grand opera repertoire as well as highlights from the Broadway stage.

Praised for her “beautiful, limpid quality,” Erin is a lyric soprano originally from Dallas, Texas and currently based in Philadelphia. Erin was a 2017 Vocal Fellow of the Music Academy of the West on full scholarship and a 2014-2015 Dallas Opera outreach artist. She was recently seen at Carnegie Hall in Marilyn Horne's The Song Continues artist training series.

Erin has performed as a soloist in concert and for various engagements with Music Academy of the West in its chamber music concerts, The Dallas Opera, Dallas Puccini Society, Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas, and Voces Intimae: The art of Song in several great halls including the Winspear Opera House with The Dallas Opera Orchestra, Meyerson Symphony Center with the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, and the Murchison Performing Arts Center with the UNT Symphony Orchestra.

 

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January 5 at 2 pm

A Glorious Time for Song:

The Big Bands and Their Singers!!

Herb Kaufman Presents

Take a nostalgic look back at the greatest "crooners" and "canaries" of the 1940s, featuring the incomparable vocalists of the period performing with orchestras and dance bands.Listen to the music of the most popular singers from the 1930’s and 1940’s including The Andrews Sisters, Louis Armstrong, the Mills Brothers, Vera Lynn, Helen Forrest, Dick Haymes, Peggy Lee, Dinah Shore, Jo Stafford & the SPied Pipers and many more.

The singers are backed by some of the most celebrated bands of the World War II era led by Benny Goodman, Harry James, Bob Crosby, Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Harry James and others.

 

FREE PROGRAMS
LIMITED SEATING

SEATING ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS

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