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June 2022

Outdoor Qigong

June 1 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 28, 2022

Qigong is a traditional Chinese mindful exercise system for cultivating and strengthening the body’s vital energy. Also known as “Chinese Yoga,” Qigong consists of a series of slow-flowing movements, which gently stretch muscles, tendons and ligaments. Similar to Tai Chi, these low-impact exercises heighten awareness of the mind-body-breath connection. Meditation and visualization are also a part of Qigong practice. Using the mind, the practitioner gathers, guides and circulates internal energy with graceful and precise movements. Qigong can be practiced by…

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Attentive Walking

June 2 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 9, 2022

Attentive Walking, similar to Mindful Walking is a way to connect our minds with our bodies and the natural world. When we walk we often do so mindlessly; our thoughts are far from the experience we are having of walking. During our sessions, we will practice attentive walking in all its aspects, from connecting to our bodies and how we are moving forward; focusing on alignment and body mechanics to connecting to our environment; the sensory side of walking. What…

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Discovery of a Masterpiece: The Lost Rodin

June 9 @ 7:00 pm

Could you be working next to a lost sculptural treasure every day? Mallory Mortillaro will share with us the tale of the multi-million dollar masterpiece she found in the council chambers of Madison, NJ’s borough hall. Getting the world to recognize that it was a true work by Rodin was a whole other story. A fascinating talk about a modern-day art mystery! This is a Zoom event, please email marylynn.becza@mmt.mainlib.org for the code. About our speaker: A graduate of Drew…

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Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli

June 12 @ 11:30 am

Got corned beef on your mind? Craving a crunchy kosher pickle? Join us for a chat with author Ted Merwin to learn everything you ever wanted to know about Jewish deli food and culture. This is a livestream event, please email marylynn.becza@mmt.mainlib.org for the code. About our speaker: A journalist and author for over two decades, Ted Merwin, the author of Pastrami on Rye (winner of the 2015 National Jewish Book Award) & In Their Own Image: New York Jews…

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Chess Club

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2022

Looking to practice your chess skills? Looking for some friendly competition? Then come to the Morristown & Morris Township Library's Chess Club! Meetings will be held the 3rd Thursday of every month on the Library lawn (or in the Gallery if it rains). Please note this is not a class. All players are expected to know how to play on their own. All skill levels welcome. Please bring your own chess set and time clock.

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