Events Calendar / Adults

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DROP-IN KNITTING!

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the first and last Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

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Low Impact Exercise Class

Come and learn exercises to maintain healthy joints, increase strength and flexibility and improve overall stamina based on the Arthritis Foundation's land exercise program. This is a group, low impact exercise class and will include exercises for joint mobility and range of motion, muscle strengthening and stretching.
The class will also include a brief guided relaxation/meditation for stress reduction and pain management. Learn specific exercises for low back, hip and knee, hands and feet (including ankle and wrist joint mobility), upper back, neck and shoulders. No registration is required.

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Adult Coloring Night!

Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.

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A Journey Through Six Poetic Masterpieces From Blake’s The Tyger to Yeats’ Rough Beast

GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Helen Heineman, President Emerita, FSU
These six poems consider universal human problems and questions using the medium of poetic language, the most concentrated and intense form of communication ever known.

This free lecture series is a partnership of Framingham State University (FSU) and Framingham Public Library (FPL). The series is sponsored in part by a grant from the Framingham Cultural Council. Refreshments.

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Silhouette Portraits

A Fundraising Event to benefit the Friends of the Framingham Library

Hand-cut artist Jean Comerford, these lovely portraits make wonderful gifts and precious mementos. All work is done free-hand and wiggly little ones are welcome!

By appointment only: Please contact Marsha Farmelant at (508) 875-1918 or mfarmelant@aol.com

Pricing: Silhouette…$35                 Duplicate of original silhouette…$15
               5x7 Frame…$35                8x10 Frame…$45
     For one silhouette                       For 2-3 silhouettes
 

DROP-IN KNITTING! thumbnail Photo

DROP-IN KNITTING!

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the first and last Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

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Mindfulness Book Group

10% Happier by Dan Harris
Please join us for a Mindfulness Book Group, which will meet monthly starting this month. After a book discussion, a short meditation will follow. Together, we will find the best way to incorporate meditation into, and perhaps beyond, the book group.

Silhouette Portraits thumbnail Photo

Silhouette Portraits

A Fundraising Event to benefit the Friends of the Framingham Library

Hand-cut artist Jean Comerford, these lovely portraits make wonderful gifts and precious mementos. All work is done free-hand and wiggly little ones are welcome!

By appointment only: Please contact Marsha Farmelant at (508) 875-1918 or mfarmelant@aol.com

Pricing: Silhouette…$35                 Duplicate of original silhouette…$15
               5x7 Frame…$35                8x10 Frame…$45
     For one silhouette                       For 2-3 silhouettes
 

DROP-IN KNITTING! thumbnail Photo

DROP-IN KNITTING!

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the first and last Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

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Allergies 101

Presented by Kristin Dziadul, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

Join Kristin as she explains the connection between food, environment and lifestyle and how it can cause inflammation, intolerance and allergies in the body.  Learn how you can pinpoint the cause and how to relieve symptoms the natural way.

About Kristin Dziadul:
Kristin is a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach with a focus on helping clients with digestive issues (ulcerative colitis, leaky gut, acid reflux, etc.), fatigue, and anxiety.  She received her Health Coach training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition® (IIN), where she studied more than one hundred dietary theories and a variety of practical lifestyle coaching methods.  Drawing on this knowledge, Kristin uses a personalized approach that is based on the unique body, lifestyle, preferences and goals of each client in order to help them achieve success.

Brown Bag Learning Series (Brown Bag Brain Boost)
Join us from 12-1:00pm one Friday a month for an informal lunch time program featuring speakers from local businesses and organizations. A wide range of topics will be discussed that are educational and entertaining. The Brown Bag Learning Series is free to the public. Guests are welcome to bring their lunch; refreshments will be provided.

DROP-IN KNITTING! thumbnail Photo

DROP-IN KNITTING!

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the first and last Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

The Library’s 4th Annual Fashion Show and Afternoon Tea

The Homework Center presents: The Library’s 4th Annual Fashion Show and Afternoon Tea. Fashions, jewelry and accessories from “Under the Same Moon,” a foundation promoting the work of Guatemalan artisans will be featured and available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit The Framingham Public Library Foundation and Under the Same Moon. Tickets go on sale for $25 on April 7 at both Libraries. Questions? jgatlin@minlib.net

DROP-IN KNITTING! thumbnail Photo

DROP-IN KNITTING!

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the first and last Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

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Films Around the World: Mia Madre (2015)

Discussion Leader: Dr. Arthur Nolletti, Jr., Professor Emeritus, Framingham State University

Mia Madre (My Mother)- Nanni Moretti, Italy/France/Germany, 2015
While trying to complete her latest film, director Margherita Buy (in a superlative turn) must face with prospect of losing her seriously ill mother. One of Moretti’s most lauded, compassionate works. 107 min.
In Italian with English subtitles.

Part of the Films Around the World Series.

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Art Lover’s Book Club

How to be Both by Ali Smith
Saturday, May 13, 10:00am
Main Library, Trustees Room

A contemporary and historical novel  which recounts the efforts of a teenager to deal with her mother’s death, the story of Italian Renaissance artist Francescho del Cossa who lived a duel identity as both a man and a woman, and the art that ties the two together. The two stories in the book can be read in either order.

DROP-IN KNITTING! thumbnail Photo

DROP-IN KNITTING!

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the first and last Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

DROP-IN KNITTING! thumbnail Photo

DROP-IN KNITTING!

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the first and last Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

DROP-IN KNITTING! thumbnail Photo

DROP-IN KNITTING!

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the first and last Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

DROP-IN KNITTING! thumbnail Photo

DROP-IN KNITTING!

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the first and last Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net