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NOVEMBER 2

Grief Support Group

Bereavement Support Church will meet at The Living Well, 121 E.Elm Street, Penn Yan on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 5pm For more information, call 315-536 -0838.

NOVEMBER 3

New Hope Cancer Support Group

The New Hope Cancer Support Group will meet at The Living Well, 121 E.Elm Street, Penn Yan on the first and third Thursday of each month at 5pm For more information, call 315-536-0838.

NOVEMBER 5

Starting Reed Bag II

10am at the Arts Center at Penn Yan — Not your grandma’s bag! Using acrylic flower bases the class will create a small “Ellery Pattern” bag. Learn basket weaving skills and some “painting” with colored bamboo on a painted canvas. $40 Arts Center members, $48 non-members; $5 material fee. Teacher: Susan Baxter.

Fall Festival in downtown Penn Yan

The Downtown Business Council is hosting a family-friendly event that includes a hayride, petting zoo, vendors, live music, food trucks, cornhole games and more; starting at 1pm

NOVEMBER 7

Reserve an Office for Thanksgiving

The Pro Action Yates Office for the Aging will hold our annual Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm at First Baptist Church in Penn Yan. The menu includes turkey and gravy, stuffed bread, pumpkin, desserts, rolls, and pumpkin pie with whipped cream. You must make a reservation by November 7th by calling 315-279-4321. Suggested donation is $8 per meal for people over 60. Mandatory $8.75 for people under 60.

NOVEMBER 8

Alzheimer’s Association Community Education

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 4:30 p.mJoin a speaker from the Alzheimer’s Association of the Greater Rochester area for monthly sessions on a variety of Alzheimer’s and dementia topics. This month’s topic is about good communication skills. Registration is required. Call 1-800-272-3900 or visit alz.org/crf. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.

Election Night Dinner

Middlesex United Methodist Church located at 1162 Route 245, Middlesex, will hold an Election Tuesday Night, Nov. 8. Service time is 4:30 to 7 pm Menu is chicken & biscuits, onion cream, squash, coleslaw, rolls, and brownies. . Cost is $12 for adults, $7 for children (ages 10 and under), students eat free. Eat in or take out available.

Written by Keuka Open Mic Workshop

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 6 pm on Zoom – Join our friends from Keuka Writes for a new year of learning and inspiration! Instead of presenting the material in advance, this month we ask participants to prepare a 5-10 minute reading, which will be followed by an improvisation. Reading your work to an audience is great practice and gives you a new perspective on learning. We hope you will join us! You can also email keukawrites@gmail.com to get on their mailing list and learn about this and other upcoming events. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.

NOVEMBER 9

Family Research Help Group: Preservation of Tombstones

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 4pm on ZoomLearn from others and share your own tips and stories from your genealogy journeys in this ongoing, participant-driven program. This month, we’ll learn some facts and techniques on how to care for gravestones from the Association for Gravestone Studies. Use this link to register: http://bit.ly/PYPLfam. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.

NOVEMBER 10

Different Voices Matter

Thursday, Nov. 10, 8 pm on Zoom -One of the ways to be more sympathetic is by studying art in all its forms. Whether angry, heartbreaking, righteous, or happy, discovering the work of different creators is an invitation to enlightenment. Explore and celebrate the works of these artists with us in this ongoing program, where we will read, watch or listen to a few pieces in class, and think about secret to what they awaken in us. Note that the topics and language in some areas may be heavy, and while youth are welcome to join us, it is best if they are accompanied by an adult to help provide background and support when required. Use this link to register: http://bit.ly/PYPLvoices. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.

NOVEMBER 16

Office for Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors

The Pro Action Yates Office for the Aging will hold our annual Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm at First Baptist Church in Penn Yan. The menu includes turkey and gravy, stuffed bread, pumpkin, desserts, rolls, and pumpkin pie with whipped cream. You must make a reservation by November 7th by calling 315-279-4321. Suggested donation is $8 per meal for people over 60. Mandatory $8.75 for people under 60.

Sondheim Salon

Wednesday, November 16, 7 pm on Zoom – The world has lost a creative titan when composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim passes away in late 2021. Let’s gather to find out study his work and appreciate his artistic heritage. Each month, we will listen together to a selection of his songs arranged in one theme, and discuss the ideas that arise from them. This month’s theme is friendship. Use this link to register: https://bit.ly/pysond2. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.

NOVEMBER 17

Apple Support Group

Thursday, Nov. 17, 4 pm on Zoom – Are you a Mac user with questions about getting the most out of your devices? Do you have tough tips on how to manage your Apple products? Bring them to this self-directed information sharing session where you can trade information and expertise with other Apple enthusiasts. This month, we will discuss global supply chains and how they affect your access to technology, such as Apple products. Use this link to register and get access instructions: http://bit.ly/PYPLmac. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.

Different Voices Matter

Thursday, November 17, 8 pm on Zoom – One of the ways to be more sympathetic is by studying the arts in all their forms. Whether angry, heartbreaking, righteous, or happy, discovering the work of different creators is an invitation to enlightenment. Explore and celebrate the works of these artists with us in this ongoing program, where we will read, watch or listen to a few pieces in class, and think about secret to what they awaken in us. Note that the topics and language in some areas may be heavy, and while youth are welcome to join us, it is best if they are accompanied by an adult to help provide background and support when required. Use this link to register: http://bit.ly/PYPLvoices. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.

NOVEMBER 18-19

Exploring the Rights of the World Paper: The Statement of Feelings

Friday, Nov. 18, 11am to 7:30pm, and Saturday, Nov. 19, 9am to 4pmJoin us as we continue this program in person and on your own schedule! Delve deeper into the history of global progress on human rights in this ongoing program. Each session, slowly hand-write parts of the main data to confirm the rights from around the world and many times. Consider the place of each choice in history and how it has affected our progress. This month, we will examine the Declaration of Sentiments, the 1848 document signed in Seneca Falls and declaring women’s equality. All supplies are provided for these imports; participate whenever and however long you can during the hours of the program. Inspired by artist Morgan O’Hara’s Handwriting the Constitution project. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.

NOVEMBER 19

Encaustic Photo Transfers

Saturday, November 19, 2 pm with Jeannette McDunnah – Every other month, local artist Jeannette McDunnah will lead us through a new art project. In this class, practice the art of encaustic image transfer: we will begin with a brief history of encaustic paint and safety precautions, then learn how to prepare a wooden board to complete the image transfer, and later transfer some images, to get a visual view. unique print. There will be stock images available to convert, but if you would like to use your own, please email aandrasik@pypl.org by the 16th it’s November and the library will be sure to print it and have it ready for you. No experience necessary! To sign up, please visit https://bit.ly/artsdraftspy. Open to adults only, as we will be working in the heat and melting fat.

NOVEMBER 22

The Joy of French Cinema

Tuesday, November 22, 7 pm on Zoom – Celebrate the world of French cinema in this discussion group. Each month, a film by one of the giants of the cinema will be made available for viewing, and then we will gather at the end of the month to discuss it. Although French can be spoken in the meetings, it is open to people of all abilities, and we will make sure that everyone can follow the conversation. This month’s selection La Cite des Enfants Perdus (City of Lost Children), Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s 1995 science-fiction essay. Please register here: https://bit.ly/frnfilm. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.

NOVEMBER 28

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group

Monday, Nov.28, 4 pm – Build a support system with people who understand. This group, run by trained facilitators, is a safe place for people with dementia and their caregivers to develop a support system, share information on challenges and solutions, discuss issues, and learn. about organizational resources. This program is supported in part by grants from the NYS Department of Health, NYS Office for Aging, Monroe County Office for the Aging, and the University of Rochester. Register by calling 1-800-272-3900 or visiting alz.org/crf. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.

NOVEMBER 30

Justice & Equity Literacy Basics: Remove

Wednesday, November 30, 7 pm on Zoom – When thinking about ways to solve legal issues like race, gender identity, sexuality, and more, feel unprepared on grounds that may cause reluctance to work. In this new ongoing program, we will use specific strategies in an effort to increase our knowledge so that we can participate with confidence in an important task. In this class, we will look at how marginalized people are being ignored and erased in our society. You are welcome to attend as many or as few of these gatherings as you wish, but you will get the most out of regular attendance. To register, please visit https://bit.ly/pyequity. Hosted by Penn Yan Public Library.



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