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Events for Thursday February 27, 2014


Computer Savvy Seniors

Computer Savvy Seniors


Thursday February 27, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seven week class that cover basic computer skills like mouse skills, Windows, the Internet and email. Registration is for the entire seven week series. This is a beginners class for those with little or no experience using computers. Registration is required and begins Thursday, Jan. 2. Please call 973-538-2592 to register or for more information.

Mondays at 10:00 AM starting September 22, 2014 until November 10, 2014


Garden State Philharmonic

An Afternoon with Maestro Anthony LaGruth, Artistic Director and Conductor of The Garden State Philharmonic


Thursday February 27, 2014
1:30 PM
Join us for an afternoon of fascinating discussion with this noted American conductor and proponent of American music. The program is sponsored by the National Society of Arts and Letters and the general public is welcome. This program has been rescheduled from earlier in the month.

American conductor Anthony LaGruth has delighted audiences and critics alike with many exciting performances Garden State Orchestrarecognized for their innovative presentation of orchestral music. A versatile musician, Mr. LaGruth hasPhilharmonic Orchestra shown that he is equally at home leading orchestral, operatic, and choral ensembles. He is currently serving as the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Garden State Philharmonic (NJ) and the Lyric Opera of San Antonio (TX), as well as the Shrewsbury Chorale (NJ). Mr. LaGruth has worked with some of the greatest composers of our age, including Hans Werner Henze, John Corigliano, and Pulitzer Prize winner Karel Husa, and has collaborated with a wide range of soloists including Philip Smith, Devy Ehrly, Christopher Collins Lee, and Neal Sedaka.

Founded in 1944, The National Society of Arts and Letters is a non-profit organization that assists promising young artists through arts competitions, scholarships and other career opportunities. Stars such as Shirley MacLaine and Jessye Norman have been past NSAL award winners. Click here for The National Society of Arts and Letters website.

The mission of the Garden State Philharmonic Symphony Society, Inc. (GSP) is to maintain and operate a professional level symphony orchestra at the Jersey Shore, to give concerts of cultural and educational value in and for the community, and to foster such related activities that will encourage interest in and appreciation of music. The core values of the GSP center around performance, education, and accessibility: to preserve classical music through public presentation, to promote arts education by introducing the children of our community to the wonders of orchestral and choral music, to make such music accessible to all residents, and to contribute vital energy to regional economic development and cultural tourism. Click here for the Garden State Philharmonic website.
 


Stories of the Supernatural

Stories of the Supernatural: True Encounters: Mediums, Ghosts, Consciousness & Science


Thursday February 27, 2014
7:00 PM
Please join us as Gail Godfrey, author of A Paranormal Reader, recounts scores of real-life tales of the supernatural.

She then sits them alongside fundamental science, medical research, and paranormal history to create a mesmerizing primer of the unexplained. Whether you’re a graduate student of the supernatural or an apprentice, her program has something new to tell you about the dimensions beyond.

Listening to the wounded cry 150 years after the Battle of Gettysburg ended, seeing solid-as-you-and-I dead people, hearing mediums reveal family secrets, voices without bodies, spirits who drop by, precognition, remote viewers, mystic visions, near-death experiences, out-of-body travels, negative entities, spirit rescuers, animal communicators, the afterlife, higher selves, orbs, shadow men, columns of light, a lily in the snow, and a photo of an angel. These things defy rationality, but they happen.

Bio

Gail Godfrey lives in Caldwell, New Jersey, near historic places and footpaths of the dead. As a child, her parents taught her to see the world beyond, and today she loves nothing more than to gather tales of the true but unexplained. She is the author of A Paranormal Reader published by Merwede Press.

Light refreshments will be served.

This program is supported by the Friends of the Morristown & Morris Township Library.

 


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