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November Programs

Christmas in Williamsburg

Tuesday, November 29 at 6:30pm
Colonial Williamsburg is a magical place during the Christmas season. Join Nancy McCully as she takes a look at the beautiful decorations, discusses Williamsburg’s role as the colonial capital of Virginia, and demonstrates how you can make your own Williamsburg style decorations.
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December/January Programs

The Essential Christmas Carol

Sunday, December 11 at 2pm
Learn about the curious origins behind one of the most popular stories ever written, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol from storyteller William Pack. Then William Pack will perform a reading from Dickens’ only existing abridged reading copy, enhanced with a modern recreation of a magic lantern slide show popular during Dickens’ lifetime.
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Creative Coloring for Grownups

Sunday, January 8 at 2pm
Explore your creativity and let your inner artist reign in this stress-free and relaxing hour of coloring designs from the popular coloring books for grown-ups. All materials will be supplied.
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Golf Instructional Seminar

Saturday, January 14 at 3pm
Golf pro Ken Malnar will show how to stay in shape and perfect your golf game in the off season with warm up movements for flexibility, setup positions for different golf clubs and individual limitations, the most common golf swing causes and effects from different golf ball directions, and how to make self-corrections.
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Appalachian Trail: Adventure, Discover, and How to Survive

Saturday, January 21 at 11am
Each year, thousands of hikers attempt to walk from Georgia to Maine on the 2190 mile long Appalachian Trail but only 1 in 4 make it all the way. Author and thru-hiker Patrick Bredlau was one of the four who hiked all the way and he will talk about the adventures and discoveries he made on the Appalachian Trail. Bredlau will also give tips on how to plan a hiking excursion and how to survive on the trail. He will have copies of his book "The Green Tunnel" available to sign.
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Hamilton’s Women

Sunday, January 22 at 2pm
Meet the real Schuyler sisters who captivated Alexander Hamilton as actress and scholar Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., brings to life these smart and beautiful women. They discuss their complicated relationships with Hamilton and the other men in their lives and help shape the new nation. You don’t need to have seen the smash hit musical "Hamilton" to enjoy this, but if you have, it’ll bring the history behind the show alive.
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I Can’t Be a Runner…Or, Can I?

Saturday, January 28 at 1pm
Go from the couch to the 5k finish line. Running Times contributing writer Danny Smith shows you how. Informative and inspirational, Smith presents a detailed and proven 10-week program that blends walking and running. Leave with a plan and the necessary knowledge to take charge of your health.
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Palos Heights residents are given preference when registering for all programs. Registration for Palos Heights residents will begin on issuance of the newsletter. Non-residents may register one week before date of program, if space is available. Please register for all programs by clicking the registration links above, in person at the Adult Services desk, or by calling (708) 448-1473.

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