Introduction to Chi-Gong with Gwen Valencis
Saturday, Sept. 15 at 10 a.m.
Chi-Gong is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that involves meditation, controlled breathing, and movement exercises. It is meditation-in-motion, clearing the body of energy blocks resulting in physical, mental, and emotional relief.
Based on the fact that Chi-Gong can help reduce stress, lower joint pain, build strength, and stamina, and enhance the immune system, people who can benefit from it most include those with anxiety, muscle aches, learning disabilities, heart disease, fatigue, and older adults that cannot perform intense exercise.
No equipment or mats required, please wear comfortable clothing. Seated modifications are available for comfort.
Crafters Night Out-Yarn Wrapped Vases
Monday, Sept. 17, at 6:30 p.m.
Come and join us make yarn wrapped vases! We will be creating an autumnal inspired wrapped vase using a variety of fall colored yarns. We will be embellishing them with buttons or beads to create a cozy accent for your fall décor. All supplies will be provided.
September Movie Matinee – The Notebook
Friday, Sept. 21, at 12 p.m.
In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, the Southington Public Library has selected this motion picture as our September movie matinee.
A man recounts the story of a pair of star-crossed lovers in the '40s while visiting a woman with Alzheimer's disease. This is a beautiful love story any generation can appreciate. Directed by Nick Cassavetes
Dementia Friendly Southington Information Presentation
Wednesday, Sept.19, at 1 p.m.
Dementia Friends is a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Developed by the Alzheimer’s Society in the United Kingdom, the Dementia Friends movement is now spreading through Connecticut. By helping everyone in a community understand what dementia is and how it affects people, each of us can make a difference for people touched by dementia.
To become a Dementia Friend, you can join others in this one hour information session to learn five key messages and a bit about what it’s like to live with dementia.
*Register at southingtonlibrary.org or call the Information Desk at 860-628-0947 option 5.