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Adult Events & Programs

Summer Events & Programs for Adults

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Picture1Unwind @ Your Library
Enjoy fun activities, but short on time? Come check out our DIY Boxes for quick and easy projects! We have art, brain games, a duct tape box, and a loom kit. All materials are provided, all you need to bring is your creativity! Come relax, bring your friends, and have a fun time. For all ages.

 

Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds ExhibitLeonard_Nimoy_William_Shatner_Star_Trek_1968
Hopewell and Prince George Libraries, September all month
50 years have passed since we first heard the legendary line, “To boldly go where no one has gone before” and were captivated by Capt. Kirk and his crew aboard the Starship Enterprise. Come enjoy the wonderful collection of memorabilia presented courtesy of Mr. Jim Bradler. And join us on September 10 at 2:00pm for a playing of the movie at the Hopewell Library!

Hopewell Library

Sit and Be Fit
Tuesdays Sept. 6. 30 – Nov. 29, 10:30-11:30am 
(There will be no class Oct. 18)
This full-body workout is designed to be done from both a seated chair and a standing position. This class will emphasize exercises to improve flexibility, muscle and bone strength, circulation, and balance. It’s fun and easy and suitable for all fitness abilities.

Alzheimer’s Programs
Know the 10 Signs: Forgetfulness – When is it a problem?
November 1, 6:30-7:30pm
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavior changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies, and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Haunted in Hopewell
October 24, 6:30-7:30pm
Halloween is a spirited time of the year in Hopewell and the Tri-Cities. Come hear author and paranormal investigator Pamela K. Kinney as she explains why she feels that this area is one of the most paranormally active areas in Virginia. Ms. Kinney is the author of five nonfiction ghost books, based in Virginia. Along with stories, she will show photos and videos, plus the paranormal investigating equipment she uses for the ghost books and for Paranormal World Seekers.

Prince George Library

Picture1Yoga for Beginners
Thursdays Sept. 1 – Nov. 17. 25, 12:00-1:00pm
(No class: Nov. 3 and 24)
Receive the abundant benefits of yoga. This gentle class offers flowing movements at a gentle pace with attention to breathing and postures. You will see improvement in muscle strength, circulation, flexibility, and balance. It is suitable to all fitness levels. Please bring a yoga mat to class.

Alzheimer’s Programs
Know the 10 Signs: Forgetfulness – When is it a problem?
Nov. 10, 5:30-6:30pm
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavior changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies, and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Poetry, Prose & Pizza
Oct. 27, 6:00pm
Come share your original poetry or prose, or a selection from another writer. Or just come to enjoy a slice of Luca Italian pizza and a drink while you listen to other poetry and writers. Nathan Richardson, emcee, maintains a family-friendly and supportive atmosphere for all ages. Nathan is a published poet and speaker from Virginia’s Tidewater area. This event is sponsored by the Hopewell/Prince George Friends of the Library and Luca Italian Restaurant.

Dinwiddie Library

Alzheimer’s Programs
The following talks will address concerns, questions, and answers that will be helpful to anyone whose life is being affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Legal & Financial Planning
October 20, 5:30-6:30pm

Annual Holiday Open House
December 2, 3:00-6:00pm
The Friends of the Library, Dinwiddie (FOLD) invite everyone to stop by the Dinwiddie Library to enjoy refreshments and fun. There will be special activities for children and a drawing for door prizes for adults.

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