5 Manchester programs

MANCHESTER BRANCH LIBRARY TO PRESENT

HOLISTIC HEALTH FAIR

MANCHESTER, NJ– On Saturday, October 13 a Holistic Health Fair will take place at the Manchester Branch Library from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Learn about alternative healthcare options available in this area including aromatherapy, massage, yoga and meditation, nutrition, and service and therapy dogs, and more!

This event is part of the library’s “Chapters of Health” series and is open to the adult public, free of charge. There’s no need to register. For more information go online to www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call 732.657.7600.

The Manchester branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Township.

 

MANCHESTER BRANCH LIBRARY TO HOST

LUNCH & LEARN

MANCHESTER, NJ– At the Manchester Branch Library on Tuesday, October 16 starting at 11:00 am, find out from the National Council on Aging how simple strategies and additional benefits can help you survive these difficult times and increase your economic security. In the same program, representatives from Alcoeur Gardens will tell you how to recognize the symptoms of dementia and talk about the latest treatments and care giving options available.A light lunch will be served.

This event is part of the library’s “Chapters of Health” series and is open to the adult public, free of charge. Space is limited so please make sure to register- online at www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call 732.657.7600.

 

MANCHESTER BRANCH LIBRARY TO HOST

LIFE WITH A SERVICE DOG

MANCHESTER, NJ– At the Manchester Branch Library on Friday, October 19 at 2:00 pm, representatives from “Canine Companions for Independence” will give an informative presentation about service dogs. This national, non-profit organization trains dogs to assist people with tasks of daily living, such as picking up objects, opening doors, carrying things, or pulling wheelchairs. They also train dogs to assist people who are hearing impaired, as skilled companions for children and adults with physical, cognitive and developmental disabilities and as facility dogs that work with professionals in educational or healthcare settings.

This event is part of the library’s “Chapters of Health” series and is open to the adult public, free of charge. Please register- online at www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call 732.657.7600.

 

MANCHESTER BRANCH LIBRARY TO SHOW

“FROST/NIXON”

MANCHESTER – The Manchester Branch Library will screen the film, “Frost/Nixon” on Monday, October 15, at 2:00 p.m. See this popular historical drama on a large screen without paying the admission fee of a movie theater!  

For three years after being forced from office, disgraced US President Richard Nixon (Frank Langella) remained silent. But in summer 1977, the former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Nixon surprised everyone in selecting David Frost as his television confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman. Likewise, Frost’s team harbored doubts about their boss’ ability to hold his own. But as cameras rolled, a charged battle of wits ensued.

This R-rated movie is part of the library’s October Presidential Film Festival. It is 122 minutes long. Although registration is not required, early arrival is recommended.

 

MANCHESTER BRANCH LIBRARY TO SHOW, “IN DARKNESS

MANCHESTER – The Manchester Library will screen, “In Darkness” on Wednesday, October 17, at 2:00 p.m. and again at 6:00 pm. See this popular foreign drama film on a large screen without paying the admission fee of a movie theater! 

This is the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his own good, the thief/burglar hides Jewish refugees for 14 months in the sewers of the Nazi-occupied town of Lvov.

The dialogue is in Polish, Ukranian, Yiddish and German with English subtitles. The movie is 145 minutes long and is R-rated. It is part of the library’s monthly Foreign/Independent Film Series.  Registration is not required.

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