Home Events: November 17-24, 2013

2013 One Book/One New Paltz

All events in New Paltz

Special Event!  Sunday, 10/27
1:00 p.m.
Maxine Kamin will explore the idea of ‘home’ with children ages 4 to 8 with a story time and the creation of art to be displayed during One Book week November 17-24.  Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main St.

Sunday, 11/17
11:00 a.m.
Rabbi Bill Strongin leads a book discussion and hosts a bagel brunch at the  Jewish Community Center, 30 N. Chestnut.  You are welcome to bring a dairy or vegetarian dish to share.
7:00 p.m.
Reverend Bette J. Sohm leads a book discussion at the United Methodist Church, 1 Grove Street.  Refreshments served.

Monday, 11/18
11:00 a.m.
An interactive dialogue with SUNY New Paltz Professor Peter Kaufman and his sociology students at the SUNY New Paltz College Hall Honors Center  (http://www.newpaltz.edu/map/loc_collegehall.html). Refreshments served.
5:00 p.m.
Literary review of Home with Vassar College Professor of English, Eve Dunbar, at the SUNY New Paltz College Hall Honors Center  (http://www.newpaltz.edu/map/loc_collegehall.html). Refreshments served.

Tuesday, 11/19
11:00 a.m.
Presentation and discussion of  Jim Crow laws of the 1950’s and the New Jim Crow will be led by Odell Winfield, co-founder and director of the Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library.  Elting Memorial Library.
6:00 p.m.
Reverend Dianna Smith will lead a book discussion in the Fireside Room of the Reformed Church Education Building on Huguenot Street.  Pot luck supper.

Wednesday, 11/20
2:00 p.m.
Presentation and discussion about the experience of reading Home at the US Military Academy with LTC Joe Wyszynski, CPT Deborah Daley, CPT Barrett Ward and Dr. Jason Hoppe in the 1907 Room in the SUNY New Paltz Old Main Building (http://www.newpaltz.edu/map/loc_om.html).  Reception to follow.
7:00 p.m.
“Nothing Means Nothing,” a play about the lives of veterans, written by Larry Winters, will be performed by Tom Nolan, Mike Harelick and Evan Davis.  Discussion follows the performance at Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Road ($10 admission).

Thursday, 11/21
12:00 noon
Cross-discipline academic panel at the SUNY New Paltz College Hall Honors Center.   (http://www.newpaltz.edu/map/loc_collegehall.html). SUNY New Paltz Professors LaTasha Brown, Rhonda Shary and Karla Vermeulen will discuss Home.  Moderated by Gerald Benjamin, founder of One Book/ One New Paltz.  Refreshments served.
7:00 p.m.
Puja Thomson , interfaith minister of natural healing and health care, will lead a book discussion at Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main Street.

Friday, 11/22
4:00 p.m.
Richard Barry, writer and retired educator, will lead a book discussion in the  Woodland Pond Community Room at 100 Woodland Pond Circle.
7:00 p.m.
Book discussion will be led by SUNY New Paltz Professor of English Rhonda Shary at Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 6 Church Street.

Saturday, 11/23
2:00 p.m.
Literary review of Home with SUNY New Paltz  Professor of English Heinz Insu Fenkl, at the SUNY New Paltz College Hall Honors Center (http://www.newpaltz.edu/map/loc_collegehall.html). Refreshments served.
7:00 p.m.
Sharon Waddell, a quilter, appraiser and historian will host a film and lead a discussion on quilting in the lives of African American women, from Cee Money to the quilters of  Gee’s Bend, Alabama,  at Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main Street.

Sunday, 11/24
1:00 p.m.

Interactive book and program discussion will be led by members of the One Book/One New Paltz Committee at Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main Street.  Really good refreshments!

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