FSLPL Bus Trip: NYC Botanical Garden

Bus Trip

TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017

SPRING HAS SPRUNG! Join us for a day in one of the oldest and largest botanical gardens in the world. The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx is a museum of plants and a National Historic Landmark. It consists of 250 acres of gorgeous grounds, 48 gardens and plant collections, as well as thousands of shrubs and trees plus 40 acres of the forest that once covered all of New York, and the spectacular Enid A. Haupt Conservatory which will host a display of the famous Dale Chihuly creations. Lunch is on your own in either The Pine Tree Grill (buffet style) or Hudson Grill (a la carte restaurant)

Space is limited - sign up early - deadline is March 24!

Cost: Seniors 65+ - $72, Adults (Ages 18 - 64) - $75

Includes:

  • Round trip bus fare to NYC
  • Admission to gardens including all indoor & outdoor displays & tram tour
  • Admission to The Dale Chihuly Exhibit
  • All gratuities
  • LUNCH NOT INCLUDED

Itinerary: (subject to change)

8:00 AM - Depart from Upper Saucon Township Park
10:30 AM - Approximate arrival at Botanical Garden
3:30 PM - Depart for home
5:30 PM - Approximate arrival at Upper Saucon Township Park

To reserve your spot:

  • Payment due at time of booking; cash or check at SLPL or credit card @ 610-282-8834
  • Checks payable to: FSLPL
  • All sales final, no refunds. Tickets are transferable.
  • Registration deadline: March 24, 2017
  • Questions?  Call Mary Ann: 610-282-2731

Sponsored by Friends of Southern Lehigh Public Library

FSLPL Basket Raffle

2016 Basket Rafflepurchase raffle TICKETS from feb. 27 - may 20

Baskets are on display at the library

DRAWING : SATURDAY, MAY 20 AT OUR "TEA TIME" EVENT.

You do not need to be present to win.

Proceeds benefit Friends of SLPL

Yoga Classes with Deanna Nagle

Deanna

tuesday evenings

Level 1 Yoga: 5:30 - 6:30 PM

FRIDAY MORNINGS

Level 1 Yoga: 9:15 - 10:15 AM

Purchase a flex card and come when you can!

Flex Cards: 5 classes for $50 or 10 clases for $90 (non-refundable)
Walk-ins: $12 per class | Yoga Mat Rentals: $1 per class

Cycling Fitness Class

cyclingThursdays from 9:15 - 10:15 AM

Classes held outdoors weather permitting, inside during inclement weather.
Appropriate for all fitness levels!

Purchase a flex card and come when you can!

Flex Cards: 5 classes for $50 or 10 clases for $90 (non-refundable)
Walk-ins: $12 per class

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AARP Tax Assistance

Wednesday Afternoons: February 1 - April 12 from 1 - 4 PM

AARP LogoTrained AARP volunteers will provide FREE tax assistance and preparation service to residents with low and moderate incomes.

  • Service is provided here at the library
  • Walk-in service only
  • Clients taken on first come, first served basis
  • No age restrictions apply
  • You do NOT need to be an AARP member

SLPL Book Discussion Group

Held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM

stackofbooksOpen to adults. No registration required. Participants may borrow copies of selected titles at the library or secure their own copy.


January 19 - Dead Wake - The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
February 16 - Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs 
March 16 - The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom 
April 20 - The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
May 18 - The House of the Spirts by Isabel Allende
June 15 - Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman 
July 20 - Midwives by Chris Bohjalian

Rotating Art Shows

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2017 Rotating Art Show Schedule

Community residents are invited to participate as artists or art lovers. Submissions accepted on dates and times specified only.

Thirteenth Annual Photography Show (non-juried):
Photos on any topic will be accepted. If you have some old classic, historical, or generally interesting photos, bring them. Of course any nice photos will be accepted.

January 9th - March 10th | Delivery on the 7th of January

PRINT PHOTOGRAPHY SUBMISSION FORM

Students Show (Elementary, Junior and Senior High):
Includes ANY 2D art, photos and small needle arts that can be hung in library (quilts, fiber art etc.)

March 27th - May 19th | Delivery on the 25th of March       

Anything Goes:
This is a non-juried show. Let your imaginations run wild, have fun, do something “out of your comfort zone.” The work may be abstract, impressionistic, or realistic.

June 12th - August 25th | Delivery on the 10th of June

Fourteenth Annual Juried Art Show:
Use your imagination to create an interesting work. ANY media 2D art i.e. watercolor, oils, pastels, mixed media, acrylics, drawings (ink, pencil, conté, charcoal), egg tempera etc. No Photography will be accepted.

September 11th - October 27th | Delivery on the 9th of September

Warm:
This is a non-juried show. The piece should depict something warm. You may interpret warm any way you wish. It may be in any medium. It may be abstract, realistic, a photograph, a quilt or any fiber art.

November 13th - January 5th, 2018 | Delivery on the 11th of November


The artwork for non-juried shows will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. If your work is not accepted for the non-juried shows do not despair the rotating shows will be on going throughout the year.

For the 2D shows, including photography show, all pieces must be securely wired and braced for hanging. No clips or “fast frames” will be accepted. The pieces must be able to be hung using the library’s hanging system. No wet, fragile or ill-prepared work will be accepted. Unframed canvases cannot have staples showing. The exhibition committee reserves the right to reject any work not following these standards.

The works must be delivered during the time allocated for their collection. Works delivered before or after the allotted time will not be accepted.

Works must not exceed 34 inches in length, including the frame.

The library requests 15% commission on all sales.

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