Zumba Classes

Tuesdays, May 1st – June 5th at 5:45 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch in conjunction with the Troy YMCA, will offer Zumba Fitness classes. Come for one hour of fun, aerobic dancing. Burn calories and sculpt your body to exciting international rhythms. This class will be taught by a certified Zumba instructor.

Register online.

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Alzheimer’s Education Series

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm
Main Library

  • Alzheimer’s Association LogoApril 17th: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease – This program is designed to provide basic information that everyone needs to know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us. The program explores the difference between memory loss brought about by normal aging vs. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.  Register online.
  • April 24th: Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior:
    Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.  Register online.
  • May 1st: Recognizing and Coping with Caregiver Stress
    This 60-minute program talking about what causes those who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia to experience emotional and physical stress, and how to handle the stress of caregiving effectively. Appropriate audience – anyone who is actively caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, or anyone who knows someone who is a caregiver.  Register online.

Sponsored by Alzheimer’s Association.

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Free Legal Clinic

Thursdays at 5:30 -7:00pm
Main Library

The clinic will provide legal consultations in various areas of law. The consultations are free, but you must call the Legal Project at 518-435-1770 to make an appointment.

Upcoming schedule for 2018:

  • April 5th
  • June 7th
  • August 2nd
  • October 4th
  • December 6th

The consultations are free, but call the Legal Project at 435-1770 to make an appointment.

 

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Understanding Shakespeare: “Antony and Cleopatra”

Thursdays, April 19th – May 17th at 6:30 pm
Main Library

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This will be a five-session program on how to understand Shakespeare’s plays. We will start our discussion with Act 1 of Shakespeare’s tragedy Antony and Cleopatra. Then in the following four weeks we will discuss the play one act at a time. This program will allow the participants to put the play in a variety of contexts, such as its relationship to his other works and to the modern existential world. Tom Bulger, Shakespeare Scholar and retired professor from Siena College will lead this workshop.

Register online.

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Guided Meditation

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Tuesdays, January 16th to February 27th at 5:00 pm
Main Library

Learn a surprisingly simple yet powerful practice that can help your reduce stress, get recharged, experience overall improved physical health and possibly get you “blissed-out” all while sitting comfortably in a chair. Led by Michael Fuselli, with over 30 years of meditation teaching and practice experience. Beginners always welcome. Registration is encouraged, but not necessary!

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Adult GED and ESOL Classes

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Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

Questar III will be holding High School Equivalency classes. Call Questar III at 479-6838 for more information or to register.

 

 

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