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AUGUST 2004 AT THE JERSEY CITY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY: (BY GROUP, IN DATE ORDER)
* DENOTES SPECIAL PROGRAM
* SUMMER READING PROGRAM:
* Five Corners, 678 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306, 201-547-4543 – For Children & Young Adults: Nutrition Learning Made Fun!!! / Presented by: Rutgers University Cooperative Extension of Hudson County / For Ages 5-7: Tuesdays @ 1 p.m. (June 29-August 10) / For Ages 8-11: Tuesdays @ 2 p.m. (June 29-August 10) / For Young Adults (Ages 12-13): Wednesdays @ 3 p.m. (June 30-August 11) / Register @ Circulation Desk / Attendance at all 7 sessions encouraged / Parents MUST accompany children aged 8 or younger
* Five Corners, 678 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306, 201-547-4543 – Meet the Author series: Terry L. Gamble / Author of: A World of Poetry (Wisdom & Knowledge) & A Wonderful Journey (musical CD) / Monday, August 16 @ 6 p.m. / Terry L. Gamble – a writer with a soulful approach to life, one who cares not only for the world but all that exists in it
* Cunningham, 271-285 Martin L. King Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305, 201-547-4555 – Grand Opening: New Regional Branch Library / Replaces Claremont Branch / Tuesday, August 17 @ 1 p.m. / Entertainment by Jersey City recording artists: Kool & The Gang, Soul Generation & PRIME
* Pavonia, 326 Eighth Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302, 201-547-4808 – Yoga & Meditation with Dineshmuni / Monday, August 30 @ 4 p.m. / Free admission / Limited space / Please register
* Pavonia, 326 Eighth Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302, 201-547-4808 – Interested in joining a Book Group? / Planning Meeting: August 30 @ 6 p.m. / Bring your suggestions for books to read
Heights, 14 Zabriskie Street, Jersey City, NJ 07307, 201-547-4556 – Movies: Thursdays @ 1 p.m. / August 5: Cold Mountain. A wounded Confederate soldier struggles to return home to North Carolina and his pre-war sweetheart, starring Jude Law & Nicole Kidman. Rated R. / August 12: Last Samurai. An American military captain embraces the Japanese Samurai tradition he was hired to destroy, starring Tom Cruise. Rated R. / August 19: Serendipity. Two people meet, separate, and hope that fate will reunite them if they are meant to be, starring John Cusack & Kate Beckinsale. / August 26: Radio. Drama about a high school coach who takes a developmentally challenged man under his wing, starring Cuba Gooding Jr. & Ed Harris. Rated PG.
Five Corners, 678 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306, 201-547-4543 – Films for Juveniles: Mondays @ 4 p.m. / August 16: Zoolander. Very funny comedy about a dimwitted male model that has been brainwashed. Starring Ben Stiller & Owen Wilson. Rated PG-13. / August 23: Hellboy. Action-packed fantasy based on the comic book superhero Hellboy. Starring Ron Perlman & Selma Blair. Rated PG-13. / August 30: Starsky & Hutch. Comedy set in the 1970s, about two mismatched police detectives. Based on the classic TV series. Starring Ben Stiller & Owen Wilson. / Fridays @ 3 p.m. / August 20: Pinocchio. Magical Disney animated masterpiece about a wood puppet who wants to become a real boy. Rated G. / August 27: Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs. Classic Disney animated masterpiece based on the Grimm fairy tale, about a beautiful maiden, a gallant prince, and an evil queen. Rated G.
Five Corners, 678 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306, 201-547-4543 – Films for Seniors: Wednesdays @ 1 p.m. / August 4: House of Sand and Fog. Moving psychological drama about a desperate young woman who clashes with an Iranian colonel looking for a better life for his family. Starring Jennifer Connelly & Ben Kinglsey. Rated R. / August 11: Secondhand Lions. Touching film in which a young boy is sent to spend the summer with his eccentric great-uncles. Starring Michael Caine, Robert Duvall & Haley Joel Osment. Rated PG. / August 18: Cold Mountain. Sweeping Civil War saga of love and the will to survive. Starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman & Renée Zellweger. Rated R. / August 25: Hidalgo. Humorous exciting adventure about a man who competes in a dangerous horse race across the Arabian Desert. Starring Viggo Mortensen. Rated PG-13.
COMMUNITY AWARENESS SERIES:
Miller, 489 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07305, 201-547-4551 – Calling All Aspiring Musicians & Performance Artists!!! / Artist-in-Residence Composer/Music Workshop / Mondays @ 7 p.m. / August 9-16-23 in Cultural Arts Auditorium @ Miller Branch / * Technique for beginner to advanced students * Jazz & Blues theory/technique * Piano / Bass / Drums / Sax / Trumpet / Trombone * Interaction with professional musicians * Bring your instrument – Jam session
Miller, 489 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07305, 201-547-4551 – Creative Arts & Crafts Workshop: Fabric, Shells, Beading, Buttons, etc. / Instructors: ZulLatifatu Zahiratu & Barbara Williams / Tuesday, August 10 / 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
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