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• Yin Yoga
Sat, December 13 from 2 to 4pm; admission: $40
Balance the yang energy in your life with Yin Yoga, a practice in which poses are held for up to ten minutes to increase flexibility and open up connective tissue, releasing blockages in the body.
• From Asana to Meditation
Wed, December 10 from 6 to 8pm; admission:$30
From Asana to Meditation begins with gentle, calming postures and pranayama to prepare the body for sitting, transitions into meditation, and ends with deep relaxation. Taught by Julie Lifton.
MI-BOX TRIPLE DRIVE BENEFITS
PEOPLE TO PEOPLE
MI-BOX’s Fourth Annual County-wide Triple Drive Collection Campaign for Toys, Food and Coats is now underway to Benefit People to People. MI-BOX’s warehouse is at 8 Carol Avenue in West Haverstraw, NY. Items can be dropped off at MI-BOX Monday-Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm.
MI-BOX, is serving once again as the repository for donations to Rockland’s needy. Please bring new, unwrapped toys (for boys and girls ages 1-18), new or gently used coats and various non-perishable food items to MI-BOX’s warehouse.
Items needed: Toys and coats to give to boys and girls ages 2-14, soft toys, dolls, sports games, scrapbooks, art and craft kits, action figures, toy trucks, building games, musical and educational toys, and children’s books are always welcome.
Hats and gloves. Non-perishable food items
Holiday dinner items—instant potatoes and stuffing
canned corn, string beans and sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and turkey gravy, Bisquick or cornbread mixes, pie crust mix and filling, canned or bagged nuts.
WINTER COAT/NON-PERISHABLE FOOD DRIVE
A Winter Coat and Clothing/Non-Perishable Food Drive by
Christ’s Ambassadors of Charity in partnership with the Palisades Community Center.
Donations can be dropped off all week between 10am and 4pm. Proceeds will be donated to People to People and distributed free of charge to people in need.
NYACK FARMERS’ MARKET MOVES INDOORS
It’s mid-November and that means it’s almost time for the Nyack Farmers’ Market to relocate to its winter home: indoors at the Nyack Center. So remember, the last outdoor market is the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, November 26. Take advantage of the fall harvest before we move indoors.
WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION
On Sunday, December 14, the Fellowship of Reconciliation will offer the 6th annual Winter Solstice Celebration. From 1 to 6pm, FOR USA opens the doors of its national headquarters at Shadowcliff, 521 N. Broadway, Upper Nyack, for community warmth & fun. As always, please bring a savory or sweet dish to share; beverages will be provided.
During the celebration, the 2014 Nyack Local Peace Awards will be presented to the Nyack Center with Executive Director Kim Cross and local philanthropist Herb Kurz. This year’s musical guests include: Regret the Hour, Lisa Sokolov, Bill Vanaver, Naaz Hosseini & Peter Blum, Steve & Emilia White, Answer the Muse, and more.
Suggested donations: $15, $35: Families, $100: Earth Angel.
RSVP/INFO: 845.358.4601, S. Hope Altkin, ex. 32, or Jonette O’Kelley Miller, ex. 29.