Gramatan Village 
Your Home Your Community
March 27, 2017

    Upcoming Events:

Gramatan Village
Open House
Wednesday, April 5
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
85 Pondfield Road
Our members have found community, connection, engagement and fun. If you want to live a life filled with possibilities and choices, Gramatan Village is for you or a loved one!

Light refreshments 
will be served.
RSVP 914-337-1338

Next Open House 
Wednesday, May 3

Yoga with Jonalie is Back!

10:00 AM
April 3,10,17 & 24
GV Office 
$10 Per Class
Register for 4 classes 
save $5!
St. Patrick's Day Luncheon
Rory Dolan's
890 McClean Avenue 
Wednesday, March 29 
12:00 - 2:00 PM

Transportation by Volunteer Drivers 

If you are able to offer a fellow member a ride, please call the office!

Healthy Aging Seminar
Presented by 
Catherine Foley 
Thursday, April 6
10:00 AM 
GV Office 
Join us for an informative session featuring key topics to optimize nutrition and health.  

Catherine Foley is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and owner of Dedicated to Nutrition LLC, a nutrition counseling private practice, located in Bronxville.

Tea & Poetry 

Thursday, April 20
2:00 - 3:30 PM 
GV Office 
All are welcome!

Quality of Life: 
MIT Age Lab & You
Thursday, April 27
5:30 - 7:00 PM 
GV Office 
Join us as Paul Tramontozzi, CFP® of KBK Wealth Management discusses how you can use this research to optimize your own retirement.

Reservations Requested 
by April 20 

Gramatan Village & The 
Tuckahoe Senior Citizens 
present Tina DiLeo 
Cooking Demonstration

Tuesday, May 9th 
12:30 PM 
Church of the Assumption 
Father Fata Hall 
Reservations Requested 

Gramatan Village 
Book Club 
Starting May 10th 
We will meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the GV office at 10:00 AM
First Book:
The Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
All are Welcome
Call the office to register 

Tea & Conversation
Wednesday, May 17
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Special Guest Speaker
Julie Meade 
Cancer Support Team 

Enjoy light refreshments and learn about a valuable community resource!

Kick off Summer!

Walter's Hot Dogs!
Monday, June 12
12 noon 

Walter's Hot Dogs, a Westchester institution and nationally registered historical landmark, has been serving their world-famous hot dogs since 1919.  Come and enjoy with your GV friends!
  Transportation provided by volunteer drivers 
Gramatan Village & the Bronxville Senior Citizens  present 
Nancy Contessa Cooking Demonstration
Tuesday, June 13th 
1:00 PM 
The Reformed Church 
All are Welcome!
Members and Guests
Reservations Requested
for all Programs

National Health Care Decisions Day 
April 16, 2017

National Healthcare Decisions Day aims to help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning.
For 2017, National Healthcare Decisions Day will be a week- long event, from April 16 to 22.

For more information:

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Dear Friends,

The winter is behind us and spring has arrived.  Spring is the perfect time to enjoy Gramatan Village's many programs and activities!

As we shake off the winter doldrums Gramatan Village offers an opportunity for you to renew your engergy by adopting healthy habits.  

Healthy Aging Seminar
Presented by
Catherine Foley
Thursday, April 6
10:00 AM
GV Office 

Join us for this informative session featuring key topics to optimize nutrition and health.
Catherine Foley is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and owner of Dedicated to Nutrition LLC, a nutrition counseling private practice, located in Bronxville.

Healthy snacks provided
All are Welcome!
Reservations Requested 

April is National Poetry Month , which was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996.  Join Gramatan Village for Tea and Poetry , a wonderful way to spend a springtime afternoon!

Tea & Poetry 
Thursday, April 20
2:00 - 3:30 PM 
GV office 

Join us as we read the work of Billy Collins, Stephen Dobyns, Sharon Olds, Faith Shearin, and Ron Padgett . These distinguished poets include a former US Poet Laureate, and the recipient of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.  The poems we have selected all have something to do with family, husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, daughters, and sons, and all give some new insight into intimate relationships.

All are welcome
Light refreshments will be served!
RSVP: 914-337-1338
Our Program Committee is busy planning future events and activities. We know that connecting with others socially is good for one's health.   See the sidebar for details on upcoming programs.  Members are always welcome to bring a friend.

For a printable calendar click here:

Save the Date!
Sunday, May 7th 
May Magic

Photo courtesy of Allaire Warner 
Join us at our annual benefit honoring founding members Schatze and Peter Thorp.  There will be a wine and hors d'oeuvres reception with entertainment at the Siwanoy Country Club from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. For more information:

Community Events & Information

Books & Coffee with 
Concordia Alumnus 
Rev. Dr. Kenneth J. Doka 
Tuesday, March 28
7:00 PM 

Books & Coffee will feature author, Rev. Dr. Kenneth J. Doka, who will present his book, Grief is a Journey, Finding Your Path Through

The program for this event will also include a discussion with Christina Staudt, President of the Westchester End of Life Coalition

For more information:
Piano Concert 
featuring  Raj Bhimani 
Sunday, April 2 at  2:00 PM 
$10 Suggested Donation 
West Center Congregational Church
101 Pondfield Road West

For more information:

The John and Penny Barr
Poetry Reading Series 
featuring Award-winning Poet 
Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
7:00 PM 
Slonim House
Sarah Lawrence College 

Reception with book signing and sales following the reading.  No reservations required for this free program.  

For information:

Call for Submissions
April 4 - April 28, 2017 
Reception:  Sunday, April 9 
2 PM - 5PM 
Eligibility : Open to Westchester residents age 18 and older. Original work created by the artist and no older than three years will be accepted. 
Sale: Works may be sold during the exhibition and subject to a 20% commission to the BWC and Federation.
For more information on submission requirements click here:

The Bronxville Historical Conservancy
presents the 
19th Annual Brendan Gill Lecture 
 Friday, April 21
8:00 PM 
Concordia College 
Somer Center 

Pulitzer Prize-winning Supreme Court expert Linda Greenhouse and CBS correspondent and presidential historian Mo Rocca will be the featured speakers. 
To register for this free public lecture call 914-961-6790

Gramatan Village engages community residents who want to remain in the home and neighborhood they love. We support aging-in-community with a network of volunteers, community partnerships and peer connections that enable members to stay independent, and fully engaged in the community. 

We look forward to seeing  you soon!

Julie Dalton 

Julie Dalton
Executive Director