August 2022 Newsletter

Join in Our Fun Summer Programs!
Two Important Notices
First, please note that we will be closed for "Summer Recess" from
Monday, August 22nd to Monday, September 5th

Second, Narberth Borough Hall is experiencing issues with air conditioning.
We may be moving in-person programming to the West Wing of the Narberth Community Library. Please look out for updates about our location.
Monthly Programs
All programs are FREE and offered to any adults 55 and over
Every program is on Zoom, unless otherwise noted


How to Register | Click the Buttons below to register, or call 610-664-2366
Grab & Go Meals: August

This month, we'll be distributing meals on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

We are expecting to be at the West Wing of
the Narberth Community Library (formerly the "Girl Scout Room") next week.
Please look out for updates on the location.

Note: We have not yet received the
menu for August from our caterer, but
this will be updated soon.

Tues & Thurs, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
In-Person Tech Support
Thurs, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
with Gerry Hébert

Bring your computer and tech questions to Gerry in-person on Thursday mornings! Look out for updates on our location for in-person programming as this may change.
(You must register in advance.)

Tech one-on-ones are free for
members, non-members can sign up for ONE free 30-minute session. 
Virtual Music Week 2022
Accordion Live Virtual Performance
Mon, August 1 at 10:30 AM on Zoom
with Henri Mikol
New Horizons as we kick off this year’s Music Week with an entertaining mix of fascinating accordion music performed by Henry Mikol. 
Musical Guided Meditation
Tues, August 2 at 10:30 AM on Zoom
with Eileen Abrams, MA, M.Ed.
Join us for this gentle, musical, guided meditation session to bring more calm and contentment into your life.
Jazz Pianist: Joanne Brackeen
Tues, August 2 at 1:00 PM on Zoom
with Stan Fink, Jazz Musician & Music Teacher
Stan Fink will discuss the life and music of American Jazz pianist extraordinaire, Joanne Brackeen.
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Musical Creative Writing
Wed, August 3 at 10:30 AM on Zoom
with New Horizons' Creative Writers
Enjoy original writings and poetry inspired by favorite music from NH’s talented Creative Writers.
Virtual Film Screening: "South Pacific" (1959)
Wed, August 3 at 1:00 PM on Zoom
with New Horizons' Film Club
Join other film enthusiasts to watch movies online, and then join the Film Club discussion with Ellensue Jacobson later this month. 
All Seniors welcome!

This Month: “South Pacific" (1959): In this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, an American WWII nurse in the South Pacific falls in love with a French plantation owner and struggles to accept his mixed-race children. Exploring concepts of racial prejudice, love, and war, this Tony Award winning musical has become a much-loved classic.

Film Discussion Club will meet on Wednesday, August 10 at 10:30 AM.
Joan Baez
Thurs, August 4 at 10:30 AM on Zoom
with Eileen Abrams, MA, M.Ed. and Judy Ringold
Join Eileen Abrams and Judy Ringold to explore, enjoy, and discuss the music of singer-songwriter and activist Joan Baez.
The Beatles, Cont.
Fri, August 5 at 10:30 AM on Zoom
with DJ Gerry Hebert and Stan the Music Man
Join us to discuss The Beatle's masterpiece album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Latin Rhythm Dance Fitness
Fri, August 5 at 10:00 PM on Zoom
with Betsy Klausman
Try out this fun class with New Horizons’ Dance Instructor Betsy Klausman. Hear some Latin Rhythms and learn easy Latin dance steps to improve balance & strength.
Other Monthly Programs
Knit & Chat
Thurs, August 4 & 18 at 10:30 AM with Chris Jackson
ONLY In-Person on Thurs, Aug 4
In-Person or by Zoom on Thurs, Aug 18
Seniors are invited to bring your latest project--or something you just want to try--and join Leader Chris Jackson and other knitters for a session of friendly chatting and helpful knitting hints. Open to experienced Knitters only. 

Please call 610 664-2366 to register. 
RETURNING TO NEW HORIZONS!
Mah Jongg with Friends
Tues, August 9 & 16 at 10:30 AM
In-Person at Narberth Borough Hall
Join other enthusiasts 55 and over in playing this fun and popular game.
RETURNING TO NEW HORIZONS!
Walking Club
Tues, August 9 & 16 at 10:30 AM with Pauline Rosenberg
Meet outside Narberth Borough Hall
Adults 55 and over are invited to meet at Boro Hall each Tuesday to socialize and exercise while enjoying a leisurely walk around Narberth. Everyone is welcome!
Virtual Film Club Discussion: "South Pacific" (1959)
Wed, August 10 at 10:30 AM on Zoom
with Ellensue Jacobson
Join Ellensue Jacobson and other film enthusiasts to discuss the movie viewed on Zoom earlier in the month. All Seniors welcome!

This Month: “South Pacific" (1959): In this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, an American WWII nurse in the South Pacific falls in love with a French plantation owner and struggles to accept his mixed-race children. Exploring concepts of racial prejudice, love, and war, this Tony Award winning musical has become a much-loved classic. It is based on a book by James Michener. (Viewed on Zoom on Wednesday, August 3 at 1:00 PM.)
World & National Affairs Discussion Group
Thurs, August 11 at 10:30 AM with Bob and Sue Bond
In-Person or by Zoom
Local historians Robert and Susan Bond lead Seniors in a lively discussion of current events. All views and political orientations are welcome!
Save Our Planet
Fri, August 12 at 10:30 AM on Zoom
with Pauline Rosenberg
Discuss ways you can restore nature and create a healthier planet. Led by Pauline Rosenberg. 

Topic: Regenerative Agriculture and how we can support it.
Advanced Tai Chi
Tues, August 16 at 10:30 AM with Rosalie Pressman
Outside at Narberth Borough Hall, weather permitting
Rosalie Pressman, certified Tai Chi instructor, teaches advanced Tai Chi to those Seniors who wish to learn more complicated Yang Family Style Tai Chi moves. Improve your concentration and balance, while lifting your spirits, with this meditative exercise. Must have experience in Yang Family Tai Chi. 

Please call 610 664-2366 to register. 
Book Club: "Waiting for Snow in Havana" by Carlos Eire
Fri, August 19 at 10:30 AM on Zoom
with Chris Jackson
Read the book, then join the discussion with other Book Lovers. Hosted by Chris Jackson. Waiting for Snow in Havana is a eulogy for a native land and a loving testament to the collective spirit of Cubans everywhere.

Regularly Scheduled Programs
Regular Weekly Programs include:
Support Groups: "Full Circle Discussion Group" and "Transitions and Changes"
Walking Club, Senior Fitness Class, Tai Chi in the Yang Family Style,
Healthy Exercise Class, Dance Fitness, and Creative Writing

Please Note: Due to a schedule conflict, Transitions and Changes is temporarily moving to Thursdays, at 12:00 Noon, until further Notice
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Additionally, we offer Private Counseling and Private Classes including Computer Tech Tutorials. Our Computer Guru, Gerry Hebert, will now be ONSITE every Thursday, starting at 10:30 AM. Call 610 664-2366 to make an appointment!
Tech Tip of the Month
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