Trio d'Été, Gathering Room
Jun
24
3:00 PM15:00

Trio d'Été, Gathering Room

Carole Tilson, cello; Rebecca Eckfeld, violin, & William Eckfeld, piano, Special Guest: Steven Miller, Clarinet

Trio d’été made its public debut on September 14, 2014. While the members have performed together over many years in other capacities, they finally came together in September 2013 to inaugurate their trio.

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The Giants of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, Jill Kiefer, Gathering Room
Jun
26
1:30 PM13:30

The Giants of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, Jill Kiefer, Gathering Room

Dr. Jill Kiefer, Ossining Arts Council President, a teaching artist and art historian teaches this June (4 session) Art Course, The Giants of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism.  She will focus on such key Impressionists as Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir and Camille Pissaro, among others, as well as on Neo-Impressionists Paul Signac and Georges Seurat.  Tuition: $45 for all 4 sessions; $15 per individual class. Please complete enrollment with check payable to KOH Residents Assn;  Note: Impressionism in the memo line. Put in Fran Kelly's cubby 4120

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Ruth Cowan, What Can History Teach Us About Technological Change?, Gathering Room
Jul
2
7:30 PM19:30

Ruth Cowan, What Can History Teach Us About Technological Change?, Gathering Room

Ruth Cowan is an American historian of technology noted for research on how household technologies such as home appliances affected expectations of women and housework.

Cowan's More Work for Mother received the Dexter Prize from the Society for the History of Technology in 1984. In 1997 the Society for the History of Technology also awarded her the Leonardo da Vinci Medal.

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Anahaita Kotval, Lifting Up Westchester, Gathering Room
Jul
9
7:30 PM19:30

Anahaita Kotval, Lifting Up Westchester, Gathering Room

Anahaita Kotval is the new Executive Director of Lifting Up Westchester. 

Lifting Up Westchester respects the dignity and full potential of every individual by assisting individuals struggling to overcome the challenges of poverty, homelessness, hunger, health and education. Lifting Up Westchester works with men, women and children as they create their own unique path to a more fulfilling, healthy and independent life. Striving to never turn anyone away, they enlist the generosity of a caring community through donations and volunteerism.

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In Search of the American Family Onstage, Kate Farrington, Gathering Room
Jul
10
1:30 PM13:30

In Search of the American Family Onstage, Kate Farrington, Gathering Room

American playwrights have always used the family as a metaphor for the journey of America itself. This course offers four plays that examine different aspects of the American family, from the yearning for a golden past, to the hope for a better future. Kate Farrington, Resident Dramaturg for the Pearl Theatre in NYC from 2006 to 2017, received her M.F.A. from Brooklyn College, CUNY; she's worked with many New York theaters including New York Theatre Workshop, the Public, and Vital Theater.  Tuition: $45 for all four sessions; $15 per individual session.  Complete the enrollment form with your check payable to KOH Residents Assn; note: American Theater in the memo line. Put in Fran Kelly's cubby 4120.

July 10 ~ I Remember Mama by John Van Druten (1944) I Remember Mama exemplifies American's nostalgic view of its own past.

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The Guggenheim, New York
Jul
11
9:30 AM09:30

The Guggenheim, New York

A comprehensive Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966) exhibition.   It examines the artist's unmistakable aesthetic vocabulary and aims to provide a deeper understanding of his work.  It features important works in bronze and in oil, as well as plaster sculptures and drawings never before seen in this country. The Foundation Giacometti in Paris collaborated in mounting this exhibition.

Sign up for this trip is needed.  Sign-up sheets are located in the Activities Alcove.

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In Search of the American Family Onstage, Kate Farrington, Gathering Toom
Jul
17
1:30 PM13:30

In Search of the American Family Onstage, Kate Farrington, Gathering Toom

American playwrights have always used the family as a metaphor for the journey of America itself. This course offers four plays that examine different aspects of the American family, from the yearning for a golden past, to the hope for a better future. Kate Farrington, Resident Dramaturg for the Pearl Theatre in NYC from 2006 to 2017 received her M.F.A. from Brooklyn College, CUNY; she's worked with many New York theaters including New York Theatre Workshop, the Public, and Vital Theater.  Tuition: $45 for all four sessions; $15 per individual session.  Complete the enrollment form with your check payable to KOH Residents Assn; note: American Theater in the memo line. Put in Fran Kelly's cubby 4120.

July 17 ~ Awake And Sing! by Clifford Odets (1935) Odets' ode to the working class, Awake and Sing! was also one of the first great odes to the endurance and sacrifice of the American family.

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In Search of the American Family Onstage, Kate Farrington, Gathering Room
Jul
24
1:30 PM13:30

In Search of the American Family Onstage, Kate Farrington, Gathering Room

American playwrights have always used the family as a metaphor for the journey of America itself. This course offers four plays that examine different aspects of the American family, from the yearning for a golden past, to the hope for a better future. Kate Farrington, Resident Dramaturg for the Pearl Theatre in NYC from 2006 to 2017received her M.F.A. from Brooklyn College, CUNY; she's worked with many New York theaters including New York Theatre Workshop, the Public, and Vital Theater.  Tuition: $45 for all four sessions; $15 per individual session.  Complete the enrollment form with your check payable to KOH Residents Assn; note: American Theater in the memo line. Put in Fran Kelly's cubby 4120.

July 24 ~ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams (1955) . Tennessee Williams introduces us to a family crumbling from within incapable of facing their own demise.  Winner of the 1955 Pulitzer Prize, Cat captures the tension of a world where telling the truth about who we are can be fatal.

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Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk
Jul
25
9:00 AM09:00

Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk

The aquarium has harbor seals, river otters, sharks, jellyfish, loggerhead turtles, and hundreds of other animals living in re-creations of their natural Long Island Sound habitat.  Two touch tanks feature smooth stingrays, nurse sharks, crabs, sea stars, and other coastal creatures. 

Sign up for this trip is needed.  Sign up sheets are located in the Activities Alcove.

 

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In Search of the American Family Onstage, Kate Farrington, Gathering Room
Jul
31
1:30 PM13:30

In Search of the American Family Onstage, Kate Farrington, Gathering Room

American playwrights have always used the family as a metaphor for the journey of American itself.  This course offers four plays that examine different aspects of the American family, from the yearning for a golden past, to the hope for a better future.  Kate Farrington, Resident Dramaturg for the Pearl Theatre in NYC from 2006 to 2017, received her M.F.A. from Brooklyn College, CUNY; she's worked with many New York theaters including New York Theatre Workshop, the Public, and Vital Theater.  Tuition $45 for all four sessions; $15 per individual session. Complete the enrollment form with your check payable to KOH Residents Assn; note: American Theater in the memo line.  Put in Fran Kelly's cubby 4120.

July 31  ~ Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry (1959) . Chronicling an African-American family's struggle to find their place in the American Dream, Raisin in the Sun portrays a family and a nation on the edge of change - but whether the change will be for the better is still uncertain. 

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Omer Bartov, Anatomy of a Genocide, Gathering Room
Aug
27
7:30 PM19:30

Omer Bartov, Anatomy of a Genocide, Gathering Room

Mr. Bartov, a professor of European history at Brown University, has spent his professional life trying to understand the efforts to exterminate the Jews of Europe during World War II.     “Anatomy of a Genocide”—a detailed examination of deadly events in the town of Buczacz, in present-day Ukraine, during World War II—is the product of his decades of research into the ways in which ideology, ethnic tension and war become a recipe for mass murder.

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REBEL Musicial Ensemble, Gathering Room
Oct
12
7:30 PM19:30

REBEL Musicial Ensemble, Gathering Room

Hailed by the New York Times as “sophisticated and beguiling,” and praised by the Los Angeles Times for their “astonishingly vital music-making," the award-winning, New York-based ensemble, REBEL (pronounced “Re-BEL”) is one of North America’s top-tier ensembles specializing in 17th- and 18th-century repertoire performed on period instruments. 

 

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Marcy Freedman, Social and Political Commentary in Art, Gathering Room
Oct
29
7:30 PM19:30

Marcy Freedman, Social and Political Commentary in Art, Gathering Room

Marcy B. Freedman is an artist and an art historian based in the New York metropolitan area. While it has been a challenge to pursue both of these career paths, Marcy is convinced that her endeavors in each field have enriched her work in the other.  She has taught courses at Kendal on Hudson; Last year she spoke about Crimes Against Art.

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The Giants of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, Jill Kiefer, Gathering Room
Jun
19
1:30 PM13:30

The Giants of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, Jill Kiefer, Gathering Room

Dr. Jill Kiefer, Ossining Arts Council President, a teaching artist and art historian teaches this June (4 session) Art Course, The Giants of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism.  She will focus on such key Impressionists as Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir and Camille Pissarro, among others, as well as on Neo-Impressionists Paul Signac and Georges Seurat.  Tuition: $45 for all 4 sessions; $15 per individual class. Please complete enrollment with check payable to KOH Residents Assn;  Note: Impressionism in the memo line. Put in Fran Kelly's cubby 4120

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Steve Kanfer and Bill Pence, An Evening of Animated Cartoons, Gathering Room
Jun
18
7:30 PM19:30

Steve Kanfer and Bill Pence, An Evening of Animated Cartoons, Gathering Room

We are in for a real treat as residents Steve Kanfer and Bill Pence present an evening of animated cartoons - six in number - each one a classic directed by Chuck Jones.  Jones was the premier animation director of his time, working exclusively for Warner Brothers in a sub-studio that the animators referred to as Termite Terrace.

Steve Kanfer had a long friendship with Chuck Jones; Bill Pence also had a long and productive relationship with Jones culminating in the Chuck Jones Theater, part of the Telluride Film Festival founded by Bill and Stella Pence.

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The Giants of Imressionism and Post-Impressionism, Gathering Room
Jun
12
1:30 PM13:30

The Giants of Imressionism and Post-Impressionism, Gathering Room

Dr. Jill Kiefer, Ossining Arts Council President, a teaching artist and art historian teaches this June (4 session) Art Course, The Giants of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism.  She will focus on such key Impressionists as Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir and Camille Pissarro, among others, as well as on Neo-Impressionists Paul Signac and Georges Seurat.  Tuition: $45 for all 4 sessions; $15 per individual class. Please complete enrollment form with check payable to KOH Residents Assn;  Note: Impressionism in the memo line. Put in Fran Kelly's cubby 4120

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Heather Halstead,  Reach the World, Gathering Room
Jun
11
7:30 PM19:30

Heather Halstead, Reach the World, Gathering Room

Heather Halstead, co-founder of Reach the World, an organization that makes the benefits of travel accessible to K-12 classrooms, after-school and summer school sites in New York City and online programming to sites nationwide.  The National Geographic Society Education Foundation named Reach the World a Model Program in Geography Education and the HP Catalyst Initiative named Reach the World a world innovator in STEM+ education.

Heather's Dad, Clark Halstead, is a Kendal on Hudson resident.

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The Giants of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism ~ Jill Kiefer, Gathering Room
Jun
5
1:30 PM13:30

The Giants of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism ~ Jill Kiefer, Gathering Room

Dr. Jill Kiefer, Ossining Arts Council President, a teaching artist and art historian teaches this June (4 sessions) Art Course, The Giants of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism.  She will focus on such key Impressionists as Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir and Camille Pissarro, among others, as well as on Neo-Impressionists Paul Signac and Georges Seurat.  Tuition: $45 for all 4 sessions; $15 per individual class. Please complete enrollment form with check payable to KOH Residents Assn;  Note: Impressionism in the memo line. Put in Fran Kelly's cubby 4120

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Music Course with Michael Boriskin - France after Debussy, Gathering Room
May
29
1:30 PM13:30

Music Course with Michael Boriskin - France after Debussy, Gathering Room

Debussy completely re-imagined the three basic building blocks of music -- melody, harmony and rhythm.  This last of Boriskin three session music course explores the ebullient, wildly-diverse musical scene of France in the post-Debussy era with works of composers like Maurice Ravel, Francis Poulenc, Darius Milhaud, Olivier Messiaen , and others.

Register with Check payable to KOH Residents Assn. Note Music Course in memo line. Tuition $50 for all 3 sessions, $20 for Individual Session. Put registration form and check in Fran Kelly's cubby: 4120.

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VISION, IMPACT OF GOOD NUTRITION, Administrative Conference Room - Level C
May
24
3:00 PM15:00

VISION, IMPACT OF GOOD NUTRITION, Administrative Conference Room - Level C

Cathy Disomma's uniquely qualified to present VISION, IMPACT OF GOOD NUTRITION on Thursday, May 24, under the auspices of Kendal's Vision Help Group.   She holds a Masters of Science in Food and Nutrition, is a Registered Dietician and a Certified Dietician/Nutritionist.  She's Kendal on Hudson's Fitness Director and  an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist.

 

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New York Botanical Garden, Bronx "Georgia O'Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii"
May
23
9:00 AM09:00

New York Botanical Garden, Bronx "Georgia O'Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii"

See the fruits of O'Keeffe's immersion in Hawaii in 1939, with little-known paintings of flowers and landscapes in the Mertz Library, and tropical plants that inspired her such as heliconia, hibiscus, bird-of-paradise and pineapple in the Haupt Conservatory.

This trip involves considerable walking.  Please pay admission fee of $18 before April 25 with a check for $18 payable to Patricia Taylor and left in her cubby 4210

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Music Course with Michael Boriskin - The Composer Next Door, Gathering Room
May
22
1:30 PM13:30

Music Course with Michael Boriskin - The Composer Next Door, Gathering Room

This second of Boriskin's three session music course explores three of America's most renowned composers who happened to be Westchesterites: Charles Tomlinson Griffes, the early 20th-century giant from Tarrytown; Charles Edward Ives, the great Yankee maverick and Pulitzer Prize-winner from Hartsdale; and Samuel Barber, the iconic master from Bedford and winner of two Pulitzer Prizes.

Register with Check payable to KOH Residents Assn. note Music Course in memo line. Tuition $50 for all 3 sessions, $20 for Individual Session. Put registration form and check in Fran Kelly's cubby: 4120

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Music Course with Michael Boriskin - Franz Liszt: A Man in Full, Gathering Room
May
15
1:30 PM13:30

Music Course with Michael Boriskin - Franz Liszt: A Man in Full, Gathering Room

Franz Liszt was one of the most fascinating figures in all music history.  Michael Boriskin explores this complex man-of-the-world in the first of a 3 session music course.

Register with Check payable to KOH Residents Assn. Note Music Course in memo line. Tuition $50 for all 3 sessions, $20 for Individual Session. Put registration form and check in Fran Kelly's cubby: 4120.

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Tommy Mesa, Gathering Room
May
13
3:00 PM15:00

Tommy Mesa, Gathering Room

Thomas Mesa, Cuban-American cellist, is quickly establishing himself as one of the most charismatic and versatile performers of his generation with a wide variety of solo engagements across the United States.  Thomas is a Winner of the Astral Artists Auditions (2017), the Sphinx Competition (2016), Thaviu Competition for String Performance (2013), and the Alhambra Orchestra Concerto Competition (2006).  

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Celebrate Community - Kendal on Hudson's 13th Anniversary,  Gathering Room, Simulcast PDR
May
11
4:00 PM16:00

Celebrate Community - Kendal on Hudson's 13th Anniversary, Gathering Room, Simulcast PDR

The 13th Anniversary Program in the Gathering Room will acknowledge our Founders and Pat Doyle our wonderful Executive Director, who will be retiring this fall.

A special Anniversary Dinner will follow the program at 6 PM. There will be open seating in the Formal Dining Room, the Bistro, and the Private Dining Room with waiter service throughout.. 

Before Tuesday, May 1 if you haven't already done so, please indicate your intentions about attending the Anniversary Celebration as well as your Dining Location Preference in the notebook located in the Residents Lounge.

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Wave Hill, Historic House and Gardens, Bronx
May
9
9:00 AM09:00

Wave Hill, Historic House and Gardens, Bronx

Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill. Tour the Historic House and hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, and Arturo Toscanini.  Tour the public gardens and experience Nature -- flowers, plants and trees that are carefully cultivated and arranged.  Fee $15  Please put in cubby 4101

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