Apple Workshop

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There will be an Apple Q&A workshop for the non- technically minded on Friday, July 26, 1:30 –3 pm in the Private Dining Room,

Bring all your questions about Macs, iPads, and iPhones. We will start with an introduction to protecting the content of your Mac and your iPhone.

Leading this workshop will be Dr. Pierre Darmon who is a Computer Support and Education Consultant. He has been in the IT industry for over 30 years, and enjoys solving people's computer problems.

People can bring their Macs, iPads, or iPhones to the workshop. Be sure they are charged and that you bring your passwords.

For more information contact Joe Bruno.

New Kendal Art Show Announced

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There will be a new show Oct. 15, 2019 to April 17, 2020 entitled OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO! which is inspired by Dr. Seuss.

The curators ask for submission of artwork, made by residents and staff, not shown on the Rue des Artistes before.

You may submit paintings, collages, assemblages, fiber art, and whatever can hang on a wall or fit in the case. This is your interpretation of the title and the story.

Copies of the Dr. Seuss book, OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO!, will be available in the library and in the Art Room for you to peruse. These are NON-CIRCULATING books. Please do not take them out of the Library or the Art Room.

The curators are Lynn Brady and Barbara Gochman. They await your submissions. As they say in the sports world, “Do it!”

Pace Students’ Health and Wellness Fair for KoH Residents

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Please join us on Tuesday, July 30 in the Resident’s Lounge for a Health and Wellness Fair hosted by our PACE Nursing Student interns. The Fair will run from Noon to 2 pm.

The nursing students have been working hard under the direction of their instructor, Laura Hernandez, in collaboration with Lisa Wacht and Eileen Heske, to bring an array of health and wellness related activities and educational handouts.

All of the tables at the Fair will be presented by PACE students from a variety of programs and departments. Offerings will include blood pressure screenings, aromatherapy, massage, a cooking demo and even raffles for attendees!

Flyers are posted around the community and extra copies are available at the Resident Care Center.

This is one of those occasions when you can find out a little about health care and also show how important our connection with Pace University really is.

Film Course Announcement

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Pace University Professor Emeritus Walter Srebnick returns to lead a course on Film Melodrama, a major form of film associated with plot twists, heightened emotion, personal crises, and intense, but sympathetic, protagonists.

Dates and films to be discussed are: Sept. 10 Irving Rapper, Now, Voyager (1942): Love, sacrifice, transcendence.

Sept. 17 Michael Curtiz, Mildred Pierce (1945): Ambition, family, marriage, motherhood.

Sept. 24 Douglas Sirk, Imitation of Life (1959): Ambition, love, motherhood, friendship, race.

Oct. 1 Todd Haynes, Far from Heaven (2005): Love, race, sexuality.

The films will be shown in the Gathering Room a week ahead of each class. Look for sign-up sheets in your cubby in early August.

Put that on your calendar as film courses are something our movie-interested residents rarely want to miss.

New Residents

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Once again, we should get out the welcome mat for new neighbors.

John and Jean Cannon will be moving into Kendal on July 24 from their home at St. Andrews Golf Club in Hastings on Hudson.

John met Jean when they were both working at IBM in Manhattan. While John pursued a law degree at Harvard, Jean and John’s programming skills acquired at IBM provided income.

After John completed his law degree he was hired by Sullivan & Cromwell where he ultimately became a partner; and where he worked until his retirement.

Jean and John have four children, eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Important Notices

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SING AND SWING WITH SUE!

The incomparable Sue Anderson will lead and accompany our July 17 Sing-Along with “Songs of the Forties” in the Residents Lounge 5 pm - 6 pm. Don’t miss it!

LIVING WITH VISION LOSS

The Association for Macular Diseases has partnered with Ophthalmic Edge to bring practical tips and encouraging advice to ophthalmologists and all patients living with vision loss. Delivered directly to your inbox.

RESIDENTS COUNCIL MEETING

The Residents Council will meet on Monday, July 15 at 2:00 pm in the Gathering Room.

Lecture: Furniture Conservator Darwin D. Martin House

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On Monday evening, July 15 at 7:30 pm in the Gathering Room, Kendal will be host to David Bayne, the Conservator of the Darwin Martin House.

Frank Lloyd Wright designed a unique residential complex for wealthy Buffalo businessman Darwin D. Martin and his family between 1903-1905. The most substantial of Wright’s Prairie houses in the Eastern US, the Martin House is considered one of his finest achievements of the Prairie period and, indeed, of his entire career. 

We will hear about it from furniture conservator David Bayne who will outline the work he has been doing for the house’s furniture collection.  Since 1992 David Bayne has been the Furniture Conservator for the NYS Bureau of Historic Sites.  A 1976 Reed College graduate, he worked for 10 years as a timber framer, a musical instrument maker, and a custom furniture maker. In 1990, he graduated from the Smithsonian Institution’s Furniture Conservation Training Program. He worked mostly on 18th  century American furniture for the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, the US Department of State, the Winterthur Museum, and private clients.

If you want to know the history of the kinds of things we sit and sleep on and what goes into preserving them, plus how these beautiful things are being preserved, you should show up at the Gathering Room on Monday at 7:30.

Sleepy Hollow Comprehensive Plan Deadline

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Comments on the Sleepy Hollow Comprehensive Plan must be in before Tuesday, July 23, 5:00 pm.

Please submit written comments on Sleepy Hollow’s Draft Comprehensive Plan; Waterfront Revitalization Program, which are now before the Board of Trustees for final review, revisions, and adoption.

Several Kendal residents have done so, but it’s important for more to weigh in before July 23. We vote in large numbers. Now let’s show the Village we’re active participants in planning for the future of our Village as well.

Choose an issue that interests you, read the relevant chapters in documents and indicate support or opposition to proposals, or submit a new idea. Possible topics of special concern to Kendal:

1. Connectivity: Need more frequent public bus or van service, with stop at Kendal, to serve those without a car; 2. Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability: Need to increase recycling and healthy landscaping, and reduce use of fossil fuels and causes of air and water pollution and global warming.

*Copies on Kendal Library front desk and online: http://sleepyhollowconnected.com/documents

Please send comments to Paula McCarthy, Village Clerk, 28 Beekman Avenue, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 or to pmccarthy@sleepyhollowny.org to arrive no later than July 23 by 5:00 pm.

Questions? Contact Ann White or Ursula Hahn.

Getting to Know You Saturday

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This is a “Do Not Miss” event focusing on the lives of two Kendal residents who are on the cusp of turning 100. This get-together will feature wit, wisdom, and whimsy with JEAN MACINTOSH and BILL RAKOWER who will become centenarians in October.  Join us on July 20 from 2:00-3:00 pm in the Gathering Room.

This is a great opportunity for any and or all of you who are 98 and younger to feel like you’re one of the young guys at Kendal.

Questions? Contact Amelia Augustus.