March Activities at West End Library

March will be a busy month at the West End library, 151 Cambridge Street.

The library has scheduled films, a lecture, a book discussion, a concert and many ongoing programs. For details call 617-523-3957.

Irish Heritage Month  Film Series –. Sponsored by the Friends of the West End Branch Library.

March 4th   Run & Jump

March 11th Good Vibrations

March 18th The Irish Pub

March 25th Calvary

Irish History Month Lecture – Irish Need Not Apply: A History of the Irish in Boston — Thursday, March 5th  at 6:00 pm

Local historian Christopher Daley brings his multimedia presentation to the West End Branch Library. Beginning in the 1700s, Daley looks at the migration of Irish to the Boston area, and discusses the popular anti-Irish/Catholic sentiment of the time. Also discussed will be the rise of the Irish as political figures in Massachusetts.

Book Discussion Group – Thursday, March 19th  at 3:00 pm.

 Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan.  Copies of the book are available at the West End Branch Library.

French Baroque Sonatas – Thursday, March 19th  at 6:30 pm

A concert of French Baroque Sonatas. This is performed by Janet Fink on recorder and Alastair Thompson on harpsichord. Refreshments will be provided.

Ongoing Programs

English as a Second Language (ESL)Conversation Group  — Every Tuesday from 1:00 pm -2:30 pm.

Yoga for Seniors  — Every Tuesday  2:45-3:30pm  Classes are led by Tatiana Nekrasova, a certified yoga instructor.

After-Work Tai Chi Group – Every Thursday 5:00-6:00 pm. Low impact energy exercise with yang-style tai chi instructor Arthur Soo-Hoo.

Guided Imagery Meditation with Polly Fletcher – Every Friday 12:15-1:00 pm Get Your Vibe On Coach and Occupational Therapist, for Guided Visualization Meditation. Strengthen your Mental Focus and transform limiting thoughts to reduce stress and improve overall health.

Introduction to Laptops, iPads, E-Readers – By appointment only.  Have a new gadget or want to learn more about the one you have?  The West End Branch Library  offers one-on-one sessions to help.  To set up an appointment email Helen Bender at [email protected] or call the Branch.

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