• Symposia Community Events –April 2017

    “What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore, it knows it’s not foolin’ a soul.” (Neil Gaiman: American Gods)

    Donations are the lifeline of our business. If you have used books, CDs, DVDs, games, toys that you don’t want anymore, you can drop them off at our store and we’ll give you a tax-deductible receipt!

    Children Book Raise at Symposia organized by Stevens Alpha Phi Omega and Milk and Bookies for “Hoboken Boys and Girls” and “Club and York Street” on April 9th from 11 to 6 pm

    Please drop off or purchase books for ages 6-12 that will be donated to children within the community. Kids will be given stickers, bookmarks and other tokens for participating.

    Musical Open Mic Night – Thursday, April 20th at 7.30 pm

    Join us for a night of shared musical talent. Sign up and play some tunes, or just come by and cheer us on!

    BYOB (Bring your own bottle, banjo, or balalaika) with some munchies provided. Feel free to bring your own snacks to share.

    Sign up starts at 7:30pm. Everyone gets to perform at least two songs, and original songs are encouraged. Test out your new material or play some cool cover songs. This is mostly an acoustic setup, although a small amp can be made available.

    Like our Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/SymposiaOpenMic/) or send an email to chaase@chdesignsolutions.com for updates and the monthly schedule

    For more information, contact Carlos at chaase@chdesignsolutions.com

    Ready to Write – Workshop by John Mccaffrey – April 27th at 7 pm

    Do you have a desire to write but are not sure how to begin? Has your writing hit a wall and you want to break through? Or do you just want to develop further as a writer and land that publishing contract? “Ready to Write,” a new monthly writing series at Symposia Community Bookstore, will meet all these needs and, most importantly, you’ll have fun in a safe, supported and creative environment.

    Sessions, are led by award-winning novelist and Hoboken resident John McCaffrey (jamccaffrey.squarespace.com)

    Suggested donation: $10
    For more information or to register, contact John at jamccaffrey@earthlink.net

    Free Yoga Class – Every Wednesday at 7 pm

    Have you always shied away from Yoga because you thought you weren’t very flexible?
    Symposia is now opening its doors to a new environment for yoga practice: small classes, taught in a supportive, non-competitive manner, with individual attention. Students will be gently guided through basic yoga postures, yogic breathing, meditation, and relaxation techniques.

    Suggested donation: $8

    Certified Yoga Instructor Carmen Rusu
    For more information, or to register, contact Carmen: 201-805-1739 or carpathian_air@yahoo.com

    Salsa Dance Classes – Instructor Tracy Everitt, Liza Minnelli’s Dance Partner – Every Tuesday at 7 pm

    Learn the actual, real “going-out” partner dancing but dress is informal for lessons : Wear your everyday attire…Learn to dance for weddings and events… a new start each week!…
    Couples or singles…

    $15 per person per hour each lesson, or $50 for 4 lessons.

    Instructor: Tracy Everitt, Broadway and Hollywood dance partner of Liza Minnelli (watch Liza and Tracy in the youtube video “Steam Heat” and see Tracy at Lincoln Center and with Hoboken Chamber Orch. on YouTube as well.

    Registration required. Space is limited. Please call 551-587-0121 or email Tracy tracyeveritt@yahoo.com

    Guitar Circle – Every Thursday at 8.30 pm

    Come jam with local guitar players in a casual, friendly atmosphere. Share your favorite songs and learn new ones. All playing levels and styles are welcome!
    To register or for more info, contact Carlos at chaase@chdesignsolutions.com

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