Symposia Community Events – February 2016

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!

 Free Yoga Class –  Every Wednesday at 7 pm

Suggested donation: $5


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.

Certified Yoga Instructors Bridget Heavey and Carmen Rusu

For more information, or to register, contact Carmen:  201-805-1739 or

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

 Learn  Classic Wedding Dances music  that will never grow old

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…Come! Feel you finally know how to dance, and learn it right, taught as if the first day of your life in a dance lesson: 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

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


Raw/Vegan Potluck & Holistic Lecture on: Eliminating the Risk of Skin Cancer & Improving Skin Appearance By Dr. Adiel Tel-Oren –  Friday, Feb. 12 at 5.45 pm

 5:45 – VEGAN POTLUCK (NO animal products including honey, dairy and eggs)

6:30 – LECTURE

$5.00 Cover Charge- Pre-Registered  (Pre-Register on-line at:

$10- at Door

*The Potluck is a great opportunity to try a variation of healthy, delicious plant based dishes and to meet like-minded peeps from the community, or you can just join us for this amazing lecture (cover charge still applies).

*For those shy in the kitchen, please bring some fruit or veggies, or a store bought Vegan dish, or contact Joey directly to make an additional monetary contribution for food.

Skin growths, moles and lesions can easily and painlessly be removed using a highly effective and non-surgical, non-scarring, non-medical procedure. Learn the truth about how and why skin cancer develops, the unnecessary treatment risks you can avoid, and how you can eliminate fear of melanomas permanently.

Prof. Adiel Tel-Oren (“Dr. T”) MD, DC, DABFM, DABCN, CCN – Health & Nutrition Science Expert; Holistic Skin Scientist; World-Wide Lecturer to Doctors, Health Practitioners, & the Public; Founder of the “Tel-Oren MucoCutaneous Therapy” – a Non-Surgical, Non-Medical Approach to Skin and Mucous Lesions; Skin & Anti-Aging Diagnostics and Therapeutics Innovator; Functional Medicine Expert; and Natural Medicine Author. Professor at the University of Natural Medicine and the IAACN; Certified, Licensed Clinical Nutritionist; Board-Certified in Functional-Medicine, Clinical-Nutrition, Disability Analysis, & Chelation-Therapy; Founder of Several Humanitarian Projects in Several Countries; Guide of Foraging and Trekking Expeditions, Ecological Projects, Retreat, and Adventures

Find out more about Dr. T at:

 For more information: contact Ecopolitan Area Coordinator Joey Avniel at

Joey Avniel is the author of:
Artisan Vegan Pizza: How to expertly create both simple and gourmet vegan pizza even if you’ve never made one before
The Healing Foods: Heal Your Body & Lose Weight with Delicious, Earth-friendly, Healthy Food
Drama with Mama: Eleven Ways To Stop Fighting With Your Mother
One-Legged Seagull: A Warrior’s Journey to Inner Peace
Un-Mute Your Child: How to talk to your kids, so they can hear you
Visit website:

LovefestValentine Party – Sunday, Feb. 14 at 6 pm

Suggested donation: $10

Come celebrate LOVE with us at Symposia at our annual Valentine’s Day Party!

Bring some delicious food to share, as well as some thoughts on what love means to you. It could be anything – a favorite poem, a drawing, a photograph, a craft, a song, a personal story, or a talent. Let us know how love has impacted your life in 2015, and why you couldn’t imagine living life without it!!!

For more information, or to sign up, call Carmen at 201-805-1739 or write to


Cryer’s Collection – book reading/signing by Moses CryerSaturday, Feb. 20 at 6 pm

 Moses Cryer is a exciting new poet who writes inspirational poems from his own personal life experiences. He is the author of three books, Pearls of Poetry ( no longer in print), Prose of Poetry, and Cryer’s Collection. Cryer’s Collection, takes the reader into a period of the author’s life when he was addicted to alcohol  and fighting mental illness.

His gripping portrayal of love, love lost, friendship, addiction will captive you. Cryer’s books are a guaranteed  page turner! He is a critically acclaimed author, critiqued by Joan Hannibal of Readers Favorite and his readers.  His books are available on  Ebay and selected bookstores in lower state New York and Long Island and Hoboken, New Jersey.

For more information, contact  Moses Cryer at


PUPPETONIA – Puppet Shows for Babies and Toddlers

Since its inception, Puppetonia has taught children so much more than just their ABC’s and 123′s. The music and puppet shows incorporate important social skills, early academics, thinking skills, motor skills, and self-expression.

The music is fun and upbeat, and the children are encouraged to move to the rhythm, follow verbal instructions, practice sequential movements, and have a great time. And there are bubbles galore!

For a sample of our shows, check these links:

PUPPETONIA SHOWS (Babies and Toddlers):

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 10 and 11 am

Thu at 4 pm.

BABY PUPPETONIA (Babies):  Wed and Thu at 1.30 pm

YOGA FOR BABIES (6 weeks to crawling): Tuesdays at 1.30 pm

Two new shows every week.


$15 drop in

$10 second show the same week

$10 second child

Package Deal: 10 Admissions – $130 valid for 3 months.

No reservation required.

For more info, call or text: (201) 805-1739

Email:  or visit

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