• Symposia Community Events – Oct 2014

    $8 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.
    After the class, feel free to linger, have a cup of tea, chat. Refreshments will be served.
    Certified Yoga Instructor Carmen Rusu

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

    Book Reading and Signing with Debut Novelist Adriana Erin Rivera – Oct. 25th at 5 pm

    Celebrate the release of the debut novel from Hoboken resident Adriana Erin Rivera (www.adrianaerinrivera.com). Her novel, Swing Sets is an endearing coming of age, Young Adult/New Adult story that captures the growing pains of life post-college graduation.

    The event at Symposia will feature a book reading and signing by the author. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event.

    For more information, contact Adriana Erin Rivera: adrianarivera560@gmail.com

    Painting Exhibition by Jessica Roberson – Sept, 26th from 4 to 7 pm

    Come enjoy local artist Jessica Roberson’s paintings at Symposia.

    Jessica in her own words:

    “As an artist you visualize images differently than non-artists. I have studied art in college and taken private art lessons to sharpen my skills. Last year I was part of helping painting the mural at the 16th street Park.
    My artistic style is working through color to paint still life, flowers, printmaking, the human figure, mixed media through painting and collage. My main focus is on fine arts at the moment. These paintings will show the varied range of my artistic interests.

    For more information, contact Jessica at maryjane2330@yahoo.com

    Fall Conversation Series with writer/life coach Nancy Colasurdo – Sept 29th, Oct. 27th and Nov. 10th from 7 to 9 pm

    Stop by and partake in an open discussion facilitated by writer/life coach Nancy Colasurdo (http://unfettered50.com/), whose work centers around connecting people to their creative core with tools from The Artist’s Way and her own coaching and blogging practice.

    This is not a workshop or seminar, just a chance to talk with fellow community members on designated topics. Artists and aspiring artists especially welcome.
    Free and open to the community.

    September 29 — Do You Wish You Were Younger?

    October 27 — Is Work/Life Balance a Silly Notion?

    November 10 — What Would an Unfettered Life Be Like?

    For more information or to register, contact Nancy at nancy.colasurdo@gmail.com

    Refreshments will be served.

    “My Life as a Novel” – book reading/signing by local author John Bredin – Oct. 30th at 7 pm

    Hoboken author John Bredin’s latest book, My Life as a Novel, proposes a radical new literary genre in which everyday people can become vital characters in their own life story. The book’s subtitle, “Manifesto on the Activist as Hero, and Other Ways to Not be Bored,” hints at the role activism might play in making a person’s life more meaningful, interesting, or “novelistic.”

    Fore more information, contact John at jfbredin@hotmail.com

    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:

    http://vimeo.com/27909476

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

    BABY PUPPETONIA: Tue, Wed and Thu at 1.30 pm

    Two new shows every week.
    No reservation required.
    For more info, call or text: (201) 805-1739
    Email: puppetonia@gmail.com or visit www.puppetonia.com

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