On Sunday, March 1 at 2 pm, Abraham Keita, recipient of the International Children’s Peace Prize, will share the story of his ongoing and often perilous fight for global justice and children’s rights.
On March 3 at 5:30 pm join Representative Maria Horn of the 64th District for an update on the issues likely to be considered during the 2020 Connecticut Legislative Session which began February 5. Topics expected to be addressed include solid waste management and recycling, rising healthcare costs, increasing access to affordable housing, transportation funding and a bill introduced by a bipartisan group of Connecticut lawmakers to prevent age discrimination in hiring.
Learn how you can enhance your brain health on March 12 at 1 pm at the Sage-Bushnell Library in Sheffield, MA. Linda Orlowski, social worker and memory care specialist at Noble Horizons in Salisbury, CT, will explain how to recognize age-related memory loss, how to distinguish it from a developing cognitive problem, and what to do when memory lapses interfere with your daily routine.
Hotchkiss School instructor Keith Moon returns to Noble Horizons on March 25 at 2 pm, to teach his annual Russian book series
This year's selection is Midnight in Chernobyl, a New York Times, NPR and Time magazine Best Book of the Year, and winner of the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence. Written by journalist Adam Higginbotham, Midnight in Chernobyl is the definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster— a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of history’s worst nuclear disaster.
Exercise in Disguise!
Fridays from 10:30- 11:00
Have fun while burning calories, improving your flexibility, coordination and more with Chair Zumba at Noble Horizons. The class runs weekly on Fridays from 10:30- 11:00 am beginning Friday, June 7.
Get Balanced with Mark Liebergall's Tai Chi
Wednesdays from 10:30- 11:30
Tai Chi instructor Mark Liebergall will teach a weekly Tai Chi series at Noble Horizons. The ancient Chinese martial arts practices of tai chi and qi gong (pronounced CHEE-gung) combine slow, deliberate movements, meditation, and breathing exercises that can help your circulation, balance, and alignment. They can also help restore your energy, called chi or qi (pronounced "chee").
Noble Horizons Free Balance and Fall Prevention Series
Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 am, April 2 - May 7
Noble Horizons' free fall prevention and balance series resumes April 2 and will run weekly from 10:30-11:30 am through May 7. Taught by Noble Horizons physical therapists Kaitlyn Duerr, PT/DPT and Kim Tormay, MOT, OTR/L, CDP, the classes meet in the Community Room and may be joined at any time, although registration (below) is necessary. The classes will help improve balance, increase agility and develop muscle tone. Please register for the series below.
High Energy Zumba Classes with PJ
Tuesdays, from 5-6 pm
Certified Zumba instructor PJ Birriel will teach a weekly Zumba class in the Noble Horizons Community Room. PJ, well-known for his infectious energy, contagious spirit, humorous antics and disco lights, has taught Zumba at the Canaan Y, The Pulse in Great Barrington, and the Cranwell in Lenox. He also teaches Chair Zumba at Noble Horizons.
Your first class is FREE!! Join PJ Birriel’s weekly 5-6 pm Zumba class. $15 per class OR $10/class for package of 10. Your first class is free, no matter when you take it. Please register at www.noblehorizons.org or (860)435-9851.
Housatonic Camera Club New Exhibit
The exhibit will be open weekends 11:00 am-4:00 pm through February 23. Noble Horizons is located at 17 Cobble Road in Salisbury, CT; more information is available at 860-435-9851 or www.noblehorizons.org.