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Ongoing Classes/Programs/Events
Conversational Italian Class
Wednesdays, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

This weekly class is designed for people who have some knowledge of the Italian language and would like to improve their conversational skills. The group is facilitated by Dr. Ornella Lepri Mazzuca, a native speaker of Italian. She graduated from the University of Urbino, Italy, with a Doctorate in English, French and Italian. She later earned an MA in Spanish and Linguistics and a PhD in Spanish Literature from the University at Albany.

Slow Stitch Group
Thursdays 10 AM - 12 PM

Come join the Slow-Stitch Revolution! Hand sewing as a form of meditation, relaxation and socialization. Bring a portable hand-sewing project and enjoy some "me" time while artfully stitching a favorite project. Hand-quilting, embroidery, crewel, linen, ribbon, even crochet! Slow down with slow-stitch...
Due to COVID-19 registration is required by emailing Carolyn at cthorenz@rcls.org.


Gardiner Library Walking Club for Seniors
Thursdays (weather permitting), 11 AM - 12 PM
Meet in the upper parking lot at the library.
Want to get some fresh air, enjoy the fall foliage and meet new people, all while getting some exercise? Join the club!


Bird Walks with Minnewaska State Park Educator Nick Martin
Fridays, 9 AM – 10:30 AM
Meet at the Gardiner Library lower parking lot.

Are you interested in birds or birdwatching? Join Nick Martin, Minnewaska Park Educator and enthusiastic birder for bird walks starting at the Gardiner Library. Take an approximately one-mile walk on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail and wander through Majestic Park. Participants are encouraged to wear waterproof boots or shoes, bring binoculars, a birding field guide or a smart device with a field guide installed. Interested participants are welcome to attend one or all Friday programs.