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Classical Guitar Performance with Eric Roth

December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
eric rothEric Roth has played guitar since age twelve. His interest in period instruments began at SUNY New Paltz, where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music Performance. Eric will present a program of guitar music from the nineteenth century, which was a time of striking innovation and development of this familiar instrument. The program will include works from Vienna, Spain, France, Italy, and England. Music will be performed on a beautiful, authentic reproduction instrument modeled after one built in 1830. Eric will also provide information about the instrument, repertoire, composers, and history...Read More

Trivia Night @ the Flammerie

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The FlammerieTrivia Night is back at The Flammerie! We'll pit teams of 2-4 people against one another in a high-spirited battle of wits! Do you want to prove once and for all that you're a genius? Or are you just looking for a fun night out with friends? Why not get a team together and join us! The winning team gets a $100 gift certificate to The Flammerie, and bragging rights too! Registration is required, and space is limited so sign up today!..Read More

Candlelight Night Teen Game Night

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Snowy LibraryToo cold for Candlelight Night? Too old for the usual carriage rides? Teens are invited to join us at the Kinderhook Village Hall for a special game night! We'll have cards, board games, music, cookies...stop by and hang out with your friends between 6 and 8pm...Read More

Candlelight Night at the Library: Nat Phipps Trio

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
nat phipps trio candlelightCandlelight Night in the village is rapidly approaching, and we hope you’ll join us at the library as we welcome back the Nat Phipps Trio! Nat, an Albany legend, is a jazz pianist who hails from Newark N.J. where he spent most of his early professional years playing in New York City and New Jersey. The trio will play selections of holiday music as they bring their swing and melodic styling to the Kinderhook Memorial Library. They’ll have you dancing in your seats! The fireplace will be burning bright, and refreshments will be served as we spread holiday cheer and celebrate the season...Read More

Doctor Who Marathon

December 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Image result for tardis doorOur favorite mad man in a box is back at the library! Come join fellow fans and friends as we revisit some of our favorite adventures of The Doctor. Or maybe we'll really get into the spirit of the holidays and marathon our favorite Christmas specials; it's up to you! We'll also have awesome crafts, food (we'll skip the fish fingers and custard...), and prizes for those who come in costume!..Read More