Events for Adults

Stories for Adults featuring Donald Davis

Stories for Adults featuring Donald Davis

Tuesday, July 17, 7:00 p.m.

Master storyteller and longtime Stories for Adults favorite Donald Davis invites you to "Experience the warmth of a homespun story, know the goodness of a true tale."

For ages 16 and up. Tickets available in person beginning June 18. One ticket free with a Monterey Public Library or Pacific Grove Public Library card.

Additional tickets available for $15. No tickets available at the door.

Beginner Ukulele Class

Beginner Ukulele Class

Sunday, July 22, 2:00 p.m.

Learn new songs, basic chords, and techniques on this fascinating instrument with Chris Bohrman, the PG Music Man! Beginner to intermediate skill levels welcome. Bring your own ukulele or reserve a library ukulele in advance. Space is limited and registration is required. Call (831) 646-3933 to sign up.

The Freedom of Improv with Dr. Richard Westbrook, D.C., Improv Instructor

The Freedom of Improv with Dr. Richard Westbrook, D.C., Improv Instructor

Monday, July 23, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

This highly interactive workshop will introduce you to the fun and freedom of improvisation. Improv started out as theater games designed to help actors become more natural on stage. It quickly became apparent that anyone could benefit from improv training. Improv helps you develop more spontaneity, exercise your creativity and connect with other people. This workshop is designed for all skill levels. Just dress comfortably and bring a sense of adventure!

You will be entertained, informed and engaged in a process that will release your endorphins, lower your blood pressure and leave you with a sense of relaxation.

This event is part of The Next Chapter: Designing Your Ideal Life lecture series sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Monterey Public Library Endowment Committee. Adults are invited to attend. Admission is free, and reservations are required. Sign up at the Help Desk, or contact Sirie Thongchua at (831) 646-5632 or thongchu@monterey.org.

Richard Westbrook, D.C.:

Richard Westbrook is a Doctor of Chiropractic and Improv Teacher. By day, he runs New Beginnings Health Care with his talented wife, Cynthia Westbrook, D.C. At night, he turns the office into a playground for adults to laugh, connect and discover new ways of self-expression. Sometimes laughter can be the best medicine. http://www.mirthomatics.com , http://newbeginningsmonterey.com
Cracking the Composition Code: A Photography Seminar with Marc Silber

Cracking the Composition Code: A Photography Seminar with Marc Silber

Saturday, July 28, 10:30 a.m.

Join best selling author Marc Silber for a dynamic seminar on composition applicable to any artist. No matter what kind of camera (or paintbrush, pen, design software, etc.) you’re using, you can take your images to the next level by learning composition tools and secrets known to the masters of the art. 

With decades of experience, renowned best selling author and photographer Marc Silber details the ins-and-outs of composition. Silber will help you find the best ways to tell your visual story.

This seminar will be followed by a book signing so be sure to pick up your copy of Marc's new book, The Secrets to Taking Amazing Photos. One lucky person will win a ThinkTank camera bag.

Space is limited and registration is required. Visit the library or call (831)646-3933 to sign up. You may also visit  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cracking-the-composition-code-for-photography-and-visual-arts-tickets-47606996809 

Financial Abuse:  It Can Happen to You! with Cynthia Healy, CPA, CFE, CSA

Financial Abuse: It Can Happen to You! with Cynthia Healy, CPA, CFE, CSA

Wednesday, August 1, 6-7:30 p.m.

Cynthia Healy, CPA, Certified Fraud Examiner, will present a program about the most common fraudulent schemes against older adults and tips for protection against financial elder abuse. Learn how to plan for the future from a local expert.

Future Financial Awareness Workshop date:
The 10 Most Common Estate Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them with Eric N. Holk, Esq. on August 8, 2018, Wednesday, 6 – 7:30 pm, Monterey Public Library Community Room

This event is part of The Next Chapter: Designing Your Ideal Life lecture series sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Monterey Public Library Endowment Committee. Adults are invited to attend. Admission is free, and reservations are required. Signup at the Help Desk, or call (831) 646-5632 or email thongchu@monterey.org.

Cynthia is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), & a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA). She has a BS in Business Administration from California State University-San Bernardino. She is the President of Security Financial Advisors and the visionary for GoGrey.com. Cynthia has over 30 years of experience in Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration, Tax, Family Office, and Trustee Services. She has served on the Board on Alliance on Aging. She has professional memberships with the California Society of CPA's, AICPA, Society of Certified Senior Advisors, and the American Certified Fraud Examiners. Cynthia has worked closely with law enforcement, government agencies, and the public to provide knowledge about financial elder abuse. She can be reached at chealy@securityadv.com, (831) 655-3716, and http://securityadv.com/

GoGrey.com was created for the purpose of providing education and information about the crimes of financial elder abuse. It’s mission is to raise awareness & increase protection of seniors from crimes of financial elder abuse.
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