Staff Picks of the Month
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“Hello, My Name is Doris”
Summer Film Series
Sunday, July 24 at 7:00 p.m.
After a lifetime of being overlooked and ignored, Doris (Sally Field) finds her world turned upside down by a handsome new coworker (Max Greenfield) and a self-help guru that inspires her to take a chance on love. A funny, witty and compassionate late-life coming-of-age story with stellar performances by Sally Field and co-star Tyne Daly. Rated R for language. 95 minutes.
York Harbor Collection of Paintings of the American Gilded Age Exhibit Tour
Tuesday July 26 at 11:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m.
Currently on exhibit at the York Public Library through August is “It Began in 1891: A York Harbor Collection of Paintings from the American Gilded Age, 1870-1920,” selections from the collection of Dr. William Wieting and his wife, Amey. Dr. Wieting is offering tours of the exhibit on July 26 at 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., August 2 at 5:00 p.m., August 16 at 11:00 a.m., and August 30 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Author Paul Paré of Ogunquit will read from and discuss his most recent novel, “Road Kill”. A seriously noire account delving into homelessness and abandonment, ranging from New England to South Florida, “Road Kill”, was published late last year by Piscataqua Press of Portsmouth, NH. Signed copies will be available.
York Hospital Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, July 27 at Noon
Join us at this Lunch and Learn to hear about everything the Neighborhood Network is offering our community. Affiliated with York Housing Authority, and a partner of York Hospital, the neighborhood “network”, provides support that allows members to remain in their own homes, in the neighborhoods and communities where they have always lived and worked. Please RSVP: 351-2385
“The Lady in the Van”
Summer Film Series
Sunday, July 31 at 7:00 p.m.
The Lady in the Van tells the “mostly true” story of Alan Bennett’s strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd (Dame Maggie Smith), an eccentric homeless woman whom Bennett (Alex Jennings) befriended in the 1970s before allowing her temporarily to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home. She stayed there for 15 years. Together, this very odd couple, with his introversion and her eccentric behaviors, create a memorable relationship no one would have imagined. Rated PG – 13 for a brief unsettling image. 104 minutes.
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