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Far Hills Speaker Series: The Classic Architecture of Oakwood

The Oakwood Historical Society and the Wright Memorial Public Library are proud to introduce The Classic Architecture of Oakwood, presented by Mark W. Risley, designed to raise awareness and appreciation of Oakwood's unique and distinctive architecture.

Please join us for this informative presentation where we will look at some of Oakwood's well-preserved homes and public buildings representing the best of 20th century architecture in America. Learn the history behind them: who owned them; why they were built; and how they have changed over the years.

Date: 
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Raspberry Pi: The Inventor's Pocket Computer

Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer that is as powerful as your home computer. In addition to being a great way to learn to code and hack, Raspberry Pi is a cheap, versatile tool for making your own inventions and assisting in a variety of home electronic projects. Use it as a router or network monitoring node. Use Pi to create a game console, multi-room sound system, robot, or internet phone.

Date: 
Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Self-Publishing Workshop with Barbara Cerny

Oakwood author, Barbara Cerny, is an Amazon Best Selling Author who has successfully self-published  seven books and will be releasing a new title this fall. She is a National Indie Excellence Book Award Finalist and a Readers' Favorite Book Award Finalist. Join her at Wright Library for an in-depth look at self-publishing - How is it different from traditional publishing?
Date: 
Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Hidden Oakwood Walk

Tucked into one Oakwood neighborhood you'll find three natural parks that invite calm reflection and appreciation of nature. Discover the history behind these hidden gems with Mark W. Risley of the Oakwood Historical Society on a fun and informative walk through Loy Gardens, Elizabeth Gardens, and Houk Stream. The 1.5 mile walk will begin and end in front of Wright Library, and water will be provided.

Date: 
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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