Blog: Author: Stacy Holder

Free Workshop For Seniors & Caregivers

Did you know that Mystic Valley Elder Services offers many free or low-cost services to seniors (60+) in Malden, Chelsea, Everett, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Revere, Stoneham, Wakefield and Winthrop?  Please join us at the Malden Public Library on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 10:00am for a free informational workshop with MVES.

With a focus on healthy aging, some of the topics included in the workshop are: Meals on Wheels, nutrition, transportation, money management, home care, caregiver support, LGBT seniors, adults living with disabilities, MassHealth & Medicare for seniors, and information about Alzheimer’s support groups.  MVES also provides accessible services to speakers of over 13 languages, including Spanish, French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Haitian-Creole, Russian, and Vietnamese.

Light refreshments will be provided.  Free and open to the public and accessible.  Space is limited to 50.  For more information, please contact the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218.

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Movie Night: Wed., Oct. 25th: 6:00-8:00pm

Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, from 6:00-8:00pm.  We will be showing a recent movie based on the screenplay Get Out by Jordan Peele. The film stars Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams. Bradley Whitford, and Catherine Keener.  The film is directed by Jordan Peele.

A young black man (Kaluuya) meets his white girlfriend’s parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister as the polite ambiance fades into a nightmare.

The Root writes, “[the film] is a refreshing, creepy, stress-filled thriller unafraid to comment on race,” and Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 99% approval rating.  RogerEbert.com writes, “[it] feels fresh and sharp in a way that studio horror movies almost never do.”

This film is free and open to the public and is accessible.  Movie times are approximate.  Please call the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218 for more information.  Rated R (104 min.)

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Malden Reads Movie Night: Tues., April 26th: 6:00-8:45pm

Join us for Malden Reads Movie Night at the Malden Public Library on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, from 6:00-8:45pm.  We will be showing our second film screening at the library for Malden Reads.  This exceptional documentary highlights the NASA astronauts’ experiences as they travel “In The Shadow of the Moon” for the first time. This film screening is part of the Malden Reads 2016 One City, One Book program featuring “The Martian” by Andy Weir. The film combines archival material from original NASA film footage of man’s walks on the moon, much never before seen, and interviews with surviving astronauts who emerge as eloquent, witty, emotional and human. Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 95% rating and Richard Roeper writes of the film, “A beautiful, exhilarating, and sometimes deeply moving documentary about those long-ago Apollo missions of the late 1960s and early 1970s.” This movie is free and open to the public and is accessible.  Rated PG (110 min.)

Crochet Ornaments Workshop For Adults

Join us on Wednesday, December 9th, from 6:30-8:30pm for a Crochet Ornaments Workshop For Adults.  Materials and instruction are free and will be provided, thanks to the funding of the Friends of the Malden Public Library. Please bring a ruler and a pair of scissors. Space is limited and advance registration is required, so please sign up early at Information Desk.