Can playing a musical instrument make you smarter? Strong evidence suggests it can.
Case in point: Albert Einstein, arguably the most renowned scientist who ever lived, was also an avid music enthusiast. Playing violin was more than a pleasurable activity; it often ignited the creative spark to help him devise solutions.
Join us Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. to discover how music education at any age can sharpen your brain. UAlbany Neuroscientist Dr. Ewan McNay will cover the myriad lifelong benefits playing music has on cognitive health.
“The Emperor’s New Groove” is our next Sunday Disney movie, slated for March 24 at 2 p.m., featuring the voice talents of David Spade, John Goodman and Eartha Kitt.
It’s all leading up to Disney Trivia Night, Friday, April 26 at 6 p.m. Gather up your team (up to five people, with at least one person age 16+) to compete for top honors.
Disney costumes encouraged; feel free to bring your own food (for thought). Register for Trivia Night online, by phone or in person.
Got plans on Friday, March 22? We do! Joyce Perry of Whispering Willow Wildcare will be here at 2 p.m. with a snowy owl and other rescued birds of prey. Come see these majestic birds up close and learn more about them. Please register online, by phone or in person.
If you like to eat, you should be concerned about bees. Their numbers have been dwindling at alarming rates, and colony collapse is escalating each year.
In fact, at the current rate, managed honeybees will disappear by 2035. Curious what you can to reverse this devastating trend?
Find out more on Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m. as the experts from the Southern Adirondack Beekeeper’s Association cover the basics that can help you get started with beekeeping.
— Luanne Nicholson