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Adult Programs

Secrets and Stories of Boulder Hill

Explore some of the forgotten and untold stories of Boulder Hill. From moving trucks getting stuck, an old golf course, and stories about the first residents. Take an exciting trip back in time to the formative days of Boulder Hill, featuring pictures, official documents, and a look at the Hill-a-Baloo. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-in registration the day of the program is welcome. Hosted by the Oswegoland Heritage Association. Suitable for ages 16 and up. $5.00 (R)/(N)

Saturday, September 23, 1:30pm-2:30pm

 Scavenger Snap – Fall Finds

Show us the world through your lens! This is a self-guided scavenger hunt for photographers of all ages, levels and abilities. You will receive a list of items to photograph by the deadline. Turn in your photos for judging and have them showcased in a gallery. Win prizes in different categories based upon your creativity and vision. Scavenger hunt lists and additional directions will be sent via email before the hunt begins October 1. Gallery showing and awards will be held October 29. All participants must pre-register for this snappy event! Suitable for ages 5 and up. $5.00 (R)/$7.00 (N)

Sunday, October 29, Gallery Show 12:00pm-5:00pm

Remembering Our Veterans

Discover Oswego’s fighting men and women through an extensive display of rarely seen military artifacts
selected from the museum’s permanent collection, including items used during the Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Iraq, and Afghanistan. A Wall of Honor will feature photographs of over 200 Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force personnel from the Oswego area and a special exhibit honors those military personnel with direct Oswego connections who were killed in action from the Civil War through Vietnam. All ages are welcome at this free event! This event is hosted by the Oswegoland Heritage Association.

Saturday-Friday, November 4-10, 2017, 10:00am-5:00pm 
Veterans Day, November 11, 2017, 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday, November 12, 2017, 10:00am-5:00pm

The History of Toy Trains

Toy trains have fascinated children for over 100 years. From the live steam trains of the 19th century to modern garden railways of the 21st century, find out how toy trains began and how they evolved over the years. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk in registration at the door is welcome. Hosted by the Oswegoland Heritage Association. Suitable for ages 16 and up. $5.00 (R)/(N)

Saturday, November 18, 1:30-3:30pm

Art of Meditation

Join us in a relaxing setting while learning how to calm the mind and develop inner peace. We will work to eliminate stress and tension common in everyday life by using breathing and relaxation to aid in meditation. Class will teach you to treat your mind, body, and soul through the use of the beneficial techniques of meditation that are sure to become a part of your life forever. Feel free to bring a mat or blanket to class. Program information and registration through the Oswegoland Park District.

Candlelight Yoga

Step inside one of Oswego’s most historic buildings and enjoy the ambiance of stained glass windows, wood panel floors, and soft candlelight as you take part in a relaxing evening yoga practice. Find new energy through breath-work and deep stretches guaranteed to give you a more restful night’s sleep, ready to calmly take on the week ahead. Modifications given as needed, class is appropriate for all levels. Please bring a yoga mat to class.  Program information and registration through the Oswegoland Park District.

Pre & Postnatal Yoga

A class for new moms & moms-to-be. Enjoy modified poses and gentle stretching that will allow your body to prepare for or recover from childbirth. Use breath, body, and mind awareness for deep relaxation and added energy. All levels of pregnancy and postnatal recovery welcome. Please bring a mat to class. Program information and registration through the Oswegoland Park District.

Yoga Fundamentals

Focus on form and proper alignment in this class designed to unite body and mind in a meditative yoga practice. Iyengar inspired – Integration of props to accommodate for all levels and body types. If you are looking for a supplement to your usual fitness routine, are suffering from an injury, or chronic condition then this is the class for you! Class is appropriate for all levels. Please bring a yoga mat to class. Program information and registration through the Oswegoland Park District.