RANDOLPH TWP. – The Randolph Township Library, 28 Calais Road, has planned several upcoming programs.
All below listed programs are for adults 18 and over.
Randolph Library card holders may register at randolphnj.org/library and click on Online Program Calendar & Signup, or call (973) 895-3556. Non-residents may register a week before the program.
•The Art of Japanese Ikenobo Ikebana Flower Arranging is the topic at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28.
Toshio Okimatsu, vice president of the Ikenobo Ikebana Society of New Jersey, will provide a brief introduction to the five styles of Ikebana arrangements, after which he will create several arrangements.
The origin of Ikebana goes back 550 years in the Rokkakudo in Kyoto, as a Buddist floral offering. It has been passed down through generations of the Ikenobo family and from teacher to student, and spread throughout Japan and the world.
•Entertain with Card Tricks is the topic at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4.
Magician Mark Zacharia presents a one-hour beginner’s workshop where attendees will learn professional-calibre magic that they can perform immediately. More than just card tricks; attendees will learn how to be an entertaining performer, and gain the skills to amuse and amaze friends and family. No prior skills are necessary. Zacharia performs Off Broadway at Monday Night Magic. He is the performer of choice for children’s hospitals and many leading corporate events.