Mar
26
2:00 PM14:00

Book Club

Join Kerry Carter as she leads the book discussion. Enjoy a glass of lemonade and homemade cookies. Book Club is held on the last Tuesday of each month. You will have an opportunity to express your thoughts on the books you have read.

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Mar
20
2:15 PM14:15

Music Appreciation

In these sessions, Sheila will explore Music Through the Decades. Learn about and listen to music from a different decade each presentation, starting with the 1890's!

January - The “Gay Nineties”: 1890s

February - Music of the 1900s

March - Music of the 1910s

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Mar
17
2:00 PM14:00

Grace O'Malley - The Pirate Queen

Come experience award-winning Mary Ann Jung’s special show celebrating both Women’s History Month and St. Patrick’s Day! Set sail for adventure with Grace O’Malley, the Pirate Queen of Connaught. This daring leader commanded the west coast of Ireland and an entire fleet of ships in the 1500s. Grace, also called Grania, fought for Irish rights and faced down Queen Elizabeth of England herself, with astonishing results.

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Mar
13
2:15 PM14:15

Rome in Antiquity

From a small settlement on the Italian peninsula in 735 BC to an empire that ruled the majority of the known world, the 700-year history of ancient Rome is the story of Western Civilization. Through this achievement, ancient Greek civilization, now with Latin influences, based to Medieval Europe. Rome was an idea; a grand experiment in global politics of its day, and a beacon of light in a barbaric time. Join Dr. Roger Koment this winter semester for the first three of a six-lecture series in which he examines the history, politics, intrigues, and legacy of the most powerful kingdom the world has ever known.

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Mar
12
3:00 PM15:00

Global Cuisine

Travel around the world to visit different cities, explore the culture, and embrace the local cuisine and drink. Come share your experience and funny stories. This semester we will be exploring three Eastern European countries:

January 8- Austria

February 12- Croatia

March 12-Slovenia

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Mar
7
2:00 PM14:00

Mary Pickford: America's Sweetheart by Elaine Flynn

Mary Pickford was the biggest star of the silent screen era, performing in over 200 films and acting on the stage. She won an Academy Award for her first talkie, Coquette. In this one-woman show, Mary will take you on a journey through her life as an actor, beginning with her touring the US - performing at theaters from the age of 5. We follow her as she works at the Belasco Theatre on Broadway, and then at the Biograph with D.W. Griffith. We learn about her marriage to three actors, including the infamous Douglas Fairbanks; her work with Charlie Chaplin and Doug with their production company, United Artists; her work supporting the soldiers during WW1; and her last years at Pickfair, the home Douglas bought her when they married.

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Feb
26
3:45 PM15:45

Book Club

Join Kerry Carter as she leads the book discussion. Enjoy a glass of lemonade and homemade cookies. Book Club is held on the last Tuesday of each month. You will have an opportunity to express your thoughts on the books you have read.

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Feb
20
2:15 PM14:15

Music Appreciations

In these sessions, Sheila will explore Music Through the Decades. Learn about and listen to music from a different decade each presentation, starting with the 1890's!

January - The “Gay Nineties”: 1890s

February - Music of the 1900s

March - Music of the 1910s

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Feb
13
2:15 PM14:15

Rome in Antiquity

From a small settlement on the Italian peninsula in 735 BC to an empire that ruled the majority of the known world, the 700-year history of ancient Rome is the story of Western Civilization. Through this achievement, ancient Greek civilization, now with Latin influences, based to Medieval Europe. Rome was an idea; a grand experiment in global politics of its day, and a beacon of light in a barbaric time. Join Dr. Roger Koment this winter semester for the first three of a six-lecture series in which he examines the history, politics, intrigues, and legacy of the most powerful kingdom the world has ever known.

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Feb
12
3:00 PM15:00

Global Cuising

Travel around the world to visit different cities, explore the culture, and embrace the local cuisine and drink. Come share your experience and funny stories. This semester we will be exploring three Eastern European countries:

January 8- Austria

February 12- Croatia

March 12-Slovenia

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Jan
29
3:45 PM15:45

Book Club

Join Kerry Carter as she leads the book discussion. Enjoy a glass of lemonade and homemade cookies. Book Club is held on the last Tuesday of each month. You will have an opportunity to express your thoughts on the books you have read.

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Jan
29
2:00 PM14:00

Alice Roosevelt Longworth: Scandals in the City by Elaine Flynn

If the headlines of today leave you shaking your head in disbelief, wait till you hear Alice Roosevelt Longworth dish the dirt. Alice talks about scandals in the White House, in Congress and even her own. Alice will gossip about her years in DC: in her 96 years observing what went on, it’s no wonder people call her the other Washington Monument. She includes stories about LBJ, JFK, FDR, Harding and others and dresses and volunteers in the audience as First Ladies. Don't miss this fascinating presentation… Alice guarantees you will laugh along with her.

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