Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Whallonsburg Grange: Six Objects Winter Lyceum Series

grange lyceum series flyerThe Whallonsburg Grange has announced its winter Lyceum series, “More History of Everything in Six Objects.” The presenters will choose and discuss six objects that demonstrate the history, evolution, and significance of the common things around us. The lectures will occur on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm throughout the months of February and March.

The series opens on February 9, 2016 with architects Beverly Eichenlaub and Bryan Burke presenting “Six Buildings.” Admission for each lecture is $5, and free for students.

The series will continue on February 16 with author Colin Wells on “Six Books”; February 23 with Champlain Valley Film Society founder, David Reuther, on “Six Movies”; March 1 with historian Kenda James on “Six Adirondack Women”; March 8 with Lake Champlain Maritime Museum staff on “Six Boats”; and March 15 with a performance and discussion by the Adirondack Shakespeare Company on “Six Villains.” The series concludes March 22 with author and blogger, George Davis, presenting “Six Blogs.”

The Whallonsburg Grange Hall is located at 1610 NYS Route 22 at the intersection with Whallons Bay Road, five miles from the Essex-Charlotte Ferry.

The Whallonsburg Grange Hall serves as a community gathering space for eastern Essex County, hosting musical and theatrical performances, lectures, forums, and workshops, as well as hall rentals for private events. For more information about this event or the Hall, please contact Kate Ritter, Manager, at (518) 963-4170 or email admin@thegrangehall.info.

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