Summer Program Friday Nights

Friday, June 08, 2018

7:00 PM

Critters Beyond Your Back Door": Naturalist Jack Hubley will bring along some friends you might find in your backyard and educate us about them, including mammals, birds of prey, and snakes.  Weather permitting, the program will be held on the Hall of Philosophy porch or in its park. If possible, bring your lawn chairs. Donation requested. This is a family friendly event. HP/CHP

Friday, June 15, 2018

7:00 PM

The Hindenburg Disaster, presented by eyewitness William A. Skillman. Program also covers the history of lighter-than-air flight and events leading up to the disaster. HP/CHP

Friday, June 29, 2018

7:00 PM

Intergenerational Addiction with Todd Whitmer, Reginal VP of Caron Treatment Centers, NYC. HP/CHP

Friday, July 06, 2018

7:00 PM

TEDx Youth. You've heard of TED talks - Now hear the inspirational youthful version from three of our local best and brightest young adults speaking about different topics under the theme “Ideas Worth Spreading.” Q&A to follow. Annie Dickinson-Synesthesia, Brennan Stark-Affordable Housing, Sarah Hafiz-Refugees. Inspirational for all ages.  HP/CHP

Friday, July 13, 2018

7:00 PM

"Campmeeting Chronicles:  An Overview of the Campmeeting Movement in the United States and in Mount Gretna" with Linda Campbell. HP/CHP/MGAHS

Friday, July 27, 2018

7:00 PM

Farmers Encampment. Did you know Mt Gretna has a history with farming? From 1890-WW I, in what is now the Roller Rink, Mount Gretna was the site of a major farm show which became the current 100 year old Harrisburg Farm Show. Presenters: Lois Herr and Sue Bowman. HP/CHP/HIS

Friday, August 03, 2018

7:00 PM

American-born Eleanor Isaacson was abandoned in Germany as a toddler during the Nazi Regime. She survived the war and arrived in the United States alone in 1948 at the age of 13. Eleanor will share her experiences in Germany and in America.  HP/CHP

Friday, August 10, 2018

7:00 PM

Raise Your Social Media IQ: Learn the history and the ins and outs of Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and more with Chautauqua's summer intern and Kathy Snavely. For questions, call 964-1830.  HP/CHP