Summer Program Friday Nights
Friday, June 25, 2021 7:00 PM
"Women and Children Last" Whether trafficking, conflict, poverty, gender bias or climate change, women and girls encounter many obstacles in our world. David Radcliff of New Community Project shares stories and photos from the global sisterhood, along with ideas for how to provide them a better chance for a better life.
Friday, July 02, 2021 7:00 PM
“James Buchanan and Thaddeus Stevens: Lancaster Neighbors but Not Friends. Jean-Paul Benowitz illustrates the similarities and differences of two neighbors in Lancaster City who have impacted American history in two very different ways as well as explaining their connections to local history.
Friday, July 9, 2021 7:00 PM
(This program will be held via ZOOM - email us at email@example.com for the link) "Innocent!" Kirk Noble Bloodsworth is a former Maryland waterman and the first American sentenced to death to be exonerated post-conviction by DNA testing. Part of The Innoncence Project, find more details at https://www.innocenceproject.org/cases/kirk-bloodsworth/ Suggested minimum donation $5.
Friday, July 23, 2021 7:00 PM
Life Without Privacy. Privacy is gravely endangered in the digital age. Technology gives the government and corporations immense power over us. Author and teacher, Firmin DeBrabender discusses how we can ensure and protect our freedom in the absence of privacy.
Friday, July 30, 2021 7:00 PM
Dutch Powwowing. Patrick Donmoyer, Dir. of the PA German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University, presents on the local traditional healing rituals for restoring health and preventing illness in humans and livestock.
Friday, August 6, 2021. 7:00 PM
Major Dick Winters and the Band of Brothers. Bob Hoffman, best friend of Winters, will share a memoir of this local hero. Winters commanded the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division and was featured in the WWII book, Band of Brothers.
Friday, August 13, 2021 7:00 PM
Local Ironmasters: Huber, Stiegel, Coleman. Colonial charcoal iron production demanded the first organization of labor and community in our region, and had lasting effects on to our heritage and history; with Dick Martin.
Friday, August 27, 2021 6:00 PM
Staged play readings by the Playwrights Alliance of PA hosted by Kevin Pry.