Lectures

Live Learn Lunch: "Road Scholar"

11:00 am

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Road Scholar Ambassadors Doug & Ellen Stephens will be here to present their adventures with Road Scholar. Do you love to travel, enjoy learning new things, explore interesting places and meet people who share a love of adventure? Come and learn about Road Scholar – America’s first and the world’s largest educational travel organizations for adults. Road Scholar inspires adults to learn, discover and travel. Our learning adventures open minds to new ideas and deepen understanding of oneself and of the world’s peoples, places, cultures, history, and environments. Road Scholar is a not-for-profit leader in engaging educational adventures. Presentation is followed by light lunch and Q & A

"The Impact of Slavery on America" lecture

2:00 pm

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Mark Albertson, historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine & historian for the Army Aviation Association of America, Mr. Albertson is a long time member of the US Naval Institute and has authored several books, published and spoke on numerous articles on history and current events. He will be discussing the 400th Anniversary of Dutch traders bringing the first 20 Black “laborers” to Colonial America and the influx of blacks from Africa, victims of the Slave Trade.

Women's Forum: "Beethoven Unvarnished"

2:30 pm

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The Women's Forum of Litchfield welcomes all! “Beethoven Unvarnished” Dr. Vincent de Luise, Cultural Ambassador of the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra and Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, will provide us with a fascinating tour of Beethoven’s life, his music, his illnesses, his “Immortal Beloved” and his eternal legacy. The event will be open to non-Forum members with a $10 fee at the door, which includes a High Tea reception. The contacts for more information are 860-567-3966 and womensforumoflitchfield.org.

Live Learn Lunch: "Votes for Women"

11:00 am

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The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame, will be here to present on the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. The fight for women’s right to vote was long and took many twists and turns. Join us to learn about the Connecticut women who fought on a local, state, and national level and on whose shoulders we stand. Be inspired by their stories to use your vote to give a voice to women. Presentation is followed by light lunch and Q & A

Home Energy Savings Seminar

2:00 pm

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Learn how to reduce your monthly heating and electric bills. Get a Home Energy Assessment from BantamWesson. The appointment is easy, and the savings are real. In most cases, you'll start saving right on the spot. During the home energy audit, our certified technicians will: Seal drafts & cracks Check insulation Test duct work Provide energy-efficient light bulbs Improve water usage No cost home energy audits are available for those who qualify! The Energize Connecticutsm Home Energy Solutionssm program is administered by Eversource and the United Illuminating Company.

Women's Forum: "Women at the Top"

2:30 pm

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The Women's Forum of Litchfield welcomes all! “Women at the Top” Myrna Blyth’s extraordinary career in magazine publishing has included being editor-in-chief at Ladies Home Journal for 20 years, and found of More magazine. Today she is Senior Vice President and Editorial Director of AARP Media where she oversees AARP The Magazine that claims the largest circulation of any magazine in the world. She will talk about her career and the ability to succeed when so many have retired. The event will be open to non-Forum members with a $10 fee at the door, which includes a High Tea reception. The contacts for more information are 860-567-3966 and womensforumoflitchfield.org.

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