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What Does Literature, Philosophy, and Religion Have To Say About Serving Our Community?, a Reading & Discussion program at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY

What does it mean to serve one’s community? What do we gain as individuals and as members of a community by doing so? How can we bridge divisions of experience, perspective, and geography in order to strengthen community? “Talking Justice: What Does Religion, Philosophy, and Literature Have to Say About Serving Our Community?” invites interested individuals, including members of non-profit service organizations, community activists, members of religious congregations, volunteers and would-be volunteers, to come together to consider the challenges and possibilities of community service. Together, we’ll read and discuss essays, speeches, stories, and poems from the Civically Engaged Reader (Eds. […]

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Black Whalers

The Whaling Museum & Education Center 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

The Whaling Museum is hosting a project centered around a new exhibition exploring the role of Black mariners in whaling history, bringing into perspective a significant but largely hidden time in American history for the general public.

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Black Whalers

The Whaling Museum & Education Center 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

The Whaling Museum is hosting a project centered around a new exhibition exploring the role of Black mariners in whaling history, bringing into perspective a significant but largely hidden time in American history for the general public.

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Black Whalers

The Whaling Museum & Education Center 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

The Whaling Museum is hosting a project centered around a new exhibition exploring the role of Black mariners in whaling history, bringing into perspective a significant but largely hidden time in American history for the general public.

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The Serious Side of Food, a Reading & Discussion program at Schenectady County Historical Society

Schenectady County Historical Society 32 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, NY

Join the SCHS Book Club to take a deep look at a topic we often take for granted: food! Food provides both nourishment and pleasure, of course, but under the surface of each meal lies a series of complex interactions and entanglements. Led by Chris Leonard, Schenectady City Historian, we'll read and discuss nonfiction, novels, and archival materials focused on the issues that lie on our plates. Limited to 12 people. Please contact Marietta Carr, SCHS Librarian, at [email protected] or 518-374-0263 x3 to sign up. All book club discussion meetings will be at 32 Washington Ave, at 6pm. -Wed, 2/15, […]

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What Does Literature, Philosophy, and Religion Have To Say About Serving Our Community?, a Reading & Discussion program at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY

What does it mean to serve one’s community? What do we gain as individuals and as members of a community by doing so? How can we bridge divisions of experience, perspective, and geography in order to strengthen community? “Talking Justice: What Does Religion, Philosophy, and Literature Have to Say About Serving Our Community?” invites interested individuals, including members of non-profit service organizations, community activists, members of religious congregations, volunteers and would-be volunteers, to come together to consider the challenges and possibilities of community service. Together, we’ll read and discuss essays, speeches, stories, and poems from the Civically Engaged Reader (Eds. […]

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The Serious Side of Food, a Reading & Discussion program at Liverpool Public Library

Liverpool Public Library 310 Tulip Street, Liverpool, NY

  Join us for this short-term book discussion about food! Working with histories, novels, and journalism, this series exposes some of the issues that lie on our plates. Discussion will be led by Avalon Gupta VerWiebe of the Syracuse-Onondaga Food Systems Alliance (SOFSA). VerWiebe holds a Masters in Food Science from Syracuse University. The program may also include guest speakers and hands-on experiences. Texts include: The Jungle by Upton Sinclair Diet for a Small Planet by Francis Moore Lappe In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan The Third Plate by Dan Barber We will take a look […]

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Black Whalers

The Whaling Museum & Education Center 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

The Whaling Museum is hosting a project centered around a new exhibition exploring the role of Black mariners in whaling history, bringing into perspective a significant but largely hidden time in American history for the general public.

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Black Whalers

The Whaling Museum & Education Center 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

The Whaling Museum is hosting a project centered around a new exhibition exploring the role of Black mariners in whaling history, bringing into perspective a significant but largely hidden time in American history for the general public.

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Black Whalers

The Whaling Museum & Education Center 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

The Whaling Museum is hosting a project centered around a new exhibition exploring the role of Black mariners in whaling history, bringing into perspective a significant but largely hidden time in American history for the general public.

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American Politics and Community Today, a Reading & Discussion program sponsored by LWVNYS o

Online NY

What does it mean to be an American in the 21st century? What does a model American do, and what responsibilities do Americans have to their communities and each other? How have the answers to these questions changed over the history of the United States? The participants in the reading and discussion program "American Politics and Community Today" will engage with these questions and others regarding politics and the current state of civic thought, feeling, and participation. online via Zoom The League of Women Voters of Albany County and Albany Public Library invite you to participate in a four session […]

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Simple Stories, Simple Truths; a Reading & Discussion program at FORCE

Focusing Our Resources for Community Enlightenment PO Box 317, Syracuse, NY

The Best of Simple and Series Introduction ─ March 22, 2023 The Best of Simple ─April 5, 2023 The Return of Simple ─ April 19, 2023 Simple’s Uncle Sam ─ May 10, 2023 The Langston Hughes Reader ─ May 24, 2023 The Ways of White Folk ─ June 8, 2023

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Black Whalers

The Whaling Museum & Education Center 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

The Whaling Museum is hosting a project centered around a new exhibition exploring the role of Black mariners in whaling history, bringing into perspective a significant but largely hidden time in American history for the general public.

$5
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Black Whalers

The Whaling Museum & Education Center 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

The Whaling Museum is hosting a project centered around a new exhibition exploring the role of Black mariners in whaling history, bringing into perspective a significant but largely hidden time in American history for the general public.

$5