This Friday afternoon series features a variety of speakers and musicians. The programs run from
1-2 p.m. and are followed by a coffee hour with beverages and light refreshments from 2-3 p.m.
The series is co-sponsored by Bethlehem Senior Projects, Inc.
April 26: Win, Place or Show
A representative from the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will discuss the history of thoroughbred racing as the Kentucky Derby approaches.
May 3: The Art of Blacksmithing
A modern day Blacksmith who will talk about the trade and its traditions.
May 17: Historic Woodstock Art Colony
Art historian Karen Quinn will talk about America’s first intentionally created, year-round arts colony in Woodstock and the Arthur A. Anderson Collection that is on exhibit at the State Museum
May 31: To Life! Part VI
Richard Feldman returns with songs from popular American musicals about optimism and following your dreams.
June 7: Broadway’s Music Men
Some of Broadway’s greatest composers were Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Cole Porter. Come listen as award-winning storyteller Kate Dudding shares the stories behind their songs, and join her in singing a number of their biggest hits.
June 14: Crailo State Historic Site
Sam Huntington will talk about the early Dutch inhabitants of the upper Hudson Valley and the heritage of the 18th century site built by Hendrick Van Rensselaer.