White Mountain Community Center - Board Meeting
Are you a tea lover? Would you like to expand your repetoire? Are you interested in teas and their history?
This program will explore the history of tea, tea types, how to make tea, and the health benefits of taking tea. There are over 500 teas/tea blends and "tea-like" drinks. There will be a sampling of each three main categories and a few more.
To celebrate Earth Day, come and listen to historian Bob Cottrell as he takes you outside and asks simply, "What do you see?"
Afterward, there will be a presentation in the Periodical Room to discuss historically some of the Earth's life that were pointed out around the Library. There will be display options to be included during the presentation.
The White Mountains have attracted tourists and artists since the early 1800's. Take an arm-chair tour of the notches of the White Mountains through 19th century paintings, photographs, and postcards. This presentation will include the Legend of Chocorua and the true story behind the Willey Side. Take an hour to come explore the historic relationship between people and nature through the paintings, literature, and poetry in White Mountain tradition.
Harvest scenes are a very common theme in Art. This presentation will include works of art by Winslow Homer, Albert Bierstadt, Benjamin Champney and others. This presentation will explore paintings, prints, sketches, and photographs to survey historic tools and techniques used to harvest apples, corn, hay, and grains. Traditional harvest time activities and celebrations such as husking bees, pumpkin carving, and hay rides will also be explored.
In honor of Remembrance Week, this Saturday morning, a local author will be giving a presentation of the surrounding New England War Monuments and Landmarks. There will be some personal and historical stories surrounding some of the monuments.
* For February 's meet-up the Poetry Group will meet be on main floor of the Library. *