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LECTURE SERIES 2017
January 19, 2017– RESORT CLASS AT MANALAPAN-YESTERDAY’S LA COQUILLE CLUB
Historian and author Augustus Mayhew looks back at this exclusive residential enclave’s uncommon social, cultural and architectural history. His presentation recounts the significant highlights of Manalapan’s development including the organization of the Hypoluxo Beach Company and the Ocean Island Corporation. Mr. Mayhew is the author of two collections of essays on Palm Beach history and many of his articles have been published in the Palm Beach Daily News and at the New York Social Diary. Lecture is at 6:00 pm with refreshments afterward.
February 16, 2017– PRIVATE GARDENS OF SOUTH FLORIDA
-Manalapan’s very own Jack Staub will discuss his latest endeavor. An opportunity to escape to 22 lush garden retreats through exquisite photography and delightful stories. Jack Staub is the author of Private Edens: Beautfiful Country Gardens and a series of books on vegetable, fruits and herb gardening. Jack and his partner Renny Reynolds live in Point Manalapan and their home and garden are featured in his latest book. Lecture is at 6:00 pm with refreshments afterwards.
March 2, 2017– Join us as we welcome back Yehuda Hanani who will discuss ONCE UPON A TIME-THE NARRATIVE POWER OF MUSIC– The ability of music to transpose us to another time and place, reflect experience, paint a picture and tell a story. International cellist Yehuda Hanani will decipher the meaning behind the notes. Lecture is at 6:00 pm with refreshments afterwards.
March 9, 2017-”The Philosophy of Food-A Vegan Perspective”-Philip Nicozisis will discuss the World Peace Diet made famous by Dr. Will Tuttle. The diet makes explicit the invisible connections between our culture, our food and the source of our broad range of problems-and the way to a positive transformation in our individual and collective lives. Philip is a credentialed health educator from the Hippocrates Health Institute. Lecture is at 1:30 pm with refreshments afterwards.
March 30, 2017-Juliette de Marcellus is a writer, pianist and musician, a historian and a regular lecturer at the Four Arts Society. She will discuss her book A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Carnegie Hall, a lighthearted guide to musical expertise which considers why classical music is in decline today. Lecture is at 6:00 pm with refreshments afterwards.
Lectures are free to Library Members and $5 for non-members...
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