On Wednesday, November 2nd, we learned about the history and mythos surrounding American Thanksgiving with Perry Ground’s talk, Rethinking Thanksgiving. He invited us to participate in a more historically accurate way of thinking about Thanksgiving. We learned about how venison was served at the meal we consider the first thanksgiving. And that the Pilgrims spent three days feasting alongside Pautuxet
On Wednesday, October 19th we had a spooky good time when Amanda Woomer from Spookeats.com gave a talk on haunted places near Friendship! We heard about the Hinsdale House, St. Bonaventure University, the Allegany County Poor House, the Pink House in Wellsville, as well as a tale about a white haired bigfoot that was sighted in Black Creek and Wellsville.
On Thursday, October 13, we were visited by Julia and Ira Levin and their performance of the Poe Show: The Lighter Side of Poe. We had a wonderful time listening to a brief overview of Edgar Allan Poe’s life in the form of songs. We heard about his writing detective stories, pulling a hoax or two, and yes – some
On Saturday, we were so happy to host Cuisle Mo Chroi and their wonderful performances of some Irish tunes! I know I had a lot of fun and I hope you did too! This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the
We have added two more programs to our 2022 Program Series! They are Haunted Places Near Friendship with Amanda R. Woomer of Spook Eats on October 19 at 6:30 pm and Rethinking Thanksgiving with Perry Ground on November 2 at 6:30 pm. We hope to see you there! This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants
We had a fun time when Rob Thomas from Didgeridoo Down Under came to pay us a visit! We heard fun music, learned about the indigenous peoples of Australia, and also about some animals and how we can help protect wildlife. We hope you all had fun! “This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program,
Our next program will be Didgeridoo Down Under with Rob Thomas! On August 3 at 4 pm there will be Australian themed music and learning for the whole family. We hope to see you there!
On June 25th, Perry Ground of Talking Turtle Stories performed some Haudenosaunee (also known as Iroquois) stories for us! He told us about Sky Woman, how bear got a short tail, and coyote and the stars. Perry Ground is an Indigenous Cultural Educator and Storyteller from the Onondaga Nation who likes to tell stories in an energetic and fun way.
June 25 @ 1 pm – Talking turtle stories by Perry Ground Perry Ground is an Onondaga Traditional Storyteller and Cultural Educator from the Turtle Clan of the Haudenosaunee (sometimes known as Iroquois) Confederation. He tells stories in a high energy and entertaining way for listeners of all ages. We hope to see you there! This project is made possible
We are pleased to announce our Summer Program Series for 2022! June 25 @ 1 pm – Perry Ground – Talking Turtle Stories July 14 @ 3 pm – Animal Draw! – M.B. Dolan August 3 @ 4 pm – Didgeridoo Down Under – Darren Liebman September 3 @ 1 pm – Cuisle Mo Chroi (Irish Music) – with Cathy