Posts Tagged "books"

Evening Reads Book Club

Posted by on Jan 14, 2020 in | 0 comments

We will be kicking off the new year, and new decade, with a discussion of Elizabeth Gilbert’s City of Girls. Join us for potluck dinner and conversation. Email caroline@bookgarden.biz for details.

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Evening Reads Book Club Discussion

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in | 0 comments

This month’s selection is Becoming by Michelle Obama. Join us for conversation and potluck. Email caroline@bookgarden.biz for location.

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Prallsville Lecture Series with Charlie Groth

Posted by on Mar 24, 2019 in | 0 comments

Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery ewis Island in Lambertville, New Jersey, is the site of the Lewis Fishery, the last haul seine American shad fishery on the nontidal Delaware River. The Lewis family has fished in the same spot since 1888 and operated the fishery through five generations. The extended Lewis family, its fishery’s crew, and the Lambertville community connect with people throughout the region, including environmentalists concerned about the river. It was a Lewis who raised the alarm and helped resurrect a polluted river and its biosphere. While this once exclusively masculine activity is central to the tiny island, today men, women, and children fish, living out a sense of place, belonging, and sustainability. In Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery, author Charlie Groth highlights the traditional, vernacular, and everyday cultural expressions of the family and crew to understand how community, culture, and the environment intersect. Groth argues there is a system of narrative here that combines verbal activities and everyday...

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Hedy Lamar Book Launch Party

Posted by on Feb 10, 2019 in | 0 comments

Hedy Lamar Book Launch Party

Author Laurie Wallmark will introduce you to Hedy and several other ladies of science she has featured in her picutre books.

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First Friday Poetry & Prose

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 in | 0 comments

Join us for our monthly gathering to share and discuss poetry and other writings. Refreshments to share are always...

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