Culture and History

Fall 2022

601 The History of What We Eat    Instructor Ann Vitale 

This survey class will include anecdotes of food through history, including some humorous tales of medieval banquets, of how troops were fed on the move during the World Wars, and our own history of how we changed from seasonal eating, meaning “eat what’s available today”, to  expectation for everything all the time. Bring your own stories and old tyme recipes to share. 

One Thursday, October 6  at 2:00 pm 

Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Church St. Montrose 

Fee: $5.00 

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602 Learn to Play the Mountain Dulcimer   Instructor Janet Nieburg  This class is full

Learn to play America’s folk instrument, the Mountain Dulcimer.  In four sessions, you will learn to play some songs and to do some chording that is suitable for playing “backup” to other singers or instrumentalists.  If you happen to own a dulcimer, bring it!  If you do not own one, contact the instructor, who can make “loaners” available.  Class limits 10 students. 

Please indicate on the registration form if you have a dulcimer or need a loaner. 

Four Wednesdays, September 21,28, October 5, and 12 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am 

Location: Susquehanna County Library Community Room, School Road, Montrose 

Fee: $20.00 This class is full

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603 Armchair Traveler, Scenic Landscapes Near and Far  

   Instructor Valerie Winters,  

We live in a diverse and scenic country. From “Sea to Shining Sea” one can view a variety of land and seascapes. Our neighborhoods, our state, our parks, near and far, provide spectacular scenery throughout the seasons. 

From your seat, you can enjoy the view and take a photographic journey with me. 

One Wednesday, September 28 at 2:00 pm 

Location: Susquehanna County Library Community Room, School Road, Montrose 

Fee: $5.00