We Are Golden: Woodstock at 50 Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm Location: Manchester Community Library Fee: $18 in advance; $22 at the door
Why did Woodstock happen? What did it mean to the half-million attendees, the bands, and the local residents? And why are we still talking about it 50 years later? Wade Lawrence, director and senior curator of The Museum at Bethel Woods at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival, will share the stories, sights, and sounds of the world’s most famous rock festival.
Big History Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm Location: Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room Fee: $18 in advance; $22 at the door
Big history is an exploration of the past from the big bang to the present, dividing the history of the universe, earth, life, and humanity into periods using very large scales of time. This presentation will take us on a quick journey spanning billions of years, helping us to understand our current position in time and space.