The St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre Time for Tea 2019 Speaker Series will provide a variety of informative and engaging topics in a series of lectures and workshops. Subject matter will include history, genealogy, creativity, and inspiration. Each program will be held at the St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre from 1-2:30 p.m. on weekdays throughout the year. Cost is $10/person, and includes light refreshments. St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre Members receive $1 off admission.
The first presentation, Surviving Nazi-occupied Poland, will take place March 13. Linda Koenig will recount the harrowing story of her late husband’s family tale of survival during six years of hiding and escaping in Nazi-occupied Poland during WWII.
Also coming up in 2019:
- Woman Alone: One woman's Journey Through the Murky and Magical, will be presented by Jan Groenemann on April 11. Jan will discuss writing her book, Woman Alone: One Woman's Journey Through the Murky and Magical, and how writing the story became a tool for understanding her own life on a deeper level. She will share themes that came out of the story, such as Letting Go of Your Fears, Tapping into the Power of Aloneness, Trusting Your Intuition, Connecting with a Higher Power, and Happiness Is an Inside Job.
- Write it Down! features Cindy DuBois on Oct. 23 sharing ideas about expressing yourself through poems, short stories, photos, and essays. Come to this program with an open mind and the willingness to share your thoughts, feelings and experiences with others. Several fun, interactive games will spark your creative genius. Please bring a photocopied photograph of a loved one (or yourself).
- Finally, Genealogy Basics on Nov. 19 will offer information and tips by Cindy DuBois, who has been researching her own family history for more than 40 years. Listen to Cindy explain how her interest in family history became a lifelong passion. She will share Internet research options, as well as the physical location of important documents available to researchers. She will introduce participants to census films, birth/death records, DNA research, and more. In addition, she will teach you how and where to connect with family members, and the important role photography plays in the documentation of your ancestral journey.
Register in person at St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre, One St. Peters Centre Blvd., or call 636-397-6903, ext. 1624.