Lunch & Learn Series

2022 schedule and lecture topics listed below.

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The Lenape Nation and the Virtues of the Seven Grandfathers

November 2: 12 pm

Story keeper and language instructor Xeli Otaesak Pilsit Xkw will talk about the Lenape people of our region. The Virtues of the Seven Grandfathers  illustrate the way we should live as a part of the greater community.

Presenter: Teri Hislop, also named Xeli Otaesak Pilsit Xkw, of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania

In Person at the Cape May Lutheran Church: 509 Pittsburgh Ave. and also available on Zoom.

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A Closer Look at Veteran’s Day

November 16: 12 pm

Once a year our country sets aside a day to recognize and honor those of us that served. What did we expect? What did we go through? What experiences did we share? Let’s take a serious and light hearted look at what we went through and what made us what we are today.

Presenter: Mike Urbanski, Cape May MAC

In Person at the Cape May Lutheran Church: 509 Pittsburgh Ave. and also available on Zoom.

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Nonprofits: They’re Not all the Same!

December 7: 12 pm

In this holiday season, we are encouraged to “give, and give generously.” Cape May MAC Director and CEO Jody Alessandrine offers insight into the various ways non-profits are funded, as well as how to give in ways that make a difference, from his many years of working in the world of nonprofit organizations.

Presenter: Jody Alessandrine, Cape May MAC

In Person at the Cape May Lutheran Church: 509 Pittsburgh Ave. and also available on Zoom.

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A History of Christmas Carols

December 21: 12 pm

Did you know carols weren’t originally for Christmas? And the version you know of your favorite carol probably isn’t the “right” one…because no such a thing exists! Let’s look at the convoluted history of Christmas carols and have fun listening to some, both new and old.

Presenter: Brenda Leonard, Cape May MAC

In Person at the Cape May Lutheran Church: 509 Pittsburgh Ave. and also available on Zoom.

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Past Lectures

Victorian Email: And Other Communications in the Late 1800s

Presenter: Ben Ridings, Cape May MAC Curator

10/05/22

Two Women, Two Worlds

Presented by Mary Stewart

09/21/22

“Let’s Play Ball: A Century of Baseball History.”

Presented by Mary Stewart

05/18/22

History of Gardens from Eden to Present

Part 1

Presented by Elan Zingman-Leith

04/20/22

Emerald Cape May

Presented by Ben Ridging

03/16/22

Love Cape May Style

Presented by Elan Zingman-Leith

02/16/22

Shocking Secrets of Victorian Christmas

Presented by Elan Zingman-Leith

12/15/21

A History of Thanksgiving in America

Presented by Mary Stewart

11/17/21

Guardian at the Point – Life as a Cape May Keeper

Presented by Ben Ridings

10/20/21

History of Bicycling

Presented by Tom Carroll

9/22/21

A Feeling of Community

Presented by CCA, Hope Gaines and Rachel Dolhanczyk

6/16/21

The Roaring Twenties

Presented by Mary Stewart

5/19/21

The Great Fire of 1878

Presented by Ben Ridings

4/12/21

The First Ladies Part 2

Presented by Mary Stewart

3/17/21

The Doo Wop Experience

Presented by Mike Urbanski

2/12/21

The Presidents in Cape May

Presented by Ben Ridings

1/21/21

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS: Decking the Hall

Presented by Mary Stewart

12/16/20

YULETIDE AUTHORS: How Charles Dickens & Washington Irving Transformed Christmas

Presented by Ben Ridings

12/9/20

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