Lunch & Learn Series

2022 schedule and lecture topics listed below.

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What does a Symphony Conductor Do Besides Wave a Baton?

August 3rd: 12 pm

Jed Gaylin of Bay Atlantic Symphony gives us insight into the parts of his job we don’t see him do on stage.

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

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Vintage Tweets: Suffrage Era Postcards

August 17th: 12 pm

using an assortment of vintage postcards, women’s memorabilia collector Carol Crossed tells the story of 19th and early 20th-century women’s fight for the right to vote.

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

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Six Centuries of Cello

September 7: 12 pm

Cellist Brenda Leonard takes us through the history of the cello with live performance of works from each of the six centuries the instrument has been in existence.

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

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Two Women, Two Worlds

September 21: 12 pm

There was a big divide between upstairs and downstairs life in the Victorian Era. Mary Stewart explains the roles women of different classes played in society, what opportunities were available and what was forbidden.

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

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Past Lectures

“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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