Fall Term 2013
Monday, September 23 through Friday, November 1
Lunch & Learn with BILL
These events are free and open to the public. Programs start at noon; doors open at 11:30 a.m.
Beverages and a light dessert will be provided. Bring your lunch or purchase a soup-and-sandwich lunch ($5) by contacting the BILL office at 570-522-0105 or firstname.lastname@example.org up to noon of the day prior to the program; payment can be made at the door.
Thursday, September 12, Noon
Making Places, Making Selves: Locating Inuit Culture and Identity in the Canadian Arctic, Ned Searles (left), professor of anthropology at Bucknell.
Menu: Cup of chicken noodle soup and ham salad on a croissant.
Tuesday, November 19, Noon
Traveling Xinjiang, China's Western Province, with Wolfgang Gunter (right), retired chemist, traveler and BILL course leader. Menu: Cup of broccoli cheddar soup and ham and Swiss cheese wrap.
Tea & Talk with BILL
Join BILL for a series of informal "tea-time" programs held in partnership with Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village at The Village Common on Tressler Boulevard in Lewisburg (Directions here (pdf) and here).
These events are free and open to the public. Teatime refreshments are provided free of charge. Program starts at 3:30 p.m.; doors open at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, September 18, 3:30 p.m.
Would the Real Mona Lisa Please Stand Up?: New Insights on the World's Most Famous Painting, with Christine Sperling (left), professor and chair, art and art history department, Bloomsburg University.
Tuesday, September 24, 3:30 p.m.
My Journey with Watercolors, with Brad Shoemaker (right), watercolor painter.
Tuesday, October 29, 3:30 p.m.
Dance Therapy for Personal Growth, with Iris Rifkin-Gainer (left), dance movement therapist. Dance is both an expressive art form and a creative human pursuit for all ages.
This presentation will introduce the discipline of Dance/Movement Therapy from its healing roots in early cultures to its applicability to personal growth and psychophysical health in the 21st Century. A simple movement experience for all abilities will be included in the session. No special clothing is required.
More Special Presentations!
Monday, September 16, noon
Poetry Walk with Shara McCallum (left), director of the Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell University. Starting at Bucknell Hall on Loomis St. on campus, take a walk through historic downtown Lewisburg and Bucknell University.
You will have the chance to read and hear recordings of poems by living poets recited in the poets' own voices. Ten markers along the path, renewed during the summer of 2013, feature poems that pay tribute to historic and culturally significant Lewisburg locales. The Poetry Path is handicapped accessible and open all year. The walk will take about an hour and fifteen minutes; total distance about 1.3 miles.
Wednesday, October 30, 4 p.m.
Diamonds from Peanut Butter: A Brief History of Airplanes, Computers, Golf Clubs, and Just About Everything Else, with Bucknell President John C. Bravman (right). Join our 17th president as he shares insights into the world of everyday engineering. No engineering degree required! This program will be at The Village Common, Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village. (Directions here (pdf) and here).
Sunday, November 3, 2 - 4 p.m. in the lobby of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell
Celebrating the success of BILL's Fall 2013 term. Members and their guests are welcome. We will meet in the lobby of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on the Bucknell campus.
Spring Term 2014: February 24 through April 4
Fall Term 2014: September 22 through October 31