August 25, 2011


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By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's "Lunch and Learn" program will host two lunchtime events on Sept. 6 and Nov. 29 as well as a mid-afternoon event on Oct. 25. The three events will focus on Union County, poetry and jazz.

"Lunch and Learn with BILL" is a series of informal lunch programs held in partnership with Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village at The Village Common on Tressler Boulevard in Lewisburg.

'A Republican Bastion'
John Peeler, Bucknell professor emeritus of political science, will present, "Bedrock: Genesis and Evolution of a Republican Bastion, Union County, Pa.," on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for the program, which is free and open to the public.

Participants may bring their own lunch or purchase lunch (lentil soup and a chicken Caesar wrap) for $5; beverages and a light dessert will be provided. To order a lunch, contact the BILL office at 570-577-7006 or e-mail lifelonglearning@bucknell.edu up to noon of the day prior to the program; payment can be made at the door. No registration is required.

'Duke Ellington'
Phil Haynes, lecturer in music and Kushell Jazz Artist in Residence at Bucknell, will present, "Duke Ellington," on Tuesday, Nov. 29. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for the program, which is free and open to the public.

Participants may bring their own lunch or purchase lunch (pumpkin corn chowder and chicken salad sandwich) for $5; beverages and a light dessert will be provided. To order a lunch, contact the BILL office at 570-577-7006 or e-mail lifelonglearning@bucknell.edu up to noon of the day prior to the program; payment can be made at the door. No registration is required.

'Tea and Talk'
Shara McCallum, associate professor of English and director of the Stadler Center for Poetry, will present "This Strange Land: Poems of Ruin and Rebirth," on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 3:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public; no registration is necessary.

The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning has provided adult learners in the Central Susquehanna Valley a broad range of educational and intellectual opportunities since its inauguration during the fall of 2009. For more information about BILL events, call 570-577-7006.

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