Spring Potpourri IV

May 2 – Gunfight at O.K. Corral
At about 3 pm on October 26, 1881, in a vacant lot next to Fly’s Boarding House in Tombstone, Arizona, nine men faced off. 30 seconds and 30 shots later, three were dead and three more wounded. This shootout has come down to us as the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Find out not only about those 30 seconds, but also what led to the fight as well its bloody aftermath. Presenter: Donald Valentino

May 9 – Ways to Love Your Brain
Your brain health awareness journey starts here! Learn about the key habits and protective measures under your control to promote healthy aging and maintain good cognitive health throughout life. Key presentation points include brain foods and nutrition, brain and body benefits of physical exercise and restorative sleep, appropriate stress management and social stimulation as well as avoidance of toxins. Presenter: Christine Vanden Hoogen

May 16 – The European Trip of a Lifetime
Helen Perry Curtis (1888-1980) was an artist, museum curator, YMCA volunteer during World War I and European traveler. In 1937 Curtis published “Jean & Company, Unlimited,” the charming story of an American girl’s first encounter with Europe, a story based on her own experiences traveling with her daughters. Laura Gellott’s biography of Curtis, “Helen Perry Curtis and the European Trip of a Lifetime,” is the story of the search for Curtis and her European travels. Presenter: Laura Gellot

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