What do creative women have in common? What can we learn from them? Dr. Leah Leach returns to help us time travel through history to learn about fantastic creative women. You won't want to miss this lively and inspirational presentation. This month we are opening the doors to the work-in-progress Gal's Guide Library & Research … Continue reading March Meeting – Creative Women of History
As of 2019, there have been 44 different men serve as President of the United States. If you're wondering why that number seems to be off by one, remember that Grover Cleveland served twice and was the 22nd & 24th President of the United States. But as Abigal Adams wrote to John when he was … Continue reading Fantastic Books About First Ladies
This week Edan keeps her 1 Cool Black History Thing all in the family. Edan shares the amazing life and legacy of her Great-Grandfather Willis Richardson, a playwright who was the first African-American to have a non-musical production on Broadway. His plays live on today in museums and on stage. Learn all about this amazing … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Willis Richardson
SAVED SWEDEN WITH VODKA Eva Ekeblad was born in Sweden in 1724 to a well-to-do family. At the age of 16, she married a count. She could have just entertained nobility and take care of her seven children but this gal had a brain for science. In the castle kitchen, she experimented with potatoes. Potatoes … Continue reading Eva Ekeblad
This week Rebecca’s 1 Cool Black History Thing is about the singer and activist Nina Simone. From “Mississippi God Damn” to her cover of “Here Comes the Sun” Nina has a voice that draws you in, tells you a story and can make you cry. Learn more about this amazing gal this week on the … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Nina Simone
Edan returns! Last February Edan Evans de Roziere rocked the crowd and presented about Genealogy with a Black history and self-purpose spotlight. This year think of it as Part 2: DNA. She'll talk about what different DNA tests offer and how they can help bridge the racial divide as well as build our own sense … Continue reading February Meeting – Genealogy, DNA & Black History
Our 10 recommended reads that include fiction and non-fiction, science and sci-fi, poetry and a play, plus a few documentary films.