FOL host 18th Century Tea Program

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FOL host 18th Century Tea Program

Postby MaywoodFOL » Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:10 pm

FOL Hosts History Program March 4th
The Friends of Maywood Library is proud to present a program entitled “Revolutionary Tea: An Eighteenth Century Tea Experience“by Stacy Ro th on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Maywood Public Library. The program will take place in the James and Pauline Hackbarth Auditorium, on the lower level of the library (459 Maywood Avenue). Ms. Roth represents History on the Hoof, an educational performance troupe of first-person historical interpreters. The public is invited to this free-admission event.
Why was tea so important in the lives of 18th Century people that fashion-conscious people posed for portraits with their tea sets? Did Great Britain lose her American over “the cup that cheers?” Find out in this unusual costumed presentation of tea lore, history, songs, poetry living history display and demonstration.
This program is offered through the Horizon Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Friends of the Library will provide refreshments following the program.
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