They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . . Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who has barely been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly-needed job working for ex–Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair-bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life—big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel—and now he’s pretty sure he cannot live the way he is.
A long-lost book reappears, mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son and a girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness.
Leo Gursky taps his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he’s still alive. But it wasn’t always like this: in the Polish village of his youth, he fell in love and wrote a book…Sixty years later and half a world away, fourteen-year-old Alma, who was named after a character in that book, undertakes an adventure to find her namesake and save her family.
Professional grant writer & educator Allison Paul will cover essential elements including identifying funders using Guidestar and the Foundation Directory, initial contact, and all phases of grant application preparation. Open to all area nonprofits and those who want to strengthen their resumes with this skill. Space is limited so reserve your space by registering online or emailing
Set in present day West Virginia, Ann Pancake’s debut novel, Strange As This Weather Has Been, tells the story of a coal mining family—a couple and their four children—living through the latest mining boom and dealing with the mountaintop removal and strip mining that is ruining what is left of their mountain life. As the mine turns the mountains to slag and wastewater, workers struggle with layoffs and children find adventure in the blasted moonscape craters.
Barry Wiesenfeld will review and expand upon the concepts explored in Part I of How Music Works. He will discuss the components of music and how they work, as well as chords, melody and harmony. No knowledge of music necessary - only a desire to learn! Attendance at all four classes is strongly encouraged.
Take a break from the 2016 election with a musical visit to elections past! Politics & Patriots showcases actual American political songs from the days of George Washington to FDR’s 4 successful presidential campaigns. Enjoy familiar melodies, historical anecdotes and a most welcome dose of humor.
Made possible by a generous gift from Glenn P. & Susan D. Dickes to the AWPL Foundation.
Nothing feels like summer more than upbeat, fun songs from Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys, Harry Belafonte, Van Morrison, and others done with the lively 'Hooley Shooters' twist! Come dance on the lawn or just kick back and feel the summer breeze as Tommy and the gang put some summer zing into your life!
This program is made possible by a generous gift from Glenn P. & Susan D. Dickes to the AWPL Foundation
This is an outdoor concert, so please bring a chair, blanket or towel to sit on.