A look at life on the American home front during World War II: how every facet of life was affected by the war; how every citizen did their part; what they ate, saved, created or did without during the war effort. Learn about preserving, canning, pickling from the Victory Garden. Sample a popular dish from Grandma’s wartime kitchen.
Join us for the dedication of the Albert Wisner Public Library Reading Garden. A short ceremony will take place in the Garden commemorating Warwick Beautification Committee founders: Dorothy "Deeps" Sanford, Elizabeth Sanford Lewis VanLeer, Frances Sanford Bradner and David Brandt.
Swing is improvisational, energetic and as fun to dance as it is to watch. Dance instructor Diane Newlander will teach the fundamentals of swing dancing. Learn or brush up on the dance craze of the 1940's and 50's that is still quite popular today.
Join English professor Diane Tomko for a discussion of famous correspondents in literary history. Their letters stand in marked contrast to our fleeting tweets, texts and emails. What can we learn from this more literate form of expression?