Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

Thursday, March 7, 2013 -
11:15am to 12:45pm

Thursday, March 7, 2013 -
4:15pm to 5:00pm

Friday, March 8, 2013 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Friday, March 8, 2013 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm

Saturday, March 9, 2013 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Saturday, March 9, 2013 -
1:30pm to 2:15pm

Saturday, March 9, 2013 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Saturday, March 9, 2013 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday, March 10, 2013 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

  • 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
    Contact: Contact: Help Desk @ 986-1047, ext. 3 or warref@rcls.org

    Enrollment is limited to Warwick cardholders until March 3; open registration after March 3.
    This lecture addresses the history of women as seen through the manipulation and controll of their bodies as documented by changing silhouette over a 400 year period. Audience members will be invited to participate in the hands-on-demonstrations. Questions to be answered include:
    What is a bumroll?
    What item of living room furniture was invented to accomodate the panier?
    Why did Mrs. Bloomer invent the bloomers?
    How many ribs were removed to achieve the hourglass silhouette of the 1890's?

    AWPL Community Room
    Age Group:
    Adult, Teen
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