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Fall Kickoff: Lifelong Learning: Arrrrghhhhh: A History of Piracy on the Great Lakes

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Lifelong Learning program presents its Fall Kickoff – “Arrrrghhhhh: A History of Piracy on the Great Lakes

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program presents its Fall Kickoff – “Arrrrghhhhh: A History of Piracy on the Great Lakes” at 11 a.m. with Christopher Gillcrist, Executive Director of the National Museum of the Great Lakes. Mr. Gillcrist will lead individuals on a historical and cultural re-examination of piracy and its implications for understanding Great Lakes history. No parrots or peg legs, but a healthy dose of thievery, mutiny and other unsavory tales that illustrate why Hollywood should reinvent Jack Sparrow and place him on Lake Michigan in 1880!

A lasagna lunch with garlic bread, salad and dessert is offered following the lecture. A vegetarian option is also available. After lunch, the Cake Walkin’ Jass Band will perform the authentic New Orleans jazz Toledoans have been enjoying for 50 years.

$12 per person for lunch. Reservations are requested by August 13.

For more information, visit www.lourdes.edu/lifelong, email lifelong@lourdes.edu or call 419-824-3707.

Details

Date:
August 17
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Website:
www.lourdes.edu/lifelong

Venue

Franciscan Center
6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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Phone:
419-517-8950