Summer Sunday Series 2013

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July 7 – “Quilling” – Heide Mahlke 

photoQuilling is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. The paper is wound around a quill to create a basic coil shape. The paper is then glued at the tip and these shaped coils are arranged to form flowers, leaves, and various ornamental patterns. It is simple yet effective…so come and try your hand!

July 14 – “In the beginning was the dream: John Christopher Hartwick’s college.” – Len Pudelka

Hear all the interesting backstories behind the College in our backyard. Len, a former professor there, will share his knowledge with all of us. If you have any stories to share, please come and join in.

July 21 – “Growing Up on the East End During the 40s” – Garth Radley

Those were definitely the more innocent fun days of childhood! Come and hear Garth’s talk and bring your own memories along to share with the group.

July 28 – “Old Mills of the Area” – Anna Elwyn and Bill Brindle

Another industry that has gently faded from our area…join us as we travel back in time to when this was a major part of Oneonta’s landscape.

August 4 – “Batter Up” – John Pecora and Al Colone

Playing Little League was a major part of the childhood years of many Oneonta boys. These two sports lovers will share their own tales of the local Little League with stories, photos, and surely…laughs. Bring your own ephemera and memories of Little League baseball to share.

August 11 – “Remembering an Icon- Carl Delberta Sr.”

Carl Jr., Angela Delberta Bellavia and other relatives will share their pride and love of Carl Sr. and the founding of The Boy’s Club with a talk about their memories. Surely, Carl touched many many Oneonta lives….come and share your personal memories.

August 18 – “The Mysterious Eva Coo” – Taylor Hollist

There’s always more to learn about this fascinating woman. Taylor has done his homework and is prepared to share it with us. Do you know something he doesn’t know? Come and tell us!

August 25 – “Hysterical…no, Historical Clothing!” – Dorothy Rathbun

Dorothy is a Seamstress at the Farmer’s Museum in Cooperstown and has a great deal of knowledge about the working clothing of the day….which is around 1845. The Swart-Wilcox clothing collection will also be on display.