David B. Lazerson, PhD, educator/author/musician/peace activist, presents: SKULLCAPS 'N SWITCHBLADES: SURVIVAL STORIES OF AN ORTHODOX JEW TEACHING IN THE INNER -CITY. Hear how Dr. Lazerson's imaginative application of Talmudic precepts- applied to inner -city educational problems in Buffalo, NY- helped him develop an innovative approach to learning disabilities, which has been acclaimed worldwide.
In this class, learn techniques of textile collage to create a sampler representing your story. At home fill a show box with an assortment of textiles and related objects: fabric scraps, buttons, broken jewelry pieces, beads, thread, old greeting cards, broken china pieces and anything else that is personal and meaningful to you (due to class space, please keep personal supplies to one box only).
Where: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents their annual "Spiritual Heritage." This free event is a celebration of how our unique religious backgrounds and cultures create our diverse congregation in Christ. Come enjoy live performances of piano, harp, poetry and dance. There will also be personal stories of conversion. We invite individuals from all faiths to come rejoice with us! This event will be held on August 2nd at 6:30 p.m. at 420 New Scotland Ave. in Albany. Please contact us at 518-542-5746 for further details. Refreshments will be served.
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