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  • READER SUBMITTED: Mother's Day Tea With Elizabeth Hale

    Connecticut Landmarks' Nathan Hale Homestead will present Tea with Elizabeth Hale on Saturday, May 10 at 4 p.m. in honor of Mother's Day. Bring your mother or other to tea at the Nathan Hale Homestead and learn about 18th-century tea etiquette and stories from Nathan Hale's birth mother who died when Nathan was just twelve years old. Enjoy an intimate tea party in the old kitchen, a part of the very room where Elizabeth rocked her son Nathan and eleven other babies. Enjoy treats similar to those that Elizabeth may have served to her guests in their modest home before the American Revolution. Admission is $12 per person / $10 CTL Members. Limited space available, please call 860-742-6917 for reservations.
  • An Easter Concert 75 Years Ago

    An Easter Concert 75 Years Ago
    Easter is a holiday of hope. It was on Easter Sunday 75 years ago that Marian Anderson, whose grandfather had been a slave, sowed hope in the heart of the nation with her legendary performance. The famed contralto sang "America" on the steps of the...

    For Good Friday, Marian Anderson's incomparable performance of 'Crucifixion'

    For Good Friday, Marian Anderson's incomparable performance of 'Crucifixion'
    On Easter Sunday 75 years ago -- April 9, 1939 -- Marian Anderson gave a concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for a crowd of about 75,000 who braved the cool weather, and a huge national audience listening on radio. The African American...

    Learn to prevent cancer, ways to improve digestive health

    The University of Florida/Lake County Extension Office next "Nourish Your Body" series is "Nourish Your Digestive System" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 28 at Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St. Participants will learn ways to improve digestive...

    Notes and notables

    Open Door Award The Daily Press Editorial Board gives the Open Door Award each month to a public official or organization in recognition of dedication to transparency and public access. This month's goes to Virginia's Freedom of Information Advisory...