History comes alive as Martina Mathisen seamlessly portrays and shares the stories of dynamic women in history through varied experiences, and how each marvelously expressed herself and her passions.
This engaging program is a fascinating look at dynamic women in history that have impacted our lives. The women represented were doing big things, secret things, and even dangerous things. Some were well known, others not well known, each marvelously expressing themselves and their passions. History comes alive as Martina Mathisen is Annie Oakley who introduces herself with entertaining storytelling to share her life experience. She then introduces your audience to Harriet Tubman and Madame Curie. Without leaving the stage Martina presents Clara Barton and her tales, who then introduces the stories of Anne Sullivan and Florence Nightingale. Once again without leaving the stage, Martina presents Amelia Earhart who joins the presentation with her marvelous and surprising story to then introduce Bessie Coleman. There are so many woman who have made a difference in our American experience. Why these woman? Only a few can be chosen and these few were, for a time, all alive on our planet at the same time. The program concludes with a positive and life-affirming message on the difference made by everyone in the room.
AGE GROUP: | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | History & Genealogy | Education & Learning |
|Mon, Mar 20||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 21||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 22||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 23||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 24||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Mar 25||9:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Mar 26||1:00PM to 5:00PM|
Connect with Lake Villa District Library and discover all it has to offer---best-selling books, award-winning movies and music, access to digital content and activities for people of all ages. Plus free Wi-Fi and space to meet, study and work.
First established in 1949, Lake Villa District Library serves Lake Villa Township and those who live within the township’s boundaries; including the communities of Lake Villa, Lindenhurst, portions of Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Heights and Antioch. The population served is approximately 40,000.
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