Grey Roots is pleased to announce a four-part lecture series, for seniors by seniors, taking place Wednesdays in October.
On October 4th, award-winning author Dorothy Duncan will present Harvest Home, the origins and evolution of Thanksgiving in Canada Dorothy is an expert on Canada's culinary history, and has lectured internationally on the subject.
On October 11, folksinger and former marine museum curator Ian Bell will present It's Me for the Inland Lakes, a program of traditional songs and tunes from the days of sail on the Great Lakes, on guitar, concertina, banjo and harmonica. Ian will accompany his presentation with a slide show of historic images of ships, sailors and Great Lakes ports. Ian Bell is an accomplished, award-winning musician who has dedicated his life to preserving the songs and music of earlier generations, while finding inspiration in them to create new works for the modern world.
On October 18, Laurie Caloren will discuss Mind Matters, and share the secrets of relaxation, stretching, and meditation to sustain well-being. Focus will be on techniques to include in daily living to reduce feelings of isolation, a sharper and more focused mind and enhanced sleep. Laurie Caloren has been a fitness instructor for over 20 years and a yoga teacher for 9 years.
On October 25, veteran sports reporter Fred Wallace will regale the audience with Sports Memories, five local sports stories that have stood out in his over 30 years of covering local sports. In addition to being a veteran sports reporter, Fred Wallace is also the voice of the Owen Sound Attack.
All lectures start at 2 p.m. in the Grey Roots Theatre. Free admission for seniors (regular admission applies for other visitors). Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit or call 519-376-3690.

source: Grey Roots


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