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Franco History, King's Daughters
with Fr. Robert Parent
This presentation should be of interest to students of genealogy and Franco-American history. The "filles du roi" were single, French women who were subsidized by the crown to come to New France as the colony in today's Canada was experiencing a shortage of marriageable women. The history and background of these courageous women and girls will be explored, along with possible reasons why they chose to embark on such a dangerous endeavor and what happened to them on arrival.
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with Ethelind Wright
If working on your family tree has you stumped, sign up for our Genealogy Lab class. Not only will you be able to use the many resources of the Lewiston Public Library, the instructor will share her advice and experience working in genealogy to help you branch out.
with Harold Tucker
Find out what it takes to do improvisational comedy with veteran comedian and comedy group member Harold "Tuck" Tucker. The class is not only for people who are looking to get a few laughs, but also for students interested in acting and teamwork. It's no coincidence that some of the funniest and most talented performers today got their start with a group, so see what you can do when everyone on the team is pulling in the same direction.
Photography Tips from a Pro
with Russ Dillingham
Award-winning Lewiston Sun Journal photographer Russ Dillingham will talk about some of the pictures he has taken for the paper as a way to share tips in this one-night class. It will also include information about taking photos with drones, using video and social media. Whether you use a smartphone or film, good photos have qualities all can recognize.
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