Calendar of Events

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Calendar of Events 2017-03-07T16:04:09-04:00
Jul
24
Wed
2019
Culture and Foods of the Middle Eastern Immigrants
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This presentation is a part of the food series. On July 24, Patrick Michael, will be holding a presentation on Culture and Foods of the Middle East Immigrants. He will be presenting stuffed grape leaves.
 
Lebanese food most sought after now are from the poorest class of people in the country, and their skill in cooking comes from using simple ingredients creatively to make food taste good. Now, we have better access to good ingredients than our relatives had, and this enables us to continue cooking delicious foods.
 
Patrick Michael is a Center Township native and lives on the same street where he grew up. He is the owner of Rafka Foods, and under this, he founded Jemila Foods to produce the finest foods in Lebanese cuisine. The company manufactures stuffed grape leaves, spinach pies, kibbe, and several dry mixes to make Lebanese dishes.
 
It is FREE to the public, but you need to register prior. To register please contact Chloe Thomas at 724-266-4500 x 104 or at c-chlthoma@pa.gov
 
The presentation will be held in the Visitor Center Classroom. A sample of food will be available.
Aug
1
Thu
2019
Culture and Foods of the Native Americans
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This is another installment of the food series. On August 1st, Brenda Applegate, will be holding a presentation on Culture and Foods of the Native Americans.
 
Information will be shared about the “Three Sisters” (corn, beans and squash) and how the local natives who lived at Logstown in the middle 1700’s, would have prepared and stored their food. Depending upon seasonal availability, local flora and natural resources -plants, trees, fruits and nuts will be discussed. Additional information will be provided through a power point presentation on the history of Logstown.
 
Brenda is the Executive Director of Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation and Lori is an Insurance Agent.
 
It is FREE to the public, but you need to register prior. To register please contact Chloe Thomas at 724-266-4500 x 104 or at c-chlthoma@pa.gov
 
The presentation will be held in the Visitor Center Classroom. A sample of food will be available.
 
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Brenda Applegate and Lori Tolbert were instrumental in developing the award winning Windows Through History series. This series is designed for girls ages 7 to 14. Each of the sessions are thoroughly researched to provide the participants information about the food and food preparation, fashion, leisure time activities as well as manners and the history of local events of various historic eras.