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If a program or event you were planning to attend does not appear below, it has been cancelled or postponed.  Please continue to monitor our calendar and website for the most up to date information.  Feel free to contact us with any questions.
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Mary Ann Shadd Cary in the Here and Now: Symposium 10:00 am
Mary Ann Shadd Cary in the Here and Now: Symposium
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – Oct 2 @ 2:15 pm
Mary Ann Shadd Cary in the Here and Now: Symposium
Join scholars, historians, archivists, and community members share papers and discuss next steps towards celebrating Shadd Cary’s 200th birthday in 2023. This day event will include paper presentations, discussions and keynotes by Rinaldo Walcott and[...]
Prohibited Trivia: Happy and Not-So-Happy Hour 10:00 am
Prohibited Trivia: Happy and Not-So-Happy Hour @ Quizzizz
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am
Prohibited Trivia: Happy and Not-So-Happy Hour @ Quizzizz
Test your knowledge of Prohibition with our “Happy and Not-So-Happy Hour” trivia contest!  Quiz is open until Friday, October 8 at 10 AM.
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History Book Festival: Zero Fail by Carol Leonnig 5:00 pm
History Book Festival: Zero Fail by Carol Leonnig
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
History Book Festival: Zero Fail by Carol Leonnig
This is the first definitive account of the Secret Service, from the Kennedy assassination in 1963 to the alarming scandals, secrets, and mismanagement during the Obama and Trump years, right up to the insurrection at[...]
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Prohibited Trivia: Voting Rights and Citizenship 10:00 am
Prohibited Trivia: Voting Rights and Citizenship @ Quizzizz
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am
Prohibited Trivia: Voting Rights and Citizenship @ Quizzizz
Test your knowledge of “Voting Rights and Citizenship” in our virtual trivia contest!  Quiz closes Friday, October 15 at 10 AM.
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Bowers Heritage Festival 2021 10:00 am
Bowers Heritage Festival 2021 @ Watermen's Park, Clifton Cubbage Road, Town of Bowers
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bowers Heritage Festival 2021 @ Watermen's Park, Clifton Cubbage Road, Town of Bowers
The Bowers Beach Maritime Museum will host Bowers Heritage Day, on October 10, 2021. Archaeological and historical societies, early craftsmen, authors and musicians will share their skills and tell their stories, to teach about the[...]
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History Book Festival : The Plague Cycle by Charles Kenny 5:00 pm
History Book Festival : The Plague Cycle by Charles Kenny
Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
History Book Festival : The Plague Cycle by Charles Kenny
For four thousand years, the size and vitality of cities, economies, and empires were heavily determined by infection. The cycle of plagues set the tempo of civilizational growth and decline, since common response to the[...]
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Prohibited Trivia: Censorship in Media 10:00 am
Prohibited Trivia: Censorship in Media @ Quizzizz
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am
Prohibited Trivia: Censorship in Media @ Quizzizz
Test your knowledge of “Censorship in Media” in our virtual trivia contest!  Quiz closes Friday, October 22 at 10 AM.
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5th Annual Shakespeare Festival: The Actor and Scholar in Conversation: Simona Giurgea and E. Jane Doering on Simone Weil 4:00 pm
5th Annual Shakespeare Festival: The Actor and Scholar in Conversation: Simona Giurgea and E. Jane Doering on Simone Weil @ Lewes Public Library
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
5th Annual Shakespeare Festival: The Actor and Scholar in Conversation: Simona Giurgea and E. Jane Doering on Simone Weil @ Lewes Public Library
Simone Weil’s “The Iliad or the Poem of Force” is a profound exploration of the power of force and the hubris of mankind in attempting to control it to our advantage. Force is inherently destructive,[...]
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History Book Festival: Born in Blackness by Howard W. French 5:00 pm
History Book Festival: Born in Blackness by Howard W. French
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
History Book Festival: Born in Blackness by Howard W. French
In a book that weaves historical detail with personal reportage, Howard W. French retells the story of medieval and emerging Africa, demonstrating how the economic ascendancy of Europe, the anchoring of democracy in America, and[...]
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Prohibited Trivia: Gender Rights and Limitations 10:00 am
Prohibited Trivia: Gender Rights and Limitations @ Quizzizz
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am
Prohibited Trivia: Gender Rights and Limitations @ Quizzizz
Test your knowledge of “Gender Rights and Limitations” in our virtual trivia contest!  Quiz closes Friday, October 29 at 10 AM.
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History Book Festival: 5:00 pm
History Book Festival:
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
History Book Festival:
In 1825, Martha Parker, a gifted, ambitious young woman from New England who aspired to become an educator and a foreign missionary, accepted a marriage proposal from schoolmaster Thomas Tenney. But several weeks later, she[...]
2021 Annual Lecture: “Dangerous Speech and Cowardly Suppression” with Eric Berkowitz 6:30 pm
2021 Annual Lecture: “Dangerous Speech and Cowardly Suppression” with Eric Berkowitz @ Zoom
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2021 Annual Lecture: "Dangerous Speech and Cowardly Suppression" with Eric Berkowitz @ Zoom
The 2021 Joseph P. del Tufo Annual Lecture Dangerous Speech and Cowardly Suppression: Censorship, Class, and the Impact of Technology will be presented via Zoom by Eric Berkowitz.  Berkowitz is a San Francisco-based author, human[...]
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Prohibited Trivia: Science and the Environment 10:00 am
Prohibited Trivia: Science and the Environment @ Quizzizz
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am
Prohibited Trivia: Science and the Environment @ Quizzizz
Test your knowledge of “Science and the Environment” in our virtual trivia contest!  Quiz closes Friday, November 5 at 10 AM.
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We Have Been Here Before: Delmarva During the 1918 Pandemic 11:00 am
We Have Been Here Before: Delmarva During the 1918 Pandemic @ Bear Library
Oct 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
5th Annual Shakespeare Festival: Mary Shelley’s ‘Transformation’ 7:00 pm
5th Annual Shakespeare Festival: Mary Shelley’s ‘Transformation’ @ Lewes Public Library
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
5th Annual Shakespeare Festival: Mary Shelley's 'Transformation' @ Lewes Public Library
The Lewes Public Library Spoken Word Society and Shakespeare Festival presents a reading of Mary Shelley’s “Transformation” by Dr. James Keegan. Shelley’s short story “Transformation” was first published in The Keepsake in 1831. Guido, the narrator, tells[...]
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