MURA Breakfast Meeting, October 5, 2021

Steve Hollis on “Addressing Homelessness in Columbia/Boone County:  What is the Best Solution?”

 

Steve is the Human Services Manager, Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services.

 

  • 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. for in-person breakfast at the Country Club of Missouri on Forum Blvd.
  • 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.or the Zoom webinar.

Registration for the in-person breakfast closes on September 27 or when cap has been reached.

We will continue to take health precautions for in-person breakfasts:

  • Requiring masks of guests and service staff at all times unless seated at a dining table
  • Eating and drinking only when seated
  • Social distancing with dining tables: number of persons per table and table spacing
  • Capping registration for in-person breakfasts
  • Modifying buffet line to include social distancing, use of provided hand sanitizer, and mask wearing

The cost is:

  • $15 per person for in-person attendance (includes breakfast)

  • $5 per household for live virtual attendance (link provided prior to meeting).


NOTE: Beginning this September, MURA will charge $5 for live, virtual presentations via Zoom. If in-person breakfasts are not offered due to COVID, the virtual presentation webinars are at no cost.

Pre-registration and payment for the breakfast must be received by Monday, September 27, 2021.

If you have paid for the in-person breakfast and find that you are unable to attend, you may watch the webinar via the Zoom link.
While there are no refunds, the paid reservation for the in-person breakfast is transferrable to someone else for this breakfast event only.
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MURA Sponsored Programs – Fall 2021 and September Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – September 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
September 14, Tuesday Back to School – Back to Nature: Boone County Nature School Update and Opportunities Mike Szydlowski, science coordinator Columbia Public Schools MU Retirees Association Breakfast Meeting Hybrid Format:  8:00-9:30 am at Country Club of Missouri – OR – 8:30 Online via Zoom
October 5, Tuesday Homelessness in Columbia/Boone County: What is the Best Solution? Steve Hollis, Human Services Manager, Columbia/Boone County Dept of Public Health and Human Services MU Retirees Association Breakfast Meeting Hybrid Format:  8:00-9:30 am at Country Club of Missouri – OR – 8:30 Online via Zoom
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email.  If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.  No pre-registration required.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

On Demand Learn About Medicare and Medicaid Informational Video Series: Parts of Medicare; Your Choices; Open Enrollment; Preventing Fraud, etc Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Government (.gov) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChHTRPxz8awulGaTMh3SAkA
September 2, Thursday, 12:00-1:00 pm CDT (first of numerous September events related to this book) One Read Discussion: Furious Hours – Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee Dr. Andrea Heiss, MU School of Journalism Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5461612
September 7, Tuesday, 6:00 pm CDT American Phoenix: Heroes of the Pentagon on 9/11 Panel Discussion with author and eyewitnesses National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/americanphoenix/
September 8, Wednesday, 3:00 pm CDT The Remarkable Musical History of Motown Professor Gil Harel, Brandeis University Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/10086
September 8, Wednesday, 4:30 pm CDT September 11, Twenty Years Removed – A Look Back at the Nation and the White House A conversation with former ABC News correspondent Ann Compton and Anita McBride, Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush White House Historical Association – Facebook and YouTube Live https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/white-house-history-with-susan-page-september-11-twenty-years-removed
September 8, Wednesday, 7:00-8:30 pm CST Reinventing Rock’n Roll: The Beatles’ Rubber Soul and Revolver Aaron Krerowicz Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/70087/reinventing-rockn-roll-beatles-rubber-soul-and-revolver-zoom
September 10, Friday, 5:30 pm CDT A Life of Selfless Service, Sacrifice, and Civic Engagement: COL Cyril “Rick” Rescorla Megan Jones, 9/11 Memorial and Museum, will moderate a panel memorializing this man who saved 2,700 fellow Morgan Stanley employees on 9/11 National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/a-life-of-selfless-service-sacrifice-and-civic-engagement/
September 14, Tuesday, 7:00 pm CDT Marching #MizzouMade Conversation with members of the Marching Mizzou family Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/10164
September 14, Tuesday, 7:00 pm CDT Fall Vegetable Gardening Mark Lyons Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/70088/fall-vegetable-gardening-zoom
September 16, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT Camping While Black: Missouri’s Camp Dericotte, 1939-1960 Missouri State Parks Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/70089/camping-while-black-missouris-camp-dericotte-1939-1960-zoom
September 17, Friday, 12:00 pm CDT The People’s Constitution: 200 Years, 27 Amendments, and the Promise of a More Perfect Union Authors John Kowal and Wilfred Codrington III will discuss how “We the People” have reshaped our founding document National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/the-peoples-constitution/
September 20, Monday, 6:00-7:00 pm CDT Women in Jazz Flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5493406
September 21, Tuesday, 4:00 pm CDT At the Threshold of Liberty – Women, Slavery, & Shifting Identities in Washington, D.C. Tamika Y. Nunley, Author White House Historical Association – Facebook and YouTube Live https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/whhl-at-the-threshold-of-liberty
September 23, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT First Friends – The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who Shaped Our Presidents Gary Ginsberg, author White House Historical Association – History Happ Hour https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-first-friends-the-powerful-unsung-and-unelected-people-who-shaped-our-presidents
September 27, Monday, 6:30 pm CDT The Essential Great Chicago Fire (2021 is the 150th Anniversary) William Pack, Author and  Storyteller Bloomingdale, IL Public Library https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=BLOOM&curID=506445
September 30, Thursday, 12:00-1:00 pm CDT Art Speaks: Tonita Peña and Modern Pueblo Painting Alexander Marr, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Assistant Curator of Native American Art St Louis Art Museum https://www.slam.org/event/art-speaks-tonita-pena-and-modern-pueblo-painting/
September 30, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT One Read Book Author’s Talk: Furious Hours – Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee Casey Cep Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5497236
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: Designing Camelot; The Triumph of Nancy Reagan; and lots more! White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
Podcast Our Missouri (over 50 episodes) Join host Sean Rost as he engages with experts and scholars on a variety of topics related to the state’s complex history and culture. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/our-missouri
On Demand First Children What it is Like Growing Up in the White House – multiple stories and videos The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/collections/first-children
On Demand Missouri 2021 Bicentennial Presents Virtual series highlighting Missouri bicentennial commemorations: history, art, music, legends, quilts, and travel. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand/missouri-2021-presents?mc_cid=1eb75504ba&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  How To Change Anyone’s Mind; #MizzouMade in Space; and more! Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand Basic Genealogy Series Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand#basic-genealogy
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: Charlie Parker’s Life and Music in KC; Nearby Nature in North City St Louis State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  15 Minutes of Warhol; Variable Atmospheres – Weather in Art; and more! Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt Professional storytellers and special guests. 10-part series based on this very beautiful book. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
On Demand Explore Missouri’s German Heritage 8-part series on history of German immigration and the continuing culture of Germans in Missouri Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/

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MURA Sponsored Programs – August 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
Sept 14, Tuesday – Save the Date! Back to School – Back to Nature: Boone County Nature School Update and Opportunities Mike Szydlowski, science coordinator Columbia Public Schools MU Retirees Association Breakfast Meeting Hybrid Format:  8:00-9:30 am at Country Club of Missouri ($15.00 per person) – OR – 8:30 Online via Zoom.

  • Beginning this September, MURA will require registration and charge $5 for live, virtual presentations via Zoom. If in-person breakfasts are not offered due to COVID, the virtual presentation Webinars are at no cost.
  • Pre-registration and payment for the September breakfast and live Zoom presentation must be received by Tuesday, September 7, 2021.
  • No refunds will be available. However, you may assign your registration to someone else if you cannot attend.
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email to registered attendees.  If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.
Below find online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

August 4, Wednesday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT The Beatles: Band of the Sixties Aaron Krerowicz Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/70095/beatles-band-sixties-zoom
August 5, Thursday, 12:00 pm CDT Art Speaks: Shakespeare’s Muses Tom Ridgely, Producing Artistic Director for the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival St Louis Art Museum https://www.slam.org/event/art-speaks-shakespeares-muses/
August 5, Thursday, 3:00 pm CDT Kennedy, Nixon, & the Debate of the Century Dr. Allen Pietrobon, Assistant Professor of Global Affairs at Trinity Washington University Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/9152
August 10, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Missouri Statehood Day Program Dr. Peter Kastor, chair of Washington University in St. Louis’s history department Missouri Historical Society and Missouri State Museum https://mohistory.org/events/statehood-day
August 10, Tueday, 4:00 pm CDT Inside Camp David Michael Giorgione, Commander of Camp David during the presidencies of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/inside-camp-david
August 10, Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 pm CDT Great Horned Owls: Mating, Nesting and Owlets Mark H.X. Glenshaw, award-winning naturalist Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69959/great-horned-owls-mating-nesting-and-owlets-zoom
August 12, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT The Man I Knew: The Amazing Story of George H.W. Bush’s Post-Presidency Jean Becker, George Herbert Walker Bush’s Chief of Staff White House Historical Association, History Happy Hour https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/the-man-i-knew-the-amazing-story-of-george-h-w-bushs-post-presidency
August 12, Thursday, 6:30 pm CDT Music in the American Wild: Missouri Music at 200 American Wild Ensemble Missouri Historical Society and Missouri State Museum https://mohistory.org/events/music-in-the-wild
August 15, Sunday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Explore the History of Missouri Through Art Museum of Art & Archaeology Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5358234
August 16, Monday, 6:30-7:30 pm The Race to Save Titanic William Hazelgrove, author Bloomingdale, IL Public Library https://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/B/BLOOM/EK.cfm?zeeOrg=BLOOM
August 17, Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Missouri Trailblazers: John William “Blind” Boone and Carl Schurz Missouri State Museum Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5357721
August 17, Tuesday, 7:00 pm CDT Germany’s Liquid Bread: The History of Beer German Historian Anette Isaacs, M.A. Blue Island Public Library, IL https://blueislandlibrary.org/events/germanys-liquid-bread-a-refreshing-look-at-the-history-of-beer
August 18, Wednesday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT Radio in the 1950s Radio historian Steve Darnall Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/70163/radio-1950s-zoom
August 19, Thursday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT 1821 Missouri and Mexico’s Bicentennials: South/North International Trade Begins Dr. Gene T. Chavez Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City and Missouri State Parks https://www.mymcpl.org/events/70106/1821-missouri-and-mexicos-bicentennials-southnorth-international-trade-begins-zoom
August 23, Monday, 6:30 pm CDT Discover Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Nancy McCully, travel enthusiast and retired librarian Bloomingdale, IL Public Library https://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/B/BLOOM/EK.cfm?zeeOrg=BLOOM
August Book Club Events The Yellow House, by Martin Gayford August 11-Docent Talk on Van Gogh and Gaugin; August 18-Film Discussion of Loving Vincent; August 24-Book Discussion Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/events/family-events/abc-docent-led-theme-talk-van-gough-gauguin-burst-creativity-studio-south
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: Freemasons and the White House, and lots more! White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
Podcast Our Missouri (over 50 episodes) Join host Sean Rost as he engages with experts and scholars on a variety of topics related to the state’s complex history and culture. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/our-missouri
On Demand White House in Bloom Visual History of White House Gardening and multiple programs on vegetable, children’s, rose, and west gardens and First Lady projects The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/collections/white-house-in-bloom
On Demand Missouri 2021 Presents Virtual series highlighting Missouri bicentennial commemorations: history, art, music, legends, quilts, and travel. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand/missouri-2021-presents?mc_cid=1eb75504ba&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  Thoreau, Emerson, Walden Pond and More: Answering Big Questions Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand Basic Genealogy Series Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand#basic-genealogy
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: Charlie Parker’s Life and Music in KC; Nearby Nature in North City St Louis State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  15 Minutes of Warhol; Perfumery in Ancient Greek and Roman Societies Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt Professional storytellers and special guests. 10-part series based on this very beautiful book. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
On Demand Explore Missouri’s German Heritage 8-part series on history of German immigration and the continuing culture of Germans in Missouri Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/

 

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MURA Sponsored Programs – Summer 2021 and August Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – August 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
Sept 14, Tuesday – Save the Date! Back to School – Back to Nature: Boone County Nature School Update and Opportunities Mike Szydlowski, science coordinator Columbia Public Schools MU Retirees Association Breakfast Meeting Hybrid Format:  8:00-9:30 am at Country Club of Missouri ($15.00 per person) – OR – 8:30 Online via Zoom.

  • Beginning this September, MURA will require registration and charge $5 for live, virtual presentations via Zoom. If in-person breakfasts are not offered due to COVID, the virtual presentation Webinars are at no cost.
  • Pre-registration and payment for the September breakfast and live Zoom presentation must be received by Tuesday, September 7, 2021.
  • No refunds will be available. However, you may assign your registration to someone else if you cannot attend.
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email to registered attendees.  If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.
Below find online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

August 4, Wednesday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT The Beatles: Band of the Sixties Aaron Krerowicz Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/70095/beatles-band-sixties-zoom
August 5, Thursday, 12:00 pm CDT Art Speaks: Shakespeare’s Muses Tom Ridgely, Producing Artistic Director for the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival St Louis Art Museum https://www.slam.org/event/art-speaks-shakespeares-muses/
August 5, Thursday, 3:00 pm CDT Kennedy, Nixon, & the Debate of the Century Dr. Allen Pietrobon, Assistant Professor of Global Affairs at Trinity Washington University Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/9152
August 10, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Missouri Statehood Day Program Dr. Peter Kastor, chair of Washington University in St. Louis’s history department Missouri Historical Society and Missouri State Museum https://mohistory.org/events/statehood-day
August 10, Tueday, 4:00 pm CDT Inside Camp David Michael Giorgione, Commander of Camp David during the presidencies of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/inside-camp-david
August 10, Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 pm CDT Great Horned Owls: Mating, Nesting and Owlets Mark H.X. Glenshaw, award-winning naturalist Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69959/great-horned-owls-mating-nesting-and-owlets-zoom
August 12, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT The Man I Knew: The Amazing Story of George H.W. Bush’s Post-Presidency Jean Becker, George Herbert Walker Bush’s Chief of Staff White House Historical Association, History Happy Hour https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/the-man-i-knew-the-amazing-story-of-george-h-w-bushs-post-presidency
August 12, Thursday, 6:30 pm CDT Music in the American Wild: Missouri Music at 200 American Wild Ensemble Missouri Historical Society and Missouri State Museum https://mohistory.org/events/music-in-the-wild
August 15, Sunday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Explore the History of Missouri Through Art Museum of Art & Archaeology Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5358234
August 16, Monday, 6:30-7:30 pm The Race to Save Titanic William Hazelgrove, author Bloomingdale, IL Public Library https://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/B/BLOOM/EK.cfm?zeeOrg=BLOOM
August 17, Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Missouri Trailblazers: John William “Blind” Boone and Carl Schurz Missouri State Museum Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5357721
August 17, Tuesday, 7:00 pm CDT Germany’s Liquid Bread: The History of Beer German Historian Anette Isaacs, M.A. Blue Island Public Library, IL https://blueislandlibrary.org/events/germanys-liquid-bread-a-refreshing-look-at-the-history-of-beer
August 18, Wednesday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT Radio in the 1950s Radio historian Steve Darnall Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/70163/radio-1950s-zoom
August 19, Thursday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT 1821 Missouri and Mexico’s Bicentennials: South/North International Trade Begins Dr. Gene T. Chavez Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City and Missouri State Parks https://www.mymcpl.org/events/70106/1821-missouri-and-mexicos-bicentennials-southnorth-international-trade-begins-zoom
August 23, Monday, 6:30 pm CDT Discover Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Nancy McCully, travel enthusiast and retired librarian Bloomingdale, IL Public Library https://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/B/BLOOM/EK.cfm?zeeOrg=BLOOM
August Book Club Events The Yellow House, by Martin Gayford August 11-Docent Talk on Van Gogh and Gaugin; August 18-Film Discussion of Loving Vincent; August 24-Book Discussion Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/events/family-events/abc-docent-led-theme-talk-van-gough-gauguin-burst-creativity-studio-south
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: Freemasons and the White House, and lots more! White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
Podcast Our Missouri (over 50 episodes) Join host Sean Rost as he engages with experts and scholars on a variety of topics related to the state’s complex history and culture. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/our-missouri
On Demand White House in Bloom Visual History of White House Gardening and multiple programs on vegetable, children’s, rose, and west gardens and First Lady projects The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/collections/white-house-in-bloom
On Demand Missouri 2021 Presents Virtual series highlighting Missouri bicentennial commemorations: history, art, music, legends, quilts, and travel. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand/missouri-2021-presents?mc_cid=1eb75504ba&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  Thoreau, Emerson, Walden Pond and More: Answering Big Questions Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand Basic Genealogy Series Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand#basic-genealogy
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: Charlie Parker’s Life and Music in KC; Nearby Nature in North City St Louis State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  15 Minutes of Warhol; Perfumery in Ancient Greek and Roman Societies Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt Professional storytellers and special guests. 10-part series based on this very beautiful book. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
On Demand Explore Missouri’s German Heritage 8-part series on history of German immigration and the continuing culture of Germans in Missouri Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/

 

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MURA Breakfast Meeting, September 14, 2021

In-person registration is now closed.

 

“Back to School – Back to Nature: Boone County Nature School Update and Opportunities,” presented by Mike Szydlowski, Science Coordinator, Columbia Public Schools.

Register by Sept. 7 at noon and pay online for the September 14 breakfast. Attendance in person is limited to 32 people. The cost is:

  • $15 per person for in-person attendance (includes breakfast)

  • $5 per household for live virtual attendance (link provided prior to meeting).


NOTE: Beginning this September, MURA will charge $5 for live, virtual presentations via Zoom. If in-person breakfasts are not offered due to COVID, the virtual presentation webinars are at no cost.

Pre-registration and payment for the September breakfast must be received by Tuesday, September 7, 2021, by noon.

If you have paid for the in-person breakfast and find that you are unable to attend, you may watch the webinar via the Zoom link.
While there are no refunds, the paid reservation for the in-person breakfast is transferrable to someone else for this breakfast event only.
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MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2021 and July Picks

 

MURA Sponsored Programs – July 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
Sept 14, Tuesday – Save the Date! Breakfast Meeting and Speaker MU Retirees Association
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email.  If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.  No pre-registration required.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

July 5, Monday, 6:30-7:30 pm CDT Remembering Route 66 – Can’t take a road trip this year? Travel back in time instead to explore the history of the “mother road” that linked Chicago to LA from 1926 to 1985. This slide lecture is presented by actor and historian Leslie Goddard. Bloomingdale, IL Public Library https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=BLOOM&curID=486085
July 6, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Missouri 2021 Presents: Special Events for the Bicentennial Missouri Statehood Day is August 10.  Learn more about the festivals, ice cream socials, music, book talks, exhibits, folks arts, the unveiling of the bicentennial stamp, and more! State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2021/mo2021-presents-july
July 6, Tuesday, 7:00-8:30 pm CDT How to Find an Owl in Your Neighborhood Naturalist Mark H.X. Glenshaw, aka “The Owl Man” Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5144303
July 7, Wednesday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT Billy Joel: The Piano Man Gary Wenstrup Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69574/billy-joel-piano-man-zoom
July 12, Monday, 6:30-7:30 pm CDT Roving the Red Planet – There are currently 5 U.S. spacecraft either on or orbiting Mars right now. What have we learned about the Red Planet with decades of robotic visitors? Michelle Nichols, Director of Public Observing at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago Bloomingdale, IL Public Library https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=BLOOM&curID=486086
July 13, Tuesday, 4:00 CDT The Outlier: Jimmy Carter in the White House Pulitzer Prize winner Kai Bird White House Historical Association – History Live on Facebook or YouTube https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/the-outlier-jimmy-carter-and-the-white-house
July 15, Thursday, 6:30 pm CDT Pre-Civil War Quilts: Secret Codes to Freedom on the Underground Railroad Connie Martin will share her family’s history as slaves, slave routes in Illinois, and the quilt code and fabric quilt pattern in over a dozen beautifully hand-crafted quilt replicas. Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/3zmybb3
July 19, Monday, 11:00-11:30 am A Virtual Visit to the Walt Disney Hometown Museum Creative Director Peter Whitehead takes us on a walk through the museum to discuss some of the gallery treasures donated by the Disney family Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5147655
July 20, Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Missouri Trailblazers: Dr. Suzanne Saueressig, Missouri’s first female veterinarian Missouri State Museum’s education specialist, Carrie Hammond. Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5147976
July 22, Thursday, 6:30 pm CDT Cocktails from the Garden Carri Sirigas will show how to make a quick simple syrup from herbs found in the garden and how to use it in cocktails, lemonade, and tea. Recipes will be included Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/2Sog7wN
July 25, Sunday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT History of Glass The discovery of glass-making, the techniques used through the ages and the civilizations known for their involvement in the art. Daniel Boone Regional Library and the MU Museum of Art & Archaeology https://events.dbrl.org/event/5148019
July 29, Thursday, 2:00 pm CDT Unapologetically Ambitious: An Interview With One of Silicon Valley’s First Female African American CEOs Shellye Archambeau Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/8009
July 29, Thursday, 6:30 pm CDT “Bad Men” and Sweethearts: The Real Stories of St. Louis’s Three Murder Ballads Andrew Wanko, Public Historian St Louis History Live Series, Missouri History Museum, St Louis https://mohistory.org/events/murder-ballads
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: A Tour of White House History with Michael Beschloss, and lots more! White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
Podcast Our Missouri (49 episodes) Join host Sean Rost as he engages with experts and scholars on a variety of topics related to the state’s complex history and culture. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/our-missouri
On Demand White House in Bloom Visual History of White House Gardening and multiple programs on vegetable, children’s, rose, and west gardens and First Lady projects The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/collections/white-house-in-bloom
On Demand Missouri 2021 Presents: Music for the Bicentennial From ragtime, blues, and jazz to country, classical, folk, hip-hop, and more, music is woven into the fabric of the state. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand/missouri-2021-presents/music-for-the-bicentennial
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  How to Change Anyone’s Mind; #MizzouMade at the Masters; Tiger on Top of the World Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand Basic Genealogy Series Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand#basic-genealogy
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: Charlie Parker’s Life and Music in KC; Nearby Nature in North City St Louis State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  15 Minutes of Warhol; Perfumery in Ancient Greek and Roman Societies Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt Professional storytellers and special guests. 10-part series based on this very beautiful book. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
On Demand Explore Missouri’s German Heritage 8-part series on history of German immigration and the continuing culture of Germans in Missouri Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/

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MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2021 and June Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – June 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
June 1, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT  Virtual Breakfast – Covid and Post-Vaccination Questions on Your Mind Margaret Ann Day, MD of MU Health Care, Family and Community Medicine MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email.  If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.  No pre-registration required.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

June 1, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Missouri 2021 Presents: Music for the Bicentennial Explore musical events that speak about Missouri, from ragtime, blues, and jazz to country, classical, folk, hip-hop, and more. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2021/mo2021-presents-june
June 1, Tuesday, 6:00 pm CDT Discover St. Louis Dea Hoover, tour guide and author of STL Scavenger: The Ultimate Search for St. Louis’s Hidden Treasures Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5097193
June 2, Wednesday, 6:00 pm CDT On Juneteenth Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed in conversation with Roy Young, CEO of James Madison’s Montpelier National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/on-juneteenth/
June 3, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT LBJ and the Great Society Melody Barnes, co-director for policy and public affairs, Democracy Initiative at the University of Virginia and President Barack Obama’s chief domestic policy advisor History Happy Hour, White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-lbj-and-the-great-society
June 8, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Japanese Americans in St. Louis Dr. Chikako Usui, associate professor of sociology at the University of Missouri–St. Louis St Louis History Live Series, Missouri History Museum, St Louis https://mohistory.org/events/home
June 8, Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 pm CDT South Pacific – the backstory, the gorgeous music and lyrics, and the everlasting impact Barry Bradford, speaker and educator Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/3wsHvIi
June 10, Thursday, 6:00-6:45 pm CDT Beginning Beekeeping – Session I Beekeeper Deborah Reed – Parts 2 and 3 in July and August Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5116635
June 10, Thursday, 6:30 pm CDT The Parks of Montana and the Dakotas: Where the Buffalo Roam Nancy McCully, travel enthusiast and speaker Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/2TbSwPQ
June 10, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT Changing the Game: The Statistical Analysis of Sports Dr. Jeremy Abramson, Computer Scientist at University of Southern California Linda Hall Library: Science, Engineering and Technology – KC https://www.lindahall.org/event/changing-the-game-the-statistical-analysis-of-sports/
June 15, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides Terri Givens, political scienist, author, and CEO and Founder of Brighter Higher Ed Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/7657
June 15, Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Missouri Trailblazers: Laura Ingalls Wilder Missouri State Museum Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5102675
June 15, Tuesday, 4:00 pm CDT Chocolate City – A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital Historians Derek Musgrove and Chris Myers Asch White House Historical Association – Live on Facebook and YouTube https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/chocolate-city-a-history-of-race-and-democracy-in-the-nations-capital
June 16, Wednesday, 7:00-8:30 pm CDT North American Bird Declines and What We Can Do to Help Sarah Kendrick, State Ornithologist from the Missouri Department of Conservation. Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5102923
June 17, Thursday, 2:00-3:00 pm CDT Scams Targeting Consumers Better Business Bureau Regional Director Michelle Gleba Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5112430
June 17, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT Daughters of Yalta (the story of the post-WWII 1945 Yalta conference through the eyes of Sarah Churchill, Anna Roosevelt and Kathleen Harriman – a really fascinating read! BMS) Catherine Grace Katz, Author History Happy Hour, White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-daughters-of-yalta
June 17, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT Black Baseball & Black History Dr. Raymond Doswell, Vice President/Curator of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kanas City, MO Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69542/black-baseball-black-history-zoom
June 22, Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 pm CDT Missouri Lakes: Plumbing the Depths A representative from the Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5112509
June 23, Wednesday, 7:00 pm CDT Fleetwood Mac: The Chain…Broken? Gary Wenstrup, music historian Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69556/fleetwood-mac-chainbroken-zoom
June 24, Thursday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Discover Nature-Missouri’s Wildlife Austin Lambert, naturalist at Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5112662
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: The Triumph of Nancy Reagan; Freemasons and the White House White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
On Demand Missouri 2021 Presents: A Patchwork of Quilts Brings us Together for ‘21 Our panel shares their insights on the art and culture of quilt-making and talks about the special quilts created by Missourians for the bicentennial. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand/mo2021-presents-apr
On Demand Historic Images of Black Families: Representation, Identity, and Diversity SHSMO Art Curator Joan Stack, PhD State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/historic-images-of-black-families
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  #MizzouMade in Space; #MizzouMade at the Masters; Tiger on Top of the World Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand White House History Live Various videos:  Women Artists in the White House Collection; Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood, and more. The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center/white-house-history-live
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 1: Getting Started Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt1?mc_cid=ce47445d01&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 2: Online Resources Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt2
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 3: Censuses Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt3
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: Lincoln University – Black Culture Mecca of the Midwest; Voice and Violence in Colonial St Louis State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  15 Minutes of Warhol; Moche and Nazca Pottery Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt Professional storytellers and special guests. 10-part series based on this very beautiful book. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
On Demand Explore Missouri’s German Heritage 8-part series on history of German immigration and the continuing culture of Germans in Missouri Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/

 

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MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2021 and May Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – May 2021

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
May 4, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT  Virtual Breakfast – Overview of MU Master Planning Vice Chancellor Gary Ward and the Master Plan Advisor, Linda Eastley of Eastley + Partners MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email
May 12, Wednesday, 10:00-11:00 am CDT UM System Retirees Virtual Town Hall President Choi, Ryan Rapp, Eric Vogelweid, Marsha Fisher, Jessica Baker and Carol Wilson UM System and MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email
June 1, Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 am CDT  Virtual Breakfast – Covid and Post-Vaccination Questions on Your Mind Margaret Ann Day, MD of MU Health Care, Family and Community Medicine MU Retirees Association Link will be given in MURA email
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email.  If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.  No pre-registration required.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

April 28-May 2, various times Virtual Art in Bloom Virtual tour, speakers, workshops Minneapolis Institute of Art https://new.artsmia.org/artinbloom/
April 29-May 14, various times Journal of Stories Across Missouri for the Bicentennial Featuring Bobby Norfolk, Joyce Slater and Beth Horner, and many others St. Louis Storytelling Festival https://extension.missouri.edu/programs/st-louis-storytelling-festival
May 2, Sunday, 2:00 pm CDT Andy Warhol – A Man of the Moment and an Artist of His Time Chuck Swaney, Museum Docent Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/events/gallery-events-family-events/docent-led-tour-andy-warhol-man-moment-and-artist-his-time
May 4, Tuesday, 11:00 am CDT Missouri 2021 Presents: A Bicentennial Road Trip Discover the history and culture in unique Missouri locales with a panel of speakers State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2021/mo2021-presents-may
May 4, Tuesday, 12:00-1:00 pm CDT Truth or Misinformation: Social Media and the News Strategies for becoming a savvy user of digital media Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5047059
May 4, Tuesday, 7:00-8:15 pm CDT All Maps are Lies! Kelly Johnston, a retired cartographer who taught mapping at the University of Virginia and Drury University Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/event/all-maps-are-lies-with-kelly-johnston/
May 5, Wednesday, 6:30 pm CDT I Love Lucy: The Amazing Life of Lucille Ball Barry Bradford, speaker and author Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/3dMFNuU
May 6, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT Eleanor: Her Impact and Influence on the Role of First Lady David Michaelis, author of Eleanor History Happy Hour, White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-eleanor-her-impact-and-influence-on-the-role-of-first-lady
May 6, Thursday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT Cancer Moonshot: The Search for a Cure A panel of expert researchers will discuss the current state and future of cancer research. Linda Hall Library: Science, Engineering and Technology – KC https://www.lindahall.org/event/cancer-moonshot-the-search-for-a-cure/
May 10, Monday, 4:00 pm CDT Blood and Treasure: Daniel Boone and the Fight for America’s First Frontier Bob Drury and Tom Clavin, authors National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/blood-and-treasure/
May 13, Thursday, 11:00 am CDT Free Speech: And Why You Should Give a Damn Historian Jonathan Zimmerman and Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/free-speech/
May 13, Thursday, 6:30-7:45 pm CDT Landscaping with Nature – techniques for transforming your yard and gardens, including Rain Barrels, Rain Gardens, and selection and use of native plants Jamie Viebach from The Conservation Foundation Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/3neui2p
May 17, Monday, 6:30-8:15 pm CDT The Why’s and When’s of Car Maintenance Chaya Milchtein of Mechanic Shop Femme Palos Heights Library, Illinois https://bit.ly/3sGshwU
May 18, Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT Missouri Trailblazers: Hallowell Davis and the Science of Hearing John Peterson, Emily Morrison, and Jeffrey Spinale from the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5047391
May 20, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT Lincoln in Private Ronald C. White, Lincoln historian History Happy Hour, White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-lincoln-in-private
May 20, Thursday, 6:30 pm CDT Stories of Chinese St. Louis: William and Anne Tao Pete Tao, their son St Louis History Live Series, Missouri History Museum, St Louis https://mohistory.org/events/stories-of-chinese-st-louis
May 25, Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 pm CDT The State of the State: Missouri Writers on Missouri Dr Sam Cohen, Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69553/state-state-missouri-writers-missouri-facebook-live
May 26, Wednesday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT Motown: Music That Moved the World Gary Wenstrup, music historian and speaker Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/69555/motown-music-moved-world-zoom
May 27, Thursday, 6:00 pm CDT The Fiddle in Missouri Life Howard Marshall, professor emeritus of art history and archaeology at MU and former director of the Missouri Cultural Heritage Center Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/5050064
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: WH History with Michael Beschloss; The First White House Guidebook White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
On Demand Missouri 2021 Presents: A Patchwork of Quilts Brings us Together for ‘21 Our panel shares their insights on the art and culture of quilt-making and talks about the special quilts created by Missourians for the bicentennial. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand/mo2021-presents-apr
On Demand Historic Images of Black Families: Representation, Identity, and Diversity SHSMO Art Curator Joan Stack, PhD State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/historic-images-of-black-families
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  #MizzouMade in Space; #MizzouMade at the Masters; Tiger on Top of the World Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand Standing Up For Change: African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement National Women’s History Museum https://www.womenshistory.org/exhibits/standing-up-for-change
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand White House History Live Various videos:  Women Artists in the White House Collection; Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood, and more. The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center/white-house-history-live
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 1: Getting Started Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt1?mc_cid=ce47445d01&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 2: Online Resources Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt2
On Demand Beginning Genealogy, Part 3: Censuses Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/basic-genealogy-pt3
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: Lincoln University – Black Culture Mecca of the Midwest; Voice and Violence in Colonial St Louis State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand Online Exhibitions Current and past exhibits, including:  15 Minutes of Warhol; Moche and Nazca Pottery Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/exhibits
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt Professional storytellers and special guests. 10-part series based on this very beautiful book. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
On Demand Explore Missouri’s German Heritage 8-part series on history of German immigration and the continuing culture of Germans in Missouri Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/

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