Palos Verdes home owners can attend some great presentations at the November 2023 Peninsula Seniors Bohannon Lectures Series. These Lectures take place at Scriba Family center located at 602 Deep Valley Drive, Rolling Hills Estates, with in-person lectures beginning at 10:30 a.m.
November 1 – “All Hallows Eve Music” will be presented by Ann & Lee Strong, the Peninsula Seniors Music Appreciation instructors. This special holiday lecture will celebrate evil, where they will discuss and survey several pieces of creepy music written for or about Halloween from the 17th through the 20th century. This lecture will focus on the three most important themes of “All Hallows Eve” – death, witches and the devil.
November 8 – “NASA’s Artemis 1 Mission” will be presented by William Whittenbury, an astronautical engineer and former NASA Space Launch System Vehicle Integration Intern, who will present an in-depth look at the design and development of this space launch system and what’s next in this exciting exploration program.
November 15 – “A History of Railroads in the Greater Los Angeles Area” will be presented by local historian and Peninsula Seniors member, Jim Shneer. He will be providing a comprehensive look into rail transportation that begins with Phineas Bannings’ construction of the first railroad south of the Tehachapis in Los Angeles, and includes the rise of the big three in the late 19th century, the Pacific Electric story, and contemporary rail services.
November 22 – No Bohannon Lecture is Scheduled
November 29 – Speaker to be Determined
To read my prior article on Peninsula Seniors Lecture Series click here.
For more information contact Renee Reymond, Program Coordinator at Peninsula Seniors at (310) 377-3003.
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