Wednesday Morning Club Program Schedule

       

"A strong women looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink" Gina Carey

Below is the schedule and information about each program.  Changes will be announced by email. 

2021 Holiday Concert Recording 

WMC Visual History Book  2021-2022

2022-2023 ZOOM INFORMATION : 

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A new Zoom link will be emailed each week. 

 

Listed below are links to the last three meeting's recordings.  If technically possible and a need exists, going forth, we will accumlate more recordings. 

October 19th, Donna Burch, meeting's Zoom recording.  Click here

November 2nd, Linda Mary Wagned, meeting's Zoom recording.  Click here
November 9th, Honor Flight Syracuse, meeting's Zoom recording. Click here

November 30, "Avon Calling" meeting's Zoom recorging. Click Here

Ocrtober 26th and November 16th meeting's were not recorded on Zoom. 

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The Wednesday Morning Singers will start rehersal in October for a concert titled "Yule Be Swinging". It should be fun.  Twyla Edwards, director, would love to have you join in. 

Schedule and links to speakers websites and biographies

Oct. 5 - Drama - Magic Rocks, The jaw dropping critically hit state show as seen on America's Got Talent and Penn and Teller's "Fool Us"! Leon Etienne has toured the world performing his magic and he calls Utica his hometown. 

 

Opening Luncheon  : Registration at 11:30

Information is forth coming. 

Oct. 12- Art - "Twenty Years and One Squirrel - A Cartoonist's Story"   Frank Page, cartoonist, and the creator of the comic strip, "Bob the Squirrel", will take you through a 20 year "show and tell" of where he and Bob have been and will go. Take a look at his Facebook page. View www.bobthesquirrel.com. 

and www.squirrelosophy.com

Click here to view recording of Frank Page's presentation.. It will be available until 11/2/22

Zoom recording

Oct. 19 - Literature- "The Family of Spies"

Author, Donna Burch discusses her most recent release which is the second of the three novel spy series featuring Isabella. 

Oct 26- Music  GUEST PRIVILEGE  

Anthony Elliott, Cellist - World renowned cellist originally from Rome, NY will close out his professional career with a performance on his cello, the Ex"Duke of Edinburg" Tecchler, which dates from the year 1703 which for many years was in th property of the Royal Family of England.  Anthony Elliott is Emeritus Professor of Cello at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

11/2 Literature   "Unearthing the Ghost"

Author, Linda Mary Wagner, seeks to solve the mystery of how she wound up on anti-psychotic drugs in a psychiatric ward and argues for the end to well-meaning abuses in the name of treating mental illness.

11/9 - Current topic - "The Honor Flight" presented by Kara Evans, Director of Health and Safety of Veterans, established Honor Flight Syracuse, the transport of veterans to Washington, DC to visit the memorials dedicated in their honor. A history of the Honor Flight and how the Honor Flight Network works will be told.

11/16 - Drama "On Second Thought"  by Cheryl Pula, Librarian, Historian and Movie Buff.  Did you know Harrison Ford, star of Indiana Jones and Vivien Leigh, lead in Gone With The Wind were not the casting directors first choice? Then WHO? Find out the 2nd and 3rd picks who made iconic roles famous ... or roles that made actors famous.

11/23 Thanksgiving Recess

11/30- Drama "Shakespear Comes Alive" presented by

Allen Guy Wilcox, Artistic Director and Actor at 

Theater at Woodshill.

12/7-Health and Wellness - "Are You a Safe Driver?" presented by Jim Simpson, Retired NYS Trooper  Find out more about safe driving skills in winter, anti-lock brakes and over all driving safety. 

12/14 - Music -  GUEST PRIVILEGE   "Yule Be Swingin"

WMC Singers directed by Twyla Edwards

Members of the band: Kim Nethaway piano; Monk Rowe, saxophone; Joe Ferlo, guitar; Mark Klossner, drummer; and Gary Williams, bass.               

The concert will be held at the First Presbyterian Church.

 

Christmas Luncheon - directly after the concert. Details TBD

12/21 & 28  Holiday Recess 

1/4 - Art -"The Marriage of PHotography and Words: A Retirement Hobby" presented by Kimberly Nethaway, WMC Member 

1/11 - Health and Wellness "There's More to a Massage Than Just Feeling Good!"

History, benefits and myths of massage and a little bit about Zensation.  presented by April Cacciatori and Aubrey Recchio, Licensed Message Therapists 

1/18 - Current Events "Welcome to the

Kelberman Center" presented by Kelly Carinc, Chief Development and Communication Officer.

Learn more about the leading provider of autism services for children, adults and families in the Mohawk Valley.

1/25 - Health and Wellness - “A Comprehensive Look at Mohawk Valley Wellness’s Vitality
Program presented by  
John Bartholomeo, President of Mohawk Valley Wellness

2/1 - Music - “Folk Music of Central NY”
An exploration of the roots of folk music in CNY.
with violin/fiddle performance of some popular folk tunes of the area.
Kara Zimmerman, musician

2/8 - Current Topic - "Rome Health. The Best Care Out There" presented by AnneMarie Walker-Czyz, Rome Health CEO

2/15 - Health and Wellness - “Getting To the Heart of Sleep”  Sleep conditions and their effects on the heart.
Cardiopulmonary/Sleep Services Rome Health presented by Eileen Luley, MS,RRT/RPSGT 

2/22 - No Program, Ash Wednesday

3/1 - Drama - "Happy 100th Birthday"                        Ilion Little Theater Club  George Lyons will present a brief history of this private theater club, founded in 1924, when members wrote their own plays. A 20 minute play will be enacted. 

3/8 - Literature - "Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University" Scott Pitoniak, author will present a survey of the university's chronological history, with special focus on how Syracuse University led the way in numerous important matters ei. gender, race, military veterans and science. 

3/15 - Art - ZOOM Program "Artists Creating a Bridge through Challenging Times"  Amy Bartell,   

The annual meeting will be conduct by ZOOM. 

3/22  Closing Reception: "Harp and Soul" performed by Patricia Beatty   She will perform a variety of traditional and contemporary harp selections using a folk harp. 

Reception details TBD  Registration 11:30, Luncheon 12 noon, Music to follow

Stand-by Programs - Current Topics - “Border Collies on the Run” Kim LaMonica