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Poetry Reading Focuses on ‘The Music of Her Rivers’

September 8, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Renny Golden, poet and social justice activist, shares selections from her latest book of poetry, The Music of Her Rivers, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019, at Weber Retreat and Conference Center.

A former Adrian Dominican Sister, Renny co-founded the Chicago Religious Task Force on Central America and spent time in El Salvador accompanying refugees seeking sanctuary. In addition, she was co-founder of the Dorothy Stang Popular Education Adult High School in Chicago, named for the Sister of Notre Dame de Namur who was killed in 2005 while protecting the Amazon Rain Forest and its indigent people. The bilingual school serves older immigrants.

Professor Emerita of Northeastern Illinois University, Renny has won awards for her poetry, including the Women’s Studies Award from Crossroads Publishing.

Renny’s book will be available for purchase and the evening will include a book signing. The poetry reading is free and open to all. No registration is required. 

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


Weber Center Offers Monthly Informational Series

January 5, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to learn more about the world around you, Weber Center’s monthly Lunch & Learn Series might be a great place to start. Each month, a different speaker will make a presentation on practical topics, while you enjoy your own lunch, with drinks and dessert offered by Weber Center.

Bring your lunch to Weber Center on the following days, and prepare also to feast on the practical tips and advice of each speaker. The program itself lasts from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m., but come early to enjoy your lunch.

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018: Julius Nagy, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Siena Heights University, on “Food and Chemistry – Know What You Eat.”

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Sandy Price, RN, on “First Aid Tips for Handling Home Emergencies.”

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018: Helen Miller, owner of Flowers and Such, on “Secrets to Arranging Flowers.”

  • Thursday, April 12: Karin Barbee, Associate Professor of English at Siena Heights University, “Celebrate Poetry.”

The Lunch and Learn Series is free and open to the public; registration is not required.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse Campus, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000. 


 

 

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