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Cocina Hispana: Rice Dishes from the Hispanic Society ‘s Collection of Cookbooks

Philippe de Montebello will be joined Professor Mark Aldrich, Associate Professor of Spanish and Executive Director of the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues at Dickinson College. Professor Aldrich is an avid paella enthusiast, and he will demonstrate how to cook a variation of the popular Valencian dish in a video tutorial, which will be followed by a live YouTube conversation about the process, the history of the dish, and the many variations it takes around the Hispanic world.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuEmouWL8wEMm24C-ScZwGg

Professor Aldrich is particularly interested in 20th century Spanish poetry, although his publications include both Peninsular and Spanish American subjects. He has also published literary translations. His current scholarship is focused on poetry translation and the work of Rafael Pérez Estrada.

To learn more about the Hispanic Society ‘s Collection of Cookbooks, click here

Paranormal Investigation at Morris Jumel Mansion

Featured on THE HOLZER FILES, GHOST ADVENTURES, INSIDE EDITION, HAUNTED USA: NEW YORK, and the TODAY SHOW, the Morris-Jumel Mansion is perceived by many as a paranormal site and has attracted academics and investigators such as Hans Holzer, Zak Bagans, the Tennessee Wraith Chasers, and now you! Learn the basics of ghost hunting while possibly communicating with some of MJM’s former residents. The evening begins with a discussion of paranormal theory and the history of Manhattan’s Oldest House. Guests then transition into a full investigation where they will learn the history of the Mansion, its former residents, and interesting facts about the museum collection. *This event has be reconfigured in light of COVID guidelines and restrictions. This event is limited to 5 households and 12 participants to allow for a safe, in-depth personal experience.*

Our monthly investigations are three hours in length (7pm-10pm) and are open to the public. This event is strictly for those 18 and over. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Please review the our webpage Visiting During COVID for guidance on your visit. Masks, socially-distancing, and health screenings will be required for each participant.

This tour is booked by group (or household) size. One purchase should be made for each household, which is defined as a group who lives together in the same home or apartment. TICKETS

NOTE: If this event is postposed or cancelled for any reason, refunds will be given.

Word Up – Fridge, Census, & Health

Join us Tuesdays in September for outdoor festivities with Word Up & Coach Dave! Bring food to share with the community and fill The People’s Fridge. Make sure you fill out the Census. Learn about getting tested for your health. Plus we will be giving away free books (adult and children) & school supplies (while supplies last). And win some People’s History Books at the end of each event (3 sets to give away) — just stop by and let us know you took the Census!

Donate to the People’s Fridge at Word Up!
Venmo: @Elise-Strumpf
Paypal: elisestrumpf@gmail.com

Fort Washington NYPL Online Book Discussion: “Parable of the Sower”

Join staff at the Fort Washington Library for a discussion of the Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the discussion. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join.”