Date: June 28, 2016
"Music and the Heart: Songs of Human and Historical Connections"
Speaker: Luanne Crosby
Luanne Crosby, singer and guitarist, will present a program on the Music of the Civil War at the Annual Dinner Meeting
Over the years, Luanne has played extensively in this country and abroad at assorted venues including clubs, concert halls, corporate events and private parties, as the front woman of her own band. Now primarily a solo performer, she enjoys playing for the occasions that celebrate the importance of local community connections. She comprises selections from an impressive song list which includes hundreds of rock, pop, blues, folk, jazz, country and classics from many artists and time periods, as well as over 300 original songs in various styles with moving words and notable mucicality.
Luanne has a deep belief in the power of music to touch the heart and her affecting voice and natural way of relating to her audiences does just that. For more information on Luanne and her music, visit her website at luannecrosby.com Read More
Date: May 24, 2016
"Understanding & Using the Results of Your DNA Tests"
Speaker: Jeff Carpenter
Jeff Carpenter is a genealogy enthusiast and a member of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc., Middlesex Chapter since 2004 and a Past State Treasurer. Jeff became interested in DNA in 2007 when he had his own DNA tested to see what he could learn and apply to his genealogy. Shortly after receiving his DNA results, he was not only hooked, but was pleasantly surprised to receive an e-mail from the Carpenter Surname group at Family Tree DNA notifying him he was a member.
Jeff has been interested in genealogy since about 1984 and has spoken on genealogy DNA related topics for several area organizations that have a specific interest in this topic. Read More
July 26, 2016
Field Trip to Narragansett Historical Society
Discovering NHS treasures and History
Our host will be Brian Tanguay, President of the Narragansett Historical Society, and he will have docents on hand to take visitors through the society's collection of treasures.