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  • JULY 2020 MEMO 2 and summer PVSC classes .pdf

  • To register for July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 membership: login with your user name and password, then go to: Register > Membership> Choose Individual or Couple (2 people at the same address).


  • THE PVSC VARIETY SHOW 2020 - Wednesdays at 4:00 Free on Zoom - Register online or emailing or calling 207-659-1359, and a link will be emailed to you.

    July 8 - Sol Goldman, "Ramos vs. Louisiana: A Peek Behind the Curtain.” (This class has ended, but watch for registration for Part 2 to be held on zoom on July 21 and 28 at 10:00 am)
    July 15 - Bob Tredwell, “Waves and Beaches.” Bob Tredwell teaches PVSC course on any and all practical topics. This is about waves: their size and shape, how they mold beaches, how the wind raises the waves, and about the very long, low, wave that is the tide. In passing, a quick look at river waves and tidal bores. Think of it as a guidebook for a walk on the shore—any shore.
    July 22 - Liam Riordan, “Brainstorming the Bicentennial: Past and Present Perspectives on Maine at 200.”
    July 29 - Rabbi Darah Lerner, “The Bible Doesn’t Say That.”
    August 5 - Steve Norton, “The Iceman Cometh: Maine Lakes.”
    August 12 - Bari Newport, “Going National: How America’s Regional Theatre Movement Changed the Game.”
    August 19 - Nancy Dymond and David Payne, “The African-American Presence in Maine.”.
    August 26 and August 27 – Erica Nadelhaft, “German POW Camps in Maine during World War II.” A special two-part program, Wednesday and Thursday at 4:00.
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    Stories for Our Time - A Zoom Discussion Group -Thursdays July 16 - August 20
      Sorry, this class is full!

  • A big thank you to Rob Dumas of the UMaine Food Innovation Program for an informative presentation on July 10th.

  • Penobscot Valley Senior College - One Day Events
    Tuesday, July 21 & Tuesday, July 28
    10:00 – 11:30 am
    Sol Goldman - Important Decisions by the Supreme Court Part 2
    Please join us on Zoom for the condensed versions of what we would have heard from Sol had we been able to hold in-person classes this spring.
    July 21:  Three Liberal Triumphs
    Chief Justice John Roberts joined the liberals on the Supreme Court to block President Trump’s rescission of DACA, to block a Louisiana law that would make abortion extremely hard to get in Louisiana, and (along with Gorsuch) to read the federal anti-discrimination law to protect LGBTQ employees.  Join PVSC and Sol Goldman for this one-day event to explore the scope of these decisions, which may be less than meets the eye.
    July 28:  What else is there?
    We’ll learn how the Court will answer the following questions:  If a Maine town has no public high school, state law says that the town will pay for an alternative school, but not a religious school.  Is that constitutional? Speaking of religion, can every teacher in a religious school be denied protection against discrimination because they are “ministers”? And how about congress or a state prosecutor getting those Trump financial records? Can the President keep it all hidden?  Join PVSC and Sol Goldman for this one-day event to explore the final decisions of this year’s Supreme Court term.
    Register online or email or call 207-659-1359. Leave your name, email, and phone number.

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