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March 2019

Master Gardeners: Gardening With Natives, Edible Landscaping, Herbs

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Anne Geyer       A staggering one-third of U.S. birds are in danger due to native habitat loss. Native bird populations and their habitat companions--insects, butterflies, and wildlife-- will continue to decline unless we restore the native plants they need for survival in our suburban ecosystems. It’s not too late, and fortunately, restoring native plants in a human landscape is easy to do. Ann Geyer, an enthusiastic advocate for re-introducing native plants to residential gardens, will describe how native…

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Dearest Minnie: Travel with Teddy Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Leslie Compton       In this program, early post cards and their place in history will be presented as well as a little background about the formulation of the Great White Fleet. We will then begin our tour in San Francisco ending in Seattle shown through post cards.

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A Foreign Service Wife Remembers

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Dorothy Walker       Everyone has a story. Dorothy’s is what it was like living in Africa: in Libya, during the June War of ‘67; Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia during the Communist takeover and murder of Emperor Haile Selassie I; and Zaire, the former Belgium Congo. She also lived in India four years.

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Alice in Wonderland, Oxford and Dodos

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Patty Heringer       There really was a girl named Alice who grew up in the Oxford University college of Christ Church, where her father was the dean of the Oxford cathedral. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who is better known as Lewis Carroll, was a mathematics don at Christ Church and a friend of Alice’s family. On a summer day, Lewis Carroll, Alice, and her sisters were picnicking when a rabbit hopped by, inspiring Lewis Carroll to tell a story…

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Destination Moon: the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Donn Anderson       An Eyewitness Account of the Launch of Apollo 11. Fifty years ago, July 16th, 1969, a mighty Saturn V booster rocket launched the Apollo 11 astronauts into space with the goal of landing on our moon for the very first time! Hear and see what it was like to actually be at Cape Canaveral as we revisit this history-making flight!

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Harlem Renaissance

March 19 @ 2:05 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Joan Wilke       The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, social, and artistic blossoming of African American culture that spanned the 1920's. We'll sample the music, art, and literature of this explosion of creativity and explore its far reaching impact.

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History of the Thimble

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:55 am
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Patty Heringer       Thimbles have been around for longer than you might think, and they have been used to protect fingers from more than embroidering, from heart surgery to husking corn. They have been made of a variety of materials. Many thimbles are designed to be miniature works of art, rather than as sewing tools. Some of these elaborate thimbles were designed with equally fine thimble cases. Advertisers often applied trade names to what was once an item…

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Rag Time Music

March 26 @ 11:05 am - 12:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Milo Graamans       What toe tapping music originated in America between 1890 and 1920? Ragtime. Join Milo Graamans for his performance and discussion of ragtime music.

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Barbershop Style of Singing: America’s Gift to the World of Music

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Jim Hoover       Do you know how barbershop style differs from the traditional men’s chorus music? Jim Hoover will explain the differences and provide examples. He will also have the Vocal Point Quartet with him to perform barbershop songs.

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General OCLI Membership Meeting

March 26 @ 2:10 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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