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May 6 @ 11:00 am

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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 29, 2020

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***Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all programs are currently taking place virtually. If you need help accessing a virtual program, contact us at www.wrl.org/ask.*** 

Join us for a series of discussions about popular culture, history, and travel. 

May 20: Drive-In Movies

Drive-in movies are making a comeback! Listen to a brief history of drive-ins presented by library staff, then enjoy sharing your own experiences of those nights under the stars. 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87556704300?pwd=VUFDVWhMaC91QkppMXZJeGJEMFU3QT09

June 3: Big Band Music

Get in the mood for a walk down memory lane in this program about big band music. Join in the conversation and share your experiences as we explore the tunes that made big band music so popular in the 1930s and 1940s. 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81445632444?pwd=b0dDZFJ4L2VCa1oweld4UlR5SE8yUT09

June 17: Presidential Trains 

For nearly a century trains were the only means of travel for US Presidents. Join Andrew Smith as he talks about those trains and the people they carried. 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89361758625?pwd=ZFh2TStzMnlXbjUvU3czSDB6V2d4Zz09

July 1: Blue Ridge Parkway 

Called “America’s Favorite Drive,” the Blue Ridge Parkway travels for 469 miles in Virginia and North Carolina. Share your experiences of traveling on the Parkway with this program that will look at the Blue Ridge Parkway’s history and some special locations along the drive. 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84632240228?pwd=R2FuYmt5MTdVVDVXK3VwenhIQTRyZz09 

July 15: Real Lives of the Reel Cowboys 

Cowboys rode through movies and TV, making stars of the actors who played those roles. What do you remember about the serials, the Western heroes, and the singing cowboys? Join us for a conversation about “the Real Lives of the Reel Cowboys.” 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88390629273?pwd=Q1FrOGxDM1pvNFpxV21DYmdiUE13QT09

July 29: Blue Ridge Parkway 

Rescheduled due to technology glitch. Called “America’s Favorite Drive,” the Blue Ridge Parkway travels for 469 miles in Virginia and North Carolina. Share your experiences of traveling on the Parkway with this program that will look at the Blue Ridge Parkway’s history and some special locations along the drive. 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89927598068?pwd=azhNRlk3M2lkd1BDZVU2R0tUU1hVUT09  

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Date:
May 6
Time:
11:00 am
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