Thursday, December 15 LLCGS Monthly Meeting
American Family Folkways: Their Origins  
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln
Our LLCGS Holiday Heritage Celebration
 
Invite family and friends to join us for evening of; 
Catered Ethnic treats
Piano music by Sinda Dux
and a presentation by DrBenjamin Rader, UNL professor emeritus on 
American Family Folkways: Their Origins
A brief examination of the European origins of American folkways and how these were distributed regionally in America.
Benjamin Rader  Profile Photo
Why do we have the languages, traditions, customs that we have?  
Dr. Rader is writing his family story and has researched the folkways of many ethnic groups, the chronology of when they came to the U.S. and where they chose to settle.



 
 

                           
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Upcoming Events
Sunday, Dec. 4th
Sharing DNA Success Stories
Presentations by several individuals that have been successful in furthering their search for ancestors through the use of DNA. This session is not detailed definitions of DNA or the testing process. It is about results. We anticipate 3 presenters and ample time for questions and discussions.
Monday, Dec. 5th
December 5 Scandinavian Smorgasbord
The NORDEN CLUB presents the Annual Smorgasbord Dinner & Program Sweden is our featured country this year. The Norden Club of Lincoln was founded in 1947 by and for Americans of Scandinavian heritage (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden).   The public is welcome! Monday, Dec. 5, 2016   5:30-9:00 p.m. ...
Wednesday, Dec. 7th
75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack
Last Surviving Member of Doolittle’s Raiders to Speak at 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack Event    On Wednesday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m., the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the National Archives at Kansas City will co-host Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, 101 years old ...
Sunday, Dec. 11th
Holiday crafts to choose to make
Ruth Briney will provide materials and instructions to assist attendees in crafting an origami item: a Christmas tree or a Christmas star that can be used for cards, decorations and gift wrap accents. Since only 6 people at a time can work on origami, we will also have other stations where ...
Thursday, Dec. 15th
American Folkways: Their Origins
Holiday Heritage Celebration Thursday, Dec. 15 at 7:00p.m.   Invite family and friends to join us for evening of Catered Ethnic treats Piano music by Sinda Dux and a presentation by Dr. Benjamian Rader, UNL professor emeritus on  American Family Folkways: Their Origins A brief examination of the European origins of American folkways ...
Friday, Dec. 16th
"Time Travelers" Writer's Group
      Group meets in the Lower Level Writer’s Studio, Union College Library, NE of 48th & Prescott. This  group provides an encouraging and supportive atmosphere to practice, develop, and share writing skills. Facilitated by Ruth Briney.  Contact Ruth at grambyruth@yahoo.com for additional information.  Group meets twice monthly.   ...