Friday, March 8, 2013


Saturday, March 9, 2013, 2:00 p.m. Greece Public Library, 2 Vince Tofany Blvd.
Blanche Stuart Scott - Memories of an Adventurous Woman
Performed by Greece Historical Society member, Maureen Whalen - Celebrate National Women's History Month with this program about America's first aviatrix.  Blanche Stuart Scott was born in the Town of Greece and was a pioneer in the automotive and aviation industries.  Come "meet" this fascinating woman and hear about her many adventures and accomplishments.  This FREE program, sponsored by the Greece Public Library, is based on recordings of interviews with Blanche and on excerpts from her unpublished autobiography. It is the first of a planned trilogy about this feisty, fascinating woman.

Sunday, March 10th, 2:00 p.m., at the Greece Museum, 595 Long Pond Rd. 
Refugee Tales of a Burmese Family Now Living in Greece
Meet a refugee family making a new life in Greece after many trials and frightening experiences in leaving their home land of Burma. Their heartwarming story is a lesson in overcoming and starting anew with hope. This program is free although donations to support the Greece Historical Society and Museum are appreciated.

Tuesday, March 12th, 7:00 p.m. Greece Community & Senior Center, 3 Vince Tofany Blvd.
The Role of Women in the Civil War by Rebecca Budinger
During the American Civil War, men were called to the front to fight, forcing women to re-evaluate their roles as wives, mothers, home keepers, and members of society.  This presentation will explore some of the many roles into which women evolved, most beyond anything they ever imagined.  Rebecca Budinger has been the Community Relations Manager for Barnes & Noble in Greece for the past 16 years.  Greece Historical Society members FREE. A $2.00 donation is appreciated from others. Reservations are not necessary.

History of Northgate at Museum Gift Shop The recently published Brief History of Northgate Plaza booklet by Marie Poinan is still available for only $5.00 in our Museum Shop.  If you cannot get to our museum, you can order by mail for $5.00 plus $1.00 for S/H.   Mail your $6.00 check to Greece Historical Society, P.O. Box 16249, Greece, NY, 14616.  Please specify that you are ordering the Northgate booklet.

Susan B. Anthony House & Neighborhood Tour
Wednesday, May 22nd 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tour will include: Bus Transportation, Hot Lunch, Tours of Susan B. Anthony House, and the private home of Dawn Noto, the Madison St. neighborhood gardens. (NOTE: This tour is NOT handicapped accessible.) $55.00 Members, $60.00 Non-members.Reserve NOW ! - Space is limited, call  Sue Hodge at 585-225-3833 or 225-7221.

Upcoming Programs & Events

Tuesday, April 9, 7:00 p.m. Greece Town Hall, WWI and the Flu Pandemic of 1918 by Robert Brown, PhD

Sunday, April 14 & 21 1:30 - 4:00 p.mGreece Museum, 595 Long Pond Rd. Art Show featuring work by the Greece Community & Senior Center Art Club.

Thursday, April 18, 11:00 a.m., Fleming Point Senior Living Residence 720 Latta Rd.  History of Yates-Thayer House at 710 Latta Rd. by Marie Poinan and Mabel Thayer.

Saturday, May 4, Noon & 2:30 p.m. Greece Museum, 595 Long Pond Rd. Floral Tea, $12.50 reservations required.

Tuesday, May 14, 7:00 p.m., Greece Town Hall, Channel 13 Over the Years by Patrice Walsh

Wednesday, May 22 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Susan B. Anthony House & Neighborhood Tour reservations required

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