NSSS Annual Picnic

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AT TITUS TOWERS (FREE) Bring a Dish-to-Pass and spend some time with your friends and Lifelong community.  Lifelong will provide meats, beverages, and tableware. Sponsored by COFA, GIAC, and Lifelong

Africana Library Film Series: Movin’ On Up – The Music & Message of Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions

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AT LIFELONG, (free) Description: Throughout the ’60s the Impressions helped provide a soundtrack for the civil rights movement with such classic songs as ‘People Get Ready’, ‘Meeting Over Yonder’, ‘Choice of Colors’ and ‘We’re a Winner.’ Later as a solo artist Curtis further defined an era with his ’70s masterpiece, Superfly. This two-hour documentary tells […]

Africana Library Film Series: Agents of Change

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AT LIFELONG (free) Description: From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of the student union at Cornell University in April 1969, the struggle for a more relevant and meaningful education became a clarion call across the country in the late […]

Africana Library Film: Paris Noir African Americans

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AT LIFELONG (FREE) Description: Documentary about the migration of pioneering African Americans to France and the impact both cultures had on each other. Through the use of rare photographs and stock footage, period music, and commentary by leading experts, it weaves stories and themes from World War I, the Jazz Age of the 1920s up […]

CoffeeHouse: The Play’s the Thing

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AT LIFELONG (FREE) Description: Three short one-act plays provide modern takes on old stories. “Magic Fish” – A girl is granted three wishes. “The Best Lei’d Plans” – The mothers of the bride and groom confer at the wedding. “The Old One-Two” – A satire on modern academia harks back to Greek tragedy. Facilitator:  Dolina Millar […]

Lifelong Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon

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AT SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER Lifelong’s Annual Luncheon honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Guest speaker: Dr. Baruch J. Whitehead is the associate professor of music education at Ithaca College and the founding director of the Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers, a choir dedicated to the preservation of the Negro […]

Peru, A Little Bit of Truth

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AT LIFELONG (NS/SS CoffeeHouse event, free) Description: “What time is it? … What!?…it’s only 1pm?” “Good morning, good afternoon, good evening, good people!” “Eat healthy, get sick! Eat poison, get sick!” I spent a month in Peru and learned so much about myself, our ancestors, our land and our way of life! It was a […]

Travelogue: The City of Kyoto

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Wednesday, June 27, 6 – 7:30 PM Join us for a slide show and discussion about Kyoto, Japan, focusing on this ancient city’s unique sites, festivals, and seasonal offerings as well as travel recommendations for those who have Japan on their bucket list.  In order to hold this presentation, there must be at least 20 […]

Spiritual Odyssey…Seattle to Ithaca by Bicycle!

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Join us Tuesday, February 27 to hear about Tommy Beers’ two-month solo ride across the country.  Tommy has lived in Ithaca for 29 years, is a Baha’i, a painter and a biking enthusiast.  He will share this experience he calls a “spiritual odyssey” through slides and a discussion.  This CoffeeHouse is a free event, and […]