Hello Tolles Parsons Center Members!
On this date in 1943, the Jefferson Memorial was dedicated. The design of this masterpiece reflects characteristics of buildings designed by Thomas Jefferson, such as his Monticello home.
Then in 1964, Sidney Poitier became the first Bahamian and first black man to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Homer Smith in Lilies of the Field.
Finally in 1997, Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament. He also broke the four-day tournament low record with a score of 270 (18 under par).
Here are some of the programs and activities we have coming up this week.
Reminder-Tuesday, April 14 at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - Yoga with Judy classes for active participants. Emails went out with instructions
Tuesday, April 14th at 2:00 p.m. - Innovations and Inventions: Science and Technology along the Silk Road:
At the time, the silk road did more than just link Europe to Central Asia and other parts of the world - it brought Europeans many inventions and scientific breakthroughs from the far corners of the Islamic world. Many of remain important even today.(Provider: Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center) Click here.
Reminder-Wednesday, April 15th at 10:30 a.m. - Pearl Pressman's Seated Strength and Balance class for active participants. Emails went out to all signed up participants, any questions please contact Amy at ext 5.
Thursday, April 16th at 2:00 p.m. - La Belle: The Ship that Changed History: Who was the 17th Century French explorer La Salle? How did the sinking of his ship, La Belle, change the history of Texas? What technological innovations were used to excavate and conserve this ship and its artifacts for over 300 years? Discover the answers to these questions by examining the artifacts found on the ship with a Museum Educator. Provider: Bullock Texas State History Museum
Open to all members: Every day at 11:00 a.m. -Zumba Gold -Please click here to access this class.