This year will mark the eighth season that Hirtle, Callaghan & Co. has sponsored a morning lecture at Chautauqua Institution.
Chautauqua County is one of the poorest in New York state. Since the demise of a once-healthy manufacturing and industrial base decades ago, the county has increasingly relied on tourism for revenue, with the Institution as one of its most important draws.
The CLSC Alumni Association hosted its annual Great American Picnic on Sunday on the front lawn of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall.
At 9 a.m. Thursday at the Chautauqua Women’s Club house, as part of the CWC’s Chautauqua Speaks series, Elmore DeMott will present “A Photo Journey of Shared Experiences” that reflects the lyrics of the song, “I am a Small Part of the World” by Sally Albrecht and Jay Althouse.
Last Wednesday in the Athenaeum Hotel parlor, the Chautauqua Foundation hosted the ninth annual Eleanor B. Daugherty Society Luncheon for its members.
At 2:45 p.m. today at the Chautauqua Cinema, a string of Brazilian films will continue with 1959’s Black Orpheus, following yesterday’s screening of City of God.
A chilly afternoon near the waterfront quickly heated up for two Chautauqua homeowners on Monday when a wall furnace’s motor malfunctioned, filling the first and second stories of the house at 50 South Lake Drive with smoke.
The Chautauqua Science Circle, following a Darwinian model, wants to evolve to meet the demands of the future.
It’s 9 a.m. on a Tuesday, and Brandon Coleman and his “Fitness Crew” have just sprinted 800 meters through Bestor Plaza. Before that, they went on a 4-mile run, did 10 push ups, 10 jumping jacks and one-minute wall sits. Tomorrow, they’ll push for 5 miles — if they have the time.
At 3:30 p.m. today in the Hall of Christ, as part of the Oliver Archives Heritage Lecture Series, the Rev. Anna Howard Shaw and the Rev. James Monroe Buckley will bring to life “The Suffrage Debate at Chautauqua, 1892.”