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Afternoon TEA- The Roaring 20’s presented by Marilyn Carminio
September 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
If you like American pop culture, you will enjoy this trip back in time to the 1920’s where modern American culture began. The period between the Great War and the Depression is one of exciting social and historical change. Meet the youth of “The Lost Generation” who revolted against society’s most time honored conventions. Get to know the brilliant men, beautiful jazz babies, champagne baths and midnight revels spoken about in movie ads. Learn about the history, music, fashions, fads and follies of the time and find out why “the good old days” our grandparents talked about really were the good old days. In addition to entertaining andinformative slide presentation; sound and video clips of the era will bring the period to life.
Join professional presenter Marilyn Carminio as we explore the many facets of this charismatic movie star through engaging talk, visuals and media.
About the Presenter:
Marilyn Carminio worked for many years at an international law firm where she developed and presented client servicetraining programs. She began her career as a NYC schoolteacher and went on to hold various positions at women’s magazines such as Cosmopolitan, where she worked for Helen Gurley Brown, Elle Magazine, and New Woman. She has lectured at over 100 venues including: The Hutton House Lecture Series at C.W. Post, libraries throughout Long Island, the Roslyn Historical Society, Meadowbrook Pointe in Westbury, the Meadowbrook Women’s Initiative, Hadassah groups and women’s clubs.
Marilyn puts her heart and soul into preparing her multimedia presentations. She selects subjects for which she has a passion, which is richly conveyed through to the audience.
Doors open at 1:30 pm for tea and refreshments. Showtime: 2 pm. No tickets or reservations required.
All tea refreshments provided thanks to SerendipiTEA. Baked goods courtesy of Coffeed Port Washington.
Free admission to Afternoon TEA is made possible by the support of the Manhasset Community Fund, Greentree Foundation “Good Neighbor” Fund and the New York Community Bank Foundation.