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February 2020

Leas Forum: In Morocco, a poetic tour of Morocco

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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Consider the experiences of an American womanliving alone in the country of Morocco. Ellen Hernandez, a professor at CamdenCounty College, used those memories as the basis for her first book of poetry, In Morocco. She will read from herrecently published volume in which she reflects on her daily experiences andobservations about Moroccan life and the different emotions she experiencedduring her recent time there.

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March 2020

Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Challenges

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. No registration required PROGRAM Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. This spring, based upon popular demand, the Medford Leas Residents Association invites you to join in the Great Decisions series, which highlights thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. SPEAKERS A Medford Leas resident will act as moderator and present information related to the scheduled topic before…

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Elder Voices – Stories for These Times

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. Registration deadline: March 6. FILM This documentary, shot and produced by Academy Award Winner David Goodman, confronts the hate and bigotry gathering momentum worldwide that uncomfortably reminds us of harrowing tragedies of the past—the Nazi Holocaust, internment of Japanese-Americans, and animosity to war objectors. At the core of this film are the personal accounts of nine older adults who happen to now live, or have lived at Medford Leas. They survived the perilous times of World War II…

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Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Challenges

March 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. No registration required PROGRAM Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. This spring, based upon popular demand, the Medford Leas Residents Association invites you to join in the Great Decisions series, which highlights thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. SPEAKERS A Medford Leas resident will act as moderator and present information related to the scheduled topic before…

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Leas Forum: Alice Paul – Not Ourselves, but the Cause: The Fit for Woman Suffrage

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. No registration required. Blunt-speaking, no-nonsense Alice Paul was born into a Quaker family in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Her many areas of studies and earned degrees included a B.A. in Biology from Swarthmore College, social work at the New York School of Philanthropy (now the Columbia University Graduate School of Social Work) and the University of Birmingham. She learned economics and political science at the London School of Economics, and received an M.A. in Sociology and a Ph.D.…

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Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Challenges

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. No registration required PROGRAM Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. This spring, based upon popular demand, the Medford Leas Residents Association invites you to join in the Great Decisions series, which highlights thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. SPEAKERS A Medford Leas resident will act as moderator and present information related to the scheduled topic before…

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Mankind’s Cradle: Fitness Lessons from Our Ancestors

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. Registration deadline: March 13. PROGRAM Fitness may be a contemporary buzzword, but principles pertaining to physical exercise and appropriate nutrition can be traced back millions of years when humanity was in its infancy. The speaker recently traveled to East Africa. In this program he will share a photographic description of the African safari experience by way of building the premise that there are health-related lessons to be gleaned from such exploration. East Africa is where our ancestors originally…

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Sunday Afternoon Concert: The Music of Frank Sinatra

March 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. Registration deadline: March 20. PROGRAM Francis Albert Sinatra has been heralded as one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. Undoubtedly, he is one of the best-selling music artists of all times, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide. American music critics have called Sinatra “the greatest singer of the 20th century” and he continues to be seen as an iconic figure. Attend this special Sunday afternoon concert to enjoy an upbeat…

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Making Your Legal Wishes Known

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. Registration deadline: March 20 PROGRAM Making your wishes known is an important topic for individuals of all ages. These wishes are often deeply personal and based upon your values and beliefs. Join in this session to gain valuable insight from a professional who will address this topic. In this session Jamie Morgan will share information so that you can make your wishes known using legal documents and instruments. The program will focus on the importance of having an…

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Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Challenges

March 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. No registration required PROGRAM Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. This spring, based upon popular demand, the Medford Leas Residents Association invites you to join in the Great Decisions series, which highlights thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. SPEAKERS A Medford Leas resident will act as moderator and present information related to the scheduled topic before…

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The Annual Lewis W. Barton Arboretum Lecture: Building Pollinator Populations at Home

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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11:00 am–12:00 noon: Lecture 12:00 noon–1:30 pm: Light lunch, Arboretum tours, and Al Fresco Shop Medford Campus Theater. No fee. Registration deadline: March 20. The lecture and luncheon are gifts from the Barton Arboretum and Nature Preserve in honor of Lewis W. Barton. Because our yards and gardens are essential parts of the ecosystems that sustain humans and the life around us, we must keep them in working order. An essential component of productive ecosystems is a diverse and abundant…

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April 2020

Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Challenges

April 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. No registration required PROGRAM Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. This spring, based upon popular demand, the Medford Leas Residents Association invites you to join in the Great Decisions series, which highlights thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. SPEAKERS A Medford Leas resident will act as moderator and present information related to the scheduled topic before…

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Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Challenges

April 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. No registration required PROGRAM Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. This spring, based upon popular demand, the Medford Leas Residents Association invites you to join in the Great Decisions series, which highlights thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. SPEAKERS A Medford Leas resident will act as moderator and present information related to the scheduled topic before…

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Leas Forum: The Hidden Children of World War II – Maud Dahme

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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Of the 1,600,000 Jewish children who lived in Europe before World War II, only 100,000 survived the Holocaust. Most were hidden children, shuttered away in attics, cellars, convents, or in villages or farms. Maud Dahme was one of the estimated 3,000 to 8,000 Jewish children in the Netherlands who were hidden and saved from the Nazi death camps by courageous Christians. Dahme, a New Jersey resident and former president of the NJ Board of Education, will share her experiences and…

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Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Challenges

April 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. No registration required PROGRAM Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. This spring, based upon popular demand, the Medford Leas Residents Association invites you to join in the Great Decisions series, which highlights thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. SPEAKERS A Medford Leas resident will act as moderator and present information related to the scheduled topic before…

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Electoral College – Everything you Always Wanted to Know

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. Registration deadline: April 17. PROGRAM We decide our presidential elections not by popular vote, but by the Electoral College. The Electoral College is a process, not a place. The Electoral College consists of 538 electors. A majority of 270 electoral votes is required to elect the President. Your state’s entitled allotment of electors equals the number of members in its Congressional delegation: one for each member in the House of Representatives plus two for your Senators Who are…

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Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Challenges

April 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. No registration required PROGRAM Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. This spring, based upon popular demand, the Medford Leas Residents Association invites you to join in the Great Decisions series, which highlights thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. SPEAKERS A Medford Leas resident will act as moderator and present information related to the scheduled topic before…

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Leas Forum: Seabrook Farms: Making Local History Global – Dr. Andrew Urban

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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How did 2,500 Japanese detainees come to work at Seabrook Farms, a frozen foods agribusiness located in South Jersey in the mid-1940s? Dr. Andrew Urban, Associate Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University, will explore this topic. The effects of World War II reached beyond the front lines—local communities were impacted by global events. Seabrook Farms’ history, the story of a company that relied on the government and its labor, immigration, and refugee policies to recruit workers, cannot…

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Quaker Faith and Practice

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. Registration deadline: April 24. PROGRAM Philadelphia Yearly Meeting is a Quaker faith community, an association of 103 Quaker meetings, and an organization—all working together to nurture Quaker faith and practice in today’s world. Quakerism is a faith of personal experience and direct communion with God, a faith of continuing revelation, and a faith of living our values in the secular world. In this program, Drew Smith will introduce the basic Quaker values which are the core of the…

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The Tocks Island Dam Story – The Death of a Small New Jersey Town and Way of Life

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. Registration deadline: April 24. PROGRAM In 1955, major hurricanes caused massive damaging flooding of the Delaware River. In response, the Army Corps of Engineers proposed to build a dam at Tocks Island, above the Delaware Water Gap, to control flooding, provide improved water supplies, and promote recreational opportunities. The Corps acquired 72,000 acres of property, making use of eminent domain, and some 15,000 residents were forced out of their homes. Bitter lawsuits and political battles ensued. The issue…

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May 2020

Alaska: A Visit to the Frontier

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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Alaska: A Visit to the Frontier Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:00 am–11:00 am Medford Campus Theater No fee. Registration deadline: May 1. PROGRAM Alaska and the Yukon have long conjured images of wilderness, majestic beauty, and extreme winters. Through a combined geographic and historical lens, we will investigate these dramatic places together. Topics range from the Ice Age, colonization and exploration, to the Klondike Gold Rush, construction of the Alaska Highway, and the Oil Boom. Whether you have already visited…

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Cardiac Treatment Options – The Latest Advances

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. Registration deadline: May 3. PROGRAM Learn the latest cardiac treatment options from two Deborah Hospital cardiologists. The program will include the most relevant information about how to prevent, diagnose, manage, and treat coronary heart disease. You will discover which tests are performed in diagnosing coronary artery disease along with the significance of each. In addition to learning about coronary artery disease, heart valves, arrhythmia, and congestive heart failure, you will learn the latest cutting edge treatment options available.…

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The Taxes are Filed— Now What Paperwork Do I Need to Save?

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. Registration deadline: May 15. PROGRAM In this session, now that your taxes are filed for the year, learn how to take control of your “stuff”—in particular financial and tax records, as well as family documents, and household records. Learn what to keep, what to store, and what to shred, along with a timeline for how long to maintain this information. In addition, learn how to setup a household inventory system and organize a home filing system for your…

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