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Hudson library events for April 19

Published: April 19, 2017 12:02 AM
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Learn how to kick the sugar April 20

The Hudson Library & Historical Society will welcome Erin Schenkenberger, a registered, licensed dietitian, for an eye opening and interactive presentation on how to navigate sugar in your diet April 20 at 7 p.m.

Break the sugar addiction by learning what to look for on ingredient lists, the difference between added and natural sugars and how to avoid deceptive marketing. Bring your favorite food package labels from home and find out if you are making smart sugar choices.

Schenkenberger earned her Bachelor's degree in the Science of Dietetics from the University of Akron. She has worked with the Ohio Women, Infants & Children program and the bariatric department at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland. Currently in private practice, Schenkenberger's counseling encompasses a variety of nutritional issues including weight loss/gain, food allergies, diabetes, athletic performance, gluten sensitivity, vegetarianism and heart health.

Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.

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Hudson Genealogy Group to hear Civil War historian

On April 22 at 10 a.m. the Hudson Genealogical Study Group will hear about Unraveling Civil War Documents from Dr. Bradley Keefer. Associate Professor Bradley Keefer earned a BA (1980) and MA (1984) in history from Kent State University and received his PhD from Kent in 2006. His book, "Conflicting Memories on the 'River of Death': the Chickamauga Battlefield in the Spanish-American War, 1863-1933" was published by the Kent State Press in 2013.

Keefer has been teaching since 1987 and has been at the Kent State Ashtabula Campus since January 2007, where he earned tenure and promotion in May, 2013. In addition to his scholarly interest war and memory, Keefer is working on the history of the 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War with the intent of publishing a full regimental history. His work also appears in "Lesser Civil Wars: Civilians Defining War and the Memory of War" (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012) and in numerous published book reviews.

He is a member of the Ohio Academy of History, Southern Historical Association, Society of Civil War Historians, Society of Military History, East Tennessee Historical Society, Museum of the American Civil War, and the Civil War Trust. He is an active Civil War and pre-1840 living historian and recently participated with the 8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in 150th anniversary celebrations at the Gettysburg, Antietam, and Appomattox National Battlefields as a volunteer interpreter for the National Park Service.

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. The Hudson Genealogy Study Group is open to anyone with an interest in genealogy. For more information, 330-653-6658 ext. 1017.

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BlueWater Chamber Orchestra Oboe Ensemble to perform

BlueWater Chamber Orchestra Oboe Ensemble will perform as part of the Hudson Library & Historical Society's 2017 Music Series on April 23 at 2 p.m.

BlueWater Principal Oboist Martin Neubert joins Ken Johnson, violin, Laura Shuster, viola, and Linda Atherton, cello, to perform the Oboe Quartet of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the Phantasy Quartet of Benjamin Britten. All attendees may enter a drawing for free tickets to the next BlueWater Chamber Orchestra concert.

Founded in 2010, BlueWater is Northeast Ohio's premier chamber orchestra dedicated to the performance of exciting and unusual repertoire. With its welcoming approach to music making, BlueWater's goal is to invigorate and inspire new audiences by breaking down the many barriers typically associated with classical music.

All ages are welcome and there is no registration for this free program. For more information, call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010 or visit hudsonlibrary.org.

Enjoy Songs and Tails from the Woods

Songs and Tails from the Woods is a creative multimedia experience pairing singer/songwriter Sam Sapp with freelance naturalist, Sarah Matheny.

The program is suitable for families and young children but all ages are welcome. Sam and Sarah will combine original music with interactive learning about nature and wildlife of Ohio. The event will be April 23 at 2 p.m. in the Flood Meeting room at the Hudson Library.

Register at hudsonlibrary.org or by calling 330-653-6658 ext. 1020.

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