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Scroll down for full list of Kate Burke’s History Series and Other Presentations and events. *Designates Keynote speaker.
Art Classes correlate with Presentation themes: January, Little Bighorn Backstory & Battlefield; February, History of Chocolate; March, Utah’s Colorful Parks; April Victorian Gardens; May Farmers’ Markets.
Contact me if you would like to book a presentation.
Free at the Senior Center. Next presentation, August 2023.
Programs: January – May, 2023
* January. Little Bighorn, the Back Story.
Learn what led up to the infamous battle, otherwise known as Custer’s Last Stand. Guest presenter George Gleason will share information about the monument today. Books and DVD for sale.
Jan. 16. 1 pm. Montrose Senior Center, Pavilion Drive.
Feb. 25, Noon. Brown bag lunch, WHAFV, 4 Hillcrest Plaza Way
* February. History of Chocolate, America’s favorite treat.
Discover the origins and use of chocolate in Meso-America, and its romantic connection to Valentines in Europe and America. We will have chocolates and Valentines to share with everybody.
14. 1 pm. Montrose Senior Center, Pavilion Drive.
20. Noon. Montrose Woman’s Club, Lions Clubhouse. 602 N. Nevada Ave.
* March. Utah’s Colorful Parks & Monuments.
I’ll have handouts about the parks. If you have any photos you would like to share, please email them to me so I can include them. Be sure to tell me when and where they were taken, and include your name for the credit.
13. 1 pm. Montrose Senior Center, Pavilion Drive.
Future topics: All with guest co-presenter
History of Montrose Farmers’ Market
Uravan, Uranium mining West Montrose County
Silverton–a new view of old history
Not talks are in Montrose. As presentations are scheduled elsewhere, they will be listed here.
Talks are 30-40 minutes with 5-10-minute introduction and 15-30 minutes Q&A time afterward. Presentations include Power Point, sometimes video Internet Youtube or weblinks. Related handouts. Presentations must be scheduled at least 30 days in advance, and I do charge a speakers fee.
GoodTime Girl Gamblers
Little Bighorn, Contested Ground
Little Bighorn, the Backstory & What Came After
Mountain Town Saloons & Shady Ladies
San Juan’s Mining and NGRR History.
History of Ouray
Tales of the Bachelor Mine (Ouray)
History of Silverton
History of the Mountain West
Narrow Gauge Railroads of SW Colorado
All Aboard! Durango & Silverton Railroad
Movies Made involving Western Colorado Narrow Gauge Railroads.
Native American History Through Art & Artifacts
* Other Talks
Victorian Gardens. Next, April 12 & 17, 2023
SW Colorado Farmers’ Markets. Next May, 2023. Date TBD.
Peace Parks in Africa
Silent Voices of World War II (From Declaration to Signing the Peace Treaty)
* Travel Talks
Utah’s Colorful Parks – next, March 13 & 22, 2023
Alaska from the Inland Passage
* Caregiving & Self Help
Mindful Gratitude Journaling – workshop format
The Caregiver’s Journey, Building Your Care Team
The Caregiver’s Journey, Navigating the Path.
Stress Management for Caregivers
Is it Alzheimer’s or is it Lewy Body?