2021 C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' Tuesday Noon-Hour Lecture/Discussion Series*
@ Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library


Center for the Study of Art & Architecture; History & Nature
C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' Lecture & Discussion Series

Since 2009 - Free and open to the public
Tuesdays, September - June, Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Buffalo & Erie County Downtown Public Library
1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, 716-858-8900
'Ring of Knowledge' (next to Fables Cafe)


Recipient of the:
WNY Library Resources Council 2018 Outstanding Library Advocate Award
The Buffalo History Museum 2017 Red Jacket Augspurger Award
Chautauqua Day @ Buffalo (Second Tuesday of June, 2017) Erie County Executive Recognition
Niagara Legacy Council 2015 Recognition Award
AIA Buffalo/WNY "Friends of Architecture" 2013 Community Service Award

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We will be doing this virtual format for the foreseeable future - and beyond.
DG

Buffalo &Erie County Public Library Video YouTube IMAGINE Archive



Buffalo & Erie County Public Library link for ALL Live Tuesday 12:30pm - 1:00pm Virtual IMAGINE Programs


Recent recordings available at ImagineLifelongLearning.com

WINTER 2021

January 5, 2021 - 1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy , & Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Lucy Connery, MPH, Executive Director, The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo & WNY
"Remembering Phil Haberstro and Building Upon His Community Wellness Legacy"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
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January 12, 2021 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: David Granville, Buffalo Public Arts Commission, "Tesla, David & Other Buffalo Statues"
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore Buffalo & Martin House
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January 19, 2021 -
3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Doug Kohler, Erie County Historian "Erie County, NY 1821 - 2021"
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press &
The Buffalo History Museum
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January 26, 2021 - 4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Marisa Wigglesworth, President & CEO Buffalo Museum of Science, Tifft Nature Preserve
Co-sponsored by
Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo & WNY STEM
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February 2, 2021 -
1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Theme: IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Sydney Collins  AmeriCorps VISTA │Sewer Authority  Project M.O.V.E.
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
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February 9, 2021 - 2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Lifelong Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Brad Hahn, Director Explore Buffalo
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore Buffalo &
Martin House
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February 16, 2021 - 3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speakers: Michele Agosto, Supervisor of Art, Buffalo Public Schools, "BeEnriched Field Trip Project"
Co-sponsored by the
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum
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February 23, 2021 -
4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker - Jay Burney, social and environmental activist based in Buffalo, "Creating a Resilient City in the Time of Climate Change"
https://buffalonews.com
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
& WNY STEM

March 2, 2021 -
1st Tuesday - The Arts & Creativity
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy , & Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Jane Fisher, Canisius College Associate Professor, Department of English,
"Envisioning Disease, Gender, and War: Women's Narratives of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic"
Co-sponsored by the
Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
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March 9, 2021 -
2nd Tuesday - Architecture & Design
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Dan Hart, BPO "Kleinhans Music Hall at 80"
Co-sponsored by the
Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore Buffalo & Martin House
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March 16, 2021 -
3rd Tuesday - History & Future
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Shane E. Stephenson, MLIS Director of Museum Collections/  Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park
"Larkin Soap Company"
Co-sponsored by the
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum
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March 23, 2021 -
4th Tuesday - Nature & Science
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm John Jablonski, Ex. Dir. Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy & Arthur Pearson, CEO Roger Tory Peterson Institute
"Why do Watersheds Matter?"
Co-sponsored by WNY STEM &
Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
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March 30, 2021 - 5th Tuesday - The "Art of Investing"
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm "Art of Investing" Discussion with:
John "JD" Hartman,
  Co-founder, Sustainable Business Roundtable & Managing Partner Signity Financial
Asa Guilamo, Executive Director of the WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable
Co-sponsored by the
Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
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SPRING 2021

April 6, 2021 - C-SAAHN IMAGINE 1st Tuesday Focus - The Arts & Creativity - An Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Dennis Maher, Assembly House 150
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo & Working for Downtown Buffalo & EC200

April 13, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE 2nd Tuesday Focus - Architecture & Design - An
Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Michelle Urbanczyk, CEO, Explore & More
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore Buffalo & Martin House &
EC200
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April 20, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE 3rd Tuesday Focus - History & Future - An
Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Speaker: Shane E. Stephenson, Author with Howard Zemsky, "The Larkin Company"
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum &
EC200
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April 27, 2021 - C-SAAHN IMAGINE 4th Tuesday Focus - Nature & Science - An
Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Joan Bozer and Friends, "Canalside's Vintage Carousel" 
Co-sponsored by: Buffalo Museum of Science, WNY STEM & Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo &
EC200
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May 4, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE 1st Tuesday Focus - Art & Creativity - An
Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Rich Newberg, Buffalo Broadcasters Association’s (BBA) Archive Project, "Buffalo TV news and the pursuit of racial justice."
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo  & EC200
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May 11, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE 2nd Tuesday Focus - Architecture & Design - An
Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Christiana Limniatis, PBN Director of Preservation Services & Aimee Rogers, "Imagine Forestville"
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore Buffalo & Martin House & EC200
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May 18, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE
3rd Tuesday Focus - History & Future - An Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Bren Price, Sr. The Association for a Buffalo Presidential Center
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum & EC200
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May 25, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE
4th Tuesday Focus - Nature & Science - An Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Gregory Stevens, Executive Director of the Niagara River Greenway Commission - Invited
Co-sponsored by: Buffalo Museum of Science, WNY STEM & Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo & EC200


June 1, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE 1st Tuesday Focus - The Arts & Creativity - An Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Scott Scanlon, The Buffalo News Refresh editor, "How to Move Up the RWJF NYS County Ranking"
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum & EC200
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June 8, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE
2nd Tuesday Focus - Architecture & Design - An- An Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speakers: Fr. Jud Weiksnar, ofm & Rev. Tom Yorty, 2021 Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua theme:
"Building a Culture of Empathy: From Franciscan Spirituality to Schweitzer's 'Reverence for Life' Ethic"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo  & EC200
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June 15, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE
3rd Tuesday Focus - History & Future - AnErie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Jim Charlier, Garden Walk Buffalo
Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site & Western New York Heritage Press & The Buffalo History Museum & EC200
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June 22, 2021 - C-SAAHN IMAGINE
4th Tuesday Focus - Nature & Science - An Erie County 200th Anniversary Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE Greater Buffalo as a Premier Cultural & Nature Center: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
Noon - 12:30 P.M. Watch privately: WNED video https://www.wned.org/television/wned-productions/wned-history-productions/reimagining-a-buffalo-landmark/
12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Speaker: Lynne Bader, WNED Executive Producer,"Discovering New York Suffrage Stories"
Co-sponsored by the Richardson Olmsted Campus & Explore Buffalo & Martin House & EC200



"IMAGINE Creating a Culture of Sustainability: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"

June 29, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE Greater Buffalo - Tuesday Noon-Hour Virtual Summer Program, Week 1 of a 10 Week Series 
An Erie County 200th Anniversary Celebration Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"
12:30pm - 1:00pm Featured speaker: Ryan McPherson, UB Chief Sustainability Officer, "IMAGINE Creating a Culture of Sustainability"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More, Buffalo Heritage Carousel & EC200
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July 6, 2021 - C-SAAHN IMAGINE Greater Buffalo - Tuesday Noon-Hour Virtual Summer Program, Week 2 of a 10 Week Series 
An Erie County 200th Anniversary Celebration Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"

12:30pm - 1:00pm Featured speaker: Kevin V. Connors PE, AIA, CPHD, Principal, eco_logic STUDIO architecture & engineering, PLLC
"IMAGINE Creating a Culture of Sustainability at the Buffalo Heritage Carousel"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More, Buffalo Heritage Carousel & EC200
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July 13, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE Greater Buffalo - Tuesday Noon-Hour Virtual Summer Program, Week 3 of a 10 Week Series
An Erie County 200th Anniversary Celebration Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"

12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Congressman Brian Higgins, "IMAGINE Creating a Culture of Sustainability"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More, Buffalo Heritage Carousel & EC200
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July 20, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE Tuesday Noon-Hour Virtual Summer Program, Week 4 of a 10 Week Series
An Erie County 200th Anniversary Celebration Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"

12:30pm - 1:00pm Speakers for "Creating a Culture of Sustainability"
* Lielle Berman, Sr. Sustainability Project Coordinator, New York Power Authority
* Louis Paonessa, Sr. Director Community Affairs, WNY, Niagara Power Project

Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More, Buffalo Heritage Carousel & EC200
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July 27, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE Tuesday Noon-Hour Virtual Summer Program, Week 5 of a 10 Week Series
An Erie County 200th Anniversary Celebration Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"

12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Bonnie Lawrence, Deputy Commissioner, EC Dept. of Environment & Planning, "IMAGINE Creating a Culture of Sustainability"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More, Buffalo Heritage Carousel & EC200
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August 3, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE Tuesday Noon-Hour Virtual Summer Program, Week 6 of a 10 Week Series
An Erie County 200th Anniversary Celebration Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"

12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Susan Clark, PhD., UB Assistant Professor Director of Sustainability Leadership Masters Program Department of Environment and Sustainability "IMAGINE Creating a Culture of Sustainability"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More, Buffalo Heritage Carousel & EC200
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August 10, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE Tuesday Noon-Hour Virtual Summer Program, Week 7 of a 10 Week Series
An Erie County 200th Anniversary Celebration Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"

12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker:  Michelle Urbanczyk, Ex. Dir. Explore & More Children's Museum, "IMAGINE Creating a Culture of Sustainability"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More, Buffalo Heritage Carousel & EC200
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August 17, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE Tuesday Noon-Hour Virtual Summer Program, Week 8 of a 10 Week Series
An Erie County 200th Anniversary Celebration Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"

12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker: Jill Spisiak Jedlicka, Ex. Dir. Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, "IMAGINE Creating a Culture of Sustainability"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More, Buffalo Heritage Carousel & EC200
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August 24, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE Tuesday Noon-Hour Virtual Summer Program, Week 9 of a 10 Week Series
An Erie County 200th Anniversary Celebration Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"

12:30pm - 1:00pm Speakers: Jay Burney, Our Outer Harbor Coalition & Jajean Rose Burney, WNY Land Conservancy, "IMAGINE Creating a Culture of Sustainability"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More, Buffalo Heritage Carousel & EC200
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August 31, 2021 -  C-SAAHN IMAGINE Tuesday Noon-Hour Virtual Summer Program, Week 10 of a 10 Week Series
An Erie County 200th Anniversary Celebration Event: April 2021 - April 2022
Theme: "IMAGINE a Healthy, Wealthy, and Sustainable Community: Imagine Place-based Lifelong Learning"

12:30pm - 1:00pm Speaker Series Summary, "IMAGINE Creating a Culture of Sustainability"
Co-sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, WNY STEM, Buffalo Museum of Science, Explore & More, Buffalo Heritage Carousel & EC20



"Appreciating our Past = Imagining our Future = Pursuit of Happiness" - Dennis Galucki
                                                                                                          
"Visit Buffalo Niagara - Explore a place where art, architecture, history and nature come together like old friends"      
2012 - 2013 Official Buffalo Niagara Visitors Guidebook Cover
The Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History & Nature (C-SAAHN) was established in 2009 as a unique digital enterprise and network designed to help link volunteers and lifelong learning communities as part of the "Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea:
Exploring American Legacy through Place-based Lifelong Learning and Imagination"

Besides the IMAGINE Series, C-SAAHN is also the creator and sponsor of:

Landmark Cruise: "Imagine Buffalo Niagara as a Premier North American Cultural & Nature Center"
 Annual Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua
"Art of Investing" Weekly Monday Discussion Class at Chautauqua Institution

Dennis Galucki, C-SAAHN Founder
Chuck LaChiusa, Webmaster, BuffaloAH.com & C-SAAHN


Logo: djgalaxydesigns@gmail.com
  C-SAAHN Related Website: IMAGINE Greater Buffalo:

Our mailing address is:
IMAGINE Greater Buffalo: Imagine Lifelong Learning.com
c/o Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo
65 Niagara Square Room 607
Buffalo, NY 14202


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Past IMAGINE Lecture AUDIOS:

2019 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2018 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2017 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2016 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2015 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2014 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2013 'IMAGINE" Lecture Series & AUDIOS

2012 Lecture Summaries/Audios

2011 Fall Series: Why Does PreservationMatter?

2010-11 Lecture Summaries/Audios

2009-10 Lecture Summaries/Audi

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