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Chocolate: The Pennsylvania Connection
Parkland Community Library is hosting Commonwealth Speaker Susan McLellan Plaisted for the presentation of "Chocolate: The PA Connection."
The aroma of chocolate wafts in the air as this presentation
connects the cultural use of chocolate from Meso-America to Europe and back to colonial America and Pennsylvania.
Learn the basics of cacao cultivation, harvesting and fermentation. Examine Mayan, Aztec and European artifacts to compare and contrast chocolate in different societies and explore the place of chocolate in Pennsylvania.
Participants have the opportunity to grate "chocolate cakes" and make and sample a historic chocolate beverage.
Free and Open to the Public!
Please RSVP to 610-398-1361
This Commonwealth Speakers presentation is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Pennsylvania Humanities Council, a nonprofit organization, inspires individuals to enjoy and share a life of learning.
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Founded in 1734, Jordan Lutheran Evangelical Church is a Christian congregation. It hosts two Sunday services and also features a Family Center, hosting special events and offers religious education, childcare, music, outreach, stewardship and youth group programs.