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    Chasing the Moon

    Free Advance Public Screening & Conversation Get a sneak preview of the latest American Experience film, “Chasing the Moon” and meet real-life astronaut, Cady Coleman. “CHASING THE MOON” with Astronaut Cady Coleman Sunday, June 30, 4-6 p.m. Museum of Fine Arts 212 Edwards St., Springfield, MA WGBY, the Springfield Science Museum, and the Springfield Public Forum are partnering to present a 45-minute […]

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    Live Simply So Others May Simply Live

    Actor and activist Ed Begley, Jr. will be joining us on Wednesday, 5/22/19 at 6:00 p.m. at Springfield Symphony Hall. One of America’s most sought-after speakers on eco-living, Ed Begley, Jr. will offer an inspiring speech on eco-consciousness in an accessible, humorous message on what it means to lead a sustainable life. Describing the planet […]

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  • “The Peacemaker” Film Screening and Discussion

    The Peacemaker – Film & Interview Free Tuesday, October 9 • 6:30 PM Mills Theatre, Carr Hall, Bay Path University Release date: 2016 (USA) Director/Producer: James Demo Time: 90 minutes A New York Times Critics’ Pick and multi-award winning film, The Peacemaker is an intimate portrait of Padraig O’Malley, an international peacemaker who helps make […]

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    Keep It Civil

    CNN Political Commentators Alice Stewart and Bakari Sellers Conservative Republican Alice Stewart and progressive Democrat Bakari Sellers debate the most polarizing topics of our day with intellect, passion, respect and collegiality. This program celebrates diversity of opinion with a demonstration of what political conversation in our nation can be. Alice Stewart is a CNN Political […]

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    The Future of Diplomacy

    Ambassador Nicholas Burns A distinguished career diplomat who served under both Democratic and Republican Presidents, Nicholas Burns offers a bipartisan view of foreign and security affairs and global trends in the 21st century. Ambassador (Ret.) Nicholas Burns is the Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the […]

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    Redefining Leadership

    What makes a Leader? Carly Fiorina will discuss the characteristics and practices of leadership drawn from her decades in the business, policy, and non-profit communities. Carly Fiorina is a true leader and a seasoned problem‐solver. Her mission is to inspire, equip and connect individuals and teams to seize opportunities, face challenges, and accelerate impact in […]

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    WEDNESDAY • APRIL 25 • 6PM Shabana Basij-Rasikh Co-founder and President of SOLA, the School of Leadership Afghanistan Shabana Basij-Rasikh was born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan. Under the Taliban regime, she dressed as a boy in order to go to school since girls were banned from attending – with dire consequences if she was […]

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    SATURDAY • APRIL 7 • 3PM Dan Steininger, former LEGO Master Model Builder Dan Steininger has spent the last 24 years working at a dream job building with LEGO bricks. He was one of only 8 LEGO Master Model Builders in the world employed by the LEGO Company. Dan has built thousands of LEGO creations […]

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  • Community Conversation on Race and Justice

    Springfield Public Forum Community Conversation on Race and Justice Presented in Partnership with the Healing Racism Institute of Pioneer Valley The following programs are hosted by our community partners to provide a deeper understanding of issues of race and justice. Join with other members of our community to hear about the topics and discuss the issues. With […]

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    Michael Steele: The New Political Scene

    FREE to the public. No tickets required. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with drinks and snacks available for purchase. Event begins at 6:00 p.m. As former chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), Michael Steele was charged with revitalizing the Republican Party. He is an expert on political strategy, fund-raising, PACs, and election reform. Steele […]

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