Quaker Heritage Center Gallery Hours for Journey Stories, January 8 through February 7:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, 12 noon to 5 p.m.
The Quaker Heritage Center of Wilmington College is located at the Boyd Cultural Arts Center, College & Douglas Streets Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Journey Stories Storytimes at the Wilmington Public Library and Clinton Massie Branch:
Tuesday, January 7th at 11 am: All-ages storytime at the Clinton Massie Branch
Tuesday, January 7th at 6:30 pm: Family storytime at the Main Library
Wednesday, January 8th at 10am: Toddler storytime at the Main Library
Wednesday, January 8th at 11am : Preschool storytime at the Main Library
Thursday, January 9th at 10 am: Baby time at the Main Library
Exhibit opening and reception at the Quaker Heritage Center
Thursday, January 9th at 7:30 pm: Join us for the first night of Journey Stories! Come share your personal journey stories and some light refreshments.
Thursday, January 16th at 6:30pm: “American Tail” (1986) is an animated feature film for all ages. While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse named Fievel, gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country. (Rated G, 80 min)
Thursday, January 23rd at 7:30pm: “The Grapes of Wrath” (1940) is an award winning movie adaptation of John Steinbeck’s classic American novel. A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression. (Not Rated, 129 min)
The Quaker Heritage Center is located at the Boyd Cultural Arts Center, College & Douglas Streets Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Thursday, January 30th at 7:30pm: “The Lucky Ones” (2008) is a recent film and a modern day journey story. After suffering an injury during a routine patrol, hardened sergeant TK Poole is granted a one-month leave to visit his fiancé. But when an unexpected blackout cancels all flights out of New York, TK shares a ride to St.Louis with two similarly stranded servicemen: Cheever, an older family man who longs to return to his wife, and Colee, a naive private who’s pinned her hopes on connecting with a dead fellow soldier’s family. What begins as a short trip unexpectedly evolves into a longer journey. Forced to grapple with old relationships, broken hopes and a country divided over the war, TK, Cheever and Colee discover that home is not quite what they remembered, and that the unlikely companionship they’ve found might be what matters the most. (Rated R, 115 min)
Kelly Center is located on the campus of Wilmington College off of College Street by the Watson Library.
Saturday, Feb 1st at 9pm: Join us for a melodic evening of classic traveling songs performed by Matt Purkey and Tricia Heys. Free admission.
The General Denver Hotel and Pub is located at 81 W. Main Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Thursday, February 6th at 7:30pm: “The Cats of Mirikitani: Make Art Not War” (2006) is a documentary about red-beret-ed Jimmy Mirikitani, a feisty painter working and living on the street, near the World Trade Center, when 9/11 devastates the neighborhood. A nearby film editor, Linda Hattendorf, persuades elderly Jimmy to move in with her, while seeking a permanent home for him. The young woman delves into the California-born, Japan-raised artist’s unique life which developed his resilient personality, and fuels his 2 main subjects: cats and internment camps. The editor films Jimmy’s remarkable journey back into his incredible past. (Not Rated, 74 min)
The Peace Resource Center of Wilmington College is located at 51 College Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.