Exploring the Philosophy of Buddhism: Class 6
Have you always been curious about Buddhism? Buddhism can be practiced as a philosophy as well as a spiritual path. This course is designed for those of all spiritual practices. This six-week course combines lecture, power point and vids, group…
March Book Club: The God Of Small Things by Arundhati RoyThe Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA
The God of Small Things is a family drama novel written by Indian writer Arundhati Roy. Roy's debut novel, it is a story about the childhood experiences of fraternal twins whose lives are destroyed by the "Love Laws" prevalent in 1960s Kerala, India.
Feng Shui for FamiliesThe Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA
Comfort and wealth encompass all aspects of life. Join us as we discover how to make the simple shifts to receive and accept your personal definition of wealth and live a life of security and happiness.
April Book Club: The Thousand Autumns Of Jacob De Zoet by Davis MitchellThe Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet is a historical fiction novel by British author David Mitchell published by Sceptre in 2010. It is set during the Dutch trading concession with Japan in the late 18th century, during the period of Japanese history known as Sakoku. The novel begins in the summer of 1799 at the Dutch East India Company trading post Dejima in the harbor of Nagasaki. It tells the story of a Dutch trader's love for a Japanese midwife who is spirited away into a sinister mountain temple cult.
May Book Club: The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford
As Washington’s former poet laureate, that’s how she describes channeling her dissociative episodes and mental health struggles into her art. But when her five-year-old daughter exhibits similar behavior and begins remembering things from the lives of their ancestors, Dorothy believes the past has truly come to haunt her. Fearing that her child is predestined to endure the same debilitating depression that has marked her own life, Dorothy seeks radical help.
June Book Club: The Red Palace by June HurThe Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA
3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 29, 2023 The Red Palace by June Hur June Hur, the critically acclaimed author of “The Silence of Bones” and “The Forest of Stolen Girls,” returns with “The Red Palace,” a third evocative, atmospheric historical mystery…
July Book Club: Sophie Go’s Lonely Hearts Club by Roselle LimThe Maridon Museum 322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001, Butler, PA
Newly minted professional matchmaker Sophie Go has returned to Toronto, her hometown, after spending three years in Shanghai. Her job is made quite difficult, however, when she is revealed as a fraud—she never actually graduated from matchmaking school. In a competitive market like Toronto, no one wants to take a chance on an inexperienced and unaccredited matchmaker, and soon Sophie becomes an outcast.