January 16, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Have dinner and join in a discussion of Patrick Phillips’ enlightening book, Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America during Weber Retreat and Conference Center’s Dine and Discuss from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13.
In Blood at the Root, Dr. Phillips, a professor at Stanford University, explores the harrowing racial history of Forsyth County, Georgia, where he grew up, and the expulsion of its entire African American population.
Registration is open now so participants can take time reading the book. The cost of the program is $15, which includes both the book and dinner. Books are available at the front desks of Weber Center and the Dominican Life Center, and at the Weber Center Shop. Register online or in person and pick up your book at any of the above locations.
To register, visit www.webercenter.org and click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.
September 21, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – Enjoy dinner and discussion of Kent Nerburn’s book, Neither Wolf Nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder. Weber Retreat & Conference Center’s Dine and Discuss program is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 15, but register early to take time savoring this book.
In Neither Wolf Nor Dog, Kent shares the stories he hears from Dan, a 78-year-old Lakota. Topics include the difference between land and property and the selling of sacred ceremonies.
The cost for the program is $15, which includes the book and dinner. Books will be available beginning Monday, October 8 – Indigenous Peoples’ Day, also known as Columbus Day – Weber Retreat & Conference Center and at the Dominican Life Center. Register online or in person and pick up your book at either of the above locations.