“Telling Stories of War” at John Jay Homestead

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On Thursday, January 21, Friends of John Jay Homestead will launch the 2016 John Jay Scholars Lecture Series, Telling Stories of War, when Darden Smith and Mary Judd will present SongwritingWith:Soldiers – the Civil War Diaries of Our Times.
SongwritingWith:Soldiers pairs professional¬†songwriters with active duty and veteran service members to produce songs about their experiences. The evening will include a performance as well as information about the program. Darden Smith, Creative Director, is a singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas, who founded the program after performing in a military hospital in Germany in 2012; Mary Judd is an educator and the program’s Executive Director.
This event will be held in the Ballroom at John Jay Homestead State Historic Site at 7:00 P.M., registration beginning at 6:15 P.M. with light refreshments. Tickets are $20 for Members of Friends of John Jay Homestead and $25 for non-members.Click here to purchase tickets.
For more information, please contact the Friends of John Jay Homestead office at(914) 232-8119 or visit www.johnjayhomestead.org.