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The Music of the World War 2 Era

The Great Comedians of World War 2 Era

2017-08-19 13:30:00 2017-08-19 15:00:00 America/Chicago The Music of the World War 2 Era Dr. John Ban will discuss the comedians of World War II era. Lake Station-New Chicago

Saturday, August 19
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2017-08-19 13:30:00 2017-08-19 15:00:00 America/Chicago The Music of the World War 2 Era Dr. John Ban will discuss the comedians of World War II era. Lake Station-New Chicago

Lake Station-New Chicago

Large Meeting Room

Dr. John Ban will discuss the comedians of World War II era.

The World War 2 period was teeming with comedy.  Both our civilian and military populations craved laughter to take our minds off the war.  A comedian's job is to make people laugh.  Laugh they did to the hilarious performances of these master jesters:  Bob Hope, Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Red Skeleton, Jimmy Durante, Victor Borge, the Three Stooges, Danny Kaye and Abbott and Costello.  So bring your Kleenex and hold your sides as these humorists steal the stage in those stressful times.

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Lake Station-New Chicago

Phone: 219-962-2409

Branch manager
Julie Bradford

Hours
Mon, Sep 18 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Sep 19 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Sep 20 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Thu, Sep 21 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Sep 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 23 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 24 Closed

About the branch

The Lake Station-New Chicago Branch library is located right next to City Hall on Central Avenue in Lake Station. Built in 2007, the branch offers twelve Internet computers, WiFi, a quiet study room, three cozy window seats to curl up and read in, copy/scan/faxing, as well as thousands of books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, and music selections for your borrowing enjoyment. Beginning computer users can schedule a one-to-one computer class with our librarians covering a variety of topics. Entertaining and educational programs are available for library users of all ages. All are welcome at this small town library.

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