Why Do We Celebrate These Holidays? at Simsbury Public Library
Dr. Jared Day, PhD, will present two programs that examine the historical roots of two of America’s most cherished national and religious holidays.
On Thursday, Jan. 9, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Dr. Day will tell the story behind Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
On Thursday, Feb. 13, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., he will share the story of the creation and evolution of Valentine’s Day.
These events are co-sponsored by Simsbury Senior Center and Simsbury Public Library. Both are free, and take place in the library’s Program Room on the lower level.