TED Talks at the Mug & MusketWednesday, January 25th Pamela Meyer: “How to spot a liar” On any given day we're lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and "hotspots" used by those trained to recognize deception — and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving.
What Happens at a TED Talks at the Mug??? We meet over drinks for discussion at the Mug and Musket on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays each month to view a short TED Talk and then discuss what we’ve heard and seen! Simple as that! All are welcome! Look for us in the back dining room at the Mug (it’s nice and quiet back there!).
*TED Talks is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (usually 18 minutes or less). TED Talks began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world, including in Buffalo, NY. ... See MoreSee Less
Presbyterian Woman's Winter Banquet on Jan.30, at 6pm. This will be a fun event! Dress in your favorite penguin colored garb - black & white! We’ll have a speaker from the Aquarium give a little talk about the Expansion Project; We will have a donation box for generous donations to support this important program; everyone will receive a ticket for the penguin door prize.
Don’t forget it’s a Pot Luck; bring your favorite dish to share. Can you Google any penguin facts? It might be nice to brush up on penguin-lore. Who knows, maybe we’ll play a penguin game.
Potluck Sign-Up sheet is in the Lobby with your name, your guests, and your Pot Luck contribution. Call office with any questions. 745-7067 ... See MoreSee Less
TED Talks at Mug & Musket Wednesday, January 11th Subject - Brené Brown: “The power of vulnerability” Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share. ... See MoreSee Less