Mother's Day Concert & Poetry Reading: Featuring Stephen Sanfilippo on Love of "Mother" in the Songs and Poems of East End Whalemen

at Suffolk County Historical Society | Thu May 10

Location

Suffolk County Historical Society

300 West Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
(Map)
Tel: 631-727-2881

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Date & Time

06:00 PM
Thu, May 10, 2018
Cost:    Members Free / Non-Members $5
Description

"Mothers were a never-ending song in the hearts of the East End whalemen! This special Mother's Day-inspired event will feature live music and poetry readings, along with discussion of the songs and poems about mothers and motherhood that the whalemen of the East End sung and wrote on their long journeys from home. Songs such as "Mother, Kiss Me in My Dreams" and "The Indian Mother's Lullaby" will be performed and discussed. Members Free; Non-Members $5. RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100."