“Kiss the Ground” Film Screening at Wilson College

“Kiss the Ground” Film Screening at Wilson College

Thursday July 21st, 2022 * 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Wilson College
Allen Auditorium, Warfield Hall
1015 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Join Wilson College for a free screening of the documentary film, Kiss the Ground.
Kiss the Ground, narrated by Woody Harrelson, is a documentary shedding light on a “new, old approach” to farming called regenerative agriculture, a practice with the extraordinary ability to balance our climate and feed the world.
Facilitated discussion to follow and free giveaways will be offered as well!
This event is co-sponsored by Healthy Franklin County and Wilson College.
Click “Register” to reserve your seat.
Minimum age, 18
Celebrate Women’s History Month at Wilson College

Celebrate Women’s History Month at Wilson College

Navigating the COVID Crisis: Balancing Physical and Mental Health
Wednesday March 9th, 2022 * 12:00 PM, at the John Stewart Memorial Library or via Zoom
Julie Beck, professor of nursing, leads a panel of four nursing and two health science students to discuss working through the COVID crisis, coping with stress, and balancing work and life.
All lectures are free and open to the public.
You can register to receive the Zoom links at https://www.wilson.edu/WHM
“Women Creating Change” Exhibition at Wilson College

“Women Creating Change” Exhibition at Wilson College

Wednesday December 8th, 2021 thru Friday December 17th, 2021
Wilson College will host an exhibition of works by Adrianna Broome honoring women who are creating change in the world today.
The women celebrated include environmental activist Greta Thunberg and indigenous people’s rights and climate justice advocate Nina Gualinga.
An opening reception will be held from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8, at the Bogigian Gallery in Lortz Hall at Wilson College.
The exhibition will continue through December 17, 2021.
From Huntingdon, Pa., Broome is majoring in graphic design, with a secondary area of emphasis in photography and a double minor in art history and ancient world studies.
For her senior capstone project, Broome said that she created a body of work “that celebrates and promotes women around the world from a variety of fields and disciplines, honoring their goals, movements, and accomplishments.
My artistic research addresses Women Creating Change and the impact these powerful women have on our society and culture.”
The Bogigian Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. For additional information or an appointment, contact Professor of Fine Arts Philip Lindsey at 717-264-2783 or philip.lindsey@wilson.edu.
Community Garden Workshop, Wellspan – Virtual

Community Garden Workshop, Wellspan – Virtual

Saturday March 20th, 2021 * 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Join us for a free virtual community garden workshop that will focus on “Creating Your Own Working Homestead.”
There will be a variety of workshops centered around the theme of homesteading that explore foodscaping, foraging, how to build an herb spiral and more.
A keynote presentation by Jessy Varisano, owner of Foot of the Mountain Farms, will show one local farmers journey toward creating their own working homestead.
This event is coordinated by Healthy Franklin County and is a partnership between Wilson College and WellSpan Health.
Click on “Register” to reserve your virtual spot by March 18th.
For questions, email npurdy@wellspan.org.