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First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany

UU WEEKEND AT SILVER BAY-TEST

 

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  • A wonderful cooperative opportunity to get together with other Unitarian Universalists from all over the Northeast
  • Attend optional workshops (on topics ranging from the intellectual to the recreational), social events, the Saturday night talent show, hike, go boating, nap, talk, relax …
  • The Jeanne Blank Memorial Address on Sunday morning, given by Skidmore College professor Sheldon Solomon (link)

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About Silver Bay

“Silver Bay” is the Silver Bay Association YMCA Family and Conference Center (SBA) located near the northern end of Lake George in Silver Bay, New York. The 600 acre classic Adirondack resort has an historic inn, cottages,and a lodge. This is not camping! Comfortable rooms at various prices with varying amenities are available in different buildings. SBA has a children’s center, rowboats, canoes, nature and hiking trails, 2 gyms, shuffleboard, tennis, games, volleyball, fitness center, climbing wall, lounges, chapel, and playground … and a stunning combination of lake and mountains!

What Goes On?
--workshops
   Crafts
   Lectures
   Music
--organized activities for children
--activities
   Waterfront (canoes, kayaks, rowboats)
   Gym
   Dance/aerobics studio
   Rock climbing wall
   Guided hike(s)
   Music performance by Towne Meeting
   Sunday worship service led by Rev. David Weissbard
   Lecture by Sheldon Solomon (link)

Sheldon Solomon       Jeanne Blank Memorial Speaker, Sunday, 9 AM

Talk title:    Grave Matters: On the Role of Death in Life

Sheldon Solomon earned his B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College and his doctoral degree from the University of Kansas, where his training focused on experimental social psychology. His current research is primarily concerned with the psychological functions of self-esteem and the effects of the uniquely human awareness of death on thoughts, feelings, and behavior. He taught in Skidmore’s Liberal Studies Program and is currently involved in the Scribner Seminars (Human Dilemmas). His departmental teaching includes the introductory course, as well as courses in personality, advanced personality and evolutionary psychology.





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   Silent auction
   3-minute talent show