Blog Entries - March 2019

spring equinox

International History: Spring Equinox

Posted on: March 20, 2019
Tags: druid, spring, moon, earth, Equinox, cycle

Happy Spring Equinox! As the days become longer, today marks the halfway point between the Winter and Summer Solstices when the days becomes equal to (and then longer than) the nights. The word 'equinox' deriving from the Latin for "equality between day and

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Jerrie Mock

National History: Jerrie Mock

Posted on: March 19, 2019
Tags: airplane, aviation, Jerrie Mock, women in history, 1960s, 1964

Jerrie Mock first flew in an airplane when she was seven. She told her parents she would grow up to be a pilot. From Newark, Ohio, after graduation, she went on to study engineering at Ohio State University. She was the only woman in

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Valerie Sherwood Rask

Artist Spotlight: Valerie Sherwood Rask

"Valerie Sherwood Rask creates both realistic and abstract artwork in glass. She enjoys being challenged by clientele with unusual requests. She has accomplished everything from a portrait of a pet donkey to a multi-paneled depiction of the original Lebanon

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stained glass

International History: St. Patrick's Day

Posted on: March 17, 2019
Tags: History, Saint Patrick, Saint, Catholic Church, Ireland, on this day

On this day in 1631, the Catholic Church established a Feast Day honoring St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland, who'd died in the mid-400s. As the legend goes, St. Patrick's name was Maewyn Succat and when he was 16, Irish pirates attacked his family's

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Student Art Exhibition Winners

The winners of the 1st Annual Harmon Student Art Exhibition have been announced! We'd like to thank all the talented young artists that submitted their work to make the show a success. They made it a very difficult decision. The artists of the

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art by Nick Reynolds

Artist Spotlight: Nick Reynolds

Posted on: March 2, 2019
Tags: art, Artist, artist, Meet, painter, painting, event, class, art class, Bob Ross

"Nick Reynolds is a Lebanon-born artist and certified Bob Ross instructor. He started oil-painting his senior year of high school and three years later, received his certification to teach in the Bob Ross method. Beyond simply teaching students to paint, he

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