History lesson at OASIS

DOWNEY - The RD Players, which includes Eugene Dermody and his wife, Gail Reifert, will perform at Monday's OASIS meeting at Downey Adult School.The duo's program is entitled "HO to California" and describes the couple's 2,000-mile covered-wagon trek to join the California gold rush. Dermody taught American History, the History of American Women and California History for three decades at Cerritos College. Reifert reenacts 19th Century women at Rancho Los Cerritos. She researched and co-authored with her husband a history text on American women, "Women Who Fought." Cafe 'n Stuff will be the featured restaurant at OASIS. Dinner tickets are $5 and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. The OASIS program is free to all older adults and is held in the Harriett Paine Event Center at Downey Adult School. Enrollment begins at 2:45 p.m. on Mondays. The program begins at 3:45. Optional dinner tickets must be purchased by 3:45 p.m.

********** Published: April 9, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 51