Martin County Library System Press Releases

July 10, 2010

Dr. Susan Wallace to Discuss 2012 Phenomenon at Cummings Library July 29

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                       

DATE:  JULY 10, 2010                                                                     

CONTACT:  MARTIN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM PUBLIC RELATIONS 772/221-1403

WHO:              The Friends of the Palm City Library, Inc., sponsor, in support of Martin County libraries

WHAT:           The Mayan Calendar and “2012”: A Passage in Time

 

                           Presented by Susan L. Wallace, Ph.D.

Dr. Susan L. Wallace, adjunct professor of history at Indian River State College, will present “The Mayan Calendar and “2012”: A Passage in

Time” 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 29 in the Donahue Room of the

Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson Avenue in Palm City.

Dr. Wallace will discuss the phenomenon of the alignment of the Earth with the center of our Milky Way Galaxy, popularly referred to as the “2012,” and its many interpretations. Predicted since ancient time, this astronomical occurrence is said to culminate in December 2012. In numbers of publications and visual media presentations, questions are asked as to what this might mean for the future of mankind and the Earth—are we entering a period of expanded human awareness, or approaching Armageddon and the end of the world?

WHEN:           Thursday, July 29, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:        Cummings Library, Donahue Room, 2551 SW Matheson Avenue, Palm City

HOW:              Free and open to the public.  No tickets or reservations required. 

For more information call 772/221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County

library, or visit the library Web site, http:// www.library.martin.fl.us.

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