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Unlacing the Victorian Woman
The Newcomers Club of the YWCA Princeton will present "Unlacing the Victorian Woman" on Friday, April 13 at 1:00 pm. The public is invited to this admission-free event located at the YWCA Princeton, 59 Paul Robeson Place (at the corner of Route 206), in Princeton. An optional, buffet lunch is available for about $8 and may be purchased beginning at noon.
"Unlacing the Victorian Woman" will be presented by Barbara Meyer Darlin, a costume designer and historian. Ms. Darlin will display and wear outfits worn by a turn-of-the-century lady in a typical day. Also featured, will be ensembles representative of the day, complete with all the unmentionables. Attendees will learn about women’s day-to-day lives and their roles in Victorian society, traditional daily routines, social customs, and customary etiquette of the time.
This special presentation is funded by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information or to reserve a spot, please contact Maryanne at 609-838-1915.
More About YWCA Princeton
YWCA stands for Young Women's Christian Association. This facility has been a part of the Princeton community for more than 100 years and its focus is to provide a place of wellness for those from toddlers to adults. This location promotes leadership development and offers educational and recreational classes, social services and advocacy.
The programs offered at this facility range from range from aquatics, arts, breast cancer resources, dance, early childhood education, after school programs, English as a second language, gymnastics, martial arts, newcomer and womens networking groups, adapted programs and summer camps.