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Amber Roots Lithuanian Heritage Club

Amber Roots Honors Millie Markauskaitė Helt for 14 Years of Service

Amber Roots Honors Millie Markauskaitė Helt for 14 Years of Service on June 20, 2015

Amber Roots Lithuanian heritage club is dedicated to the exploration of Lithuanian arts, culture, crafts, history, and current events. Members of our club engage in lively discussion while sharing their experience and knowledge of life in Lithuania.

Charles Zataveckis and Millie Markauskaitė Helt

Charles Zataveckis and Millie Markauskaitė Helt

Meetings are focused on interesting themes with our participants sharing show-and-tell items relevant to the month’s discussion topic. Whether you grew up in Lithuania or simply dream of visiting one day, Amber Roots meetings are sure to engage your mind and spirit.

Our meetings often include a beginner level Lithuanian language lesson. We encourage participants unfamiliar with the Lithuanian language to ask for the club’s help in translating letters and vintage family documents.

Every now and then, a local Lithuanian folk music group joins us for a sing-a-long.

Amber Roots Members Discuss Culture, Heritage, Politics, and More

Amber Roots Members Discuss
Culture, Heritage, Politics, and More

Potluck refreshments (a wide range of snacks and desserts) are often served.

There are no membership dues for Amber Roots, so participants usually place donations in a basket.

Meetings are conducted by Co-Directors, Joyce and Kestutis Lukas and are held at the Lithuanian Music Hall: 2715 East Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134. We enter through the Lithuanian Music Hall’s side entrance along Tilton Street.

We welcome everyone with an interest in Lithuania and its culture to join us!

For more information regarding Amber Roots, please contact Millie Markauskaitė Helt, Communications Coordinator or visit our event calendar to find our next Amber Roots meeting.

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