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Mother’s Day Tea

An afternoon of tea and conversation with Larissa Dyan

Saturday, May 11, 1:00-3:00

Members/Nonmembers: $30 each or two for $50

Limited to 30 participants, registration required by Friday, May 3. Call 978.598.5000.

 

Celebrate spring and Mother’s Day by participating in an afternoon of traditional Russian tea service with Russian hostess Larissa Dyan. Discover the important role of tea in Russian culture by exploring the history and social aspects of enjoying tea in Russia, and see examples of how it is depicted in Russian art. Experience tea service from a samovar, practice some Russian vocabulary, and engage in lively conversation while enjoying two different teas and traditional Russian accompaniments, including pryanik (gingerbread), sushki, buckwheat honey, and black currant jam. Guests are welcome to bring their own special teacup and saucer to use.