Amish lifestyle featured at April 28 Miller program

FULTON, Ill. — The Miller program for April will feature the Amish people and elements of their lifestyle.

A variety of topics including history, religious beliefs, language, family life, occupations, clothing, health and healing will be discussed. Don and Diane Kramer will share extensive knowledge of “Our Neighbors, the Amish.” A brief intermission will allow guests to try authentic Amish treats of cookies and breads.

The Kramers currently live near Dyersville. Both are retired teachers from schools in Grundy Center and Manchester. They are enjoying a simplistic life and volunteering in their free time. Their home is surrounded by three Amish communities.

The program is hosted by the Volunteer Millers of de Immigrant authentic Dutch windmill. The event is free and open to the public at 2 p.m. April 28 at the Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton, across from the windmill. The facility is accessible to people with disabilities.

For more information, visit the Windmill Cultural Center and de Immigrant Windmill Facebook page, Fulton Illinois Tourism Facebook page, www.cityoffulton.us, or call (815) 589-3925.