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January 27, 2000|By Karen Keys

Black History Month at Hagley Museum

The Hagley Museum and Library will kick off Black History Month on Tuesday with a lecture titled "Madam C. J. Walker: Her Formula for Success." Walker, an early-20th-century businesswoman, founded the first firm to specialize in cosmetics for African-American women. A'Leila Bundles, the great-great granddaughter of Walker, will present the lecture.

The museum will also offer a February exhibit titled "Pierre S. du Pont and African-American Education in Delaware." The exhibit will examine du Pont's philanthropy programs in the African-American community and the response of community to them. Programming related to the exhibit includes a book signing, a video premiere and school programs.

The lecture will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday; the exhibit runs through Feb. 29. Both take place at the Hagley Museum and Library, Buck Road East off Route 100, Wilmington, Del. Free, but reservations are required. Call 302-658-2400.

For women only

Hit the slopes Tuesday at Whitetail Resort for a Women's Special Program Day. Women will be treated to personal ski or snowboarding instruction, video analysis, seminars and other activities. The program, designed for women skiers of any level, includes lift ticket, seminars, Continental breakfast and lunch.

The program will be held 8: 30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday at Whitetail Resort, 13805 Blairs Valley Road, Mercersburg, Pa. $70 for program; $15-$19 for ski and snowboard rental. Call 717-328-9400, Ext. 3561. --

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