Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by lmulford on 12/11/12

Some say the next doomsday is right around the corner: December 21, 2012. But why this date? Michelle Nichols from the Adler Planetarium will explain the science - and pseudo-science - behind the headlines, including the history of other recent “doomsdays,” an odd object some call "Nibiru," and the Mayan calendar.
 
Date and Time: December 20, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room-South
 

Posted by lmulford on 03/25/14

Conducted by Akira Mori, featuring soloists Dr. Sarah Plum on violin and Dr. Ashley Sidon on cello, this ensemble is comprised of the best string players of the Drake Symphony Orchestra.  They will perform selections from their classical string orchestra repertoire, including Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Date and Time: Sunday, April 6, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 09/15/09
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Posted by lmulford on 11/26/12

Read the book, watch the movie, talk about the author. Sam Weller, author of The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury will lead a discussion about the author, incorporating clips from the movie Fahrenheit 451 into his presentation. The program will cover Ray Bradbury's Illinois connection, his literary achievements and other facts about his life. Enhance your experience with a book discussion of Fahrenheit 451 led by Ted Balcom on the following evening.
 
Ray Bradbury/Fahrenheit 451 with Sam Weller
Date and Time: Sunday, December 9, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 
 
Fahrenheit 451 Book Discussion with Ted Balcom
Date and Time: Monday, December 10, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 10/11/11

Learn composting basics as well as more advanced methods, from composting directly in your garden to letting beneficial creatures do the work for you. Discover the tools needed and the science behind the optimal method of securing plant nutrients right in your own backyard. Please note: This presentation is part of the AH Garden Club's regular meeting and will begin after refreshments and announcements.
 
Co-sponsored by the Arlington Heights Garden Club.
 
Date and time: Monday, October 17, 7–9 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

 

Posted by daccurso on 07/20/12

Informative panel of health professionals discussing simple ways to practice prevention and wellness including naturopathy, chiropractic and acupuncture. Interactive demonstrations will be followed by an open Q & A session. A must see for anyone interested in growing the health of their family naturally. Co-sponsored with the A.H. Chamber of Commerce Health & Wellness Initiative.

Date and time: Tuesday, July 24, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

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Posted by daccurso on 05/16/12

Jason Miller, personal trainer and owner of Fitness 19; Tom Jordan, RD and trainer from First Health Associates a sports MD will talk about pre- and post-workout nutrition along with demonstrations of workouts. A Q&A will follow the presentation.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, May 29, 7–8 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room North
 

Posted by daccurso on 10/03/11

Join Jennifer Olvera, author of Food Lovers' Guide to Chicago, as she guides you through the Chicago area's food scene. Olvera, a veteran food writer, has contributed to the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Time Out Chicago and Frommers.com. A Q&A session and book sale and signing will follow.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, October 11, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 06/07/12

Heather Shouse, author of Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes from the Best Kitchens on Wheels, will discuss her book and share some of her favorite mobile food vendors and how one can find them. Book sale and signing will follow.
 
Date and time: Sunday, June 24, 2–3:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 10/31/11
The theme of this month's movie club is Foreign Correspondence – Classic Films from the Rest of the World. It is part of our monthly film discussion series presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson. The fun-filled evening includes film clips, cinema history, trivia and more.
 
Date and time: Thursday, November 10, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room