Posts tagged with "Adults"
Location: Hendrickson Room
Lyric Opera lectures are presented by Lyric Opera Corps lecturers and are sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Die Fledermaus presented by Jean Joslyn
Date and Time: Sunday, December 8, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room North
Come to this lecture to learn more about Lyric Opera's production of Die Fledermaus, by Johann Strauss Jr.
Barb Ottolino of The Cultivated Choice will demonstrate how to create an eco-friendly and sustainable floral arrangement using fresh flowers, a recycled container, and prunings from your own backyard. There are still openings to watch the demonstration. On the left is an example of the type of floral design you can learn about making at the workshop.
If you missed our program on the Emerald Ash Borer, you can still see it on our website along with the PowerPoint notes from the presenters.
The Emerald Ash Borer beetle has been found in some of the 13,000 plus Ash trees in Arlington Heights. Scott Schirmer, Plant and Pesticide Specialist with the IL Department of Agriculture will discuss the disease and what options are available to help preserve your neighborhood's trees. Dru Sabatello, Forester for Arlington Heights will also be present to speak to the local impact of the local community.
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.
What are the best ways to talk, sing, read, write, and play with children ages 0-6 to help them be ready to read? Let us show you how! For parents, caregivers and teachers.
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.
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.