Posts tagged with "Adults"
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.