Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by daccurso on 10/04/10
DontRetire Date and time: Thursday, October 7, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Approaching retirement with a feeling of "What's next?" Meet Dick Nogaj, author of the bestselling book, Don't Retire, Get Inspired, and hear his moving account of how he and his wife turned their retirement dream to make a difference into a reality by founding Harvest for Humanity, impacting countless farm workers.  Attorney and best-selling author Scott Turow says of the book, “This is an inspiring and compelling story of how life can be renewed by good works." Book sale and signing after the program. Proceeds will benefit Harvest for Humanity. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 11/16/10
College education costs continue to skyrocket while families’ college savings funds continue to lose value. Joe Orsolini from College Aid Planners will discuss how to maximize need-based financial aid eligibility, target the right colleges for merit-based financial aid and offer tips for tax-saving opportunities. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Date and time: Tuesday, November 23, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by lmulford on 01/24/13

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.
Date and Time: Sunday, February 10, 1 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
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Posted by daccurso on 03/22/12

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.
Look for this and other select program videos and handouts under Programs & Classes>recent programs on our drop-down menu.

Posted by daccurso on 02/12/12

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.
Date and time:Tuesday, March 20, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

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
Need help with math homework? How about English, science or social studies? You can get free one-to-one help from a certified tutor, in English or Spanish, through the Learning Suite on our web site, from 2–9 p.m. every day. Everyone from kindergarten to adults can use it, because it now includes assistance with college courses, the citizenship test, GED prep, proofing your writing and resume reviews. When a live tutor is not available, you can use their StudyCenter which has thousands of worksheets, tutorials and study guides in a variety of subjects. You can link to it from the Kids' page, Teen page and on the Jobs and Careers page. An A.H. library card is required.
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