Community Room

Chocolate USA with Susan Miura - NEW DATE

March 31st, 2018, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Celebrate chocolate, American style! A bit of history and travel are infused into this delicious presentation, with virtual stops in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Hershey, Boston, and our own sweet home Chicago. Learn about different types of chocolate and each city’s chocolate claim to fame. Discover fun things to do in each of these “cocoa capitals.” Chocolate samples and recipes included.

Science Sunday -- Scurvy: Lost and Found. And Found. And… Found (Again)

April 15th, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Do you think pirate talk was all “Avast, ye miserable scallywags!” and “Shiver me timbers!”? Likely you’d also hear mutters along the lines of “Ow, me teeth hurt!” and “Argh, me aching bones!” Life on the sea was more scurvy than it was swagger, in no small part because we kept losing the ubiquitous yet elusive cure for this dreaded vitamin deficiency. From the Cape of Good Hope to Cape Horn, from Greenland to Antarctica, come and hear tell of the convoluted tale of the Scourge of the Seas!

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