For Adults

A Struggle for a Dream: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Jim Gibbons

January 27th, 2018, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Historian Jim Gibbons will discuss the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his strong nonviolent beliefs, his turbulent life, tragic death and why we commemorate January 15th every year in his honor. Gibbons will show that with just four words, “I have a dream” change for a better world is entirely possible!

Movie: Like Water for Chocolate

September 23rd, 2017, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
This film is based on the popular novel by Mexican novelist and screenwriter Laura Esquivel. The youngest daughter in her family, the beautiful Tita is forbidden to marry her true love, Pedro. Since tradition dictates that Tita must care for her mother, Pedro weds her older sister, Rosaura, though he still loves Tita. The situation creates much tension in the family, and Tita's powerful emotions begin to surface in fantastical ways through her cooking. As the years pass, unusual circumstances test the enduring love of Pedro and Tita. Rated R. 1992. Spanish with English subtitles.