Do you want to live in a community shaded by mature trees? Our urban trees are threatened by extreme weather and growing exposure to pests and diseases. Learn what you can do to encourage healthier trees and restore community forests in Glenview with Melissa Custic of the Morton Arboretum’s Chicago Region Trees Initiative. Co-sponsored by the Village of Glenview Natural Resources Commission.
Celebrate the passing of the 19th amendment—forbidding states to deny the right to vote on the basis of sex. Join Phil Passen and his hammered dulcimer as he performs “The March of the Women” and other anthems of the women’s suffrage movement.
In 1960s Detroit, Motown Records produced hits as efficiently as the Ford Motor Company produced automobiles—110 Top Ten hits to be exact! Trace this fascinating musical journey in this multimedia presentation.
Create a garden that pollinators will love to visit. Brennan Zwieg, Assistant Horticulturist at the Chicago Botanic Garden, covers the basics for designing, planning, and installing dynamic plantings to encourage a variety of pollinators.
Linda Gartz, author of Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago, shares the story of how she discovered family letters, diaries, and photos that inspired her search for the cause of her parents’ unraveling marriage and her research into the discriminatory federal lending policies that triggered racial change in her West Side Chicago neighborhood.
Looking to learn the basics for living gluten free? Joyce Lande, Nutrition and Kitchen Coach, provides practical steps to keeping healthy food staples on hand along with recipes and nutrition information for healthy, gluten-free foods. Tasting included. Limit 50.
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