Home cook Amy Claver demonstrates how to prepare latkes, including variations made with sweet potatoes and carrots. Learn what foods are typically associated with Chanukah and their significance with the holiday. Chanukah begins on December 10.
Educator and historian Kevin Levin explores the long and divisive history of Confederate monuments, why they became pervasive on the Southern landscape by the early 20th century, and why they remain contentious today.
Behind the Scenes of The Nutcracker Ballet
Thursday, December 10, 7-8 PM • Via Ring Central
Join Northbrook Public Library Auditorium Coordinator, Arielle Valene, and Music Librarian, Madison Carroll, to learn more about the history, production, technical tricks, and music of The Nutcracker. Presented by the Northbrook Public Library. Register at visit.northbrook.info.
Enjoy the Royal Ballet’s glorious stage production of The Nutcracker with music performed by Royal Opera House Orchestra, recorded live in 2016. Registrants will receive an email on the day of the screening with a link and viewing instructions. Presented in partnership with Northbrook and Glencoe Public Libraries.
Observe birds in your own backyard and prepare for the spring migration with Lake Cook Audubon board member Sonny Cohen. Learn bird identification, local habitat variety, migration, suggested equipment, and related resources.
Opera Lecture Series
Thursdays, 7-8:30 PM • Via Zoom
Tales of intrigue, love, and death from the current Lyric Opera of Chicago season. Moderated by Opera Lovers Lecture Corps.
Learn about the history and importance of the Hijab and the achievements of Muslim women in honor of World Hijab Day on February 1. View a demonstration of how to wear the Hijab followed by Q&A with a panel of Muslim community members.
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