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WildFlower Preservation and Propagation Committee
Chris Hall will talk about the benefits of native plants and the W.P.P.C's mentoring program which is available to residents of McHenry County who would like to establish a wildflower garden in their yard.
Hidden Memory: An American World War 2 Story
Anne Shimojima, the granddaughter of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated in a concentration camp in the western U.S. This was originally presented as a Harper Community College RAP program.See preview video below!
Bird Migration and bird identification will be discussed. If you would like to become a more skilled birdwatcher this program is for you.
Gospel Distinctions: Why Are There Four Gospels?
When you read the first four New Testament books carefully, you’ll notice obvious differences. Why the differences?
Join us as we explore Matthew, Mark, Luke and John and why their stories about Jesus are similar, yet so different.
Vampires: From Ancient Bogeyman to Romantic Heroes
Throughout time the vampire has been both the sum of all of our fears and the perfect scape goat, but has retained an allure that has carried his popularity across centuries. Laura Enright, author of
books such as Vampires Most Wanted the Top Ten Book of Bloodthirsty Bitters examines the evolution of the vampire myth in literature and media and how an ancient bogeyman, by turns, has become a romantic
figure, super hero and even a teen dream. Laura is a member of the Chicago Writers Association speakers' bureau.
This Land is Your Land, the Folksongs of Woody Guthrie: a musical performance, (guitar and vocal), and spoken commentary.
The program includes two singalongs. Presented by Bucky Halker, an Illinois Humanities council "Road Scholar". Bucky was instrumental in the founding of the I.H.C. which makes programs like this available
to organizations like ours on a no charge basis
A preview of our April 5 First Wednesday Fellowship Presentation!