Like many people, Beth Terry didn't think an individual could have much impact on the environment. But while laid up after surgery, she read an article about the staggering amount of plastic polluting the oceans and decided then and there to kick her plastic habit. Now she wants to teach you how you can too. In her quirky and humorous style--well known to the readers of her popular blog, My Plastic-Free Life--Terry provides personal anecdotes, stats about the environmental and health problems related to plastic, and personal solutions and tips on how to limit your plastic footprint.
The Delaware Valley Raptor Center is dedicated to the rehabilitation and conservation of birds of prey. Center Director Bill Streeter will share his love and respect for these birds. Meet up close some extraordinary rescued birds: a hawk, a falcon, 2 owls, and an eagle. For children and adults grade 2 and up. Register beginning Sept. 5 online or in person at the Children's Desk.
Learn basic Italian vocabulary and use these words in sentences and converation. Practice conversations for various social settings: traveling, restaurants, museums, church, shopping, etc.Participants are encouraged to attend all of the sessions to maximize the learning experience. Please stop by to pick up a copy of Colloquial Italian: The Complete Course for Beginners by Sylvia Lymbery.
Sustainable Warwick will conduct a workshop for those interested in installing a solar system for their home. The workshop will include a thorough presentation of the financing options available. Representatives of the three solar providers will be present. The discussion will be moderated by the Project Manager and the Program Manager of Solarize Hudson Valley, a 3-year, 6-county project that partners municipalities, community organizations and local solar installers to expand the market for solar electric energy in the Hudson Valley.
Family Central invites all new and expectant parents to join this support group to learn about infant care. Topics include feeding, sleeping, soothing and development in addition to the adjustment to parenting and balancing family life. Led by two experienced maternity nurses who are certified in childbirth education, lactation counseling and parenting education, this group will provide a place to meet other new parents and to learn the latest research information on infant care and child development.Paula Spector is a registered nurse with an M.S. in Health Education.
Learn to play croquet made famous in Alice's story. Create a character from a folded book - Alice, the Red Queen, the Cheshire Cat or the Rabbit. Alice in Wonderland style refreshments will be served. This program is suitable for all ages.
If human beings disappeared instantaneously from the Earth, what would happen? How would the planet reclaim its surface? What creatures would emerge from the dark and swarm? How would our treasured structures--our tunnels, our bridges, our homes, our monuments--survive the unmitigated impact of a planet without our intervention? In his revelatory, bestselling account, Alan Weisman draws on every field of science to present an environmental assessment like no other, the most affecting portrait yet of humankind's place on this planet.
Join your peers and expand your network, discuss job search strategies, share stories and yes, even laughs. The group is led by Gregg Knowles, a program consultant and career coach.
This is a drop-in program; no registration required.