Join authors Carole and Gretchen for a discussion of their new books.
Carole has penned About Face, a memoir about life in the Peace Corps. Gretchen's new novel is The Book of Maggie Bradstsreet. It was sparked by a discovery of ancestors who played an important role in the witch trials of 1692.
Join in the annual Teen Battle of the Books! Form teams, read the books and compete in a fun trivia contest!
Copies of this year's titles will be available at the Help Desk after Memorial Day. Form a team of up to four - or compete solo, if you prefer. The Battle is open to teens entering 7th grade and above in the fall of 2012. Sign up now at the Help Desk!
Late in the last Ice Age, giant beasts disappeared worldwide. Abundant mastodon and other large mammal fossil sites in the Black Dirt around Warwick have been helping us solve this mystery. Dr. Robinson specializes in the study of fossil plant pollen, and what this tells us about environmental changes which accompanied the end of the mastodons and other animals of the Pleistocene era.
Dr. Guy Robinson
Department of Natural Sciences
Fordham College at Lincoln Center
113 West 60th Street, New York NY 10023
Cell phone for day of program use only: 914-563-2313
Take a virtual trip to the Ingwe Leopard Research Program in the Mapumalanga district of South Africa. Sara Kearns, recently returned from volunteering at the center, will be your guide and Dr. Richard Hull will discuss the 30,000 year old petroglyphs found in the area.
Radio Flyer, a Hudson Valley based cover band, is recognized as one of the leading bands specializing in an eclectic mix of music always performed with the highest level of professionalism. The band will be performing favorite music selections from artists ranging from VanMorrison and Steely Dan to the Allman Brothers, Michael Buble, Bruce Springsteen, and so much more!