Wednesday Free Lectures/Events at 1:00 p.m.
At this time what will happen in the coming months is still uncertain. Accordingly, there are no Wednesday events at 1:00 p.m. in June. Those in July and August may be impacted by limitations on gatherings as well as social distancing.
If you are interested in any of the following dates for July, please sign up in advance by phone (425-6345), or by mail (CSC, PO Box 207, Charlotte 05445). If gatherings are prohibited, Zoom information will be provided on the Online Zoom Classes page.
7/1: COVID–19: WHAT WE KNOW—WHAT WE HAVE YET TO LEARN—WHERE WE ARE LIKELY HEADED with Jim Hyde
Here is the link to the recording of the Covid-19 talk by Jim Hyde. Please note that there were some issues in the first 5 minutes of the tape.
7/8: MUSIC with Marty Morrissey, Robert Resnick & Patti Shannon
7/15: EVERYTHING ABOUT MEDICAL MARIJUANA with Ada Puches
Find out about Vermont’s legal medical marijuana program: the state’s requirements for participation, the types of products patients can purchase, the success of the program, and the use of CBD. The history and science of cannabinoid medical use in the U.S. and throughout the world will also be covered.
Ms. Puches is a Community Educator with Champlain Valley Dispensary. Co-sponsored by the Charlotte Library.
7/22: KYOTO & BEYOND with Jonathan Silverman
What makes the Japanese culture so unique? This presentation with images of temples, cuisine, artwork, and historic sites will help illuminate the Japanese rich tradition of attending to aesthetics as well as the challenges of integrating tradition into a contemporary world.
Jonathan Silverman, Professor Emeritus of St. Michael’s College, was a visiting professor at Doshsisha University in Kyoto last fall. Co-sponsored by the Charlotte Library.
7/29: A MILE OF ICE ABOVE US with Craig Heindel
Learn about the most recent geologic history of Vermont and the Champlain Valley—from more than a mile of ice over us, to raging meltwater rivers, to a salty sea (home of the ill-fated beluga whose skeleton was found in Charlotte), and then, finally, to some large, higher-elevation lakes.