Grab lunch and join us for Lunch Break Science!

Wednesdays, Noon-1 pm • FREE!

Presenters share easy to understand information on a wide range of fascinating science topics. Discussions follow presentations. Lunch Break Science is recommended for adults.

Pre-registration not required.

January 7


February 11


How Microbes Affect our Health and Offspring presented by Jennifer M. Fettweis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity Project Director, Vaginal Microbiome Consortium. 


The Science Of Chocolate, Volume 2 presented by Kelly Walker, Chef and Owner, Chocolates by Kelly

January 14


February 25


Climate Change: Understanding the Science presented by Dr. David E Kitchen, Associate Dean, Associate Professor, School of Professional and Continuing Studies, University of Richmond.


Earth, Wind and Fire: See Geology's R & B Band Perform in Hawaii and Iceland presented by Dr. Michael Fenster, Watts Professor of Science - Geology, Director of Environmental Studies Program, Randolph-Macon College.

January 21


March 4


The Digital daVinci: The History of Medical Art presented by Scott T. Barrows, MA, FAMI, Vice-President, Marketing & Public Relations, Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. 


Poisonous, Carnivorous and Just Plain Nasty Plants presented by Katharine Snavely, Cyane Lowden and Holly Hartley, Virginia Certified Master Naturalists.


January 28


March 25


Your Health is Your Wealth:  How Energy, Wellness and Health Technologies Create a Wellness Home for Daily Living presented by Barbara Satterwhite, RN; Sandra Thornton, Ph.D.; and Demetria Johnson, MBA of Nikken Inc. 


The James River: Our River at Risk presented by Adrienne Kotula, Policy Specialist, James River Association