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.

July 30


September 24

Inventing America: From Football Games to the Gas Pump presented by former Delegate Joe T. May, Inventor and Entrepreneur.
    Parks, Trails and Tourism - Connecting the Dots presented by Nathan Burrell, James River Park Superintendent.

August 6


October 1

Physical Activity, Physiology and Health presented by Ruthie Morrison, Program Director for Active RVA at the Sports Backers.
    String Science and Sounds from the Violin presented by Jocelyn Adelman, Concert Violinist, Richmond Symphony.

August 13


October 8

  Backyard Butterflies presented by Annie Raup, Lead Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.     My Brain…My Magnificent Motherboard presented by Anne McDonnell, MPA, OTR/L, Executive Director, Brain Injury Association of Virginia.

August 20


October 15

  Halloween Haunted Attractions - The Art of the Scare presented by Ryan Sligh, co-founder Red Vein Army and     Finding and Excavating World Class Jurassic-Age Dinosaurs in Wyoming presented by Bob Simon, President, Dinosaur Safaris Inc.

August 27


October 22

  Communicating Weather and Science at the Crack of Dawn presented by Meteorologist Carrie Rose, WTVR CBS 6 News.     BATS:  Be Afraid presented by Bonnie Miles, Certified Virginia Master Naturalist.

September 3


December 10

Science Fiction, Double Feature: Science in Cinema presented by Christopher Schone, Virginia Independent Horror Film Festival.
    Managing a Crowded Ocean: The Nature Conservancy’s Work in the Mid-Atlantic Seascape presented by Michael Lipford, State Director, Virginia chapter, The Nature Conservancy.

September 10



  Feral Hogs:  Virginia: We Have a Problem presented by Aaron Proctor, District Wildlife Biologist, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.