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.

August 27


October 1

Communicating Weather and Science at the Crack of Dawn presented by Meteorologist Carrie Rose, WTVR CBS 6 News.
    String Science and Sounds from the Violin presented by Jocelyn Adelman, Concert Violinist, Richmond Symphony.

September 3


October 8

  Science Fiction, Double Feature: Science in Cinema presented by Christopher Schone, Virginia Independent Horror Film Festival.     My Brain…My Magnificent Motherboard presented by Anne McDonnell, MPA, OTR/L, Executive Director, Brain Injury Association of Virginia.

September 10


October 15

  Feral Hogs:  Virginia: We Have a Problem presented by Aaron Proctor, District Wildlife Biologist, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.     Finding and Excavating World Class Jurassic-Age Dinosaurs in Wyoming presented by Bob Simon, President, Dinosaur Safaris Inc.

September 17


October 22

  Sustainable Urban Agriculture as Community Development presented by Duron Chavis, Director of Virginia State University Indoor Urban Farm, co-director Renew Richmond.     BATS:  Be Afraid presented by Bonnie Miles, Certified Virginia Master Naturalist.

September 24


October 29

  Parks, Trails and Tourism - Connecting the Dots presented by Nathan Burrell, James River Park Superintendent.     Ice Cream That Doesn't Melt? presented by Kelly Walker, Chef and Owner, Chocolates by Kelly.



December 10

        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.