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.

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.

October 1


November 5

  String Science and Sounds from the Violin presented by Jocelyn Adelman, Concert Violinist, Richmond Symphony.     The Elephant is Like a Rope:  Thoughts on Science and Religion presented by Dr. George Spagna, Physics Department, Director, Keeble Observatory, Randolph-Macon College.

October 8


November 19

  My Brain…My Magnificent Motherboard presented by Anne McDonnell, MPA, OTR/L, Executive Director, Brain Injury Association of Virginia.     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.

October 15


December 10

  Finding and Excavating World Class Jurassic-Age Dinosaurs in Wyoming presented by Bob Simon, President, Dinosaur Safaris Inc.     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.