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.

February 4


March 11


Get SMART with Lawn Care to Help Improve Chesapeake Bay Water Quality presented by Karen F. Carter, Extension Agent, Horticulture, Unit Coordinator at Virginia Cooperative Extension.


Feral Cats and Wildlife Conservation presented by Aaron Proctor, District Wildlife Biologist, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

Febrary 11


March 25


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


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

February 25


April 1


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.


From Nature to the Lab: Water Repellent Surfaces and their Applications presented by Dr. Mool C. Gupta, Langley Distinguished Professor and Director for NSF I/UCRC Laser Center in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia.


March 4


April 8


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


Native Plants for Pollinators presented by Grace E. Chapman, Director of Horticulture, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.