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Tuesday, February 26

*NEW DATE*: Environmental Book Club

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Read, learn, and discuss a variety economic, scientific, and ecological topics pertaining to the environment. Discussion facilitated by a Go Green Northbrook member.<br /><br />This month we're discussing <i>Zero Waste Home</i> by Bea Johnson. This practical guide provides hundreds of easy tips for reducing household waste that even the busiest people can integrate.

Monday, March 11

Chicago River Chemistry

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Learn how human actions affect the health of the mighty Chicago River. An ecology expert from Friends of the Chicago River will describe the nine parameters of water quality, the impact we make, and will demonstrate testing water using a kit.

Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook
Go Green Northbrook aims to bring residents together through initiatives to educate our community about becoming more environmentally friendly in practice and lifestyle.

Monday, April 8

Stories From the Farm

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Two farmers will describe their experiences tilling the land. Kyle Froehlich is a 5th-generation farmer who worked his parents' land until he purchased his own property, now known as Sunny Harvest Farms. Rich Olson traded a career in the technology field for a field in Woodstock to grow microgreens and other vegetables. <br />Cosponsored by Friends of the Northbrook Farmers Market

Tuesday, April 23

Environmental Book Club

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room A

Read, learn, and discuss a variety economic, scientific, and ecological topics pertaining to the environment.