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Saturday, June 22

Health Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition

Adults
Teens
2:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Integrative nutritionist Carol D’Anca presents a historical perspective of dietary changes in the U.S. and around the globe over the past 100 years, the resultant illnesses, and the toll it has taken on our health. She will describe how we can reverse this trend with even small dietary changes.

Tour of the National Vegetarian Museum with museum founder Kay Stepkin follows the lecture.

Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook

Health Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition

Adults
Teens
2:00 pm
Auditorium

Integrative nutritionist Carol D’Anca presents a historical perspective of dietary changes in the U.S. and around the globe over the past 100 years, the resultant illnesses, and the toll it has taken on our health. She will describe how we can reverse this trend with even small dietary changes.

Tour of the National Vegetarian Museum with museum founder Kay Stepkin follows the lecture.

Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook

Wednesday, June 26

Twilight Forest Walk

Adults
Teens
6:30 pm

Experience the lively forest ecosystem at dusk during summer solstice week. Village Forester Terry Cichocki will guide us on a quiet, contemplative walk during the magical twilight hour.

We'll walk in Ryerson Woods. Enter off Riverwoods Rd. Follow signs to Brushwood Center.
Meet at the Brushwood Center parking lot. Map

**Wear closed-toed shoes and long, loose clothing.**
**Apply mosquito repellent before the walk.**

Monday, July 8

RAIN DATE Twilight Forest Walk

Adults
Teens
6:30 pm

Experience the lively forest ecosystem at dusk during summer solstice week. Village Forester Terry Cichocki will guide us on a quiet, contemplative walk during the magical twilight hour.

We'll walk in Ryerson Woods. Enter off Riverwoods Rd. Follow signs to Brushwood Center.
Meet at the Brushwood Center parking lot. Map

**Wear closed-toed shoes and long, loose clothing.**
**Apply mosquito repellent before the walk.**

Monday, July 15

Make Your Own Non-Dairy Cheese & Yogurt

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Elsa M. Jacobson and David Arfa, founders of Fresh Curds, will demonstrate simple step-by-step techniques for making flavorful non-dairy, nut-based cheese and yogurt with live pro-biotic cultures at home. Explore how vegan nut-cheezes can be rich and creamy. Expect flavors from fresh to aged and savory to sweet. Samples and resources will be provided.

Sunday, August 4

Why Drive Electric?

Adults
Teens
2:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Learn what driving life is like from regular people who drive plug-in electric cars. Car owners from Chicago for Electric Vehicles describe the personal and environmental benefits of switching from gas to electric. They will answer all your electric car questions from a driver’s, not salesperson’s, perspective. Tour their electric car after the presentation.

Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook

Tuesday, August 20

Environmental Book Club

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Civic Room

Read, learn, and discuss a variety economic, scientific, and ecological topics pertaining to the environment. Discussion facilitated by a Go Green Northbrook member.

This month we're discussing Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore by Elizabeth Rush. Pulitzer Prize finalist, Rising tells first-hand testimonials of individuals living through floods. From Florida to New York to San Francisco, communities around the country are adapting to severe hurricanes and superstorms. Named a Chicago Tribune Top Ten Book of 2018.

Friday, August 30