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Life/Local Spring Series 2019

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 – Life/Local Lecture “Operation Shade” Presented by Tyler Stevenson-Program Manager for ODNR Ohio Urban Forestry and the Granville Tree & Landscape Commission: Join us to learn about growing large trees and managing storm water at the Ohio State Fair.

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 – Life/Local Lecture “LIVE Rock and Roll Book Club Podcast: Somebody to Love: The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury” presented by the Rock and Roll Book Club. Join Mark Dantzer, Pat Buzzard, Chuck Johnson and Ryan Smith for a live book discussion about Queen’s famous front man written by authors Mark Langthorne and Matt Richards. Check out a copy of “Somebody to Love: The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury” from the Granville Public Library and join us.

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 – Life/Local Lecture “The First Ohioans and Climate Change” presented by Brad Lepper, Curator of Archaeology for the Ohio History Connection. Join us for a lively discussion about whether or not humans and the civilizations we have created can find ways to adapt to profound climate changes and possibly undo the damage that has been thus far caused.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 – Life/Local Lecture “Building Essential Classics: Music you know you know, even if you don’t know you know it!” presented by Christopher Purdy of WOSU Classical 101 Radio.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 – Life/Local Lecture “Changed Me for the Good: A Year of Gratitude” presented by Gregg Dodd, Director of Marketing, Columbus Metropolitan Library. Mr. Dodd’s every other year quests have led him to a variety of life-changing experiences over the last decade. His most recent New Year’s Resolution inspired his 365 personally scribed letters to various individuals who changed his life for the good. Join us for this feel-good, inspiring journey.

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 – Life/Local Lecture “The Mystery of the Missing Volcano” presented by Dr. Erik Klemetti, Associate Professor and Chair of Denison Geosciences. Dr. Klemetti is a volcanologist and petrologist who believes that every rock or crystal tells its own story and it’s a geologist’s job to unlock the history recorded in rocks. He will discuss his newest project in Oregon and the massive eruptions that buried Bend, Oregon over the last 700,000 years. Join us for this educational and adventure-based discussion.

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 – Life/Local Lecture “Life Beyond Television with Cabot Rea” presented by retired television news anchor and theatrical performer, Cabot Rae. From his days teaching Music at Wilson Junior High School in Newark to becoming a major television personality in Columbus, Ohio, Mr. Rea has experienced a lot but how has his past influenced his life now? Join us for this entertaining and introspective event

All Life/Local events begin at 7pm in the Mansion unless otherwise stated.

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