Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, 7 pm – "Te’Lario’s Amazing Mushroom Farm” presented by Te’Lario Watkins. At seven years old Te’Lario was inspired by his Cub Scout project to investigate what kinds of plants he could grow indoors in winter. The result of his curiosity became Tiger Mushroom Farms. Three years later, he has become an advocate for local food and is a fixture at local farmers markets all over the Columbus area. In 2017, he also wrote his first book, Te’Lario’s Amazing Mushroom Farm. Come hear him talk about his inspiration to start his mushroom empire, help communities in need and write his autobiography—all before his 10th birthday.
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018, 7 pm - “Solar Power in 43023” presented by Jeremy King and Richard Downs. It has never been a better time to think about solar power for your home or business. This presentation will dispel the myths about solar and help you better understand how and if solar is viable for you.
Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, 7pm – “Spring Floral Program” presented by Pat Warthen and Page Price - Flower farmer florist, Page Price, owner of The Rural Society at Warwick Farm and local florist, Pat Warthen, of Pat Warthen Design will be showing us how to select seasonal spring blooms and foraged material to create beautiful container gardens. Please visit to learn more about The Rural Society at Warwick Farm.
Tuesday – April 24, 2018, 7pm - “The Basics of Lawn Care " presented by Kevin Mercer, Grounds & Landscape Manager of Denison University and the Granville Tree and Landscape Committee. This presentation will help homeowners with the inputs and outputs of lawn maintenance for time and expenses. Covering the basics of lawn care includes an understanding of soils, turf grass cultivars, fertilizing and mowing as the primary maintenance practices. Core aeration, over seeding, compost topdressing and dethatching are important secondary yard maintenance practices.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 7pm - “Family Big Game Night” presented by the Bryn Du Mansion for Turn Your Screen Off Week. Turn off those gaming screens and join us for real BIG games or big REAL games, either way family night is about being together and having some fun!
Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 7pm – “Building Our Future on the Ancient Past" presented by Dr. Richard Shiels. Why are the Newark Earthworks worthy of being added to the UNESCO World Heritage list? Why would that be good for Licking County? What should we be doing to get ready? World Heritage Update
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 7pm – “The Works SciDome” presented by Dr. Mike Stamatikos - Dr. Michael (Mike) Stamatikos is currently an Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at The Ohio State University (OSU) and an Astrophysicist affiliated with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), near Washington D.C., and the Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP) at OSU in Columbus, OH. He will discuss the collaboration between the Works and OSU and the immersive science facility that will engage audiences of all ages.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 7pm – “The World Cup” presented by Tanya DiSarro-Carmen. The World Cup of Soccer takes over the planet for an entire month every four years, but few people in the United States understand how the tournament works. Tanya DiSarro-Carmen, an experienced soccer referee and world soccer fan from Columbus, is going to explain it all for you just in time for the World Cup 2018 games in Russia starting in June. Come and become an expert on the game, the history and the long road for each nation’s team to, maybe, get to play for the world’s biggest sports event.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 7pm – “OSU Extension Canning Class” presented by Shari Gallup. Shari will go over safe canning techniques for hot water bath canning and check pressure canning lids for your pressure cooker. If you’ve never canned your summer bounty this is a good starter class, if you’re a seasoned canner, it offers some tips to keep things fresh. Sign up now by contacting OSU Extension at 740-670-5315.