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Brown Bag Lecture: Al Capone and the 1933 World's Fair (95th)

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B
Bring a sack lunch at 12:30, the lecture will begin at 1 p.m. William Hazelgrove will discuss his book “Al Capone and the 1933 World’s Fair.” Learn of Chicago’s effort to get rid of Al Capone while putting on a World’s Fair in the worst year of the Great Depression.

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Brown Bag Lecture: The Legend of St. Nicholas (95th)

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B
Bring a sack lunch at 12:30, the lecture begins at 1 p.m. Join Old English Father Christmas as he tells stories of St. Nicholas, the protector of children throughout the ages. Learn about the origins of the St. Nicholas characters in various countries, popular Christmas symbols and worldwide traditions. First person portrayal by Terry Lynch of HFK Presents.

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Brown Bag Lecture: The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald (95th)

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B

Bring a sack lunch at 12:30, the lecture begins at 1 p.m. No other Great Lakes shipwreck is more well-known than the Edmund Fitzgerald, which disappeared into a stormy Lake Superior on Nov. 10, 1975. Author Rochelle Pennington delves into the various theories and opposing views of dive detectives who are still trying to solve the mystery of what led to the demise of the 29-man crew.


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Brown Bag Lecture: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (95th)

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B
Bring a sack lunch at 12:30, the lecture begins at 1 p.m. Historian Jim Gibbons will discuss the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., including his strong nonviolent beliefs, his turbulent life, tragic death and why Jan. 15 is commemorated every year in his honor.

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