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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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Brown Bag Lecture: Julia Child, My Life in France (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. Historical storyteller Lynn Rymarz will enlighten audience members about how Julia Child discovered her passion for cooking French food in her late 30s after she married Paul Child and moved to Paris. Hear Julia’s own words as she describes her love of French food and how she became determined to learn how to cook it.
 
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Brown Bag Lecture: The Beatles (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. As a musical entity, the Beatles have not existed for over 45 years, yet their story, personalities and most importantly, their music, continue to influence today’s culture and expectations of popular music. Using audio and visual content, Gary Wenstrup will demonstrate the arc of the Beatles career from their development in Liverpool, through Beatlemania, into their psychedelic phase and finally their dissolution.

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