NASA Water Scientist and Professor Jay Famiglietti will discuss his pioneering research in global water security and how the global water crisis is revealed through satellite imagery. Wed., July 27 at 8 pm. $25 admission/ $20 for students. Great Harbor Yacht Club
Author Talk: Flora Fraser
Biographer Flora Fraser provides us with a brilliant account of the public George and Martha Washington as well the domestic Washingtons. Thurs., July 28 at 8 pm. Atheneum Great Hall Free admission.
Communications Class: Poised Power
In this four-week course, communication educator Sheryll Reichwein will share essential skills to effectively communicate across differences. This week: Communicating to Appreciate. Wed., July 27 at 10 am Atheneum Learning Lab.
200 Years of Nantucket Newspapers Online
Our Digital Newspaper Archive offers free access to a variety of Nantucket newspapers dating back to 1821.
Class: The History of American Elections
Purdue University educator Kathryn Brownell explores the fueds, scandals and controversies that have occurred during presidential election seasons. Six week class begins Wed., July 13 at 5 pm. Free admission, registration required. See the calendar to sign up and for details.
Summer Used Book Sale
Join us Sat., Aug. 13 from 10 am - 2 pm. There will be hundreds of gently-used books, films, music and other items at reasonable prices.
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