THE BIRTH OF MODERN MIDWIFERY AND OBSTETRICS
SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 @ 1:00 PM
Alison Klairmont Lingo, who recently edited and annotated the 1626 edition of Louise Bourgeois, Midwife to the Queen of France: Diverse Observations, will speak knowledgeably on this colorful subject. Alison is a research associate in the History Department at UC Berkeley.
GET FIRED UP ABOUT FIRE PREVENTION IN MILL VALLEY!
NOVEMBER 7, 2019 @ 1:00 PM
Fire is a four-letter word that strikes fear in our hearts, especially in these volatile times of climate change. Mill Valley Fire Chief Tom Welch, who lost his own home in the 2017 Santa Rosa fire, will talk about what Mill Valley is doing to prevent it from striking our town. Hear about access/evacuation routes, what property owners must do, how some residents are banding together to protect their neighborhoods, and more.
SEMI-ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE
NOVEMBER 20, 2019 @ 11AM TO 3PM
Join us for the Outdoor Art Club’s semi-annual Community Blood Drive. Anyone over 18, in good health, and weighing over 110 pounds can donate blood. To sign up for an appointment go to www.bloodheroes.com or contact Carol Werschky at (415) 302-2854. This blood drive is held in conjunction with non-profit Vitalant, formerly known as the Blood Centers of the Pacific.
IRISES IN A NEW LIGHT
NOVEMBER 21, 2019 @ 1:00PM
British landscape architect Heidi Howcroft will give an illustrated talk about a flower she used to think of as an old fashioned diva, until she visited gardens in Switzerland and southern Germany. Working with photographer Christa Brand, she captured images of this delicate bloom in exquisite plant combinations that open up exciting new ways to use irises in the garden.