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Author Talk: From Schnitzel to Nockerln and
Everything That Happened In Between (in person)
Tuesday, August 16th
Join us for an author talk given by Joy Viola, who will discuss the highlights of her book on travel and adventure, often humorous, that spreads from the rain forests of Trinidad to the outback of Australia and all the way to the ice-covered continent of Antarctica. The tales continue through China, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, India, the Galapagos Islands, Canada, Cuba and the western United States. Joy recountsthe times she and her husband traveled by horseback, zodiac, combi, tundra buggy, and small aircraft to photograph and write about the natural world on all seven continents. She also tells stories of the experiences that they faced on these explorations such as sleeping with a Motmot, being face to face with a polar bear and dining with sheiks in Saudi Arabia. Both Joy and her late husband, Alfred, have over 2300 species on their respective Birders’ Life Lists. Joy is now an octogenarian and continues her active lifestyle planning new international adventures proving one is never too old to explore new horizons.
Cutting the Cable? Your TV Options
in the Digital Age (online)
Thursday, August 18th
Are you ready to “cut the cable”? Watching TV has changed a lot over the last 20 years. Now you can choose from hundreds of channels, watch TV on just about any electronic device at any time, anywhere! This short course will walk you through all the ways you can watch now: traditional cable, over the air, streaming and live TV over the Internet. We will consider what it takes to “cut the cable,” and whether your TV and Internet service can handle it. There will be demonstrations and time for your questions.