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French Cuisine with Chef Kathleen

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Submitted 07-08-2014 under

Join Chef Kathleen Schiefler on a journey of French food and explore some of the same classics that Lucy Knisley revealed in her escapades through Paris: Croque Monsieur, chocolate mousse, and cheese souffle. Chef Kathleen will also reveal the...

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Beauty School Drop In

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Submitted 07-08-2014 under

Come to the Douglas J. Aveda Institute for an evening of pampering. Stylists will be offering make-up applications, mini-manicures and hair styling (curl or braid of your hair). Space is limited and registration is required. Sign up at www.grpl.org/...

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Kimchi: A Korean Staple

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Submitted 07-08-2014 under

Join local chef Kathleen Schiefler as she provides a history of kimchi and explains the importance of Korea's national dish. Kimchi is a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of different vegetables with a variety of seasonings and is...

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Living Abroad

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Submitted 07-08-2014 under

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in another country and to experience its culture and customs? What are some of the challenges you can encounter? This lively panel discussion will explore living abroad with panelists who have...

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Why I Write Fantasy: A Discussion with A. Lee Martinez

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Submitted 07-08-2014 under

A. Lee Martinez, author of 16 books including Helen and Troy's Epic Road Quest will lead an open discussion about why he is drawn to the genre of fantasy and why it has such a great growing appeal across the board. He will also examine the...

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Anishinabek Lifeways

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Submitted 06-12-2014 under

Get outside and experience learning immersed in the great outdoors. Join Blandford Nature Center staff on a guided learning experience to better understand our environment, heritage, and connection to natural systems. This program will focus on the...

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Van Andel Institute Tour

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Submitted 06-09-2014 under

Since its grand opening in 2000, Van Andel Research Institute has built a regional and national reputation in the field of biomedical research. VARI conducts biomedical research that has led to advances in cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention...

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Helen of Troy in Ancient Greek and Modern Myth

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Submitted 06-09-2014 under

Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world, had an active life in Greek myth. Did she willingly follow Paris to Troy (triggering the Trojan War)? Or was it a case of mistaken identity and Helen never went to Troy at all, but was just dropped off...

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Splendor by the Sea: Newport, Rhode Island During the Gilded Age

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Submitted 06-09-2014 under

With its spectacular natural scenery, pristine beaches, and gentle ocean breezes, Newport, RI, was the summer playground for many of America's elite families, and by 1880, it had earned the title “Queen of Resorts.” Fashionable...

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MartiniMOTH: Working for a Living – Tales of Unusual Jobs

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Submitted 06-09-2014 under

MartiniMOTH is a storytelling event that is held the third Tuesday of the month at SpeakEZ Lounge. Each month a new theme is chosen. Storytellers volunteer and must tell a story about the evening's theme. The story must be true, be about...

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