Upcoming Events

Can understanding of urban ecosystems improve our odds?

Larry Baker
Saturday, June 22, 2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Shorview Library, 4560 Victoria St N Shoreview, Minnesota 55126

There will be a short business meeting prior to the presentation.

Following many centuries of mostly agrarian lives, more than half of the people on our planet now live in cities.  Early industrial cities were a mess, choked with smog, filthy water, large epidemics, to the point that lifespans around 1900 were shorter for folks living in cities than the countryside.

Philosophy Study Group

Curt Hillstrom
Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
At your location, via
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For this meeting we will discuss chapters 6 and 7 of the book, An Aristotelian Account of Induction: Creating Something from Nothingby Louis Groarke. For those who might need a little persuading to attend, I have put together a notable argument:

"Family Declassified": Uncovering My Grandfather's Journey from Spy to Children's Book Author

Katherine Fennelly
Saturday, November 16, 2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
At your location, via
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Why do people keep deep secrets about their lives and ancestry?  In Family Declassified (Sunbury Press, 2023) Katherine Fennelly applied her expertise as a social science researcher to answer this question regarding her grandfather, a Jewish Hungarian immigrant who arrived in the US one hundred years ago and who became a high-ranking spy for the Allies in WWII.