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E.g., Friday, April 20 2018
E.g., Friday, April 20 2018

April 20, 2018

A Janet Meakin Poor Symposium; part of the Unearth Science festival

Friday, April 20, 2018
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Alsdorf Auditorium

$59 nonmember/$47.20 member
$29 with student ID; call (847) 835-6801 to register at this rate

Adult Education
Nature & Birding

Friday, April 20, 2018, 7 – 9:30 p.m.
(doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.)

Parking is included in ticket price.

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April 21, 2018


Saturday, April 21, 2018, 11 a.m.

Free; ongoing throughout the weekend and beyond

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Scopes in the City with Adler Planetarium at Chicago Botanic Garden

Part of the Unearth Science festival

Saturday, April 21, 2018
7:30 – 9 p.m.

FREE, regular parking fees apply

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April 22, 2018

Part of the Unearth Science festival

Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Free: Limited capacity, preregistration required

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Asian Orchids Illustrated

January 26 – April 15, 2018
Regenstein Center, Lenhardt Library

Free Library Talks:
Sunday, February 25, at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, February 27, at 2 p.m.

For more than 2,000 years, orchids have been intertwined with Asian culture, representing love, beauty, and grace. They are used medicinally, for their fragrance, and collected to the point of extinction. Illustrations of the rare and endangered orchid, Paphiopedilum rothschidianum (Rchb. f.) Stein, are featured along with illustrations of other Asian orchids from the Rare Book Collection. Presented in collaboration with the Orchid Show, several volumes from the Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta series, published in the late 19th century, will be on display.