Dr. Ann M. Crowley is a registered dietician and commercial food photographer who has combined the art and science of food in a wonderful recipe collection. As an associate professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Iowa and Director of Nutrition Services at the university of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, she published extensively in professional and popular journals. Her weekly food and nutrition column was published in newspapers throughout the Midwest for thirty-two years. She has travelled extensively.
Des Moines native and best-selling author John Shors will discuss his novels, including Beneath A Marble Sky, about the building of the Taj Mahal, and his newest novel, Temple of a Thousand Faces, which brings to life the legendary temple of Angkor Wat. www.johnshors.com
Forest Avenue Library celebrates the achievements of four dynamic women from the library community
The Iowa Brewers Union will discuss how to mix up a batch of beer at home. They will share information on the process and the equipment needed to get started. You can even sample a home brew! Pre-register.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Children and Families of Iowa, Domestic Violence Services is bringing awareness to abusive and unhealthy relationships through the use of red flags. We are asking people to write warning signs of abusive and unhealthy relationships on red flags and displaying them at various places. Please stop by our booth from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on October 23rd to create a red flag of an abusive and unhealthy relationship and obtain information about domestic violence and our services.
An instructor from Power Life Yoga will lead a class on basic postures. This is a wonderful opportunity to try out yoga. If you have a mat, please bring it along! Pre-register.
Come hear Kathy Strottmann, Program Director of the YMCA talk on the benefits of regular exercise to your overall health. Fitting regular exercise into your daily schedule may seem difficult at first, but Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans are flexible, giving you the freedom to reach your fitness goals through different types and amounts of weekly activities. It is easier than you think!
We will be reading Songs of Willow Frost, by Jamie Ford. Copies of the book may be picked up at the library.
We will be reading The Astronaut Wives Club, by Lily Koppel. Copies of the book may be picked up at the library.
Join the Friends of the North Side Library for a short meeting and fellowship. Treats provided.