Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Director of the Department of Public Works
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Follow the Green Road! Jess Georges, the founder of Green Road Refill, will be speaking about simple ways we can steer ourselves in the direction of reducing our plastic footprint. The current plastic problem is … Continue reading "Lecture: Jessica Georges, ‘Living Green & Green Road Refill’"
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Remain Nantucket
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Sustainable Nantucket
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Station Mgr. and Sr Producer Channel 18 Rotary Interact Clubs work in Puerto Rico this winter
May 1 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Housing Nantucket
May 8 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Shellfish Biologist for Town of Nantucket
May 15 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Director of the Conservation Foundation
May 22 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
May 29 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
White Heron Theater
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
President of The Homestead
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm South Church
Goodell, author of The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World and Rolling Stone contributing editor, will speak in the South Church, 11 Orange Street.
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janny Scott is the author of The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father and A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother. In The Beneficiary, A warmly felt tale of an American family’s fortunes, journalist … Continue reading "Constance Laibe Hays Memorial Lecture: Janny Scott, The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father"
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
Ten years ago tech journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg stated that the Internet, as the world knew it, was over. The two predicted that smartphones would change everything. In the decade that followed, the … Continue reading "Geschke Lecture: Kara Swisher, What’s Next? The Internet’s Newest Iteration"
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The popular series Outlander has introduced American audiences to daily life in 18th-century Scotland and to the Jacobite cause. The National Trust for Scotland, that country’s largest conservation charity, cares for many of the historic sites that … Continue reading "Lecture: Derek Alexander, Ye Jacobites by Name: Recent Archaeology in Scotland’s Glencoe and Glenfinnan"
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm White Elephant
Jon B. Alterman is the Zbigniew Brzezinski chair in global security and geostrategy and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Prior to joining CSIS in 2002, he … Continue reading "Geschke Lecture: Jon Alterman, ‘Modernity, Saudi Style’"
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
In his 10th session in the Hawaiian Legislature, Representative Chris Lee currently serves as the Chair of the Committee on Judiciary (JUD). He previously chaired the Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection (EEP), and was … Continue reading "Geschke Lecture: Rep. Chris Lee, ‘Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Pledge for 2045’"
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Founders of Addiction Solutions
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
COO of Southern Airways Express
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Life in Bulgaria
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Lecture Title: NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory: 20 years of the X-ray Sky in Sharp Focus! Belinda J. Wilkes is a Senior Astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) in Cambridge, MA, and current director of … Continue reading "Lecture: Belinda J. Wilkes, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory"
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director, Nantucket Preservation Trust
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Dr. Melillo will summarize the climate changes and impacts already observed and those projected for the future. He will also discuss ways that society can respond to the ongoing climate change challenge. Long-term records from … Continue reading "Lecture: Jerry Melillo – Which World? – Climate Change, Climate Choices"
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
President of Holiday for Heroes
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Nantucket Data Platform
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Founder of Tucked in Elder Care
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Chairwoman of the Nantucket Select Board on the Strategic Plan
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
President of the Chamber of Commerce
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Populations of the endangered Northern long-eared bat have been decimated all across New England due to the devastating effects of White-nose Syndrome. On Nantucket, however, our bats seem to be healthy and stable. Join Danielle … Continue reading "Lecture: Danielle O’Dell, ‘Bats on Nantucket’"
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The current global political landscape appears to favor a world-wide movement towards strong men and autocracy. In America, in the past citizens have embraced the US Constitution and its democratic norms and values, which has … Continue reading "Current Events Discussion: Peter Panchy, Threats to Democracy, Part 3"
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
District Governor of Rotary International
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Deputy Superintendent
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Nantucket Chief of Police
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Friends of Our Island Home
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Director of A Baby Center
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Nantucket is at the forefront of climate change and projected impacts from sea level rise. But the island is fortunate to benefit from local research and innovation on ways to adapt to these changes. The … Continue reading "Lecture: Dr. Jen Karberg, Nantucket’s Salt Marshes and Coastal Resilience"
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
President and CEO of the Nantucket Cottage Hospital
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Interfaith Council
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Friends of the Nantucket Public Schools
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
There is increasing attention to teen brain development and how it impacts how teens behave and take risks – such as using alcohol and drugs – and what this means for parents and teachers of … Continue reading "Presentation: Dr. Ruth Potee, Adolescent Brain Development"
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Join us for a Food for Thought lecture by Betsy Tyler about her new NHA publication, A Thousand Leagues of Blue, The Pacific Whaling Voyages of Charles and Susan Veeder of Nantucket.  This beautifully illustrated, 231-page … Continue reading "Food for Thought: Thousand Leagues of Blue with Betsy Tyler"
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Join us for a Food for Thought lecture by Betsy Tyler about her new NHA publication, A Thousand Leagues of Blue, The Pacific Whaling Voyages of Charles and Susan Veeder of Nantucket. This beautifully illustrated, … Continue reading "Food for Thought: Thousand Leagues of Blue with Betsy Tyler"
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Mass State Senator and Mass State Representative
Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Join us for a Food for Thought lecture by Cary Hazlegrove about how Nantucket has been the main inspiration of her photography life. Cary Hazelgrove has been photographing every corner of Nantucket for over 40 … Continue reading "Food for Thought: Photography Life of Cary Hazlegrove"
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm Fairgrounds Restaurant
Executive Director of Maria Mitchell