Science Cafe NH is returning to in-person events in Nashua at Margarita’s Restaurant, 1 Nashua Drive. It’s been a long time!

The first monthly gathering will be Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. Topic: Health Impacts of Climate Change

Panelists will be Dr. Bob Dewey, retired cardiologist, and UNH Prof. Mary Stampone, the state climatologist.  While we hear much about the latest data on heat waves, arctic ice melts, fires, floods and famine, we don’t often get information about how a changing climate is impacting us in our daily lives.  What health consequences are we suffering?  Without crisis events nearby, how is the slow evolution of our environment impacting the quality of life in New Hampshire? 

If you’ve forgotten how this works, Science Cafe is a casual conversation led by questions from the audience – not a lecture. Food and drink will flow, so come and have dinner. spend a lot of money so Margarita’s will be glad they’re hosting it!

For those still cautious about meeting indoors, it will still be streamed via Facebook and Youtube.

A UNH-sponsored series called Seacoast Sips of Science starts on Monday, Sept. 19, with a session titled “Nutrition and Wellness Science.”

It will be at Garrison City Beerworks, 455 Central Ave, Dover, starting at 6:30. In a first for these sort of programs in New Hampshire it will charge admission, although just $5 (UNH students are free). A reasonable cover charge!

In Manchester, SEE Science Center is starting its 10th season of Science on Tap Oct. 11:

On Tuesday October 11th our topic will be: Now What? Science After Death.  Join us to discuss the various options for the handling and placement human remains.  Discover the critical details involved with harvesting and preserving organ donations.  Discuss the chemical and physical processes involved in embalming, cremation, and green burial options.   Our panelists will include Michael F. Daily, MD, Solid Organ Transplant, Section Chief, Dartmouth Health, Caitlyn Hauke, Director of Strategic Planning & Development, Life Forest Cemetery, Hillsborough, and Sarah, B. Page and Alaina M. Oropollo from Lambert funeral home.  Sarah is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, and Alaina is a Funeral Director, Embalmer Apprentice and a Cremation Specialist. 

Science on Tap events are free and open to the public, but advanced sign up is appreciated.   Science on Tap is held at Stark Brewing Co. in Bo’s Lounge and function room at 500 Commercial Street Manchester, NH monthly through June.  Doors open at 5:00pm, the discussions begin at 6:00pm.   Attendees are welcome to order from the food and beverage menu during the event.   

Attendees can RSVP on the SEE Science Center website.

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