Spring Lecture #1: Adventures in The Michaux Forest

Church of the Apostles 336 Barnett Avenue, Waynesboro, PA

Each spring, The Institute presents a series of related programs. For 2024, the lectures will be on Thursdays March 14, 21 and Tuesday, April 2. Our unifying theme is Enjoy Franklin County, PA. This first program in a series of three is on March 14. Admission is free and all are welcome. Presented by Suzanne…

Spring Lecture #2: Play Days in the Park—Not Just for Kids!

Church of the Apostles 336 Barnett Avenue, Waynesboro, PA

Each spring, The Institute presents a series of related programs. For 2024, the lectures will be on Thursdays March 14, 21 and Tuesday, April 2. Our unifying theme is Enjoy Franklin County, PA. Admission is free and all are welcome. Presented by Janet Pollard, Executive Director at Franklin County Visitors Bureau This illustrated presentation explores the…

Spring Lecture Series #3–Foraging in Franklin County

Church of the Apostles 336 Barnett Avenue, Waynesboro, PA

Each spring, The Institute presents a series of related programs. For 2024, the lectures will be on Thursdays March 14, 21 and Tuesday, April 2. Our unifying theme is Enjoy Franklin County, PA. Admission is free and all are welcome. Presented by Dr. David Foster, Professor of Biology & Environmental Science, Messiah University This final presentation…

The Chesapeake Bay, a joint program with AWA

Church of the Apostles 336 Barnett Avenue, Waynesboro, PA

Life on the Chesapeake Bay A joint program of The Institute and the Antietam Watershed Association Presented by Lara Lutz, editor of the Bay Journal and executive director of Bay Journal Media. Admission is free. The iconic Chesapeake Bay will be in the spotlight during this illustrated talk. Captain John Smith explored the bay in…

Geology Rocks! The Rise & Fall of the Appalachians

Church of the Apostles 336 Barnett Avenue, Waynesboro, PA

Geology: “The Rise and Fall of the Appalachians” Presented in partnership with the Franklin Co. Rock & Mineral Club. Geologist Jeri Jones Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services in Spring Grove, Pa. returns to present another fun, fascinating look into our shared geological history. Admission is free and all are welcome. In this year’s program,…