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September 2021

A Colorful History of American League Baseball Parks

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne Road
Rochester, MI United States
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Presented by Paul Hinz, a baseball enthusiast, sit back and experience the evolution of the original ballparks of the eight Charter Members of the American League in this informative presentation! This program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Register beginning August 2. Open to the public.

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October 2021

Alan Turing: The Father of Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne Road
Rochester, MI United States
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Free

This Smart Towns program, presented by the Rochester-Avon Historical Society, features Frank Cardimen, Oakland University professor, who will discuss the life and genius of Alan Turing, the mathematician who broke the German Enigma Machine during World War II, and his impact on today's technological revolution. Smart Towns is a lifelong learning program for everyone in the community led by local educational organizations. Lectures are centered on one theme per year. The theme for 2021 “Renewal: Ingenuity of the Human Spirit.”…

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November 2021

Lincoln on Immigration & America’s Place in the World (Zoom)

November 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom
Free

Mr. Lincoln shares his experiences and thoughts on the subjects of immigration, nativism, international relations, and the global significance of the American Civil War. Adults & Children 12+. Historical character actor Kevin Woods portrays President Abraham Lincoln in this exciting live online program! Registration required. Open to the public.

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April 2022

Golden Age of Theaters & Pipe Organs

April 7, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne Road
Rochester, MI United States
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Free

RAHS Membership Director, Richard Dengate, a retired high school teacher and university lecturer, will present a historical look back at the theaters of long ago and the pipe organs that once entertained generations of moviegoers presented through photographs and film which will recreate the thunderous sounds which reverberated throughout these cavernous temples of architectural wonder. Dengate is a member of the American, Detroit, and Motor City Theater Organ Societies. Registration required. Open to the public.

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