Global financial crisis to be Great Decisions topic
The current contraction of the world’s economies that has followed the 2007 collapse of the “bubble” in the U.S. housing market and the ensuing severe banking crisis is being termed “The Great Depression.” In spite of drastic measures by governments around the world to pump up consumption, recovery has been sluggish and uneven.
‘An Evening with Mark Twain’ opens Saturday
“An Evening with Mark Twain” is a hilarious and insightful recreation of an actual lecture that the world-famous humorist and author would have given during his highly-acclaimed world tour culminating in 1905.
Fishing Bay Yacht Club to host Opti Nationals
This July, Fishing Bay Yacht Club and numerous other local organizations will host the 2010 United States Optimist Dinghy Association (USODA) Nationals, attracting as many as 400 boats to the Deltaville area.
‘Ocean Acidity’ is lecture topic Thursday at VIMS
The VIMS 2010 After Hours Lecture Series kicks off with “Rising ocean acidity: the other CO2 problem” on Thursday, January 28, at 7 p.m. There is no charge to attend this public lecture, however, registration is required. Register online at http://www.vims.edu/events
or call 804-684-7846.