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Lecture: Chocolate is American History
Lecture: Chocolate is American History

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When: Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Chocolate is American History

Rodney Snyder, Chocolate History Research Director of Mars, Inc., North America will present a lecture on the history and importance of chocolate in America.

Upcoming Thursday Nights Include:

January 26, 7:00 p.m.
Contemporary Sculpture: Seeing it Better,
Martin Margulies, Founder, Margulies Collection at the Warehouse

February 2, 7:00 p.m.
Miami, Where Art Grows!,
Bonnie Clearwater of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami

February 9, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Moonlight Tour 

February 16, 7:00 p.m.
Biodiversity in Tropical Rainforests, 
Gaby Orihuela, Visitor Experience and Exhibits Manager, FTBG

February 23, 7:00 p.m.
The Bass Museum's Historical and Contemporary Collections
Silvia Cubina of the Bass Museum of Art

March 1, 7:00 p.m.
Fairchild and the American Orchid Society 

March 8, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Moonlight Tour

March 15, 7:00 p.m.
The Persuasive Power of Ordinary Objects
Cathy Leff of the Wolfsonian-FIU museum

March 22, 7:00 p.m.
Florida Icons, Fifty Classic Views of the Sunshine State,
Roger Hammer, Author and Naturalist

March 29, 7:00 p.m.
An Intimate Look at the Rubell Family Collection
A lecture by Donald and Mera Rubell of the Rubell Family Collection

April 5, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Moonlight Tour 

April 12, 7:00 p.m.
Conservation and Research at Fairchild
Melissa Abdo, International Conservation Officer, FTBG

April 26, 7:00 p.m.
Getting to Know the Everglades,
Dan Kimble, Superintendent, Everglades National Park

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Admission: Free for Fairchild Members and children 5 and under.

Non-members: $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up and $12 for children 6-17. 

Eco-discount: If you walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to Fairchild, receive $5 off admission for adults and $2 off admission for children. Members, remember to bring your Rewards Card to earn your gift passes! 

Military Discount: We are pleased to offer active military personnel free admission. In addition, admission for spouses is $20 and children $10. Please present Military IDs.

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