FRACKING: Patti Wood, executive director of Grassroots Environmental Education, hosts a screening and discussion of Gasland (2010–107 min). This award winning film follows filmmaker Josh Fox on a cross-country odyssey to uncover the facts behind the controversial new natural gas drilling technology known as “fracking.” Early start time. 7 p.m.
3rd THURSDAYS @ 3:30: Florence: City of Art. Florence is home to great art patrons including the Medici, Tornabuoni and Strozzi families. Professor Thomas Germano discusses the art, architecture and history of this Renaissance city. 3:30 p.m.
SANDWICHED IN: Grace Kelly. More than 30 years after her death, Grace Kelly remains the ultimate portrait of a lady. But did her private life belie the public image? What are the facts behind her tragic accident? During this illustrated presentation with Hutton House lecturer Marilyn Carminio, we will examine Grace’s legacy to American film culture and her enduring contribution to Monaco. 12:10 p.m.