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Rachel Carson: The Woman Who Launched the Environmental Movement
April 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT| $10
Join the Glen Ellyn Historic Society for this special Earth Month living history presentation!
Biologist and author Rachel Carson warned the world of the potentially dire environmental impact of chemical pesticides in her best-selling 1962 book, Silent Spring. In this brand-new living-history program, set in 1963, actress and historian Leslie Goddard portrays Carson as she discusses her childhood love for the living world, her passion for writing, and her work to awaken the world to the beauty and fragility of nature. Refreshments Served.
$10 Adults, $8 GEHS Members, $5 Students 18 and under