CANCELED: Winter Lyceum: Tim Fox Presents “Journeys: An Ice Age Adventure”

Platteville Municipal Auditorium 75 W. Bonson St., Platteville, WI

Wisconsin author Tim Fox presents his children’s book “Journeys: An Ice Age Adventure” about 12-year-old Mark Jamison and his 10 year-old brother, Barry, who travel 11,000 years into Wisconsin's Ice Age past. In a land of giants, they come to know mastodons and Paleo Indians. Together, they undertake a journey that will challenge their survival…

Winter Lyceum: Groundwater and the Movement of Contaminants

Platteville Municipal Auditorium 75 W. Bonson St., Platteville, WI

Wisconsin State Geologist and director of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey Ken Bradbury presents the latest research on regional ground water quality, including the presence and transport of viruses and other contaminants in groundwater.

$4 – $20

Winter Lyceum: Ridge Stories: Recollection from a Boyhood in the Driftless

Platteville Municipal Auditorium 75 W. Bonson St., Platteville, WI

Author Gary Jones presents his book "Ridge Stories: Herding Hens, Powdering Pigs, and Other Recollections from a Boyhood in the Driftless," and will tell stories from farm life on Pleasant Ridge in Richland County during the 1950s. Jones sets his tales in a cultural and historical context, one that offers realistic glimpses of the past…

$4 – $20

Winter Lyceum: Esther Stewart Stewart Presents the Science of the Lead-Zinc District

Platteville Municipal Auditorium 75 W. Bonson St., Platteville, WI

Esther Stewart, Precambrian geologist at the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, explores the natural history of the Upper Mississippi Valley Lead-Zinc District. Stewart explains our layers of rock, the ore deposits they hold and how the mineralization came to be.

$4 – $20

Winter Lyceum: Noah Heringman Presents “Deep Time: A History”

Platteville Municipal Auditorium 75 W. Bonson St., Platteville, WI

Dr. Noah Heringman, PhD, teaches course at the University of Missouri on the Romantic period and on poetry, aesthetic theory and the cultural history of science. We are very fortunate to welcome Noah all the way from Columbia, MO, to present ideas in his new book “Deep Time: A History.”

$4 – $20