NewsLady Posted March 25, 2017 Share Posted March 25, 2017 10:30 in the BCP Theater Tuesday, March 28 – Kevin Fisher aka “Sparky” will give a talk/demonstration on cutting edge light based wellness technology. These products are used for appetite control, cell repair, detoxification, sleep, pain relief, energy, stress, and inflammation control. FREE ADMISSION Tuesday, April 4 – Mike Petersen (BS Mathamatics and BS Information Technology) presents “The Universe, Q&A”. He will entertain questions about the Universe, regardless of content. Mike has made a life-long study of Cosmology and associated topics, and know that a Q&A on this subject would garner many, many questions. Many will not be answerable, but that is one of the points. Tuesday, April 11 – Four Boquete authors present their works: James Fletcher - Poetry (https://www.amazon.com/Poems-Terra-James-Thomas-Fletcher/dp/153771113X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1481402495&sr=8-1&keywords=james+thomas+fletcher) Byron Edgington - Biography or essay (https://www.amazon.com/Vietnam-Anthem-What-War-Gave-ebook/dp/B01NAI0LFO/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1482844730&sr=1-1&keywords=a+vietnam+anthem) Gabrielle Reynolds - Fiction (in progress) Tuesday, April 18 – Scott Yates will speak about the attributes and use of treated bamboo in construction of affordable kit houses already built and available here in Boquete. These are lightweight, ultra strong, energy efficient, quiet homes that are ultra low waste with natural light and beauty. Designs are available in ultra low cost 400 sq ft to luxurious 1800 sq ft homes. FREE ADMISSION Tuesday, April 25 – Jim Kavney will tell us about snakes in Panama – the good, the bad and the ugly. Jim’s love of Reptiles began when he was a youngster in New York and he became a Herper for life. He’s collected and studied snakes ever since and even worked a summer job with Ross Allen, one of the best-known herpetologist in the U.S. in the fifties. Jim’s goal is to teach us to identify and to not automatically kill the snakes we find in our yards and fields. Tuesday, May 2 – Dr. Bill McGraw will give a talk on the research he has done on coral reefs of Panama. Dr Bill Has been studying coral reefs in Panama for over 5 years and has documented the effects of the most intense el nino (2015-2017) in the past 25 years that has caused increased ocean temperatures and bleaching of coral (newaquatechpanama.com). He has visited every major reef system in Panama and has a scientific paper published in the Journal of Reef Encounters, regarding the el nino effect on corals at the Secas Islands., Did you know that corals have been reported to have been reduced by 50% in the Caribbean area of Panama during the past 30 years? Thankfully, although there has been widespread coral mortality, corals have found a way to adapt and survive the higher temperatures. Come and find out how they are doing it and what we can do to ensure the survival of one of the planet's greatest treasures. Go here to read more about Dr. McGraw’s work in Panama saving the shrimping industry and visit his website at www.newaquatechpanama.com Tuesday, May 9 – Evolution of the sports of Rock Climbing & Slacklining in Panama in general and Boquete in particular. Program presented by Cesar Augusto Melendez - Panama's first proffessional rock Climber & Sponsored World athlete and Ruben Dario Camarena - Panama's first Highliner. The presentation will include photos and videos. www.panamarockclimbing.blogspot.com Tuesday, May 16 – Jason Boss is a lifetime high level technician, an ex hacker, and an ex Googler. His talk is going to equip every single person with some tools and some basic information when it comes to computer security and computer maintenance. You will get real world experience on tools, tips, tricks, and things you can do to stay safe in a very dangerous Internet. When people leave this talk they will have the tools they need for Windows or Mac's and be able to defend and keep their computers and themselves safe. Tuesday, July 4 – Tom McCormack will tell us all about Panamanian legends, wives tales, myths, and superstitions. This is a very entertaining talk and will teach us all something about this place we call home. . To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings please email BCP Tuesday Meeting To become a vendor at the Tuesday market, email firstname.lastname@example.org Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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