A speaker series offering thought-provoking programs and a chance to meet new friends
Are you an active adult interested in lifelong learning... a retiree eager to expand your social network... a student of life looking to expand your horizons?
Learning Before Lunch is a monthly series of talks designed to spark meaningful conversations about the local community of New Orleans. Come together with friends and neighbors to hear entertaining and well-informed speakers discuss their passions: captivating explorations of the people and places that make New Orleans one of the world's most interesting cities.
Learning Before Lunch enters the new decade with a wide range of speakers and topics of interest to the general community. The monthly speakers we are lining up for 2022 include authors, musicians, scientists, artists, economists, and a host of other talented individuals with fascinating stories to tell.
Join us on the second Thursday of each month. Meetings are presented Live and via Zoom for an entertaining hour with our featured speaker.
Speakers begin at 10:00 Central Time; end at 11:00
Founding the WWII Museum
President and CEO Emeritus, The National WWII Museum
Nick Mueller, co-founder and CEO Emeritus of The National WWII Museum, will tell the personal story of how he and Stephen Ambrose spearheaded efforts to create this esteemed institution.
Since its opening as the National D-Day Museum on June 6, 2000, attendance has surged, making it the second-most visited museum in the United States.
Modine's New Orleans
Author and Humorist
The family adventures of Modine Gunch have tickled the funny bones of New Orleans Magazine readers every month since 1985. Join Modine's creator, Liz Scott, to hear the latest escapades!
Liz Scott, creator of Modine Gunch. A Loyola University Journalism graduate, she later taught there for 15 years and was an advisor to the school newspaper.