Public Meetings


Join Us For Our Eighth Season of Free Educational Seminars, 2020-2021

The public is invited to join us for presentations on the third Saturday of most months, starting at 10:30am. The meetings are held in the Neil Morgan Auditorium at the San Diego Central Library, located at 330 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101. Underground parking is available via the 11th Street entrance of the Central Library building. The following parking rates are currently in effect: First two (2) hours free with validation for library users. Validation is available in the first floor lobby.

Notice: Under the guidance of the CA Department of Public Health and San Diego County’s Public Health Officer, the San Diego Public Library Neil Morgan Auditorium will be closed until further notice. Online library services, Contactless Holds Pickup, and all book drops are available to the public. Get the latest on COVID-19.

Our Eighth Season: 2020-2021

Sep 19, 2020, “Tagines” by Kitty Morse
Oct 17, 2020, “The Story of Salvadoran Food” by Alicia Maher
Nov 21, 2020, “The Strangest Cooking Methods in the World” by Richard Foss
Jan 16, 2021, “Our Daily Bread: Food in Western Christianity” by Rev. Sharon Sheffield
Feb 20, 2021, “Jamming Through the Ages” by Christina Sleeper
Mar 20, 2021, “A Tale of Two Caesars: Salad and Pasta” by Martin S. Lindsay
Apr 17, 2021, “Feasting with the Franks” by Jim Chevallier
May 15, 2021, “The Glorious American Soda Fountain” by Charles Perry
Jun 19, 2021, “Wining and Dining in the Renaissance” by Barbara Baxter

Our Ninth Season: 2021-2022

Sep 18, 2021, “Modern Kosher: Global Flavors, New Traditions” by Michael Gardiner
Oct 16, 2021, “Oyster: A Global History” by Carrie Tillie
Nov 20, 2021, “The History of Rum” by Richard Foss
Jan 15, 2022, TBA
Feb 19, 2022, TBA
Mar 19, 2022, TBA
Apr 16, 2022, TBA
May 21, 2022, TBA
Jun 18, 2022, TBA


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