Northumberland Learning Connection’s series, RIVERS – CURRENTS OF CHANGE continues on Thursday, April 26, with Michel Lapointe, of McGill University, speaking on The Amazon: An Ecosystem as Complex as it is Huge, at the Columbus Community Centre, 232 Spencer Street East, Cobourg, at 7:30 pm.

Professor Lapointe will host a discussion at the Port Hope Library, at 9:00 am on Friday, April 27, How the Glacial Eras fashioned Modern Rivers – even in the Tropics.

On Sunday, April 29, Northumberland Learning Connection hosts Rivers – Their words, their music, readings from literature, poems and stories about rivers, read by Paul Kennedy, Peter Delanty, Kate Story and Judy Maddren, with music by David Newland and Uncharted Waters, at the Sculthorpe Theatre at the Cameco Capitol Theatre, in Port Hope, beginning at 2.30 pm.

For tickets or more information on these three events, please call 905.344.8319, or visit,

Each spring and fall, TLC holds a weekly series of talks and discussions. The topics are varied but always compelling, drawing from science, the arts, history and the humanities.