Discovery Cafe is a series of public lectures given by experts in their fields to the community of Blackburn Hamlet, hosted by BHCC. It runs from September to November, January to May on the last Friday of each month, 7:30pm-9pm. Each evening consists of a 45 minute talk followed by a Q & A period. Desserts and coffee/tea are provided. There is no charge although small donations are always appreciated. 

The 2018/2019 season is set to begin on September 28 at 7:30pm

Our speaker on October 26 is Dr. Matthew Holahan, a professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Carleton University, who will be speaking about his research into possible new treatments for Parkinson’s Disease. You can find the poster below.

For more information contact Dr. John ApSimon, program coordinator ( or Karen Bergenstein, publicity (

Discovery Cafe poster, 26Oct18

Discovery Café Program, 2018-19






















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