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. 

On April 26 the guest speaker is Dr. James Wright, a professor of music at Carleton University. He will be sharing his expertise about the life and music of Eldon Rathburn, an NFB Film composer. 

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


Discovery Café Program, 2018-19