Museum Lunchtime Speaker: Marcella Bondie Keenan, Flood Prevention Expert

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This summer’s McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum Lunchtime Lecture series includes a researcher who studies plastics and wildlife, a parks official on the positive effects of removing dams, and the design aspects of riverside development.

The weekly series is held on Mondays July 8 through August 26 from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. on the museum’s plaza on the Chicago Riverwalk. The museum is located in the southwest bridgetower at Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive in Chicago.

The speaker series is free.

Aug. 5: Marcella Bondie Keenan, Center for Neighborhood Technology. A biologist and urban planner by training, Bondie Keenan is the director of the Center for Neighborhood Technology’s RainReady Home initiative. That effort empowers residents to manage their risk of home flooding.

For this season's complete lineup, click here.