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2020 BAO Lectures

Join us for educational lectures and films and build new neural connections! Please arrive 15-30 minutes early to socialize. Registration is required and space is limited, so please sign up as soon as possible using the registration button below. Once you register, we will send details about the meeting location and other important information.

BAO members get a discount on the lectures. Basic BAO Membership is free and Premium BAO Membership is $25 for 12 months and pays for itself after the first four lectures. Also the Educational Films are FREE for Premium Members. If you are not already a BAO member, and want to join to receive discounts, please Click Here before registering for the lectures.

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Lecture 10: How to Improve Your Sleep

This lecture is offered twice this month

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Tuesday May 5, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Has it been a while since you had a good nights sleep? At least three-quarters of all adults suffer from one or more sleep disorders including insomnia and sleep apnea. This lecture will explain the latest research on why sleep is so important to your health, factors that interfere with getting a good night's sleep, ways to improve the quality of your sleep as well as new non-drug therapies for common sleep disorders. The seminar is presented by a Ph.D. scientist with more than 25 years of experience.

Location: Mountain View CA 94040
Image by Tawny van Breda from Pixabay
To register, please CLICK HERE

Lecture 11: How to Improve Your Sleep

Thursday May 7, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Has it been a while since you had a good nights sleep? At least three-quarters of all adults suffer from one or more sleep disorders including insomnia and sleep apnea. This lecture will explain the latest research on why sleep is so important to your health, factors that interfere with getting a good night's sleep, ways to improve the quality of your sleep as well as new non-drug therapies for common sleep disorders. The seminar is presented by a Ph.D. scientist with more than 25 years of experience.

Location: Willow Glen area of San Jose CA 95125
To register, please CLICK HERE

Lecture 12: FREE Special Engagement U.S. and ex-U.S. Travel Lecture

Tuesday June 2, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Bring your friends and family to this FREE travel seminar that will take you on a virtual tour of Ireland, Italy, Iceland and the South Pacific.

    U.S. Travel from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
  • America's Music Cities featuring the Jazz Festival
  • Canadian Rockies with Calgary Stampede
  • Mackinac Island featuring the Tulip Festival
    Ex-U.S. Travel: Noon to 12:45 PM
  • Mysteries of India featuring the Holi Festival
  • Exploring Britain and Ireland featuring the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
  • Spotlight on the French Riviera with Nice Carnival

Location: Mountain View CA 94040
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Lecture 13: The Biology & Business of Bees

BAO Bees Lecture

Thursday June 4, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for an interactive presentation by a professional bee swarmer who captures runaway bees and has a honey business. Using images and an observation bee hive with live bees, he will teach us about the biology of bees and businesses based on bee keeping. We will taste two of his delicious honeys and see some of his bees wax candles. This will be a fun and educational time for all!

Location: Willow Glen area of San Jose CA 95125
To register, please CLICK HERE

Lecture 14: Free Home Repairs & Remodeling

This lecture is offered twice this month

BAO Rebuilding Together Lecture

Thursday July 2, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a presentation by Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit organization that offers free home repairs, maintenance and remodeling. Learn how they can help you make your home safer, more accessible and improve energy efficiency. A majority of their projects help older adults stay in their homes. A single person in a home qualifies up to $72,750 annual income and for a family of two it is $83,150. They will cover eligibility requirements and home improvements that can be made under their program.

Location: Willow Glen area of San Jose CA 95125
To register, please CLICK HERE

Lecture 15: Free Home Repairs & Remodeling

Tuesday July 7, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a presentation by Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit organization that offers free home repairs, maintenance and remodeling. Learn how they can help you make your home safer, more accessible and improve energy efficiency. A majority of their projects help older adults stay in their homes. A single person in a home qualifies up to $72,750 annual income and for a family of two it is $83,150. They will cover eligibility requirements and home improvements that can be made under their program.

Location: Mountain View CA 94040
To register, please CLICK HERE

Lecture 16: Grass Roots Ecology

BAO Ecology Lecture

Image Credit: SAIC/Pat Rawlings

Tuesday August 4, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

At this lecture, we will learn about the nonprofit organization, Grassroots Ecology that leverages the power of volunteers to create healthy lands across Silicon Valley. They restore native plants to open spaces and neighborhoods to feed wildlife, keep invasive plants in check, support stream restoration and fish passage projects and more. Come join us to learn about their habitat restoration processes and techniques, local restoration projects and volunteering opportunities. Our speaker helps implement restoration plans and programs at Arastradero Preserve. She graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Science and a B.A. in Biology.

Location: Mountain View CA 94040
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Lecture 17: NASA’s Push to Return to the Moon

BAO Moon Landing Lecture

Thursday August 6, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a cutting-edge, interactive presentation by Kevin Sato, Ph.D., Space Biology Senior Project Scientist and former Deputy Program Scientist at NASA. He has more than 20 years of experience in space exploration. Dr. Sato will discuss the projects behind the ambitious goal of another human moon landing in 2024. This will require a new, even bigger rocket, astronaut-carrying capsule and lander to be built and tested and the timing is controversial. Many other technologies and systems will be required. The Moon will provide a proving ground to test technologies and resources that will take humans to Mars and beyond, including building a sustainable, reusable architecture.

Location: Willow Glen area of San Jose CA 95125
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El Camino Hospital
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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

Center for Spiritual Living San Jose
Silicon Valley Community Foundation