At Taste of Adventure, you’ll spend the evening at the Conference Center in the Wildlife Museum exploring the unique culture, history and cuisine of a different place. Each experience includes social time, a self-guided tour of the Wildlife Museum with a visit to the Earl Bane Gallery to see our latest exhibit, a delectable dinner featuring the cuisine of the featured country, and a presentation by an authority on the subject.

Admission to Taste of Adventure (that includes all of the above), is $30 for members, $35 for non members.

Make your (required) reservations online, by calling (785)827-9488 ext. 117, or e-mail educationdirector@rollinghillszoo.org. Reservation deadline is 5:00 pm the Tuesday before each event.



LATVIA
July 12, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
Come join us as we explore the unique culture, history, and cuisine of Latvia, featuring guest speaker Olga Silverman.

The Dinner Menu

  • Potato salad with beets – Kartupeļu salāti ar bietēm
  • Cucumbers with sour cream – Gurķi ar krējumu
  • Garden salad – Zaļie salāti
  • Dark bread – Rupjmaize
  • Baked ham – Cepts šķiņķis
  • Pickled herring – Marinētas siļķes
  • Boiled herbed potatoes – Vārīti kartupeļi ar garšaugiem
  • Mixed vegetables – Dārzeņu maisījums
  • Ice Cream with Riga Black Balsam - Saldējums ar Rīgas Melno Balzamu
About the Presenter
Mrs. Olga Silverman grew up in Latvia attended University of Latvia in Riga where she graduated wither M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Cum Laude.

Mrs. Silverman had a nine-year engineering career before working for both the Ukrainian Embassy in Latvia and the Latvian State Ship Registry. She then worked for a telecommunication concern before moving to the United States to be with her husband in 2003. After moving to Salina, KS in 2009, Mrs. Silverman enrolled into KWU and, upon her graduation in 2013, received a professional teaching license.


Mrs. Silverman works at Solomon High School currently teaching 9th and 10th grade English, Creative Writing and Public Speaking. She also coaches the debate and forensics teams and directs the theater productions of the school.

On January 9th 2015, Olga Silverman was announced as a Region 1 recipient of the 2015 Kansas Horizon Award, and was also a presenter at multiple national conferences on the issues of Education and Women Studies.

Mrs. Silverman and her family are five-year members of the Salina Rolling Hills Zoo.

 
Taste of Adventure - Country TBD
November 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
     



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