Students from The Evergreen State College will host chemistry labs at the Olympia Timberland Regional Library from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 25 as a part of National Chemistry Week activities, and t he college will host a speaker on "Herbs & Spices - Chemistry and Health" Friday, October 27th at 6:15 in the Seminar II Building room B 1105.
Dr. Carolyn Fisher, a quality assurance and regulatory manager from McCormick and Company, the world's largest spice company, will give a general overview of the components of spices and herbs, along with their attributes for the food industry and their effects as antioxidants and as anti-carcinogens.
The talk is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Evergreen Chemistry Club and the Introduction to Natural Sciences academic program. Campus parking is $1.25. For more information call 867-6620.