The Thursday, Nov. 29, speaker series talk at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center will be by Jerry McAward. He will talk about "Laughing and Learning on the Lehigh River."

McAward is an American Canoe Association instructor-trainer-educator and past chairman of ACA's River Kayak Committee.

He holds degrees in physical education-exercise physiology and commercial recreation.

The program will be held at 7:30 p.m. It is open to the public and is free of charge. The Lehigh Gap Nature Center is near Slatington off Route 873 between Slatington and the Lehigh River bridge.