Julia Child at the center

Lynn Rymarz as Julia Child

Historical storyteller Lynn Rymarz will present “Julia Child: My Life in France,” on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from noon to 2 p.m., at The Center, 12700 Southwest Hwy., in Palos Park. Rymarz will dramatize how Child discovered her passion for cooking French food in her late 30s after she married Paul Child and moved to Paris. Rymarz will use Child’s words to describe the renowned chef’s love of French food and how she became determined to learn how to cook it. The presentation will illustrate her journey into French culture, including her visits to the local markets and her cooking classes at Le Cordon Bleu. Tickets are $24, and advance reservations are necessary. For more information, call (708) 361-3650.