WARWICK — Dr. Richard Hull will present a public lecture, titled "Is the Past a Predictor of our Future," on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m.Hull will demonstrate how our knowledge of Warwick’s past not only helps us to understand our present but also offers us opportunities to ponder and plan our future. Hull will attempt to journey into our future and identify possible scenarios. The event will be held at the Old A.W. Buckbee Center at 2 Colonial Ave. in Warwick. Admission is $15 for non-members; students and members of the Warwick, Florida, Greenwood Lake and Drowned Lands Historical societies are free. Light refreshments will be served. All proceeds directly support the Warwick Historical Society. Reservations are not required but are appreciated. Call 845-986-3236 ext. 101 to reserve your place.Hull is Warwick Town Historian, author of numerous books on Warwick’s past, professor of History Emeritus at New York University, trustee emeritus of the Warwick Historical Society and host of "History Alive," a weekly talk show on WTBQ.For more information or to become a member of the Warwick Historical Society, call 845 986-3236, ext 101 or visit www.whsny.org.