GREENE – The programs at the Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial for the first half of the year have been finalized. The schedule of events is as follows:

March 8 and 9: Dale Johnson will narrate a travel/adventure film, “Canada’s National Parks.” The video will take the audience to 21 of Canada’s parks.

March 22 and 23: “Tanzania Safari” will be shown by Bob Deloss. The film will visit the Serengeti, Mt. Kilimanjaro and Lake Victoria, among other spots.

April 12 and 13: “Hawaii: The Pacific Paradise,” which will take the audience to the six islands, will be narrated by John Wilson.

April 26 and 27: Clint Denn will host a film, “Inside Switzerland,” visiting the Alps, the Rhine and Rhone rivers and many lakes.

May 10 and 11: The Sky Blue Boys will perform old ballads, parlor songs, heart songs and sacred numbers.

May 24 and 25: The Royal River Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, will perform in barbershop harmony.

June 7 and 8: John Green, naturalist, will present a three-part slide program, “Nature’s Will to Survive,” “Aquarius” and “The Sights and Sounds.”

June 21 and 22: Castlebay will perform vocals supported by Celtic harp, 12-string guitar, fiddle, flute and whistles.

The Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial was established in 1936 by John M. Sawyer as a memorial to his mother, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer.

The Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Foundation is a nonprofit private foundation with a primary purpose of providing family entertainment.

Programs are presented free to the public, twice a month on a Thursday and Friday, unless otherwise stated. Programs on Thursday begin at 7 p.m. and Friday at 2 and 7 p.m. The Sawyer Memorial building is located at 371 Sawyer Road. For more information visit the Web site at http// or call 946-5311.

Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.