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//ourworld.cs.com/sawyerfoundation or call 946-5311.


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