December Programs at Vassar Brothers Institute

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December Programs at Vassar Brothers Institute

Travel & Adventure Programs at
Poughkeepsie High School Auditorium
70 Forbus Street, Poughkeepsie, NY

7:30pm (Doors open at 6:45pm)

December 7, 2016
Sandy Mortimer
Jordan & Israel: More Stories from the Holy Lands

Travel with Sandy as she explores ancient and modern sites in these two fascinating countries. Visit the Ruins of the Temple of Hercules and the ancient city of Pella. The fortress of Herod the Great and 12th Century Crusader Castles. But also attend a modern day Bedouin wedding and visit the Druze village of Beit Jann.

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November Programs at Vassar Brothers Institute

Lorne Richards 1930 - 2016

Lorne Richards 1930 – 2016

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of our friend and fellow Trustee Lorne Richards.  Lorne has been a Trustee on the board of Vassar Brothers Institute for many years.  Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 27 from 4 pm to 6 pm and a memorial service will be held at noon on Monday, November 28 at Freedom Plains United Presbyterian Church in Lagrangeville.

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November Programs at Vassar Brothers Institute

Travel & Adventure Programs at
Poughkeepsie High School Auditorium
70 Forbus Street, Poughkeepsie, NY

7:30pm (Doors open at 6:45pm)

November 2, 2016
John Holod
Natural Wonders of the Southeast Coast

Explore the many wonders of our Southeast Coast – from Virginia Beach to Key West; and yes, with John’s famous humor to boot! See where the Wright Brothers first took flight in the Outer Banks, discover the diverse wild life of the Georgian salt marshes, and scuba dive with the sharks in the Keys!

November 9, 2016
Ryan Pyle
Tough Rides – Brazil with Ryan Pyle

Get ready for an amazing ride! Renowned producer, director and adventurer Ryan Pyle takes us for a ride on his cross-country motorcycle across Brazil and back. Venture deep into the Amazon, hang glide from the tallest ledge, inspect a coffee plantation, fish for piranha, climb to the mountain top, all while encountering many friendly Brazilians.

November 16, 2016
Patricia Keith
Not a Day Goes By: Remembering Hells Canyon

Join Patricia Keith as she makes her way through America’s deepest gorge, meeting the ranchers who still eke out a living in this well-named canyon. Patricia weaves her own canyon travels with vintage stock shot by earlier explorers who also traveled through this most remote part of our great northwest.

 

November 30, 2016
Steve McCurdy
Scenes from an Italian Journey

Experience Steve’s passion for Italy through the many scenes he puts before us: the glorious art of Rome, the pastry chefs near Florence, the fresh cheese of shepherds in Sardegna, and the Good Friday procession of Sicily. All this coupled with Steve’s deeply-felt, marvelously-descriptive commentary. Remarkable!

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