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Tulip Time: Holland and Belgium travel talk and slideshow with Bar Harbor residents

Event organizer: Melinda Rice
Event Date & Time: February 22, 2019 7:00 pm
Contact email: mrice@jesuplibrary.org

BAR HARBOR — Bob and Sue Pennington will give a travel talk and slideshow at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 at the Jeup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert Street.  The Penningtons visited Holland and Belgium to explore the country during tulip season. They will also share photos of these amazing fields of flowers.

Some of the many places they visited include the cities of Amsterdam, Volendam, Edam, Arnhem, Willemstad, Kinderdijk and Nijmegen; Het Loo Palace and Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands; and Antwerp and Ghent in Belgium. The Penningtons will talk about the history, art and architecture of the region both before World War II and how it changed in the following years.

The Penningtons are retired educators from the Philadelphia area and moved to Bar Harbor in 2002. Bob pursues his photography and water color hobbies. Sue sings with the Acadia Choral Society, is a member of the Bar Harbor Garden Club and Acadia Senior College and cantors at Holy Redeemer Church.

For more information about the event contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or mrice@jesuplibrary.org.