China is subject of travelogue in DeWitt

2013-01-28T20:31:00Z China is subject of travelogue in DeWitt The Quad-City Times
January 28, 2013 8:31 pm

Martha Bonte of Clinton will be the presenter of a travelogue titled “China Today — Expectations and Surprises” to be presented Tuesday at the DeWitt OperaHouse.

Programs will begin at 3 and 7 p.m., and admission is a suggested donation of $4, with proceeds going to the philanthropic work of the DeWitt (Iowa) Noon Lions Club. The presenter participated in an educational exchange at Xian International University in 2012, and her pictures will tell of her experiences in China.

Those who come to the theater early for the afternoon show are invited to tour the Central Community Historical Museum, which is a half-block from the theater and not normally open on Tuesdays. It will be open 12:30-2:30 p.m. for travelogue patrons.

Other dates and travelogues in this year’s series are:

   Feb. 12 — “Germany — Customs and Traditions,” by DeWitt Mayor Don Thiltgen.

   Feb. 26 — “Turkey, Then and Now,” by Richard Cole of Eldridge.

   March 12 — “From the Earth to the Penguin — Antarctica,” by Tom Gibbons of Clinton.

   March 26 — “Norway, Land of the Vikings,” by Marilyn Luebe of Clinton.

   April 16 — “Walk in the Footsteps of the Apostle Paul,” by Bonnie Lorenzen of Bettendorf.

   April 30 — “From Budapest to Prague,” by Marcie Siegel of Walcott.

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