Adventure Talks: Our World in Perspective

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Please Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances the last two presentations had to be switched, so that April 8 is now Little Ship of Fools and April 22 is now Underwater Research and Discovery in Fathom Five.

Feb. 25 – April 22 (every other Wednesday)
10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for coffee and treats.

Series tickets:  Members $15 (+hst)  Public $35
Individual tickets:  Members $5 (+hst)  Public $10

A five-part series featuring the history, culture, environment and lifestyle of countries from around the world. Presentations are followed by lively discussions.

Feb. 25 – Canada’s Wild East Coast – David Newland, Tour Guide Adventure Canada – From the dynamic cities of Quebec and St. John’s to the towering peaks of the Torngat Mountains, Canada’s Wild East Coast is a destination never to be forgotten.

David Minty photo

March 11 – The River Ganges: The Sacred and the Profane – Allen Smutylo, Artist - The Hindus believe this river to be a deity – pure and God-like. Shockingly, it is also the filthiest water on earth. Smutylo will explore this seeming contradiction of one of the most famous rivers in India.

River Ganges painting

March 25 – In the Footsteps of the Group of SevenJim & Sue Waddington, Outdoor Adventurers – On a 30 year personal quest to locate the places that inspired the Group of Seven, the Waddington’s will discuss how they found the painting sites and what they have learned about the painters.

Group of 7 art photo





April 8 – Little Ship of Fools: Seven Tumultuous Weeks on the Atlantic - Charles Wilkins, Author & Sailor – It was to be an expedition like no other—a run across the Atlantic from Morocco to Barbados aboard an experimental rowboat. Wilkins takes the reader along for seven weeks of rationed food, extreme sleep deprivation, and life-threatening seas.

Charles Whilins Photo

April 22 – Underwater Research and Discovery in Fathom Five - Scott Parker, PH.D. – Peer through the lens’ of a great number of researchers who have used nets, masks, multi-beam sonar and LiDAR to discover “…something rich and strange”.

Tobermory Ship wreck photo

NOTE: Speakers and topics are subject to change

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