Whatcom Museum features lunchtime programs

Published on Thu, Sep 11, 2008
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Whatcom Museum features lunchtime programs

Tuesday Brown Bag Program

Journey to Timbuktu

Traveler and photographer Jim Hendrickson presents a program on the Republic of Mali in Northwest Africa. He begins his overland journey in the capital, Bamako, and travels to remote Timbuktu. Hendrickson is a world traveler with a special interest in indigenous cultures. This event is cosponsored by Village Books.

Whatcom Museum, 1892 Old City Hall Building. Free. For more information about this event please call (360) 778-8930 or visit www.whatcommuseum.org.

Faces of Burma

Dennis Walton presents a photographic portrait of Myanmar, or Burma, a country that of many of contrasts. It is a land with a long and fascinating history. But it is now under the control of a military junta, and reeling from a cyclone and the junta’s response to it. In spite of their government, the resilient and friendly people make Burma an amazing and photogenic travel destination. Walton will focus this presentation on the people of Burma who are as varied as the country itself.

Walton retired to Bellingham after living and traveling abroad for many years. His travels led to a passion for photography that he now pursues full time. His photo website is www.fdwphotos.com. This event is cosponsored by Village Books.

12:30 p.m . Tuesday, September 9, Whatcom Museum, 1892 Old City Hall Building. Free.

Museum Docent Program

Whatcom Museum Director Patricia Leach presents a program on the construction of the Museum’s new building as well as the future programs, exhibitions, and services that will be offered. 10:15 a.m. Thursday, September 11, Whatcom Museum, 1892 Old City Hall Building. Free. For more information about this event, please call (360) 778-8930 or visit www.whatcommuseum.org.

Tree Pruning

Arborist Paul Hans Thompson discusses aspects of standard and alternative pruning techniques for trees. This includes treatment of mature native conifer, broadleaf, and landscape trees. 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 23, at Whatcom Museum, 1892 Old City Hall Building, Free. For more information, call 360/778-8930 or visit the Whatcom Museum’s website at www.whatcommuseum.org.