Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Sierra Club Annual Fund Raiser


Sierra Club Fall Festival And Fun Raiser

Saturday, September 29th, 5pm – 9pm at Tay House* Nature Discoveries: Pictures of a Lifetime <http://newyork.sierraclub.org/rochester/discoveries.htm>

Featuring outstanding nature photos from around the world and talk by Peter Debes, naturalist. Also see an advanced film trailer on Hemlock Lake from an upcoming movie. Wine & cheese, light supper, desert & coffee, nature show all for only $10. Have you ever wanted to see the Galapagos, the blue-crowned motmot of Trinidad, Sicily in Spring?

On Saturday, September 29th, Sierra Club will hold our annual fall festival and fund raiser featuring nature photos and a talk by Peter Debes, an outstanding nature photographer, naturalist and lecturer. Peter will not only show his breathtaking pictures shot during his many “Nature Discovery” expeditions to various parts of the world but he will also include educational and environmental commentaries and stories.
The annual fall festival on Saturday, September 29th starts with wine, cheese, light supper, desert, coffee and friendly sharing with fellow environmentalists. At about 6:15pm we will be treated to the first showing of a trailer from a film now in production on Conesus and Hemlock Lakes being shot by Chris Williams, local film maker.
Following this Peter Debes will show his photos and give an educational talk. All this is only $10 per ticket or $25 for larger families. Wine, cheese, soft drinks, light supper starting at 5pm. Desert, coffee and shows start about 6:15pm.
Ticket information: Checks can be made out to Sierra Club and sent to PO Box 39516, Rochester, N.Y. 14604 or payment can be made at the door, but RSVP if paying at the door by calling Sierra Club 234-1056 to reserve your supper.
* Directions to Tay House Lodge at Cobbs Hill Park -From South Winton Road: turn west toward the city at Temple Beth El (corner S. Winton and Hillside Ave.) Continue three blocks to School #1 on Hillside Ave. Tay House is behind the School. Parking available near Tay House. From Culver Road: Take Cobbs Hill Park road (Norris Drive) through Cobbs Hill Park. At the Monroe County Water Authority branch right on to Hillside Ave. and look for School #1. Tay House is behind School #1.

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