Saturday, April 13, 2019
9 a.m. to noon. A new speaker every 15 minutes.
Location: Dayton Community Events Center, 606 4th St., Dayton 97114
During the “Varieties of Travel” program, speakers will describe a wide spectrum of low cost or offbeat travel methods and little known destinations.
The annual program was started five years ago by John Francis and Caye Poe and has continued since then. It gained the support of the Dayton Community Development Association two years ago.
Below is a tentative outline of the program. Keep in mind that his listing can change right up to program day.
Tentative Program Lineup
09:00 Sweden the Hidden Treasure
Scott English of Dallas (Oregon) tells of his adventures while travelling with another couple in Sweden.
09:15 Traveling with Kids
Beth and Chris Wytoski of Dayton and their two young daughters give a group talk on what works and what doesn’t on family vacation trips.
09:30 Touring Indonesia
Ted Powell of Dallas describes his recent trip through Indonesia.
09:45 Oregon Cycling Update
Peter Higbee of McMinnville, an active cyclist, describes new and little known cycling trails in Oregon.
10:00 Living Abroad
John Adams of McMinnville spent decades living abroad and travelling widely on business. He tells how this influenced his view of the U.S.
10:15 (FREE) COFFEE & COOKIE BREAK
10:30 Mission Trips
Church groups organize hundreds of mission trips each year to help operate/maintain schools or clinics in rural villages, and are always looking for helpers. Mission volunteers describe their trips.
10:45 Visiting Colombia
Colombia, until recently a war-torn country, has become a seemingly peaceful and pleasant country. John Francis of Dayton describes a recent trip there with his wife, Caye Poe.
11:00 Underwater Photography
Jim Smith of Vancouver is a widely travelled and expert underwater photographer. He has some tips for people who’d like to try it.
11:15 Exploring the Caribbean
Denise Pannell of McMinnville has made many trips to different Caribbean islands and has opinions on which to visit and which to avoid.
11:30 Less Known Nearby Spots
Jessica and Jay Payne with daughter Alisha describe some lesser known spots worth visiting in this part of Oregon.
11:45 More Travel Tips from Caye
Caye Poe continues her popular series of travel tips, especially useful when visiting less-developed countries
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