Kiwanis Explore Frances Wine Country

The film "Wine Regions of France" will be presented Sat., Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Flintridge Preparatory School.The fourth in the Kiwanis Travel Adventure Series is to be held on Saturday night February 11, with a film entitled "Wine Regions of France." The film will be narrated by the filmmakers, Mary Lee and Sid Nolan. The Nolan's are accomplished digital cinematographers with an established reputation for producing informative and entertaining travelogues.

The film will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Flintridge Preparatory School, which is located at the corner of Foothill Blvd. and Crown Ave. in La Cañada Flintridge. Pre-program entertainment featuring Tom Burrows' piano melodies will begin at 7:10 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Tickets for individual performances are $8 and season tickets for the balance of the series are $20. Refreshments will be served at intermission by the Flintridge Prep Key Clubbers.

The Nolan's will lead us on a delightful tour of the food and wine of France. Spectacular sights, wonderful meals and charming inns await visitors to the wine regions of France. Explore these while learning about grape growing, the production year and the varietals that have made France synonymous with the noblest of fruits. The journey will include the Loire Valley, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Provence, Cote du Rhone and others.

The next program in the series will be on March 25 when we will explore the natural wonders of the Southeast Seaboard. A tour of Southern Italy will be presented on April 29.

The proceeds from this Series will help fund the Youth Programs of the La Cañada Kiwanis Foundation. This non-profit Foundation sponsors the premier Youth Service Programs in the La Cañada Schools. The sponsored youth programs include; the Key Clubs at both LCHS and Flintridge Prep and a K-Kids Club at one of the elementary schools. More than 300 young people are involved in these programs and they join the Kiwanis Family in the community in annually providing thousands of hours of service to the community. For further information, call 952-5547.

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