Fields of tulips in the Netherlands. Bob and Sue Pennington will give a talk and slideshow at the Jesup on Feb. 22. PHOTO COURTESY OF PENNINGTON FAMILY

Trip to Holland, Belgium



BAR HARBOR — Bob and Sue Pennington will discuss their recent visit to Holland and Belgium at a talk and slideshow at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. The visit was during tulip season; they will also share photos of these amazing fields of flowers.

Some of the many places they visited include the cities of Amsterdam, Volendam, Edam, Arnhem, Willemstad, Kinderdijk and Nijmegen as well as Het Loo Palace and Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands. In Belgium, they visited Antwerp and Ghent.

The Penningtons will talk about the history, art and architecture of the region both before World War II and now it changed in the following years.

Both are retired educators from the Philadelphia area and moved to Bar Harbor in 2002. Bob Pennington pursues his photography and water color hobbies. Sue Pennington sings with the Acadia Choral Society, is a member of the Bar Harbor Garden Club and Acadia Senior College and serves as a cantor at Holy Redeemer Church.

Contact the Jesup at 288-4245 or mrice@jesuplibrary.org.

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