Late in the last Ice Age, giant beasts disappeared worldwide. Abundant mastodon and other large mammal fossil sites in the Black Dirt around Warwick have been helping us solve this mystery. Dr. Robinson specializes in the study of fossil plant pollen, and what this tells us about environmental changes which accompanied the end of the mastodons and other animals of the Pleistocene era.
Dr. Guy Robinson
Department of Natural Sciences
Fordham College at Lincoln Center
113 West 60th Street, New York NY 10023
Cell phone for day of program use only: 914-563-2313
Take a virtual trip to the Ingwe Leopard Research Program in the Mapumalanga district of South Africa. Sara Kearns, recently returned from volunteering at the center, will be your guide and Dr. Richard Hull will discuss the 30,000 year old petroglyphs found in the area.
Radio Flyer, a Hudson Valley based cover band, is recognized as one of the leading bands specializing in an eclectic mix of music always performed with the highest level of professionalism. The band will be performing favorite music selections from artists ranging from VanMorrison and Steely Dan to the Allman Brothers, Michael Buble, Bruce Springsteen, and so much more!
Starring Mickey Rooney, Kelly Reno, Teri Garr; United Artists; Directed by Carroll Ballard; Rated G; 118 minutes; 1979.
Alec (Kelly Reno), a young boy, is saved from a shipwreck by a beautiful. Together they survive on an isolated island and forge a lasting bond. After their rescue, they return to America where an ex-horse trainer teaches Alec to be a jockey and guides the boy and the stallion to their ultimate triumph in this sweeping and majestic drams.
Starring Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, William H. Macy, Annie Corley; Universal Pictures; Directed by Gary Ross; 2003.
This true story based on a best-selling book tells the story of a group of the unlikeliest of heroes. It would seem that pairing a knobby-kneed horse with a half-blind ex-boxer jockey would lead only to last place. Instead this unsung duo became a winning combination that inspired and intrigued a nation suffering the hardships of the Great Depression.