Presenter Al Eicher will provide a visual presentation and discuss his 1200 mile journey as he traveled on rivers and lakes capturing the sights and sounds from St. Petersburg to Moscow on Thursday, January 7th at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library. Eicher made many stops on his travels including the historic Peter and Paul Fortress, the Palace of Catherine the Great, the Ballet at the Alexandrinsky Theatre, the Village of Svirstroy, Kizhi Island and the 22 domed Church of the Transfiguration, and Ivan the Terrible’s 16th Century Fortress in Uglich. The trip ended with three days in Moscow visiting Red Square, the Cathedral of St. Basil, State Armory, the Kremlin, the Russian Space Training Center, the Tretvakov Art Gallery and the Russian War Museum. Besides learning about the legends and history of Russia, he’ll discuss the current economy and lifestyle of Russia’s citizens.
The program will be held in the library’s Multipurpose Room. The Rochester Hills Public Library is located in downtown Rochester two blocks east of Main Street off of University Drive on Olde Towne Road.
Registration is not required and all are welcome. For more information, call 248-650-7124.