Gary Payne, a sociology instructor at Central Lakes College, will present a program on Venezuela from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 3 in Dryden Theatre on the Brainerd campus of CLC.
His slide presentation will focus on the indigenous Chivasta people and will illustrate the most recent sociological influences witnessed during Payne's trip to Venezuela in August.
Payne's is the second in a series of free, public Cultural Thursday programs scheduled the first Thursday each month at CLC. Each free program is from noon to 1 p.m.
Nov. 7 -- Irma Flores, AFS exchange teacher, will share her native Chilean culture.
Dec. 5 -- Sharon Kramer and St. Joseph's Medical Center colleagues will revisit their annual Helps International medical trips into the Mayan villages of Guatemala.
For information or to inquire about making a presentation, contact Jan Kurtz at 855-8183 (toll-free, 800-933-0346, extension 8183).
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