Popular International Trivia Spurs Third Contest

The third International Trivia Night – and the final one until September – will be held from 6-7:30 pm Wednesday, March 29, at the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures.

John Roberts, Fort Collins native and traveler extraordinaire, will again host the event featuring 50 questions. Six-person teams will compete for prizes, and light refreshments will be served.

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Admission for both Museum members and non-members is $10 per person, and reservations are required at globalvillagemuseum.org.

Partial teams or full six-person teams are welcome with a two-step process. First, team members should make individual reservations. Second, an email with team members’ names must be sent to the Museum’s Outreach Coordinator at outreach@globalvillagemuseum.org.

Individuals who register without a team will be joined by others on the night of the event. Registration will close at 5 pm Saturday, March 25.

Roberts attended the University of Colorado, the Law School at American University in Washington D.C., and Cornell University in New York. He also volunteered with the Peace Corps, serving in Somalia (1964-1966). From 1967 to 1993, Roberts served as a Senior U.S. Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State, and he lived in 19 different countries on every continent except Antarctica.

Languages spoken by Roberts include Somali, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Arabic, Spanish, French,
Setswana, Malagasy, and Melanesian Pigin. Roberts returned to the Peace Corps in 1993 as the U.S. Peace Corps Director for Tunisia, Malta, and the Solomon Islands. In 1999, Roberts returned to Fort Collins and taught International Studies at CSU for nine years. He has volunteered with numerous organizations, from the Rotary Club of Fort Collins to the American Red Cross. In 2010, Roberts helped found the Global Village Museum, where he
continues as a board member and donor.

The Global Village Museum is located at 200 West Mountain Avenue, and Museum hours are 11 am to 5 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. Regular admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, $1 for ages 4-15, and free for children three and under. Adult tours receive discounted admission of $3/person. For more information, please visit globalvillagemuseum.org or call 970-221-4600.