This November, the Heritage Centre in Cayuga is hosting six events and an exhibition commemorating Haldimand’s significant military history and wartime contributions.
The cost for each presentation is $10 per person and the cost for afternoon tea is $15 per person. Pre-registration is required for all programs. Register online or in person at the Haldimand County Administration Building, 53 Thorburn Street South, Cayuga.
Tuesday, Nov. 8 (6:30 p.m.) – Presentation: Fly Boys
This presentation will highlight the impact of the British Commonwealth Service Flying Training schools during WWII in Haldimand and the surrounding area.
Wednesday, Nov. 9 (1 p.m.) – Presentation: Haldimand at War
The Heritage Centre’s curator will be giving a talk highlighting military conflicts in which Haldimand County was involved including the War of 1812, the Boer War, WWI and WWII.
Tuesday, Nov. 15 (6 p.m.) – Presentation: Royals at War
Continuing with the Royal Family series, this presentation explores the roles the family members played during various wars.
Wednesday, Nov. 16 (1 p.m.) – Tea and Presentation: Women at War
Join us for afternoon tea featuring homemade scones and other sweet treats followed by a talk detailing the roles women played during the War of 1812, WWI and WWII.
Wednesday, Nov. 23 (1 p.m.) – Workshop: Searching the War Records
Utilizing the archives and online resources, this hands-on workshop will help users find military service records and other information they may be looking for.
Saturday, Nov. 26 (12:30 p.m.) – Workshop: Creating a Historic Christmas
This hands-on workshop will help participants recreate a historical Christmas. The session features home decoration, table settings and homemade gifts from bygone days.
All programs take place at the Cayuga Library + Heritage Centre, located at 19 Talbot Street West. For more information, contact the Heritage Centre at (905) 318-5932, ext. 6613 or email email@example.com.