May program lineup announced for the Heritage Centre in Cayuga

The Heritage Centre in Cayuga is hosting six unique programs throughout the month of May. The cost for all programs is $10 per person with pre-registration required. Residents can register online or in person at the Haldimand County Administration Building, 53 Thorburn Street South, Cayuga.

May 2022 Lineup

May 4 – Salute to Mothers, 1 p.m.

This presentation will focus on some of Haldimand’s and Canada’s most famous mothers, including Laura Secord, Lucy Maude Montgomery, Emily Stowe and Haldimand’s first female Mayor, Edith Fuller.

May 10 – I Do…I Did…I am Done, 6 p.m.

A talk on the three rituals of life, Victorian style: birth, marriage and death. The Victorians had a reputation for being prim, proper and persnickety, and individuals were expected to know the rules of etiquette that went along with one’s position.

May 11 – The Herbalist, 1 p.m.  

This hands-on workshop will explore the many herbs , plants and other natural remedies that have been used to help with a number of ailments for centuries.

May 18 – Queen Victoria, 1 p.m.

The Heritage Centre’s Royal Series continues with a presentation featuring the life and times of Queen Victoria. Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until her death in 1901.

May 17 – Helen Kinnear, 6 p.m.

This talk focuses on the life and times of Judge Helen Kinnear. Helen was born in Cayuga, went to school in Port Colborne and returned to live in Cayuga, becoming the first female judge in the entire British Empire.

May 24 – King Edward VII, 6 p.m.

Another Royal Series program, this presentation will look at the life and times of King Edward VII and the opulent and excessive Edwardian era.

For more information about programs and activities, contact the Heritage Centre at 905-318-5932 ext. 6613 or email heritagecentre@haldimandcounty.on.ca.

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