The Heritage Centre announces November program lineup
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.