This February, the Heritage Centre in Cayuga is hosting four events.
Tuesday, Feb. 7 (6 p.m.) – Road to Freedom
In honour of Black History Month, this presentation focuses on the history of the Underground Railroad and Black settlement in Haldimand County.
Tuesday, Feb. 14 (6 p.m.) – Valentine’s Day Mystery
The community is invited to enjoy an evening of mystery exploring a Haldimand County true crime event. Participants will have an opportunity to follow the evidence and figure out the outcome of the case.
Wednesday, Feb. 15 (1 p.m.) – Tea and Presentation: For the Love of Chocolate
Valentine’s Day is all about love, romance and chocolate. This presentation features afternoon tea and a chocolate tasting followed by a talk on the history of chocolate and how it became connected with Valentine’s celebrations.
Tuesday, Feb. 21 (6 p.m.) – Wrapped in Secrets
This presentation details how quilts and other objects were used to help escaping slaves find their way to freedom and, later in the 20th century, how secret messages were sent using quilts during WWI and WWII.
The cost for each regular program is $10 per person and the 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.
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.