3 FREE Heritage Events in Our Neighbourhood

April 19, 2017 in Community Interest, Current Events, Events, Parks-Recreation-Greening

Introducing THREE (3) FREE Heritage Events in our neighbourhood. Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation in partnership with Northeast Winnipeg Historical Society is proud to present a series of three events in our neighbourhood. All events are FREE and open to everyone. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn some fascinating local history!

All events will have FREE refreshments & snacks.
Everyone is welcome. This venue/events are Wheel Chair Accessible.
RSVP to any one of the events by contacting: 204-669-0750 or chalmersrenewal@icloud.com

1. Mennonite Heritage (POSTER: FREE Heritage Event- Mennonite History )
Thursday, May 18, 2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
180 Poplar Ave.

Presentations by Conrad Stoesz (Archivist, Mennonite Heritage Centre)
‘Mennonites in Winnipeg: From Mission Field; to Refuge; to Home’ and History of the Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute

Mennonites began to arrive in southern Manitoba in 1874, and today the Mennonite population in Winnipeg is one of the densest in the world! Come learn more at this FREE Heritage event in our neighbourhood.
Checkout our Facebook event!

2. The Hamilton House and other Local Stories  (POSTER: FREE History Event 2017 – May 28 )
Sunday, May 28, 2017
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
180 Poplar Ave.

Stories of the area read by Ruth Wright, a fascinating presentation by Linda Horodecki about HAMILTON HOUSE (185 Henderson Hwy.) & Dr Thomas Glendenning Hamilton’s famous physic studies & experiments, and time for sharing family/local history after.
Checkout our Facebook event!

3. Heritage Walking Tour (POSTER: FREE Walking Tour 2017 )
Sunday, June 11, 2017
1:00 pm Approximately 60-90 minutes
Starts: Brazier St. at Ottawa Ave., Ends: Ernie O’Dowda Park (Louise Bridge)
Tour walking distance: 1.4 km 

This FREE historical tour will include corner grocery stores of the past, the Elmwood Curling Club and more. There will be a picnic at the park after the tour. FREE refreshments & snacks. Rain or Shine! Everyone is welcome.
Checkout our Facebook event!