May is Museum Month
Although the doors are closed, museum staff at Bruce County Museum &
Cultural Centre are working on ways to help families celebrate at
They invite everyone to visit, follow them on FACEBOOK
and they look forward to seeing you again soon.

Wednesday, May 5
Huron County Gennealogy Society Webinar
7:30-9:00 p.m.

Unlocking Inmate Stories: Research and Interpretation at the Huron
County Historic Gaol
with Sinead Cox, Curator of Engagement & Dialogue of the Huron Co
Museum & Archives
pre- register for this Zoom webinar at

Monday, May 10, 7:00 p.m.
Bruce County Genealogical Society's monthly webina
Diane Huber presents 16 ways to share genealogical research with your own family
Content contributions from participants are welcome in advance or during the webinar via the Chat or Q&A buttons.
Special focus on finding ways to encourage kids to be interested in
to register, click

Thursdays, May 13 and 20
Writers' Electronic Round Table
2 – 4 p.m. Virtual meeting

Participants send a copy of their work [up to 1,000 words or so], any
genre, as a .doc to others on previous Sunday, then provide feedback,
live via GoogleMeet. Contact host Lee Johnston for more info.

Tuesday, May 25
Writers' BLOC
7 -9 p.m.  On-line

An e-mail gathering of writers sending each one's response to a
monthly challenge and commenting on others' contributions. For May
2021, up to 1,000 words in any format [prose, poetry, dialogue,
letter, etc] on the theme Out of This World. Please contact for forwarding your work if you are new to the
group. On Tuesday, you'll receive offerings from other participants
and have the opportunity to give feedback.

 May 28 - 31 and June 3 - 6, 2021
23rd Huron Fringe Birding Festival --- Virtual-Lite version

7:30 p.m.  Each date [providing the whole day for in-Nature birding]
Click the links for details and how to register to join webinars
offered in May:
May 28 - Birding in Algonquin Park with Michael Runtz
May 29 - Black Bears of the Bruce Peninsula with Dr. Martyn Obbard
May 30 - Fifteen Years of Ontario Piping Plovers with Andrea Gress
May 31 - A Holistic Approach to Learning Bird Songs and Calls with Ian
Webinars are presented at no charge to viewers. The registrar can be
reached at or 519-375-1889.  or

 Now until July 28, 2021

 Hamilton Literary Awards are accepting eligible entries, books
published in 2019 or 2020  details at