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May

 
 
All Month of May Museum Month Check your local museum's website for special events or exhibits.  Wednesday, May 4   7:30 p.m. Huron County Genealogical Society [open to non-members] St. Joseph’s – The Cantin Family and the French Settlement With Marc and Pauline Cantin Learn about Narcisse Cantin and his fascinating story from the French Canadian Settlement at St. Joseph. Please pre-register for this Zoom webinar at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsd-uhqjMjHNCA4J5aYCEwgAerOALj460Q Saturday, May 7 Hats Off to Huron's Historical Hats Huron County Museum North Street, Goderich 1 p.m   Cost: $15+HST or $10+HST for members Presentation on millinery, hat styles through the decades, and a flower-making craft session with Jennifer Triemstra-Johnston, a professional costume designer and milliner, using artifacts and photographs from the Museum’s collection. Register at Eventbrite or by calling 519-524-2686 . Monday, May 9 7 p.m. Via ZOOM Bruce County Genealogical Society Virtual meeting DNA as a tool to accelerate your family research Please visit www.brucecountygenealogicalsociety.ca to sign up for this Zoom presentation. Wednesday, May 11 Inside the Atom Muse-Talk at Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre  7-9 p.m. 33 Victoria Street North, Southampton  $12 members  $15 non-memers Eric Johnston leads an exploration to understand how nuclear forces work, and applications in everyday life from cancer treatments to radioactive bananas. Thursdays, May 12 and 19 Writers' Electronic Round Table 2-4 p.m.   Open to all writers Meet on-line to present up to 1,000 words of current writing projects for helpful feedback, news of contests and workshops. Link sent before each session. Contact Lee Johnston lajohnston333@gmail.com for cost-sharing and other information Friday, May 20 – September 5 Sonic Sensations Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre 33 Victoria Street North, Southampton Explore the science of hearing and sound with a hands-on exhibit designed for all ages. Test your hearing, learn about movie sound-tracks, step into the Scream Chamber if you dare. Museum admission rates apply. Tuesday, May 24 Reserve tickets for the annual Township of Bruce Historical Society dinner meeting Special presentation by Jon Radjkovic, co-founder of Ontario Barn Preservation, author of Barns of the Queen's Bush, Barn Building,and numerous magazine and newspaper articles. 5:30 for displays, 6:15 roast beef dinner Underwood Community Centre, tickets $25.00 from Helen Burnside 519-396-7735 Tuesday, May 24 Writers' BLOC Meet via e-mail. Share your response to the monthly challenge, and receive comments from other participants. Open to writers anywhere. This month: Automotive challenges and adventures. More info, sign-up at writersbloc1991@gmail.com Sign up BEFORE JUNE 1 Bruce County Historical Society Bus Tour June 15 Join the BCHS on a visit to the Lucan Area Heritage & Donnelly Museum, and then travel the route taken by the vigilantes to the home of the Donnelly family over 140 years ago. Masks are required to be worn while on the bus and indoors at the Donnelly Museum. Open to the public. Further details re meals, pickup points, registration  email bchs1957@gmail.com Advance note for Wednesday, June 1 Opening Day Port Elgin Farmers' Market 9:00 am to 2:00 p.m. Coulter Parkette   Goderich & Green streets Returning favourites and new vendors...come check us out!