Come to the opening of our new exhibit entitled Summerland Remembers the Defenders of the Empire.
Commemorate the anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge (April 9-12, 1917) by coming to this exciting presentation. Paul Randall will explore the origin and events around this momentous battle and its local connection, as well as dispel myths of Vimy Ridge and look at the symbolism behind the Vimy Ridge Memorial. Plus, he will talk about the upcoming exhibit called Summerland Remembers the Defenders of the Empire. This is the first of a series of lectures on World War One.
The presentation will be from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Summerland Museum. Admission is by donation. For more information, email Claire Macdonald at email@example.com or call 250.494.9395.
In celebration of Canada's Water Week, we will be screening "A RIVER FILM" at 1:00 PM on March 21, 22, 23, and 24. "A RIVER FILM" is a 40-minute documentary that looks at the complex relationships between people, fish, upland species, and the wider Columbia Basin. A trailer of the film can be watched HERE.
This is an AGM you won't want to miss! Members will have the opportunity to vote on our proposed bylaws and new directors. Paul Randall, CD, MSc, is giving a presentation on the challenges of researching and finding Summerland's soldiers and cenotaph mysteries.
Celebrate Heritage Week by listening to Joe Smuin give a presentation on the historical and amazing Trout Creek Canyon Bridge!
Are you interested in exploring your family history? Then this interactive workshop is for you! With presenter Judith Chidlow, Program Director at the South Okanagan Genealogical Society, learn how to discover who you are, where you come from, and unlock your family stories.