Museum & Archives Events

September 21

Every Picture Tells a Story

September 21st

7:00 pm

Virtual

Old photographs hold clues that could tell you more about your family history. Today, millions of photos are taken every second, but at one time photographs were a much bigger deal. More importance was placed on them, and more care was taken before the shutter was snapped.

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October 2

Museum Kids - Let’s Read Aloud! with Peggy Collins 

October 2nd

10:00 am

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

It’s Museum Kids Saturday with local author and artist Peggy Collins.  We will read the real book, Harley the Hero, and get a sneak peek at two more books coming out this fall. Make your own Hero medal for the hero in your life and have a chance for Peggy to show you how to draw YOUR pet (please bring a print out of a picture for this opportunity).

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October 2

From Here to There – Publication process with Peggy Collins

October 2nd

1:00 pm

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

How do you take an idea from its early form to seeing your book on the shelves? This talk will deal specifically with traditional publishing (although I can answer some questions for self-publishers as well). We will discuss this from both a writers and illustrators point of view. Editing, critique groups, pitches, and more.

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October 5

A Complex Faith: strategies of Marriage, Family and Community among Upper Canadian Quakers - Sydney Harker

October 5th

7:00 pm

Virtual

Join doctoral candidate Sydney Harker as she discusses her research on the early Quaker community in Adolphustown. In this virtual talk, Sydney will outline certain patterns and family strategies that emerged that add to our understanding of the Quaker experience in Upper Canada.

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October 19

Rachel Finding Joy - Why Being a Mom is Enough

October 19th

7:00 pm

Virtual

Invite your mom friends, grab your favorite beverage and get ready to definitely laugh, maybe cry, and have some “ah ha” moments. Mom, author and blogger Rachel Martin, the face behind Finding Joy, will be joining us for a raw virtual talk on the hard truths of parenthood, and why being “mom” is enough.

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October 26

Ordinary Extraordinary Lives with Viara Mileva

October 26th

7:00 pm

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Join us for our exhibit opening of “Ordinary Extraordinary Lives” with photographer Viara Mileva as she shares her experience photography the families included in the exhibit. The most meaningful memories of our lives are from ordinary moments. The moments of honest connection between a child and parent. The joy of discovery. The thrill of childhood play.

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