Museum & Archives Events

February 5

Crafting Series With Linda Fraser

February 5th - February 28th

Virtual

Looking for some FREE at home fun? Join local potter Linda Fraser make some amazing crafts! Register for free by emailing Amber Meyer at ameyer@lennox-addington.on.ca to reserve your kit and arrange pickup. Kit numbers are limited.

Below is the schedule:

 

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March 6

Museum Kids - Winter Bird Feeder

March 6th

10:00 am

With the wintery months lingering, our birds and wildlife could use a helping hand to get some much needed food. This month’s Museum Kids program will have all the ingredients to make some winter friendly backyard birdfeeders. Join Linda Fraser on March 6th at 10am to find out how to put it together! Free kits are limited and available for pickup at the County Museum.

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March 23

Is the Antiques Industry Alive and Viable? 

March 23rd

7:00 pm

Join antiques appraiser Janet Carlile for a candid virtual talk on the current antiques industry. Jan will cover the current market for antiques in Canada, how it is diversifying, the winners and losers and also the business itself – the good, the bad and the downright ugly. 

 

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April 3

Paper Ribbon Bunnies wtih Linda Fraser

April 3rd

10:00 am

For the month of April, the Museum has sweet and delicate paper ribbon bunnies available for pickup. Learn how to put it all together with crafter Linda Fraser beginning on April 3rd at 10am. These free kits are limited and available for pickup at the County Museum starting April 1st.

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April 6

What Gravestones Can Tell You About Your Ancestors: A Genealogists Guide

April 6th

7:00 pm

Genealogists know information retrieved from gravestones has a practical application to identify the deceased. However, gravestones, as a research tool, can offer up more information about your ancestors when interpreted correctly. Besides functioning as a memorial to the deceased, gravestones provide insight into nineteenth and twentieth century life.

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April 8

Jane E. MacNamara: Life on the Farm, Your Ancestor‘s Place in Ontario Agriculture

April 8th

7:00 pm

We often think of farming as a traditional occupation—something that hasn’t really changed much. But that is not and was never the case. Farmers had to react and adapt to changing conditions like climate, technology, economics, new markets and new competitors. Some farmers did more than adapt.

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April 12

March of the Museum is Marching into April

April 12th - April 16th

This March Break the Lennox and Addington County Museum has partnered with the Kingtson Associateion of museums, art galleries and historic sites for an exciting program opportunity.

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April 20

Family History Series Part 1 – Kyla Ubbink

April 20th

1:00 pm

If a picture says a thousand words, then a family photograph tells a thousand tales; and ones we want to pass on and keep for the future. Knowing the photographic processes used to create an image helps identify the era the picture was taken in, and guides us in how to go about handling, using and preserving that image.

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