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Newsletter Year End 2017

Newsletter Spring 2014-2015

Newsletter Spring 2013

Events: 2018

Canada 150 Exhibit  “Isle Madame From Confederation to Today”   This photographic project containing 150 photos is hosted by the Isle Madame Historical Society & École Beau-Port and is funded by the Government of Canada.  View 75 photos from our archives, and 75 photos taken in 2017 see how we’ve changed and how we remain the same!

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Blacksmithing Demonstrations – Step back in time and experience our working forge.  Tuesday and Thursdays throughout July and August from 2:00 – 4:00.

Canada Post Children’s Corner   Explore the new Canada Post Children’s Corner, hands on discover centres for children ages 3 – 10. Open daily ( See Museum Schedule).

July 3 – August 30 Blacksmithing Class – Every Thursday afternoon with Richard Boudreau  1:00 to 4:00 (cost $65.00 adult, youth under 16 $30.00 includes materials) Pre-registration Required.

Blacksmithing Weekend Classes:  Sunday July 15, Sunday Aug. 26 and Sunday Sept. 16 (1:00- 4:00) Pre-registration required. 

July 4 to August 22  –  Tea In The Museum:  Every Wednesday 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Enjoy a cup of tea, treats, and conversation.  $5.00 per person.

July 3 – Oct. 3 – Knitting Knots: Every Tuesday 1:00 – 3:00. Bring your needles and yarn, join our knitting circle.  Beginners welcome!

Kids Days at the Museum:  Cost $5.00 per child, family rates available.  10:00 – 12:00 snack included.  ** Peanut Safe Event 

Thursday July 12 – LeNoir Landing Olympic Games, (Ages 4 – 8)

Thursday July 26 – Clown School, learn magic tricks and much more! (Ages 6 – 10)

Thursday Aug. 2 – Fun In The Sun  (Ages 4 – 8)

Thursday Aug 16 – Summer Carnival ( Ages 6 – 10)

Sept. 9 – Workshop (TBA)

Sept. 23  – Show & Shine Sunday Sept. 23 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Come out and view some lovely vintage & classic cars, chat with owners, and visit friends.

Oct. 8, 9, & 10 – “Celtic Colours” Blacksmithing Workshop  with Richard Boudreau  Oct. 8 (9 – 12), Oct. 10 (9 – 12), Oct. 11 (9 – 12),  cost $65.00 adult, youth under 16 $30.00 includes materials.  Registration Required

Oct. 8 -“Celtic Colours” Stories & Songs From The Hearth   Enjoy a blacksmithing demonstration as well as stories, folklore, and songs. Cost $8.00

Oct. 25 – Book Reading THREADS IN THE ACADIAN FABRIC by Simone Poirier-Bures   6:30 pm at Petit de Grat Library, 3435 Highway #206, Petit de Grat.  The first part of this book focuses on the four generations of a family that thrived in old Acadie until 1755. The second section focuses on the next five generations who all lived on Isle Madame, Cape Breton, where they became fishermen, boat-builders and sea captains.

“Threads in the Acadian Fabric is a well-documented story of courage and resilience that is both moving and inspiring.”   Sally Ross, author of Les écoles acadiennes en Nouvelle-Écosse 1758 – 2000 and co-author of The Acadians of Nova Scotia. 

For more information call:  902 226 3534

Sponsored by: The Isle Madame Historical Society  &  Pebble and Fern Market Garden

Nov. 24 & 25 – Christmas House Tour