Calendar

January 2021

Tuesday, Jan 12, 4:00 pm,  BOD Meeting

Tuesday, Jan 19, 6:30 to 7:30 pm via Zoom.

Historically Speaking series: On Ecosystems in the past, changes, and today. Effects of railroad logging, Lessons from the past for Climate Change and Forest Management. Piikkila is a Forest & Watershed Ecologist.

February 2021

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 4pm-5:30pm, BOD Meeting

Feb 15-28 Family Day Heritage Treasure Map Trail. Join us at the Ladysmith Museum and the Ladysmith Maritime Society on Sunday, Feb 28 from 10 am to 4pm as Heritage Treasure Trail is completed. Refreshments, and goodie bags to participants. Displays and heritage boats on view. Info 250-245-0423 or museum@ladysmithhistoricalsociety.ca

March 2021

Monday, March 1, 10 am-noon, ONE Workshop – Many Cultures. Networking and collaborative workshop of community heritage stakeholders. email museum@ladsymithhistoricalsociety.ca or phone 250-245-0423 for the registration link.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 4 pm – 5:30 pm. Monthly BOARD Meeting, members welcome. Via zoom.  Email us for a link.

Monday, March 15, 10 am-noon, Continued:  ONE Workshop – Many Cultures. Networking and collaborative workshop of community heritage stakeholders. email museum@ladsymithhistoricalsociety.ca or phone 250-245-0423 for the registration link.

Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:30-7:30 pm  Historically Speaking series “MDA King of Ladysmith” presented by author Daryl Ashby with guest Cindy Damphousse and Rob Johnson. Free. Join Zoom Meeting

April 2021

Tuesday, April 13, at 4pm. Monthly BOARD Meeting. Members welcome. Email museum@ladysmithhistoricalsoceity.ca or call 250-245-0423 for a zoom link.

Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7 pm – 8 pm  Historically Speaking presents: Who was Lady Smith? James Dunsmuir named the Town of Ladysmith to commemorate the lifting of the siege of Ladysmith during the Boer War. The Town was named after Lady Juanita Smith, but who was she? Join local historian Rob Johnson as he explores the woman and the myth. To reserve and get your zoom link call 250-245-0423 or email museum@ladysmithhistoricalsociety.ca

May 2021

Tuesday, May 11, at 4pm. Monthly BOARD Meeting. Members welcome. Email museum@ladysmithhistoricalsoceity.ca or call 250-245-0423 for a zoom link.

Thursday, May 13, 7pm -8pm Historically Speaking presentsWildlife Awareness & Safety. Learn about bears, cougars, wolves, deer and elk on Vancouver Island. The concept of human-wildlife conflict is also taught and people are encouraged to take an active role in reducing wildlife attractants around their home, work, and recreational activities. The program fosters a respectful relationship with all wildlife that emphasizes keeping wildlife wild and communities safe. Presented by Amanda Crowston, Cowichan Valley WildSafeBC Coordinator this is part of the Ladysmith & District Historical Society’s “Historically Speaking” series presented on ZOOM. To register and get your link, please email museum@ladysmithhistoricalsociety.ca or phone 250-245-0423.

June 2021

Tuesday, June 8, 4 pm. Monthly BOARD Meeting. Members welcome. Email museum@ladysmithhistoricalsoceity.ca or call 250-245-0423 for a zoom link.

Tuesday, June 15, 7pm-8pm Historically Speaking presents Ladysmith’s Early Neighbourhoods by  Lesley Moore who will be presenting images and maps and taking a look into early records of who lived where prior to the Second World War.  How we describe where we live changes with circumstance and Ladysmith for its first fifty years had abrupt ups and downs. What identifies a neighbourhood? Come and find out.

ONGOING

Wednesdays 9am-noon Ladsymth Railways Station Restoration Project work parties. Volunteers welcomed.

Saturdays 10 am – 4pm Ladysmith Museum opened. Volunteers needed.

Sundays 10 am – 4pm Ladysmith Museum opened. Volunteers needed

 

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