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2009 Vancouver Branch Meetings

This is an archive page of meetings from a previous year. Click here for the most current information.

  2009 Archive

Jan. 20
2009

Vancouver Branch Annual General Meeting

Feb. 17
2009

"Interpreting Old Style French Canadian Documents" and "A Guide to New Brunswick Archival Depositories"
Special Presentation by Linda Maitland, BCGS

Mar. 20
2009

“Maria Waite – The Story of an Unsung Hero”
set within the context of the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837
Special Presentation by Dr. Gerald Brown

April, 3rd
2009
(Friday, 11am)

Sapperton Landing Re-Enactment at Sapperton Landing

April 18
2009

150th Celebration of Queen’s Avenue Church
Featuring a show by Janet White (Vcr Branch Member) & Archie Miller (local Historian)
http://www.queensavenue.org/churchgroups.html

May 3rd
2009
(Sunday, noon)

“Spring Fleet”
Beatty Street Armoury, 620 Beatty Street, Vancouver (see Wikipedia's entry)
The Invitation and Programme (both PDF format) are now available.

June 16
2009

“Moving Ever Westward”
Contribute your story about how Loyalist descendants came to BC.
Workshop by Peter Moogk, UE, PhD

 

July – August (summer break)

Sept. 15
2009

"Reverend Edward White: Sky Pilot"
Photos, a diary and story of the first minister in New Westminster married to Sarah Brooks, Loyalist descendant of John Carl and Leonard Misener, of Niagara). Presented by Janet White, UE.

Oct. 20
2009

"Beyond the Mountains" 2010
Vernon, BC is the location for the Annual General Meeting of all the UE branches in Canada. Get information, bring your ideas. Let's plan party activities and show our guests a good time (it's what we do best!)
http://www.uelac.org/BTM2010.html

Nov. 17
2009

"Historica Fairs"
Taking history to grade school students - how we can participate. Special Guest Speaker: Janet Morley, docent at the Vancouver Museum and coordinator for the Vancouver Historica fairs.
http://www.histori.ca/

Dec. 6
2009

Christmas Tea
Invite your family and friends and bring a sweet or a savory item to our Sunday afternoon Christmas Social from 1:30 to 4:30.
The address, directions and sign up sheet for pot luck items will be distributed at our November meeting and by email.