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2013 Vancouver Branch Meetings

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

  2013 Meetings Archive

Tuesday, Jan. 15
7:30pm

Vancouver Branch Annual General Meeting
The AGM will be followed by “2012, A Year in Review” – Linda Nygard's annual slide show extraordinare.

Tuesday, Feb. 19
7:30pm

“Arrival of Blacks in BC during the 19th Century”
Wayde Compton, www.waydecompton.com.

Sunday, Mar. 17
10:00am

St. Patrick's Day Parade March (Vancouver BC)
No Regular Meeting

Tuesday, Apr. 16
7:30pm

“Peter Warren Dease and Thomas Simpson, Explorers of the Arctic Coastline”
Warren Bell, UE, Past President, Vancouver Branch, UELAC

Saturday, May 4
7:30pm

"Pacific Regional Mini Conference" – Hosted by Chilliwack Branch
Dominion President Bob McBride, UE, will be in attendance with Grietje McBride, UE
(Chilliwack, B.C.) “UE” Certificate Presentations.
No Regular Meeting

May 30 - June 2
2013

UELAC CONFERENCE — Hamilton, ON
No Regular Meeting

Tuesday, June 18
7:30pm

“We Honour Our Loyalist Ancestor(s)”
Branch members' presentation of biographies

Sunday, July 21
11:00am

B.C. UEL Day July 22: Branch Picnic
Celebration at Queen's Park, New Westminster, B.C. (small picnic shelter)

July – August (summer break)

Sunday, Aug. 4
11:00am

B.C. Heritage Day: Fur Brigade Days branch picnic at Fort Langley
Dress in your finest Loyalist period clothing and attend this great outdoor Celebration.
Don't miss the arrival of the brigades on the Fraser River on Monday at 1:00pm and the FREE Concert as part of the Picnic in the Fort

Tuesday, Sept 17
7:30pm

“Treasures & Toves”
Branch Members will share some family stories and their treasurers.

We are in the process of considering possibly holding meetings during the winter months on Saturday afternoon.
Confirmation and details to follow.

Saturday, Oct. 12

Founder's Luncheon
Restaurant and time TBA

Sunday, Nov. 11
10:00am

Remembrance Day – New Westminster Armouries
Remembrance Day parade & wreath laying (luncheon to follow)

Tuesday, Nov. 19
7:30pm

“War Memorabilia”
Branch members will share memorabilia in honour of Remembrance Day

Sunday, Dec. 8
1:30pm

Christmas Social (Home of Linda & George Drake)
Invite your family and friends and bring a sweet or a savoury item to our annual Christmas Social 1:00pm.
Date, time and directions will be distributed at our November meeting along with a signup sheet for sweets and savouries.
Info by email will follow.