Monday, February 07, 2011

Upcoming events

Lots of events happening for the local and family history community in coming weeks.

Today – February 7 marks the second anniversary of Black Saturday which severely impacted two municipalities in our Region.

Congratulations to the Plenty Historical Society who celebrate their 10th anniversary on February 8.

“Remembering 20th Century Melbourne” Bruce McBrien is guest speaker for Heidelberg Historical Society on Tuesday Feb 8.

“We celebrate Peter Bassett-Smith” at Eltham District Historical Society Wed 16 Feb

*"Farming in the Plenty Valley Exhibition". This exhibition prepared by the Whittlesea Historical Society is currently on display at Watsonia Library till Feb 18

"Starting your family History" talks

Rosanna Library Wed Feb 9 10.30 am

Diamond Valley Library Wed 23 Feb 1.30 pm.

* Prehistory of Nillumbik Country course being offered by Nillumbik U3A and run by Mr Mick Woiwod. Commences Fri 10 Feb.

Details: nillumbiku3a@live.com

*AIGS Booksale

Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Booksale Blackburn Sunday Feb 13

* Know Your History, Preserve Your Culture - free two-day workshops at Public Records Office Victoria. 17 and 18 Feb

* Free Veterans Heritage Workshop Victorian Archives Centre Wed 23 Feb Visit www.veterans.vic.gov.au

*National Archives of Australia Shake your Family Tree Program

Free - Friday 25 Feb

Care, compassion, community
70th anniversary of the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital

Exhibition at Shrine of Remembrance 4 March-31 July

City of Whittlesea Grant writing workshop- Free

Wed 6 April 10.30 am - 1.30 pm and repeated Thursday 7 April 6.30 - 8.30 pm

Contact: Daniela Calanchini 9217 2170

Australian Heritage Week

14 April - 20 April

1 comment:

Sharon Brennan said...

Do you know if there is anything about Robert Ernest Dawson who had a vineyard at Whittlesea in the exhibition at Watsonia Library? He was my great grandfather's brother.