Sunday, February 25, 2024

Arts & Culture

The Owen Sound Memoir Series (https://owensoundmemoirseries.com/) has announced its second monthly event weekend at the Owen Sound Public Library featuring Vancouver author Valerie Jerome, a former Canadian Olympian, and currently active as an activist and speaker, particularly during Black History Month each February. On Friday, March 1, at 7 p.m., Jerome will read from her memoir, Races: The Trials & Triumphs of Canada’s Fastest Family, and discuss how she wrote this emotional and poignant book. Attendees can look forward to...
1874, the year Ernest Shackleton was born, the year the first zoo was opened in the United States, and the year the infamous Jesse James robbed a train in Muncie, Kansas, stealing $30,000, but did you also know it was the year the Village of Meaford was incorporated into a Town by Special Act of the Ontario Legislature? The former town of Meaford is celebrating its 150th year since incorporation. In honour of this grand occasion, the Meaford Museum has...

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