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FYI: Upcoming Festive Heritage Event

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The Archives Association of Ontario, Eastern Ontario Chapter, Presents:

Christmas Past Comes Alive

Date: Wednesday December 5th, 2012,

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive (corner of Woodroffe Ave. and Tallwood Dr.) map

 Brief Overview:

“The AAO Eastern Ontario Chapter is pleased to partner for a second year with the Ottawa Storytellers, and this year, it’s for an evening of Christmas stories. Storytellers Leah Sander and Kim Kilpatrick will tell Christmas stories, based on personal memories or historical events, and share the process of constructing and telling a story.

Join us in exploring common interests between archives and storytelling.

Refreshments will be served. Hope to see you there!

Please see our website for further details, and upcoming events.” 

FYI: Upcoming Festive Heritage Event: Corktown Christmas Forest

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Enjoy some festive family fun at the Enoch Turner Schoolhouse “Corktown Christmas Forest!”

Wander through the “Forest”- located in the West Hall – where you will discover Christmas trees decorated in hand-made Victorian ornaments. Each tree will be sponsored by a local business or group, and donated to the Salvation Army Local 614 of Regent Park following the event.

The schedule will include:

· 12 p.m. Reading of “The Steadfast Tin Soldier” by our own ballerina – Katherine Belrose!

· 1 p.m. Performance by members of the Corktown Chamber Orchestra

· 2 p.m. Reading of “A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Stuart Hughes of Soulpepper Theatre Company

· 3 p.m. Performance by the St. Paul’s Toronto School of Irish Music

· 4 p.m. Reading of “The Steadfast Tin Soldier”

· All day: Victorian ornament-making demonstrations: try your hand at scrapwork balls, paper fans, cornucopias, sugar plums, stars and pomanders! Cider, coffee, tea and treats for all, and cupcakes baked by Pretty & Sweet will be on offer. Tours of the Schoolhouse will be available all day.

Admission to this event is free for children 10 and under and pay-what-you-can for adults - recommended donation is $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors.   

Date: Sunday December 2, 2011,

Time: 11am to 5pm

Location: Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St., Toronto. (map)

For more information or to buy tickets in advance, visit Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, email enochturner@heritagetrust.on.ca or call 416-327-6997.

Tickets will also be available at the door.