Dr. Allan Marble – The Impact of the Spanish Influenza on Nova Scotia, 1918-1920 – When ‘the great pandemic’ hit 100 years ago the results were 50 million, or more, deaths. Hear about Nova Scotia’s experience from a master story teller.
Joan Watson (CBC Marketplace) & Murray Creed (CBC Country Canada) – The Accidental Farmer: Who was the real hero of The Story of Ross Farm? Learn how William and Mary Ross immigrated to Nova Scotia in 1816 and overcame many challenges.
Thursday June 7 at 7:00pm. Book Launch of Joseph Ballard’s new book, Fairy Dells & Rustic Bowers: The Creation of Victoria Park in Truro, NS. Meet the author and view an exhibit about Victoria Park. Free admission, everyone welcome!
A.J.B (John) Johnston will present a one-hour illustrated talk about the background to his two, brand-new 2018 releases, both novels. The Hat is a fresh 21st century take on the Acadian Deportation; Something True tells the coming-of-age story of Katharine McLennan, a NS nurse in France during the First World War. Free admission, all welcome!
A panel discussion on the historic and cultural ways of dealing with end-of-life, end-of-life care, and grief. Free admission, all welcome!