Events

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Invitations for ZOOM meetings will be sent by email prior to the event.

Grand River Branch will be hosting several meetings throughout 2024:
Mark your calendars!!  

June 6 – 9, 2024
  Dominion UELAC Immersive
Experience Weekend

Where: Cornwall, Ontario (home of the Dominion head office)

What: UELAC Dominion Convention:  Including a weekend of activities celebrating 240 years of  the founding of New Johnstown. Reenactments is part of the program.

Saturday, June 22, 2024
Loyalist Day
Vittoria

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11:00am Social gathering
at Lamport Square
12:00 – 12:30pm Meet at the Lion’s
 Meeting Room
12:30pm Ham Lunch Buffet.
$20.00 per person
2:00pm – Guest Speaker
Short Meeting to follow 

Speaker: Bill King
–  Uncovering Hamilton’s Golden Age of Stone Architecture

Sunday, July 21, 2024
Field Trip
Arrive by 1:30pm  

St. Marys Museum
177 Church St. S.
St. Marys, Ontario

For those looking to get together for lunch before the meeting, Doug Loucks our President suggests the Sunset Diner. Arrive here at 12:00 if you are interested.

Destination Website: https://www.townofstmarys.com/en/recreation-and-culture/Museum-and-Archives.aspx

Sunday, August 11, 2024
Fanshawe Pioneer Village
1424 Clarke Road
London, Ontario N5V 5B9
Arrive by 1:30pm

Speaker Heather Rennalls
– Fugitive Slave Chapel

Destination Website: https://www.fanshawepioneervillage.ca

Sunday, September 15, 2024
Hybrid Meeting
Best Western
19 Holiday Drive
Brantford, Ontario

1:30pm Zoom links open for chat
2:00pm Meeting Start

Speaker: Ron Fair
– Hemp growing in Ontario for the Navy

Sunday, October 20, 2024
Hybrid Meeting
Best Western
19 Holiday Drive
Brantford, Ontario

1:30pm Zoom links open for chat
2:00pm Meeting Start

Speaker: Elizabeth (Jane) Errington
 – Loyalist Women

Saturday, November 16, 2024
Hybrid Meeting
Best Western
19 Holiday Drive
Brantford, Ontario

1:30pm Zoom links open for chat
2:00pm Meeting Start

Speaker: Sandra McNamara
– Loyalists as Refugees