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We welcome you to participate in our “Passport to the World” series.  Each month we will feature a special country with interesting presentations specifically chosen for their educational and stimulating content.  You will receive your very own Passport during your first 2019 visit to Delmanor Prince Edward which will be stamped at each presentation you attend.  The individuals with the most attendance stamps at the end of 2019, will be entered into a draw for a $100 gift certificate to their favourite restaurant!  Let the traveling begin !!

We are pleased to be highlighting the following  countries in our  2019 “Passport to the World” series: 

January – Scotland / February – China / March – Ireland / April – Italy / May – Greece / June – France / July – Canada / August – Spain / September – Japan / October – Germany / November – Egypt / Dec – England

June Events

Passport to the World Series:
June – Welcome to France  

Why Do French People Love Baguettes So Much?
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 am

Sean Chubbuck, from AFYA Hort Therapy will appeal to all of your senses with this  famous French bread, the “baguette.” Learn how it is made and why it was actually invented by Napoleon during the French civil war!

A Medieval Journey with Lianne Harris
Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Enjoy this fun, enlightening and interactive presentation that reveals some of the lesser-known but curious elements of the medieval time period not only in Europe but also in France. For this presentation, Ms. Harris dons a royal 13th C. French-Burgundian costume.  A display with such medieval paraphernalia allows the participants to see, smell, and touch the middle ages!

“Le Tour de France” with Bill Anderson
Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Enjoy a drive through French history by examining flags from the earliest monarchs of the Kingdom of France up to the present day provinces of the Republic.

July Events

Passport to the World Series:
July – Celebrating Canada!  

Strawberry Shortcake…a Canadian Tradition!
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 am

We enjoy fresh, tasty Ontario strawberries yearly so why not learn more about them? In this Strawberry Shortcake demonstration, Sean Chubbuck, from AFYA Hort Therapy will talk about the wonderful world of strawberries & make fresh strawberry shortcake so you can enjoy it with juicy strawberries & fresh whipped cream!

Canada’s Growing Pains with Lianne Harris
Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Life in Canada between 1885-1918 was one of excitement and upheaval. It was anything but boring! It was a time of intense social and economic pressure that created new conditions for change. Enjoy this 1 hour snapshot of life typical of the times & of personalities in ways familiar–and unfamiliar–to us; lives full of uncertainty, disappointment, joy, & hope. Like any new adventure, it wasn’t easy–but it was worth it!

“Canada’s Flags” with Bill Anderson
Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Take a look at the development of Canada’s 1965 flag from the time of French contact with the indigenous peoples, the establishment of New France, the British conquest, the colonies of British North America after 1783, Confederation and the birth of a nation, the search for a national identity, up to the adoption of a truly national banner.

August Events

Passport to the World Series:
August – Welcome to Spain  

“What is a Churro?” with Sean Chubbuck of AYFA Hort Therapy
Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 am

Spanish shepherds get credit for inventing the churro during the 16th century. They fried dough made of flour, water, & salt – the same base ingredients for the churros of today, as a substitute for fresh bread. Spanish explorers brought Churros to every port of the new world. The story also goes that the name for the pastry was inspired by the ridged horns of the native Churra sheep, an aesthetic which the fried treat takes after.

“Spain in Flags” with Bill Anderson
Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

This presentation will reveal the history of Spain from the time of the Moors and the Reconquista to the present day thirst for independence on the part of many Spanish regions.

September Events

Passport to the World Series:
September – Welcome to Japan  

The Chopstick Chronicles…all about Tempura 天婦羅
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 am

Sean Chubbuck, from AFYA Hort Therapy will demonstrate and discuss why Tempura is one of the most common Japanese dishes served in and outside outside of Japan. Sample and learn about what makes tempura different from other fried fare and its distinctive batter.

Steeped in History: The Story of Tea with Lianne Harris
Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

From the courts of kings to the taverns of rebels, from an ancient secret to one of the world’s most demanded commodities…soak up the history of tea.

October Events

Passport to the World Series:
October – Welcome to Germany  

The symbolism of Pretzels
Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 am

A pretzel (known as Brezel in German, sometimes also Brezn or Breze) is a type of baked food made from dough in soft and hard varieties. Sean Chubbuck, from AFYA Hort Therapy  will create pretzels with you and let you know why a pretzel was a sign of good luck and spiritual wholeness!

Fairytales, Fables & Rhymes – “Lessons for Real Life” with Lianne Harris
Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Childhood stories are not the stuff of fantasy.  In ages past when illiteracy ran high, these fables and rhymes were the moral classroom where one learned all there was to know about truth, justice, faith, prejudice, love, sex, sin, crime and punishment.  Bedtime stories shape our beliefs and teach us about real life.

November Events

Passport to the World Series:
November – Welcome to Egypt  

Roz bil laban (Egyptian rice pudding)
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 am

Rice pudding is a common desert in many countries with each country having its own twist. Sean Chubbuck, from AFYA Hort Therapy will take you on a virtual tour of Egypt and enlighten your mind and palate with the differences which make Egyptian rice pudding unique.

Ancient Egypt with Lianne Harris
Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

The mysterious and luxuriant past of Egypt has never diminished. Discover the best parts, and often the least known aspects of Egyptian life.  Learn more about their customs and social practices, fashion and grooming, art and education, and curious details about their preoccupation with the afterlife. Be introduced not only to great leaders and their powerful influence but to the fascinating life of everyday people.

December Events

Passport to the World Series:
December – Welcome to England  

The Great British Scone Debate
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 am

The “jam or cream first” debate is not the only thing divisive about scones. Arguments also rage over pronunciation: is it “skon” rhyming with gone or “skone” rhyming with tone? Take pleasure with Sean Chubbuck, from AFYA Hort Therapy as he demonstrates the how to’s of British scone making and consumption.

The Princesses of Wales with Lianne Harris
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Since 1284 there have been 21 men who have been the ‘Prince of Wales’, the heir to the English throne, the most important in rank next to the king–but only 10 women have ever been granted the title ‘Princess of Wales’.  They are important in England’s ‘game of thrones’. Discover the personal and private lives of these women who knew they were born to be either property, pawns or protectresses of the balance of power.

“Merry Olde England” with Bill Anderson
Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Trace the development of the flag of Great Britain from the adoption of St. George’s Cross to the evolution of a true United Kingdom.

As space is limited please RSVP to Julie or Pam at: 416-233-0725