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December Events

Victorian Carollers
Wednesday December 5th, at 2:30pm

Carolling, carolling here we go….
Let’s start the Festive Season by stepping back in time with our singers from the Victoria era!
Sip some warm cocoa and enjoy!

 

Fraud…and steps you can take to avoid it!
Tuesday December 18th at 10:30am

P.C Al from 22 Division will walk us through all the latest fraud happenings on the phone, and  internet.

Learn how to protect yourself!


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 person with the most attendance stamps at the end of 2019, will be given 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


January Events

Passport to the World Series:
January– Welcome to Scotland

Everything you wanted to know about Scotland in 1-hour
Wednesday January 16th from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Lianne Harris, Education Specialist will take you from Picts to plaids, claymores to caber toss, MacBeth to marmalade!  Come explore the grrreat and grrrand country and culture of ancient Alba, the land now called Scotland.

 

The History of Shortbread
Tuesday January 22nd from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Sean Chubbuck, AFYA Hort Therapy will teach you how to make shortbread, those interesting tidbits of Scottish history & tradition, while showing beautiful pictures of bonnie old Scotland.

 

Flags of Scotland
Wednesday January 30th from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Bill Anderson, has been involved in the educational system for 30+ years. Over that time he has developed a passion for flags of the world and their history & meaning.

 

Presentation – John Percy – Professor Emeritus, Astronomy and Astrophysics
Thursday January 24th from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

This profusely-illustrated, non-technical presentation will introduce you to the universe, as astronomers now understand it.  That universe is just as exciting as anything in science fiction — and it’s real!

Lots of time for questions and discussion about anything astronomical.


February Events

Passport to the World Series:
February – Welcome to China

The Woks of Life – Chinese Dumplings
Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 am

Sean Chubbuck, AFYA Hort Therapy will demonstrate the making of Chinese Dumplings and explain why Chinese dumplings are one of the most important foods in the Chinese New Year!

 

Beijing: Secrets From a Forbidden City with Lianne Harris
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Tiptoe into one of the most impregnable places on earth: China’s Forbidden City. Learn about the everyday life of China’s secluded emperors, the women, & the army of advisors, eunuchs & servants whose only existence was to serve him & his relations. Surrounded by unprecedented wealth & unparalleled authority over his subjects, it is also a fascinating look at the isolation, loneliness, & powerlessness he & his family members were confined, by tradition & custom, in which to live.

 

Virtual Tours of China -Temple of Heaven
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Kevin Lee, a McMaster University graduate of geography, urban planning, & horticulture will take you on an exciting pictorial tour to the Temple of Heaven, where Emperors prayed for good harvest & worshiped the God of Heaven. The Temple of Heaven is a collection of buildings & structures in a large park located in Beijing. Souvenirs will be for sale before the presentation

 


March Events

Passport to the World Series:
March – Welcome to Ireland!

 

Irish Soda Farls & Tour of Ireland
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Join Sean Chubbuck, AFYA Hort Therapy as he educates you on Irish soda farls which are a type of soda bread that is a staple in Ireland. Sean will fry up some real Irish soda farls and while they are cooking, take you on a tour of Ireland. There may even be some Irish songs but no dancing!

 

The Celts with Lianne Harris
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Who are they?  Where do they come from? Follow in the footsteps of one of the world’s oldest, most tenacious, far-reaching, influential — but ultimately mysterious — peoples.

 

Flags of Ireland
Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Bill Anderson, examines the history of Ireland from the time of the Gaelic kings to the most recent “Troubles” between Irish Catholics and Protestants. The programme attempts to trace the reason for the conflict of the “Emerald Isle” through the demonstration of flags of the island of Ireland.

 


April Events

Passport to the World Series:
April– Welcome to Italy!

“G” is f or Gelato
Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Sean Chubbuck, AFYA Hort Therapy will demonstrate the making of Gelato which got its start over 3,000 years ago when people in ancient Rome would gather snow & ice from the mountains to combine with fruit or other flavouring to make a delicious frosty dessert.

 

Ancient Rome
Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Join us for a fun, interactive presentation as history specialist Lianne Harris reveals some of the lesser-known but curious elements of the Roman world as she takes you through the significant moments in a Roman’s life. Learn what influences still shape our lives & control our habits thousands of years later. A display table with classical paraphernalia allows the participants to see & touch the ancient world!

 

Flags of Italy
Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Bill Anderson looks at the development of Italy from its earliest days as the Roman Empire through to its birth as a kingdom & ultimately as a republic. All of the individual regions of the Italian peninsula are examined highlighting the features which have made Italy a unique cultural phenomenon.

 


May Events

Passport to the World Series:
May – Welcome to Greece!  

Don’t Leave Greece without it!
Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Sean Chubbuck, from AFYA Hort Therapy will take you on a virtual tour of Greece while indulging your inner foodie as you uncover the secrets of Greek cuisine. Watch how to prepare and taste some authentic Greek food.

 

Greek Mythology & Modern Consumerism with Lianne Harris
Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Mythology was much more than good story-telling; it was insight into human nature, a glimpse at an ancient people trying to make sense of phenomena they could not explain. Today we see it continuing to offer inspiration for our art, sports, entertainment, music, design, manufacturing & our everyday consumer products & it is still a source for many names & terms we use today. You will time travel from past to present to visually link the relevancy of 3000-year old classical mythology & its ever-reaching impact on our lives today.

 

Flags of Greece with Bill Anderson
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

The familiar striped flag found on Toronto’s Danforth Avenue has a history worth looking at in detail. Beginning with the Golden Age of Athens, this presentation follows the development of the Greek nation state. In particular events of the nineteenth century which led to Greek independence from the Ottoman Empire are highlighted.

 


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

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