Captain Andrew C. McNeill will reflect upon his experiences in the Arctic with the Canadian Coast Guard, and explore how changes in science, technology, safety regulations, environmental protections, and climate have impacted operations since the days of Captain Bob Bartlett.
The Water Street Gallery invites you to join us for "Fair Winds and Following Seas", the final collaborative show of Cara Kansala and Max Dorey as The Grumpy Goat Gallery. The show will feature new original works from this dynamic duo.
Guest speakers will explore topics related to the first successful transatlantic cable landing in 1866 and the community of Heart's Content. The conference is part of the extended celebrations marking the 150th Anniversary.
A weekend of special events and interactive military demonstrations. Learn how the Newfoundland Regiment recovered after the devastation of Beaumont Hamel and continued to serve until their disbandment in 1919.
Lecturer: Philip Pratt
Topic: "Settled from the Sea": starting in Brigus, an exploration of old and new NL architecture
Date: Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 7:00pm
Location: St. George's Heritage Church, Brigus, Newfoundland
No admission required for the lecture itself.
For dinner reservations or more information on the lecture, please contact the HSA:
Phone: (709) 753-5515
Ticket admits one to the pre-lecture buffet dinner and dessert, fully catered by Skipper Ben’s. Drinks available from on site bar.
Dinner Location: Brigus Rec Centre, Water Street, Brigus
Date: Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 5:00pm.
Purchase dinner tickets by phone (709) 753-5515 or online.
Come join us on the first floor of Cabot Tower to celebrate! Our Heritage Shop will be giving away FREE Newfoundland and Labrador calendars to the first 100 customers, you can enter to win a gift basket filled with beautiful local products and you can sample our delicious chocolate covered wildberries from Dark Tickle.
11 students from Newfoundland and Labrador have been chosen to participate in this year's Young Citizen program! These students were chosen at the Regional Heritage Fairs for their outstanding projects, passion for their topic and excellent communication skills.
Now the students have created videos about their projects and they need your vote! Two students from Newfoundland and Labrador will be chosen as 2015 Young Citizens and will receive a trip to Ottawa to attend Canada's History Forum. Voting counts for 50% of the student's score, with a panel of judges reviewing the videos and selecting the final recipients.
From June 1st to August 31st, 2015 Heritage Shops will be offering visitors a chance to receive a FREE 4" Plush Puffin. Just visit any 5 of our 11 participating locations, get your passport stamped, and once you collect 5 stamps you will receive your very own puffin! Passports can be picked up at one of our locations, or you can print your own at home.
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