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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Postcards For Peace

Postcards For PeaceThursday, November 23, 2017
Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot - 113 Lakeshore Rd. East

Reach out to a Veteran this November.

Postcards for Peace is a program initiated by Veterans Affairs Canada.  It provides an opportunity to send postcards that express messages of thanks to our Canadian Armed Forces memebers who have served or are still serving Canada in times of war, military conflict, and peace.

The Craigleith Heritage Depot will be supplying postcards for those who would like to participate.  Simply write you message of thanks to a Veteran, and let us know if you would like it to be mailed or displayed on wreath.  *Postage is not provided*

VAC pre-printed postcards are limited, but we will also provide blank postcards so you can design and decorate your own!

Phone: 519-599-3681 x 3
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca
Website: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/get-involved/postcard-for-peace

Storm Chasing with David T. Chapman

Storm Chasing with David T. ChapmanThursday, November 23, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: The L.E. Shore Memorial Library Gallery - 173 Bruce St. S.

Join renowned photographer and "Storm Chaser" David T. Chapman for a visual presentation on Storm Chasing in Ontario.

Find David T. Chapman and his beautiful photography on Twitter

"The Grey County and Blue Mountain region is a big part of our storm chasing. We often end up finishing at Thornbury when the storms start to cross Georgian Bay. We started our storm chasing there and have been in the area many times since for storms as well as other weather phenomena like northern lights right from the harbour in Thornbury. One of the many areas I cover is lightning and the various types, upward lightning, cloud to air, and other various forms. The neatest type I have captured a few times is the rare kind called “Bolt From the Blue Lightning”. It is when you have a storm in one area but the lightning strikes in another, where it is blue skies. That is why they say, don't go outside for at least thirty minutes after you have heard the last rumble of thunder. As for the presentation, it is really detailed on how a storm develops and how a select few become a tornadic supercell right here in our beautiful province, with lots of video action showing this amazing process."


Phone: 519-599-3681
Email: libraryinfo@thebluemountains.ca

Winter Driving Strategies / Relicensing & Testing for Drivers 80+ years - New Territory for Seniors

Thursday, November 23, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: L.E. Shore Memorial Library Gallery

Sean Wraight, Ministry of Transportation presents Winter Driving Strategies & The Relicensing Process, including Testing for Drivers 80 years & older. This is a free event and all are welcome.

To register for a seat, for more information or to request free transportation, phone: Answers4Seniors (BVO) at 519-599-2577, ext.29 or email seniors@bvo.ca

Contact: Beaver Valley Outreach
Phone: 519-599-2577 ext.29
Email: seniors@bvo.ca
Website: http://www.bvo.ca/services.cfm?serviceid=11

From the Heart Library Knitting Group

From the Heart Library Knitting GroupThursday, November 23, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: The L.E. Shore Memorial Library Board Room

Bring your unfinished projects or your knittting problems. Learn to knit. Come out for coffee, tea and laughter.
There is no charge for this program.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

Afterschool Kids Club - Thursdays

Thursday, November 23, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: L.E. Shore Memorial Library

Afterschool Kids Club is BACK!!

Thursday starting September 14th 2017 to December 21th 2017
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Ages 8 and UP
Games, crafts, STEM, literacy and MORE!!
Don't forget to register for our Tuesday Afterschool Program which begins September 12th. Register for either Tuesdays or Thursdays or BOTH!

Registration is currently full. To be added to the wait list please email Maureen at mmckillop@thebluemountains.ca

Contact: Maureen
Phone: 519-599-3681
Email: libraryinfo@thebluemountains.ca


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