Events

2018 Monthly Meeting Schedule

The Newmarket Historical Society hosts its meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m., Newmarket Lion’s Hall (200 Doug Duncan Dr.). All are welcome!

January 17, 2018: Annual General Meeting

Presentation of the Annual General Report, presentations by the Board, slide show looking back at 2017, and election of the new Board for 2018. All members are strongly encouraged to attend.
7:30 PM Newmarket Lion’s Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr. 

February 21, 2018: Bring & Brag
Members are invited to bring in a treasure to share with other members. It could be a mystery to solve, a family heirloom, a letter or document, or a curiosity. And it may come with an interesting, tragic, or amusing story!
7:30 PM Newmarket Lion’s Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr. 

March 21, 2018: Samuel de Champlain
Christian Bode, President of the Société d’histoire de Toronto, will speak to us about arguably the greatest explorer of Canada: Samuel de Champlain! Christian has been to Newmarket before – in 2015 he led the recreation of Etienne Brule’s 1615 canoe trip through the region, and stopped in Riverwalk Commons where NHS hosted his group.
7:30 PM Newmarket Lion’s Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr. 

April 18, 2018: William Lyon Mackenzie King
NHS Member and Treasurer Lena Thorogood will entertain us by sharing the history of Canada’s longest serving Prime Minister, and grandson of the leader of the 1837 Rebellion.
7:30 PM Newmarket Lion’s Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr. 

Special Event: May 16, 2018: The Great Escape – A Canadian Story: An Evening with Ted Barris
Ted Barris is an award-winning, bestselling Canadian writer, whose piece The Great Escape: A Canadian Story earned the 2014 Libris Non-Fiction of the Year Award. Join us for “an evening with Ted Barris” to hear a unique retelling of WWII’s most dramatic P.O.W. escape from this celebrated Canadian author.
$5.00 Entry Fee for Non-Members!
7:30 PM Newmarket Lion’s Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr. 

June 20, 2018: TBA
7:30 PM Newmarket Lion’s Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr.

September 19, 2018: TBA
7:30 PM Newmarket Lion’s Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr.

October 17, 2018: TBA
7:30 PM Newmarket Lion’s Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr.

November Members Only: N.H.S. Christmas Potluck Dinner

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