The Peterborough Home of Refuge and Care of the Aged is the subject of the following version of PHS Talks. The speak might be given by Dennis Carter-Edwards and might be launched on the Hutchison House YouTube channel on Tuesday. These on-line talks, introduced by the Peterborough Historic Society (PHS) exchange the month-to-month assembly of the society and their public lectures, which cannot be held presently because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carter-Edwards is an area historian who has been researching the therapy of weak seniors originally of the twentieth century. His speak will study the development and operation of the Peterborough County Home of Refuge from its opening in 1907, to 1920.
Institutional care of the aged dominates immediately’s headlines and the speak guarantees to be of each historic and present curiosity.
A graduate of Trent College, Carter-Edwards was a analysis historian with Parks Canada for 36 years and completed his profession on the Trent-Severn Waterway Nationwide Historic Website. He’s additionally a frequent performer on the Trent Valley Archives Little Lake Pageants.
Please go to peterboroughhistoricalsociety.ca for extra info.
Artspace is happy to current “Held within the Hand: Beading and Household Historical past,” a digital exhibition that runs till April 17 and options the work of Jobena Petonoquot and Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé.
Petonoquot is an Algonquin artist from Kitigan Zibi who taught herself beading in her mid-20s. Vander Meer Chassé is an Higher Tanana member of the White River First Nation who has been beading since childhood. For each of those artists there’s a relationship between beading and storytelling; the beads and associated supplies assist specific the tales that they should inform.
Go to artspace-arc.org for extra info and a hyperlink to the digital exhibition.
Hungry for Earnings
As a consequence of overwhelming curiosity, Nourish is providing one other session of the five-part workshop sequence “Hungry for Earnings.” This session will start March 22 and run till April 19.
Hungry for Earnings investigates meals insecurity and the realities of poverty in Peterborough and Canada, and can current the latest accessible knowledge in a digestible and interactive format. Workshops happen Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on-line utilizing Zoom. These workshops will present important information for anybody concerned in emergency meals, and related to anybody who cares about out neighborhood.
All are welcome to attend, however registration is required. Go to nourishproject.ca/events for extra info and to register and obtain the Zoom hyperlink.