Tuesday Talks 2006

Press Release – Tuesday Talks 2006

Historian Georges Arsenault will launch this year’s “Tuesday Talks at the Acadian Museum” on July 4th at 7:30 p.m. In his presentation, to be given in French, he will talk about the history of Egmont Bay’s churches, presbyteries, and parish halls built since the foundation of the parish in 1812. The lecture will be illustrated with numerous old and recents photos, including snapshots of the building of the fourth church in 1922-23.

The lecture series will continue until August 8 :

11 July ( In English):“Remembering the Miscouche Convent” with Sr. Marie L. Arsenault, Gerald Steele, Sylvia Poirier.

18 July (In French):“Visite commentée de l’exposition L’ArtCADIE : Visions de l’espace acadien” with Lucie Bernadette Bellemare.

25 July (In English): “Exploring Early Island Acadian Homes” by Maurice Roy.

1 August (In French): “Souvenances des années 1930 à Urbainville” by Edgar Gallant

8 August (In English): “Collecting French Folksongs in Prince Edward Island” by Georges Arsenault

Refreshments will be served.  Admission is free but donations will be appreciated. Prince Edward Island’s Acadian Museum is located in Miscouche on Route 2.  Information : (902) 432-2880.