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Haunted Walks of Ottawa’s Halloween Season

September 27 - November 2
Bytown Museum, 1 Canal Lane
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

For those brave at heart, join in one of Haunted Walks Halloween Tours and hear spooky stories of Ottawa’s history! If you dare, contact Haunted Walks for more information and to book tickets: http://www.hauntedwalk.com    

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09:00

Hidden lives revealed: mental health and the children looked after by the Waifs and Strays Society (Before BIFHSGO Education Talk)

October 12 - 09:00 - 09:30
The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K2G 5K7 Canada
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  Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten will provide an overview of practices and conditions of children cared for by the Waifs and Strays Society in the UK from its inception in 1881 till 1920, as well as providing examples of children who were sent to Canada during this time. Wendy will specifically focus on correspondence, interventions and […]

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Thanksgiving Weekend at the Farm

October 12 - 09:00 - 16:00
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An event every day that begins at 09:00, repeating until October 14, 2019

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, 901 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3K1 Canada
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Come to the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum this Thanksgiving weekend to celebrate the harvest! At this time of year, many Canadian farms are harvesting the food crops that will sustain us throughout the year. Come see some of our farm machinery on display — and watch a baler in action! Meet the museum’s turkeys […]

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10:00

Quakers in the Family: My Dickinson Ancestors of England and Jamaica (Monthly Meeting)

October 12 - 10:00 - 11:30
The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K2G 5K7 Canada

  A pivotal moment in Sandra Adams’ family history research came when she discovered that one branch of her family tree joined  the Quaker movement in England at the time of its inception. As the fervent evangelical Quaker faith of the 1650’s evolved into a quieter but uncompromising Quaker faith over the next 100 years, […]

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Women Making History

October 12 - 10:00 - 16:00
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 20, 2019

Explore the Canadian History Hall from a fresh perspective: the lives of the extraordinary women who helped build our country. From Métis women of the fur trade to female factory workers of the Second World War, and vote-seeking suffragettes to women’s rights activists, women come into focus this October. Discover the stories of Indigenous writer […]

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Neanderthal Cave Art

October 12 - 10:00 - 16:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00, repeating until October 31, 2019

Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Quebec K1A0M8 Canada
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Try your hand at Neanderthal art. Neanderthals left behind many objects, some of which are on display in our major exhibition, Neanderthal. One of the most evocative links to our prehistoric cousins is recently discovered cave art. This Studio activity helps you imagine linking hands with an artist who lived thousands of years ago. Create […]

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11:00

Thanksgiving Train Rides

October 12 - 11:00 - 15:00
Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario, 90 William Street West
Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 5A5 Canada
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The Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario welcomes you aboard for the Museum's annual closing weekend Thanksgiving train rides. This family friendly event will host talented musician Ken Ramsden alongside our family friendly train rides and activities. Please join us as we celebrate our railroading heritage and the beautiful Canadian harvest season. For details call: 613-283-5696. […]

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14:00

Historic Wakefield Walking Tours

October 12 - 14:00 - 15:00
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 14:00

Fairbairn House heritage centre, 45 Wakefield Heights
Wakefield, Québec J0X 3G0 Canada
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Walking Tours of Historic Wakefield - Discover the heritage buildings of Wakefield and learn about the people who built them. Saturdays at 2 p.m. 8$ per person REGISTER at http://www.fairbairn.ca/tours-excursions/wakefield

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19:00

The Haunted Walk Experience at the Mackenzie King Estate

October 12 - 19:00 - 22:00
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An event every week that begins at 19:00 on Saturday, repeating until October 19, 2019

Mackenzie King Estate main entrance, P6 Gatineau Park
Gatineau, Quebec Canada

  Join us for a moonlight walk around the Mackenzie King Estate, located deep inside Gatineau Park. As we lead you through this secluded getaway we will explore the former Prime Minister’s incredible property, his passion for spiritualism and the supernatural, and share some of our favourite ghost stories from the grounds.   Please check […]

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