Upcoming Events 2014

Here is advance notice of 2014 plans.

Our hours of operation are:
(June-August) Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Weekends in the Fall until Thanksgiving or by appointment!

The Annual General Meeting was held Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at the Museum. Our work this year is to ensure that we comply with new corporate regulations for non-profits.

Memberships:  Please send in your 2014 memberships!  $15 per person; or $25 family; or $50 business - gives a business ad in our Main Street self-guided walking tour.  Memberships are very important to us, and we encourage you to join, or re-join.Thank you!! Our address is:  VKH & District Historical Society, P.O. Box 537, 95 Main Street East, Vankleek Hill K0B 1R0.

Canada Summer Jobs: We received a grant to hire a summer student for 10 weeks. We hired Olivia MacKiddie, a graduate of VCI. Olivia is heading off to the University of Ottawa in the Fall to study Human Kinetics. Olivia is organizing collections, posting to facebook, looking after the website, organizing Family History Day (September 20th), and research.

Weekend walking tours available by appointment.

VCI Bursary: June graduation time and the Historical Society will awarded its bursary for exceptional effort by a senior graduating student in history or geography studies to Olivia MacKiddie.
Family History Day: On September 20th, join us to explore and share family histories, learn about conservation and the gaelic language, and have your antiques appraised!
November 1st, we will take part in the annual Victorian Home Tour and host a Wedding re-enactment. 
We have plans for an Artefact Day in the Fall.

And let’s not forget the day-to-day Museum duties. Volunteers always welcome, and needed – on your terms!  Leave your contact info at: 613-678-2323 or info@vankleek.ca . 

You may also view The Review's event page at www.thereview.ca and check out our Calender.