In cooperation with Calgary Public Library, Chinook Country is going virtual for our fall programming.
Register for these programs on the Calgary Public Library site. Some of the links are listed below. The best way to find others is to go to the following URL and search for "Chinook Country Historical Society":https://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/programs/
If you don’t live in Calgary, you do not qualify for a Calgary library card and you cannot register for these events without a library card. As a CCHS member, if you wish to participate in these events, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can send you the appropriate link.
June 3 | 6:30 pm
Explore the intriguing story of Alberta’s landscape evolution from Waterton Lakes, to Dinosaur Provincial Park, and more, using eye-catching images. This talk blends storytelling with science, incorporating natural landscape beauty with art and history, and gives you what you need to discover the spectacular landforms of Alberta.
June 10 | 6:30pm
Explore the life of Allan Poyntz Patrick who not only had a surveying career that spanned at least 65 years but was also: a rifleman and military gunner during the Fenian Raids, an early 1880s rancher on the Ghost River, a 2nd Riel Rebellion fighter, a farmer, a Calgary alderman, and the owner of the first drilled well in Western Canada.
Join Canmore-based curator and writer Mary-Beth Laviolette, as she explores the rich history of women artists living and working in the Bow Valley. She will start with the camera work of Daisy E. Carroll, Canmore’s first documentary photographer and ‘post mistress’ and continue to a very active and creative present day in Canmore and Banff.