Program for 2019

Venue:

Time:

Vonnie Young Auditorium,
Level 1, Bowen Library,
669-673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra
(unless otherwise listed)

7:00pm

Visitors Welcome

February

Fri 8th

Speaker: Wendy Frew
Topic: “Leane Times” – One Family’s Transformation From Cornish Farmers To Australian Fighters

March

Fri 8th

Speaker: Ingrid Grace – Waverley Local Studies Librarian
Topic: “Lightning Lyall or Jan the Mermaid” with an Introduction to the Major Johnston Scrapbook

April

Fri 12th

Speaker: Dr Peter Hobbins
Topic: “Crashing into History: aircraft accidents & Sydney’s past”

Thu Apr 18th – Sun May 19th

National Trust Heritage Festival 2019

Theme: Connecting People, Places and the Past

Sat 27th

Beginners’ Workshop
1.00pm-3.00pm
Location: 113A Paine Street, Maroubra
Presenter: Margaret Phillips, Education Officer

Sat TBA

Open Day: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: 113A Paine Street, Maroubra

May

Fri 10th

Speaker: Orel Lea
Topic: “A Page in History>”

Thu 23rd

Bus Trip: 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: Rookwood Cemetery

June

Fri 14th

Speaker: Leonie Bell, author
Topic: “Botany Wool”

July

Fri 12th

Speaker: Cape Banks FHS Members’ Stories
Topic: “A Leaf From My Family Tree”

August

Fri 9th

Speaker: Geoff George, member of Cape Banks FHS
Topic: “The Migrant Experience of the Maltese from Egypt to Australia – the story of one extended family”

Sat 31st

Members’ Workshop: “Divorce”
1.00pm-3.00pm
Location: 113A Paine Street, Maroubra
Presenter: Margaret Phillips, Education Officer

September

Fri 13th

Speaker: TBA
Topic: “TBA”

October

Fri 11th to Sun 13th

NSW & ACT AFHS State Conference
Host: Ku-ring-gai Historical Society
Theme: Exploring the Past
Venue: Knox Grammar School

Fri 18th

Annual General Meeting, followed by “Show and Tell” – items displayed by members.

Thu 24th

Bus Trip: 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: NSW State Archives and Records, Kingswood

November

Fri 8th

Speaker: TBA
Topic: TBA

Wed TBA

Members’ Workshop: “TBA”
11.00am-1.00pm
Location: 113A Paine Street, Maroubra
Presenter: Margaret Phillips, Education Officer

December

Thu 12th

Christmas Luncheon