Coffee & Conversations are on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 1 - 3:30 pm. There is no admission to this afternoon of entertainment though donations to the Museum would be gratefully accepted.
Coffee & Conversation started on September 26th with members of the Alberta Quilt Society speaking on the stories told in the quilts. Everyone enjoyed their talk!
Fire Prevention Week is held in October so we have invited a member the Didsbury Fire Department as our guest on October 24.
On November 28th Tara from In Bloom Flowers & Gifts will be returning to talk about Christmas flowers and help us make a Christmas arrangement.
The special Christmas Coffee & Conversation will be held on December 18th (3rd Wednesday of the month) which we're sure you'll all enjoy!
The Didsbury and District Historical Society will be holding it's AGM on Wednesday November 14 - 7pm a the museum. There is a special resolution that will be presented at this time. PREAMBLE: The society wishes to obtain a cash secured credit card to facilitate online and retail purchases on behalf of the museum. Many of these purchases have been made using board members credit cards as no other alternative was available. In order for the society to obtain a credit card it must have the authority to borrow expressed within its bylaws. The power to borrow is prohibited in our current bylaws under clause 4.2.1. Borrowed Money. SPECIAL RESOLUTION: Be it resolve that the bylaws of the Didsbury and District Historical Society be changed as follows: By-law 4.2.1. is changed to read: For the purpose of carrying out its objects, the society may borrow or raise or secure the payment of money in such manner as it thinks fit, and in particular by the issue of debentures, but this power shall be exercised only under the authority of the society, and in no case shall debentures be issued without the sanction of a special resolution of the society
DIDSBURY AND DISTRICT HISTORY BOOK COMMITTEE DIDSBURY MUSEUM 40TH ANNIVERSARY PROJECT
DIDSBURY AND DISTRICT HISTORY BOOK COMMITTEE
DIDSBURY MUSEUM 40TH ANNIVERSARY PROJECT
Everyone has a story and we need your assistance
Family - Sports - Businesses - Organizations – Newcomers
(People and places who were and are a part of our Town over the past number of years, EVERYONE)!
It is your story and only you can tell it. Consider what others will want to know.
- Tell us about you and your family – your parents, spouse, children.
- Perhaps write a story with information about your parents and how they spent their lives in Didsbury.
- What is your career?
- What brought you to Didsbury and when did you arrive?
- What hobbies or interests or community activities do you take part in?
- Awards, accomplishments, special memories - Do you have interesting, funny or unique experiences that you would like to share?
- Who are the special people in your life?
- What has been the biggest change you have seen in the growth of our town and district? What is special about Didsbury and what can we learn from our experiences?
We are limited by the size of our history book so carefully consider what you want to say. Be sure to include photographs with names and dates.
Email Stories to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or drop off at the museum.
If you need assistance telling your story we will be glad to help, give us a call.
Frankie: 403-335-3633 Diana: 403-335-3445 Wayne: 403-335-3008 Alison: 1-403-818-1865
Merrilee: 403-335-9509 Myrna: 403-335-3216 Mahrie: 403-335-4842 Didsbury Museum: 403-335-9295
Elements of Art @ The Museum.
The Museum will be displaying the many hand made quilts that have been donated through the years. Please take the time to view them and read of their history!