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Saturday, December 10
Evolution of the Telephone  (Lectures)
10:30 am
Briarwood Presbyterian Church Hall, 70 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield
Speaker: Ken Lyons
The talk will cover the invention of the phone, the early versions and how they were an early form of Facebook, their technology, the areas served by the Pointe-Claire central office, extracts of the first telephone directories and a live demonstration of 1940s switching equipment. Many photos and images will be projected
 
Free Public Lecture


Tuesday, December 13
Brick Wall Group (Q.F.H.S. members only)  (Special Interest Groups)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
QFHS Heritage Centre and Library, 173 Cartier Avenue, Suite 102, Pointe-Claire
Hit a brick wall in your research?  Various Q.F.H.S. members will be there to discuss your genealogical problems and offer advice to help you overcome your research brick walls.
 
Cost: FREE
Dates: The second Tuesday of each Month
 
 


Saturday, December 17
How Do I Find My Ancestors in Quebec?   (Seminars)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
QFHS Heritage Centre and Library, 173 Cartier Avenue, Suite 102, Pointe-Claire
Lecturers: Gary Schroder & others
The seminar will explore how to use the databases and other information online relating to Quebec Genealogy as well as focusing on the materials that are available in the Q.F.H.S. Library. How do I use all the genealogical resources that are part of the Drouin Genealogical Institute and that are on Ancestry ? Come to this seminar and find out.
 
Fees:   $20.00 for members                   $25.00 for non-members
Reservations are Required:                514-695-1502 or www.qfhs.ca



Saturday, March 11, 2017
Canadian Centre for the Great War  (Lectures)
10:30 am
Briarwood Presbyterian Church Hall, 70 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield
Speaker: Caitlin Bailey, Curator of Canadian Centre for the Great War
Caitlin will discuss Montreal's recently opened museum on the Great War (1914-1918) and what family historians could learn from a visit there.  She will also discuss a project the museum is starting on community war mouments and the names on them.