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Naismith Men's Shed Zoom
Sat, 01 Jan 2022 - Sat, 31 Dec (each Fri)
Naismith Men's Shed
Almonte Lectures: Is Hi-Tech Only for Rich Countries?
Fri, 28 Oct 2022 - Fri, 28 Oct
Cost: free; donations accepted
Speaker: Halla Thorsteinsdottir. Enrol for Zoom. Modern technology has contributed immensely to higher incomes and longer lives in rich countries and almost all work in these countries relies heavily on the use of high tech. Low-and-middle income countries lag far behind high-income countries in harnessing technological opportunities but want to emulate rich countries and use technologies to increase their income and enhance quality of life. Many attempts to inject high tech in these countries have, however, had disappointing results. This has led some to argue that low-income countries do not need high tech but rather clean water and better access to existing traditional technologies. In this lecture I plan to consider if and how high tech can be harnessed in low-income countries to the benefit of their populations, and tell stories gleaned from examining technologies in these countries spanning a career of 35 years.
Almonte Lectures: David Thompson - Canada’s Epic Mapmaker
Fri, 25 Nov 2022 - Fri, 25 Nov
Cost: free; donations accepted
Speaker: Richard van Loon. Enrol for Zoom.
Between 1797 and 1812, David Thompson travelled over all of western North America from Lake Superior to the headwaters of the Mississippi, to the Athabasca, to James Bay, to the mouth of the Columbia River. In the process, he surveyed, made maps, traded, and kept detailed scientific, but also highly literate journals. The first European into much of the southern Rockies and the mountains and rivers beyond, his relationships with First Nations were unparalleled. With them, he travelled paths of stunning difficulty, and beauty. And for parts of this odyssey he was accompanied by his Cree-Metis wife, Charlotte Small and several young children.
Almonte Quilters' Virtual Mtg
Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - Mon, 17 Oct
Cost: $5 guest; $25 annual membership
Guest presenter is Ralph Jarvis from Newfoundland. Guests $5, which may be applied to a full annual membership of $25. Go to almontequiltersguild.ca to request access. Space is limited so it is a first come first paid basis.
Almonte Quilters' Guild
Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - Thu, 27 Oct (each Thu)
2nd & 4th Thurs of the mo. Make a difference in your personal & professional lives. Learn new techniques to communicate while honing your leadership skills. Toastmasters are learning new skills while still relating great stories. For meeting link details, email email@example.com.
Oct 1 - Nov 6 Cedar Hill Fall Weekends
Oct 2 - 30 Exhibit: Chelsea Charlebois' Pieces of Me
Oct 3 Mellow Lily
Oct 7 Brock Zeman
Oct 7 - 9 Expressions of Art
Oct 8 - 9 Mississippi Mills Art Romp
Oct 10 The Co-conspirators
- Turpin’s Trail Returns to CP
- Marina Raike — Halloween Alert:She Has a Skeletonin her Closet!
- Almonte in Concert’s New Season is a Classic
- Mississippi Mills Art Romp Returns for Thanksgiving
- Weekly Song Circle at Equator Coffee
- Two Plays inOne Exciting Evening
- Save the Date for MAG!
- Expressions of Art
- Harvest Market Time Almonte’s Harvest and Christmas Markets
- Guatemala Stove Project Update