2011 Calendar

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Saturday, 9 July, from noon to 4 p.m.

Open House: Come see the new building!

You are cordially invited to an Open House with tours of the new facility, including the conservation lab, vaults and more

When:  Saturday, 9 July, from noon to 4 p.m.

Where:  City of Ottawa Central Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive at Woodroffe Avenue (bus routes 94 and 95; free parking)

Don't just read about it, come and see it for yourself!

 
Sunday, 23 October, 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
 
Presentation: An Echo of Lower Town Ottawa by Jacques Faucher. Personal recollections of the neighbourhood with its deep social, linguistic, religious, and economic roots.
 
Followed by the FCOA Annual General Meeting. Concluded by tours of the new Archives facility.

Location: City of Ottawa's Central Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive at Woodroffe Avenue (bus routes 94 and 95; free parking)
No charge: Donations welcome
RSVP: John Heney 613-224-6888 or jjheney@netrover.com
 
Jacques Faucher recentlywrote a book on his reminiscences of growing up and living in Ottawa’s Lowertown. He was a parish priest for thirty years and has been involved in interfaith matters for the past ten years.

 

Saturday, 5 November, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Calling All Photographers!  Preserve Your Legacy – Look to the Future!

Part I: “Into the Future” by John Lund, Digital Records Archivist, City of Ottawa Archives

·        Where is photography headed in technology and society?

·        How might new ways to collect, organize and preserve images affect individuals and archives?

Part II: “Preserving Your Legacy” by Greg Newton, noted local photographer

·        My experience as an Archives donor striving to safeguard the legacy of my family's photographic studio, active since the 1940s
 

Location: City of Ottawa's Central Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive at Woodroffe Avenue (bus routes 94 and 95; free parking)
Price: $20 at the door
RRSP: Please reserve a seat by contacting info@fcoa-aavo.ca