2017 Meetings & Events

  1. Topic: The Story of HMCS Haida & Annual Pie Social - Everyone is welcome!
    7:00pm -St. Andrew's Anglican Church Parish Hall, 7 St. Andrews Avenue, Grimsby
    Join us for the annual pie social and the story of the HMCS Haida - "Reflections on the Battle of the Atlantic during WWII as well as Canada's Naval Participation in the Korean War" presented by Andrew Barber. Andrew Barber from the Friends of HMCS Haida and who served on the Haida will lead us through the history, action and significance of this historic warship.
    20
    Sept
  2. Doors Open Grimsby- Carnegie Building - 10am-4pm
    Come check out what the Grimsby Archives offers members of the community and experience the renovations!
    After months of hammering, trucks, scaffolding and lots of dust - the volunteers at the Archives are pleased to invite you to the grand re-opening of the renovated Carnegie Building during the 2017 Doors Open Grimsby celebration! Come for a visit to experience an outstanding example of a Carnegie Library influenced by the beaux arts style constructed in 1912 plus the Archives will feature a photo display and history of the Carnegie Building. You can also check out what the Archives offers the community - maybe learn something about your family or the history of the street you live on!
    23
    Sept
  3. Monthly GHS Meeting - Topic: Surveying Early Canada - Life Before Google Maps
    7:30pm - Carnegie Building Main Hall - 25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    Join us for a presentation by retired Senior Surveyor, Tony Roberts who will shine a light on the early techniques involved in collecting data and information required to show us where we are, where we've been and how to get where we want to go. Admission is complimentary so bring a friend or neighbour! Refreshments will be served.
    18
    October
  4. Monthly GHS Meeting - Topic: Ruthven Park National Historic Site
    7:30pm - Carnegie Building Main Hall - 25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    Come join us for a presentation by Ruthven Park National Historic Site curator Marilynn Havelka. Marilynn will share with us the history of the Thompson family at Ruthven Park and some of the archival records, military artifacts, furnishings and items that relate to the history of the Thompson family residence. Admission is complimentary so bring a friend or neighbour! Refreshments will be served.
    15
    Nov
  5. Monthly GHS Meeting - Show 'n" Tell
    7:30pm - Carnegie Building Main Hall - 25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    Come join the GHS Programme Coordinator, Peter Carr-Locke, for an informal evening of Show "n" Tell. Now is your chance to share your favourite item of Grimsby history and learn about what other members of the community cherish in their collection. Admission is complimentary. Bring a friend or neighbor! Refreshments will be served.
    17
    Jan
  6. Monthly GHS Meeting - The Life and Times of Joseph Brant
    7:30pm - Carnegie Building Main Hall - 25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    Speaker: Valerie Garrett, Educator, Museums of Burlington. More details coming soon!
    21
    Feb
  7. Monthly GHS Meeting - Grimsby: Beaches, Bakeries & Banks
    7:30pm - Carnegie Building Main Hall -25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    Speaker: John Allan, Local Historian More details coming soon!
    21
    March
  8. Monthly GHS Meeting - Waygoose: 40 Years On
    7:30pm - Carnegie Building Main Hall - 25 Adelaide Street, Grimsby
    Speaker: Ron Shroder, Chairman, Mackenzie Printery & Newspaper Museum More details coming soon!
    18
    April
  9. GHS Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner
    6:30pm - St. Andrew's Anglican Church Parish Hall 7 St. Andrews Ave. Grimsby
    Pot Luck Dinner and GHS Annual Meeting Speaker: Liz Driver, Culinary Historian, Campbell House, Toronto
    16
    May
  10. SAVE THE DATE - 2018 Grimsby House Tour
    Timeless Treasures
    Saturday May 26, 2018 is the date for the 2018 Grimsby House Tour and you are invited to attend! It will be a memorable day, celebrating local architecture, decor and history. Every house has a unique story. Contact us if you're interested in being an Event Day volunteer! More details will be available in the Fall - stay tuned!
    26
    May