In Flanders Fields at 100 Community Initiatives

Photo of John McCrae Reading

We’re not the only ones celebrating 100 years of In Flanders Fields. 

Check out what these organizations are doing to commemorate John McCrae’s poem:

 

 International

Monikie Community Council, Parish of Monikie, Scotland – Commemorative Memorials/McCrae Tribute, November 11, 2014

National WWI Exhibit, Kansas City, Missouri –  Where Poppies Blow Lecture, May 23, 2015

Scottish Disapora Tapestry, Scotland – In Flanders Fields Tapestry Panel

National

McGill University, McLennan Library – We Will Remember Exhibition, Feb 26 to June 15, 2015

Maclean’s/Canadian War Museum – “April 1915: Bravery, pestilence, and poetry at Ypres,” April, 2015

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame – John McCrae Induction, April 23, 2015

Alumni Relations University of Toronto – Carillon Recital, May 3 2015

St. John’s Anglican Church, North Bay – In Flanders Fields Service, May 3, 2015

Canada Post – John McCrae Stamp, May 3

John McCrae Statue Project – McCrae Statue Unveiling, June 25, 2015, 11 am

Postmedia – Celebrated Canadians Read In Flanders Fields

The Dictionary of Canadian Biography – Writing War Collection

Canada’s History and IFF at 100 Taskforce –Webinar by Deb Nash-Chambers

Royal Canadian Mint – John McCrae/IFF coin

 

Local

City of Guelph – Prominent Canadians Read In Flanders Fields, September 15, 2014

Guelph Symphony Orchestra/Guelph Mercury – Epic Artwork Contest, November 26, 2014

Guelph Museums – Remembering IFF Juried Art Show

City of Guelph/Mayor – Mayor’s Poetry City Challenge, April 27, 2015

City of Guelph Parks, Riverside Park – In Flanders Fields Floral Clock, May 2015

Guelph Museums – McCrae House Preview Day, May 3, 2015

Guelph Museums/In Flanders Fields Museum – IFF Centenary Presentation, May 3, 2015

Guelph Historical Society/Knox Church – John McCrae Lecture, May 5, 2015

Knox Church & Guelph Historical Society, Knox Presbyterian Church – Smile Theatre Performance, May 28 2015

GCVI – McCrae Day, June 3, 7 to 10 pm

Guelph Museums – Daily Tea and Tour Programming , June 23 – August 30 2015

Guelph Museums – A Night in Flanders: Backyard Theatre, July 2 to August 8 2015

Guelph Museums – Merrymaking at the Museum: 1915, September 26, 2015

Guelph Museums – McCrae’s Guelph Tour, September 27, 2015

Guelph Museums – In the Footsteps of John McCrae Tour of France and Belgium, October 2 to October 10, 2015

Guelph Public Library – Remembering In Flanders Fields Tool

City of Guelph Cultural Development Department – Artist-in-Residence

IFF Commemoration Task Force – Commemorative Daylilly