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April 2021

Mission STEMpossible: ID trees with Nature Guelph

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Celebrate Spring Break with safe-at-home science activities and adventures. Mission: STEMpossible videos released daily from April 12 to 16 at 11 am on Facebook, YouTube and our Museum Everywhere page. What tree could this be?   https://youtu.be/-lyjZS9vt4A Tree ID Field Guide Presented in partnership with:

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Military Lecture – The Great Sickness of 1740: War, Typhus, and the Royal Navy

April 22 @ 7:00 pm
Free
The Capture of Puerto Bello, 21 November 1739 by George Chambers, Senior, 1836

The Capture of Puerto Bello, 21 November 1739 by George Chambers, Senior, 1836, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich BHC0355   Paul Mansell presents, The Great Sickness of 1740: War, Typhus, and the Royal Navy. In 1739, after two and a half decades of relative peace, Spain and Britain entered into the War of Jenkins’ Ear (1739-48). This war became subsumed into the War of Austrian Succession 1740-48) and has not received a lot of attention from historians. The Royal Navy had…

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May 2021

Military Lecture – The Devil’s Trick: How Canada Fought the Vietnam War

May 27 @ 7:00 pm
Free
Illustration of a green military helmet with the words The Devil's Trick written in black. Below the helmet red text reads how Canada fought the Vietnam War

John Boyko will talk on his latest book, The Devil’s Trick: How Canada Fought the Vietnam War. More than forty-five years after the fall of Saigon, John Boyko brings to light the little-known story of Canada’s involvement in the American War in Vietnam. Through the lens of six remarkable people, bestselling historian John Boyko recounts Canada’s often-overlooked involvement in the Vietnam War as peacemaker, combatant, and provider of both weapons and sanctuary. Through these wide-ranging and fascinating accounts, Boyko adds…

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