Sunday, March 15, 2015

A Busy Week at KHS

The Society is actively involved in the Ku-ring-gai Seniors' Festival. The following presentations  from Society members will be held in The Gordon Library Meeting Rooms or the Society's Research Room this week. Please note that while these events are free booking is essential.

Introduction to your Family History Monday 16 March at 10.30am Old Gordon School Meeting Room 2 Entertaining presentation by Jo Harris on getting started on your family history. Bookings essential Phone 9499 4568 10am-2pm or email Morning tea provided

How to Research your House Tuesday 17 March at 10.30am KHS Research Centre Talk by KHS Built Heritage team on basics of how to research your house’s history. Discussion over morning tea and a chance for hands on experience. Bookings essential Phone 9499 4568 10am-2pm or email

WWI Memories and Mementos Wednesday 18 March, at 10.30am Old Gordon School Room 2 As we celebrate the ANZAC centenary, share your family WWI stories and memories with our WWI Research Team. Bring photos and mementos of WWI. Learn how to find out more about your family member’s involvement in WWI. Bookings essential Phone 9499 4568 10am-2pm or email Morning tea provided

What are these things called Blogs? Join one of Australia’s foremost bloggers, Geniaus (aka Jill Ball) to learn of the wonderful and varied things to be found in blogs. Learn how to use blogs to keep a journal, preserve your stories, record your travels, share your recipes. Examples of different types of blogs will be provided.Thursday 19 March at 1.30pm Old Gordon School Meeting Room 1 Bookings phone 94994568 or email Afternoon tea provided

Early Ku-ring-gai Friday 20 March, 10.30am Old Gordon School Meeting Room 1 KHS Vice-President, Jo Harris will take you on a journey through the development of Ku-ring-gai, from Captain Arthur Phillip’s overland expedition to the timber-getters, orchardists, first school and church at Gordon, and agitation by residents resulting in the north shore railway line. Bookings essential Please phone 9499 4568 or email Morning tea provided. 

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