November 16, 2013

Irene Ternier Gordon l Rosemary Craig Shariff l Harriet Zaidman l Kimberley Dudek l MCO chat with James Sommerville

November 21, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
The Laird of Fort William: Willliam McGillivray and the North West Company

High finance, wilderness adventures, violence, and questionable legal tactics all played important roles in the history of the North West Company. William McGillivray was arguably the most powerful businessman in Canada in the early nineteenth century. 

After a career as a teacher-librarian Irene Ternier Gordon became a freelance writer in 1998. 

November 22, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Came Winter on a Summer Day

This is the story of the last few weeks in the life of my mother Mary O’Brien Craig. This is also the story of our journey and her final surrender to complete that profound act of living, the one we call death. 

After a lengthy career as a family counsellor, Rosemary Craig Shariff now writes, paints and enjoys journeying with her children and grandchildren.

November 24, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Daisy’s Biggest Success

When Daisy the pup begins to help solve problems around the house, she achieves a success neither she nor her family could have imagined. 

Harriet Zaidman has been a teacher-librarian at Niakwa Place School, reading picture books to children and encouraging young writers.
Illustrator Sarah Neville loves dogs and they frequently end up in her artwork.

November 25, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
An Owl Named Nascha: The True Story of One Very Special Bird
Children of all ages are encouraged to come and meet some feathered ambassadors. 

This is the story of Nascha, a Great Grey owl who was one of the most requested non-releasable ambassadors at the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. 

Kim Dudek has loved animals since she was a small girl. As a volunteer with the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Kim’s many animal friends included Nascha. 
A portion of the proceeds will go to the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Pre-Concert Chat
November 26, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
A conversation with James Sommerville

At the November 27th MCO con­cert, he will both con­duct and will be horn soloist in Mozart’s E-flat Major Horn Con­certo. Then he and Patri­cia Evans team up for Beethoven’s Sex­tet in E-flat for Two Horns.  
Sommerville will introduce Manitoba composer Karen Sun­abacka, whose new work, Never to Return, will be premiered at the concert.

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