ST. ANDREWS RECTORY
SUMMER PROGRAMMING 2017
Join the St. Andrews Rectory to Celebrate Canada’s big birthday! Come explore Canada’s early history with stories about the Red River Settlement. Enjoy the music performance of Old Tyme Music and stay for the Kids Activities, BBQ, Birthday Cake and Tours.
St. Andrews Heritage Centre has a variety of programs people of all ages.
Family Nights take place Wednesdays in July and August from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Activities offered are crafts like soap making, and rope making that would have been tasks in the 1800’s. A $5.00 or $3.00 charge on Wednesday evenings will be applied to cover costs.
Thursday Kids Days are offered in July and August from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. A game or craft with an educational component will be taught. These activities are free, for a full listing of programs visit the Thursday Kids Activity page.
Sunday Afternoon Heritage Chats
Sunday Afternoon Heritage Chats will be back for Summer of 2017! These special guest lecturers will be at the Rectory Sundays in July and August. All sessions begin at 1:00.
On July 16th come to the St. Andrews Rectory National Historic Site to learn about Indigenous culture, singing, and drumming from the Fire Heart Women’s Traditional Drumming Group. They promote healing, friendship and community engagement through their music.
On July 30th, we welcome Ruth Christie who will speak about her ancestor Joseph Monkman and how he helped Dr. John Christian Shultz escape Louis Riel and the Red River Resistance.
On August 13th, Karrie Burzuik will speak about Red River Stone Mason Duncan McRae. McRae worked on many structures including St. Andrews on the Red, Upper Fort Garry’s Stone Gate, St. Peters Church, Miss Davis School and many more!
On August 20th Lindsey Mitton from Manitoba Parks will be at the Rectory. She will be speaking about the Kennedy’s of St. Andrews, including arctic explorer Captain William Kennedy.
Check back here for updates on more lecturers!