EVENTS

We invite the community to join in our program of special events.

Events 2018 Date
Australia Day Celebrations in Russ Martin Park, Moruya. Come along and meet Historical Society members at our display. Russ Martin Park, Shore Street, MoruyaJanuary Friday 26th 8.30am to 10.30am
Eurobodalla Show. Come and see our display and sale items. Showground opens at 9am Moruya Showground.January Saturday 27th Sunday 28th
Plants, Cakes and Preserves Sales Day. Our second great plant sale, great plants and preserves, great bargains. At the MuseumJanuary Saturday 27th
General Meeting.
Brian Harris will be giving a presentation entitled When Fred Met Cicilie, an introduction to eHive.

The talk uses Fred Hutching's memorabilia (letters, photographs, documents etc.), each illustrating a facet of his wartime experience to introduce us to eHive.eHive is a professional cataloguing and on line publishing system for Museum collections. Our Museum artefacts are currently being entered into the system. At the Museum

February Saturday 10th 2pm
Heroes of the Eurobodalla.
Launch of a new program to access the records of the men and women who served in WW1 from the Eurobodalla Shire.
At time and date to be advised.
April
Museum Workshops for a Dairying Exhibition.   At the Museum
Workshop 1. 26th April. Identification of objects for the exhibition and creation of object files.
Workshop 2. 11th May. Developing Significance Statements.
Workshop 3. 25th May. Writing the Exhibition proposal.
Workshop 4. 15th June. Writing effective labels and interpretative text.
Workshop 5. 29th June. Putting it all together.
April to June
General Meeting and Guest Speaker.
Our guest speaker will Rae Luckie who will be giving a talk on creative life writing
At the Museum.
May Saturday 12th 2pm
River of Art
Moruya Mardi Gras Mayhem photographic display
At the Museum.
May Official Opening 19th May 2pm to 4pm
Plants, Cakes and Preserves Sales Day. Our third plant sale, great plants and preserves. Don't miss our Bonsai bargains. At the Museum.June Saturday 9th 8.30am
Milk: The River of Life. Dairying Industry Exhibition.
The dairying industry played a critical role in the development of our district. The exhibition explores the history of the industry from the time of settlers such as Francis Flanagan and John Hawdon up until the present. Large objects such as separators, churns, a cheese press and cheese moulds are on display as are smaller objects such as ledgers, silverware, show ribbons and share certificates.
Stunning, original photos by Andrew Metcalfe are also on display courtesy of the Eurobodalla Shire Council. These photos are on sale for $35 each with proceeds going to MDHS and the ESC.
A devonshire tea and cheese tasting will follow the launch on Saturday 14th July at 2pm. Cost $5. RSVP secretary@mdhs.org.au
July - 17th August
Official Opening Saturday
14th July at 2pm
Annual General Meeting. At the Museum.August Saturday 11th 2pm
Exhibition.
Submerged. Stories of Australian Shipwrecks from the Australian Maritime Museum. The exhibition will include details of our local shipwrecks. Official opening Saturday 1st September 2pm
At the Museum.
September to 26th October. Museum Opening hours
Plants, Preserves and Crafts Sales Day. Don't miss our Bonsai bargains. At the Museum.September 29th 8.30am
Workshop. Digits in a Snap. First steps to preserve family photographs. This practical workshop has been limited to 10 participants to ensure it is as intereactive as possible. At the Museum meeting room. $5 members $10 non members. November Friday 2nd 10am to 12.30pm
General Meeting. At the Museum.November Saturday 10th 2pm
Christmas Party At the Moruya Golf Club.December Saturday 8th 12 noon


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