Mona Parsons

2018 Heritage Day Events

Reading at the Halifax Library

Bedford Library
Author reading: Andria Hill-Lehr. “From Privilege to Prison, from Nova Scotia to Nazi Europe”|
Wednesday, February 7th, 8:30pm

Halifax Central Library
Staged reading by Playwright, Andria Hill-Lehr.  “The Bitterest Time”
Sunday, February 18th, 2:00pm

Keshen Goodman Library
Author reading: Andria Hill-Lehr.  “From Privilege to Prison, from Nova Scotia to Nazi Europe”
Wednesday, February 28th, 7:00pm

 

Speakers’ Symposium, February 15th, in Halifax

Untold stories: Mona Parsons and Women in Nova Scotia History
Lord Nelson Hotel, 1515 South Park Street.

Afternoon (1pm – 4pm):          

  • Mona Parsons (Andria Hill-Lehr)
  • The Nova Scotia Nine (Jo Napier)
  • Untold Stories from the Suffrage Movement (Dr. Heidi MacDonald)
  • L’Acadienne Jeanne Dugas  (Anne Marie Lane Jonah)

Evening (6:30pm – 8:30pm):

  • Mona Parsons (Andria Hill-Lehr)
  • Women of Pictou Landing First Nations (Diana Lewis)
  • Carrie M. Best, Champion for Human Rights (Dr. Sylvia Hamilton
  • Untold Stories from the Suffrage Movement (Dr. Heidi MacDonald)

 

Mona Parson’s Birthday Celebration, February 17th, in Wolfville

8:30am – 1pm: Join Women of Wolfville and Wolfville Historical Society at the Wolfville Farmer’s Market
2:30pm:   Laying of tulips at Mona Parson’s Sculpture, Wolfville
3:00pm:   Public talk, Garden Room, Irving Centre, Acadia University

 

Celebration of Mona’s Life, February 19th, Middleton

2:00pm:   MacDonald Museum, Middleton
Open to all.  Please join the community of Mona’s birthplace.

 

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