Preserving and promoting awareness in the history and heritage of the Gatineau Valley since 1962

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Annual Dinner & Awards Evening

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Camp Fortune Main Lodge, 300 chemin Dunlop, Chelsea, QC

Bar Opens at 5:30 p.m., Dinner at 6:15 p.m.
Buffet Dinner (taxes & tip included) - $50.00

Launch of the 45th volume of Up the Gatineau! (pick up your free member copy)

Presentation of awards recognizing members and others in the community for significant contributions to the Society or to local history.

Danny Doyle

Irish language scholar and award-winning author Danny Doyle will be our featured after-dinner speaker. A two-time speaker at our monthly talks, Danny returns for a special evening of Irish Gaelic songs and poetry recital, interspersed with highlights of his recent research on the Irish language in the Gatineau Valley and its sad demise. A fluent Irish speaker, Danny is also a sean-nós singer, uilleann piper, and a published Gaelic poet for which he has earned awards.

Reservations have been closed. Contact Suzanne Gibeault at suzkgibeault@gmail.com if you have a change to your reservation. Pay by cash/cheque at the door.

Past Events

A Tour of Cantley's Famous Sculpted Rocks

In Cantley on April 27, 2019. - see more.

Other past events.

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