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Sydney, April 24

2018-02-15 12:32:44 A.J.B. Johnston

I’ll be at the McConnell Library in Sydney, Cape Breton, on the evening of April 24, talking about the two novels I am releasing in 2018. More details to follow.

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CFUW Talk, Nov. 16

2017-11-04 11:46:34 A.J.B. Johnston

Coming up on Nov. 16, 2017, I will be speaking about the women highlighted in the recent Vanguard exhibit of the Nova Scotia Museum. That illustrated talk on the women of 150 Years of Remarkable Nova Scotians will be given to the Dartmouth chapter of CFUW (Canadian Federation of University Women). I am very much looking forward to meeting the group.

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Truro Talk, Sept. 26

2017-09-09 16:22:29 A.J.B. Johnston

I greatly enjoyed speaking at the the Colchester Historeum in Truro, NS, on Sept. 26. The topic was “Vanguard: 150 Years of Remarkable Nova Scotians,” the exhibit I researched and wrote for the Nova Scotia Museum. There were thirty people in attendance, and all keen to hear about the individuals selected.

Meanwhile, the Vanguard exhibit has closed its run at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History and will be re-opening, without the artifacts, at Ross Farm in New Ross, NS

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Dartmouth Talk, Nov. 16

2017-09-09 15:46:56 A.J.B. Johnston

Details are now firmed up for my Nov. 16, 2017 presentation on the Vanguard exhibit — 150 Years of Remarkable Nova Scotians — to the University Women of Dartmouth.

The location will be Oakwood House, 20 Boathouse Lane, in Dartmouth. There is a regular meeting that starts at 7 pm, and then about 8 pm I will be talking about the exhibit, with a focus — as requested by the University Women — on the many women whose accomplishments are celebrated in the exhibit.

The Vanguard exhibit, by the way, is opening soon in the new exhibit center at Ross Farm (New Ross, NS) and later will be hosted by the Desbrisay Museum in Bridgewater, NS.

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Truro Library, June 14

2017-05-17 18:08:09 A.J.B. Johnston

I am delighted to be offering a presentation at the brand-new (really quite old) library in Truro, NS. What used to be the 19th-century Normal College has been completely renovated and now is the home of the Truro branch of the Colchester East Hants Library. Here is the link to my talk.

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