Online Lectures

Join us from the comfort of your own home for our Zoom lectures. Below are the lectures we have scheduled, along with the links you need to join. You can watch on your computer, phone or tablet.

Thursday, October 21 at 7:00 pm

Online Lecture: Watershed Momements

Event type: Virtual

Speakers: Christine Dickinson and Deborah Griffiths

Cost: Free Event

Want to learn more about Comox Valley history?

Join authors Christine Dickinson and Deb Griffiths on Thursday, October 21 at 7 pm for a lively virtual presentation of stories and images from the Courtenay and District Museum’s 2015 book Watershed Moments-A Pictorial History of Courtenay and District published with Harbour Publishing.

This first in a two-part virtual series, will touch on agriculture, dairy industry, logging, infrastructure, social life and more, providing some back stories to today’s community and a closer look at the photographers, images and archival material that inspired the book. Attendance is free.

Zoom Link to Copy:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83969878240

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Tuesday, November 23 at 7:00 pm

Online Lecture: Step into Wilderness

Event type: Virtual

Speakers: Christine Dickinson and Deborah Griffiths

Cost: Free Event

Authors Christine Dickinson and Deb Griffiths discuss Comox Valley history on Tuesday, November 23 at 7 pm. Known for their enthusiastic virtual presentations, the pair will present stories and images from the Courtenay and District Museum’s 2020 book Step Into Wilderness-A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration published with Harbour Publishing.

This final instalment in the two-part virtual series will include some local hiking expeditions, early exploration, outdoor activity clubs and more along with a few profiles of area achievers.

Dickinson and Griffiths are accomplished presenters, writers, and interpreters. Christine Dickinson is an educator with a passion for regional history. Deb Griffiths is the Executive Director of the Courtenay and District Museum and has been involved in curatorship in BC for over forty years.

Zoom Link to Copy:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84372215248

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