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Special Note:
    The Campbelltown Heritage Writing Challenge
     http://www.cahs.com.au/campbelltown_heritage_writing.html
    Theme: "Why is preserving our Campbelltown heritage relevant today"?
    Closing date: Friday 14th July 2017

 

 

July 2017

Our display is ''Milestones'', mainly Campbelltown but including items of State or National importance.

Please visit Glenalvon on one of our Open Days to support the volunteers who work so hard to keep Glenalvon open.

Monday 3rd July. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Thursday 6th July. Dr Ivor Thomas Local Studies Room - renaming.  6 pm.
    The Local Studies Room at Campbelltown Library will be renamed "Dr Ivor Thomas Local Studies Room".
    Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be served on the evening.
    RSVP: Lisa Tonkin on 4645 4926 or lisa.tonkin@campbelltown.nsw.gov.au

Saturday 8th July.  Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm
    Tours of the house and grounds.

Saturday 22nd July. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 22nd July.  Launch of Grist Mills.
    Title: "Emily Cottage", by Marie Holmes also "Rawson (Marlesford)", by Tom Reeve.
    At Glenalvon Historic House, 8 Lithgow Street, Campbelltown.
    1.30 pm followed by the general meeting.
    Please RSVP by Friday, 14th July to president@cahs.com.au or secretary@cahs.com.au or phone Kay on 0418 493 676.

Saturday 22nd July.
   Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.
   Speaker: Rev. Dr. David Pettett.
   Topic: Samuel Marsden.
   The speaker will start after the meeting.
   Afternoon Tea will be provided.

 

August 2017

1st August - 31st August. National Family History Month.
     http://familyhistorymonth.org.au/

Monday 7th August. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 12th August.  Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm
    Tours of the house and grounds.

Saturday 19th August.  Twenty Seventh Ivor G Thomas Memorial Lecture.
    Featuring: Remembering our Founder Dr Thomas by Christopher Thomas
        and
    Stories of the Society and members over the last 70 years
        at St David’s Presbyterian Church Hall
        40 Lithgow Street Campbelltown
        1:30pm
        Tickets $10 each
        RSVP by 9th August to Kay on 0418493676
            vicepresident@cahs.com.au  or  secretary@cahs.com.au

Saturday 26th August. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 26th August.
   Annual General Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.
   Speaker: Julie Crowley.
   Topic: To be advised.
   Afternoon Tea will be provided.

 

 

Upcoming Activities at Glenalvon for which we need Volunteer assistance.
These are not public Open Days - Booked tour groups only.


 

Upcoming Activities at Glenalvon for which we need Volunteer assistance.
These are not public Open Days - Booked tour groups only.

* Monday 10th July.          Morning Tea & Tour.

* Sunday 30th July.           Morning Tea & Tour.  10.30 am.

* Wednesday 16th Aug     Morning Tea & Tour.

* Monday 21st Aug.         Morning Tea & Tour.d

 

Required
Volunteer(s) required to assist in Glenalvon Garden.
Watering, pruning, weeding etc.


If you are interested, please contact Kay at vicepresident@cahs.com.au  or  0418 493 676

 

Glenalvon is a classic sandstone town house dating from 1830. On open mornings the property is open from 10am to 1pm and activities include tours of the house, heritage gardens, buildings and the Rural exhibition centre.

 

The contact number for Glenalvon, if you have any questions is: 02 4625 1822.

 

Please also visit our updated shop at following link: http://www.cahs.com.au/the-society-shop.html

 

 

Regards

David Beddie

Treasurer & Newsletter Editor, CAHS

 

 

Volunteers and guests at the fishers Ghost Parade Day

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