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Roedde House Museum March 2019 Newsletter
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March 2019

Drawing from the museum collection. For more information click here.

Dear Friends of Roedde House,

The Annual General Meeting quickly approaches! This will be your last reminder until we do it all again in 2020. In this issue, you will also find your regular previews of our concerts, as well as an announcement for a brand new monthly event! Intrigued? Read on for more.

Looking forward to seeing you at the museum!

Sincerely,
Kelsey and Montanna


Our March Newsletter Features:

  • Roedde House Museum Hours
  • Annual General Meeting - Final Reminder!
  • Upcoming Classical and Jazz Concerts
  • Roedde House Speaker Series
  • An Evening With Gretchen Roedde
  • Become a Friend of Roedde House

Roedde House Museum Hours


The Museum is open Tuesday to Friday, Sunday, 1-4 PM, and closed Saturday & Monday.
 

Annual General Meeting - Final Reminder!

 

March 19, 2019


This will be your final reminder that our Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 7-9PM at Roedde House Museum. The AGM is always a great opportunity to meet staff, board directors, and other members of Team Roedde, while getting more involved with the organization. The agenda includes current and new events for the year, reviewing the past and upcoming budget, and an election for new Board Members. 

All are welcome! Members are encouraged to attend and vote on executive decisions. If you are interested in voting, please make sure your membership is active - you can check the expiration date on your membership card or contact Montanna at coordinator@roeddehouse.org. If you are interested in running for the Board of Directors, please contact Kelsey at manager@roeddehouse.org. Refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there!
Upcoming Classical and Jazz Concerts
Join us for Love in Spring on April 14th.  After a long winter, mezzo-soprano Martina Govednik, with her vibrant, lush sound and her sheer kinetic energy will really let the musical sunshine in.  She is joined by pianist Roger Parton and flutist Dragana Hajduk in a program featuring Bizet, Debussy, and Schubert as well as Govednik’s signature Serbian folksongs.

The classical concert is on April 14th at 4pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and members. Show begins at 4 pm. Please arrive 15-20 minutes in advance for seat selection. 

*These concert series would not be possible without the generous support of the McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund and several private donors.*
Join us for our April 11th jazz concert featuring Patty Verner on vocals and Miles Black on piano and guitar. There will also be surprise special guests!

The jazz concert is on April 11th at 7pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and members. Show begins at 7pm. Please arrive 15-20 minutes in advance for seat selection.

*These concert series would not be possible without the generous support of the McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund and several private donors.*
 
Get your Classical Ticket!
Get Your Jazz Ticket!

Roedde House Speaker Series

Roedde House will be hosting a brand new event starting in April! On the last Wednesday of every month, you are invited to join us for our Roedde House Speaker Series. Each event will feature up to three speakers who are experts in regional history, literature, or heritage conservation. The topics will change monthly, and there will always be something new to learn!

This month's speaker will be Andrea Sandeen. Although originally a Mathematics and Philosophy major, Andrea completed her B.A. in English at the University of Minnesota. She is currently a second-year M.A. student of English Literature at the University of British Columbia. Her research interests include 19th-century literature and its links to the philosophical development of mathematics. She plans to continue this research as she begins her PhD at UBC this fall. 

Andrea's talk is called 'In Plane Sight: Envisioning Geometry and Symbol in Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland'' and takes into account Victorian mathematics to reconsider Carroll's original manuscript of Alice as a way of envisioning abstract concepts of shape and number through illustration.

Tickets for this event are $10 for adults and $7 for seniors, students, and members. Tickets can be purchased online by hitting the button below, or at the door. Hope to see you there!
Buy Your Speaker Series Ticket!
We'd like to share an event that is taking place at Roedde House Museum. Author Gretchen Roedde (yes, of that Roedde family) will be hosting an event here at the museum. She will be reading from her book Deep Water Dream: A Medical Voyage of Discovery in Rural Northern Ontario. Tickets are $35, and this event is a fundraiser for the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre.

A link to purchase tickets can be found here.

Become a Friend of Roedde House Museum!

 


Volunteers Jen and Marie-Helene. Photo by Bruno Fraiha - Website, Instagram

Volunteer

Roedde House Museum is looking for friendly, responsible, and outgoing individuals to join our supportive team of heritage enthusiasts! A variety of volunteer opportunities are available including tour guides, event and concert hosts, administrative and collection assistants! Contact Montanna at 604-684-7040 or coordinator@roeddehouse.org for more information!
 

Memberships

Are you interested in becoming a friend of the Museum? Then we’d love for you to be a part of the Roedde House Preservation Society! Society Members receive free entry with a plus one to the museum, concert discounts, news and invites to our special events, and a discount on house rentals. For more information, look to our membership page here.

Individual - $15 | Seniors & Students - $10 | Family (2 Adults, 2 Youth) - $25
 

Donate

Thank you for supporting Roedde House Museum – whether you go on tours, visit exhibitions, enjoy concerts, belong as a member, volunteer as a docent, serve on the Board, or rent our space.

Please consider also showing your support by making a donation! Roedde House Museum is a non-profit organization and tax receipts will be issued for donations of $25 or more.

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