Events

View a photo journal of multiple Grey Roots events.

Print Shop Demonstrations

Jan 26, 2017 - Jan 26, 2017

Print Shop

1:30-4 p.m. Every Thursday you have an opportunity to view demonstrations and to ask questions when print shop veteran Doug Iles is on duty.
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Museum & a Movie

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017

Movie Reel

2 p.m. A family-friendly film plays Saturdays in the Grey Roots Theatre.
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Chinese New Year Celebrations - Year of the Fire Rooster

Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 28, 2017

Dragon suspended in Grey Roots' lobby

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. As part of celebrations co-ordinated throughout Owen Sound. Beat the winter blues by welcoming in the Year of the Fire Rooster with us!
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PA Day Adventures - Interpreting the Signs

Feb 03, 2017 - Feb 03, 2017

valentine

PA Day Adventures at Grey Roots are fun and educational.
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Oriental Passage to a Healthier Lifestyle

Feb 03, 2017 - Feb 03, 2017

May Ip

2-4 p.m. This workshop introduces fundamental concepts in promoting and restoring health in the body, mind and spirit, the Chinese way. 
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Black History Month Museum & a Movie

Feb 04, 2017 - Feb 04, 2017

Movie Reel

Playing Saturday February 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. Catch a different film each Saturday.   
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Qigong Exercises for Health

Feb 07, 2017 - Feb 07, 2017

May Ip

2-4 p.m. Participants of this hands-on workshop will have the opportunity to learn how qigong exercises benefit our health.
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Canada 150 Winter Lecture Series ~ Rail Mail and More: Post Offices and Mail Delivery in Grey County

Feb 14, 2017 - Feb 14, 2017

Camperdown Mail

Join Janet Iles. This talk features a variety of post office locations across the County, and explores how mail was written and delivered in the past.
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Family Day - Zoo Guts

Feb 20, 2017 - Feb 20, 2017

Zoo Guts Snail

10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Join us! A special program by Elephant Thoughts.
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Canada 150 Winter Lecture Series: Black History in Owen Sound

Feb 21, 2017 - Feb 21, 2017

Ned Patterson

Join Terri Jackson. Owen Sound has a rich Black heritage dating from pre-Confederation times.
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Canada 150 Winter Lecture Series: Owen Sound, 1867

Feb 28, 2017 - Feb 28, 2017

Owen Sound Street Scene Times office early 1860s

Join Richard Thomas for tales from Owen Sound's history. 2017 is an milestone year for Owen Sound, marking 160 years since its incorporation along with Canada 150.
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Canada 150 Winter Lecture Series: Dr. Retta Kilborn

Mar 07, 2017 - Mar 07, 2017

Gifford Family taken before 1893

Join Marjorie Davison to learn about Retta Gifford Kilborn, pioneering doctor, born 1864 in the former St. Vincent Township. 
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March Break Family Activities

Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017

Scavenger hunt

March Break fun for the whole family!
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March Break KidsCamp: From the Ground Up

Mar 13, 2017 - Mar 17, 2017

kids painting

HEY KIDS! Spend your March Break at Grey Roots! Join us for games, experiments, exploration, crafts, outdoor activities and so much more.
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Spring Lecture Series: Metals 1 and 2

Mar 21, 2017 - Mar 21, 2017

atoms

1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Join Dr. David Holah. There are less than 100 different naturally occurring atoms. Most are metals. This series is a largely historical account of their extractions, energies, properties, usefulness and toxicities and how they have impacted the lives of everyone from our Stone Age ancestors to the present.
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Spring Lecture Series: Metals 3 and 4

Mar 28, 2017 - Mar 28, 2017

atoms

1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Join Dr. David Holah. There are less than 100 different naturally occurring atoms. Most are metals. This series is a largely historical account of their extractions, energies, properties, usefulness and toxicities and how they have impacted the lives of everyone from our Stone Age ancestors to the present.
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Archives Awareness Week

Apr 03, 2017 - Apr 07, 2017

Archives Awareness Week Logo

Each year, Ontario celebrates Archives Awareness Week, the first full week in April. Free admission to the Reading Room all week (although donations gratefully received). Behind-the-scenes tour at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5.
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Grey County Black History Event with Northern Terminus Journal Vol. 14 Release

Apr 08, 2017 - Apr 08, 2017

British Methodist Church, Owen Sound

9 a.m.-3 p.m. An Event devoted to celebrating Black History and the Underground Railroad.
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PA Day Adventures - Celebrating Summer

Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 02, 2017

Kids Camp - At the Beach

PA Day Adventures at Grey Roots are fun and educational.
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PA Day Adventures - The Four Directions Day 1

Jun 29, 2017 - Jun 29, 2017

Medicine Wheel

PA Day Adventures at Grey Roots are fun and educational.
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Summer Fun Flicks - Showing Daily to Labour Day

Jun 29, 2017 - Sep 04, 2017

Movie Reel

Daily at 1:30 p.m. See a different film each day. A great way to stay cool on a hot day. 
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PA Day Adventures - The Four Directions Day 2

Jun 30, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017

Medicine Wheel

PA Day Adventures at Grey Roots are fun and educational.
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WWI Education Day

Oct 23, 2017 - Oct 23, 2017

TrenchesThumb

An interactive event for students to bring better understanding of WWI.
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Fall Lecture Series

Nov 07, 2017 - Nov 07, 2017

Fall Lecture Series at Grey Roots

2:30 p.m. Join Donald B. Smith. Details to follow.
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Fall Lecture Series: Battle of Passchendaele

Nov 14, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017

George Banks & Harry Pringle

2:30 p.m. Join George Auer. 2017 marks the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
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Moreston by Candlelight

Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 16, 2017

Horse-drawn sleigh

Details to follow.
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