Author: Mel

  • The Geoheritage Project: Where does Almonte fit in?

    Friday, April 23, 2004, 7:30 PM, at the Almonte United Church Social Hall Speaker: J. Allan Donaldson Topic: The Geoheritage Project: Where does Almonte fit in? Allan Donaldson, a graduate of Queen’s and John Hopkins’ Universities, spent 10 years carrying out systematic stratigraphic mapping and research for the Geological Survey of Canada before joining Carleton […]

  • Ancient Greek Fighting Ships

    Friday, March 26th, 2004, 7:30 PM at the Almonte United Church Social Hall Speaker: A. Trevor Hodge Topic: Ancient Greek Fighting Ships Trevor Hodge was born in Belfast, N. Ireland, and holds the degrees of BA, MA, and PhD from Cambridge University. Also, since 1960, a Professor of Classical Archaeology at Carleton University, Ottawa. An […]

  • The Artist Meets a Chemist: Fun with Colours

    Friday February 27, 2004 – 7:30 p.m. at the Almonte Public Library Speaker: Donald Wiles Topic: The Artist Meets a Chemist: Fun with Colours. Don Wiles, a retired Carleton University professor and former Chairman of the Chemistry Department, is also a local farmer on the Peter Robinson Road west of Almonte. Originally from Nova Scotia, […]