Upcoming Events

Unless stated otherwise all meetings are held at 6:45pm at the Woodstock Museum, NHS,
466 Dundas Street, and are open to the public.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017:

Please join us for the OxHS AGM. Nominations are being accepted for next year’s Board members. If anyone wishes to become a board member please contact the OxHS by email at info@oxhs.ca or calling 519-421-1700 so that your name can be added to the nomination list. 

Our speaker for tonight will be Jack Hedges discussing the Yukon Conference: “The North and the First World War” which he attended in May 2016. The meeting will be held at the Woodstock Museum, NHS at 6:45pm. All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017:

Don Wilson will present his collection of historical Oxford County postcards.

Thursday, March 2, 2017:

Zonta celebrates International Women’s Day with a performance at the Woodstock Market Centre Theatre of: “Women on the Home Front”, including Oxford County 1939-1945, at 7pm

Professional actors will be doing a Vignette of Women that worked at the CNR locomotive repair shop in Stratford as well we will have 5 stories of local women who played a role during the war both here and abroad.

Zontian yellow roses will also be for sale and the proceeds will go to support Zonta International projects:

  • addressing human trafficking and unsafe migration
  • delaying early marriage through education and literacy training
  • eliminating obstetric fistula and reducing mother and child deaths
  • funding schools and education for vulnerable and excluded girls

Tickets are $25 and include light refreshments, cash bar available.

Tickets are available from Mostly Roses, from Zontian members or by calling Brenda at 519-539-0611

Sunday, March 5, 2017:

Come and visit the Oxford Historical Society’s booth at the Recreation & Leisure Fair from 1-4pm at Cowan Park.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017:

Tonights speaker will be Bob Strawhorn who will speak on Canada’s involvement and the blockade during the US Civil War.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017:

Susan Shepley will present a talk on Aimee McPherson.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017:

Jack Hedges will present the history of the Canada Company.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017:

Join us for our annual joint dinner with the OGS, information for this event To Be Announced.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017:

Laurel Beechey will talk about Life in Tillsonburg during WWI. This is the 4th Commemorative talk honouring WWI.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017:

Kerri Gill, from the Woodstock Museum, NHS will present her collection of historic jelly molds, complete with historic recipes and a cooking demonstration.