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General and Other Meetings in 2019

All welcome!

Tuesday 15 January - 12:30pm
Branch Library Opens

Tuesday 15 January - 7:30pm

SPECIAL MEETING
DNA VIDEO PRESENTATION
An Introduction to using DNA
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 17 January - 9:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING

CSI discussion 10:30
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 17 January - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 24 January - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
(If needed!)

Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 16 February - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

Tuesday 19 February - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: David Owen
Topic:
Government House
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 21 February - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 21 February - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 28 February - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 19 March - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Judy Travers
Topic:
The Craig brothers from Bruny Island at war
A story that shows some of the complexities and impact of World War I on Tasmanian families.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 21 March - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 21 March - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 28 March - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 16 April - 7:30pm
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Election of Officers and Committee.
Nominations open 1st March, close 31st March.
Nomination forms may be obtained from the Secretary.
Topic:
Family Bible Show and Tell.
Share your experiences with family bibles. Three longtime members of the branch will kick off proceedings with a personal story about their experience with a family bible. The floor will then be opened for others to ask questions or share a story. So please bring that family bible to share and a story to tell.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 18 April - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 18 April - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 25 April - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive


Thursday 16 May - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 16 May - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 18 May - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

Tuesday 21 May - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Craig Mackie
Topic:
R v Sparks & Campbell
This case was heard in the Supreme Court in Tasmania in 1843. The case involved the death of a warder at the children's prison at Point Puer. Two child inmates aged 14 and 16 were charged with his murder.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 23 May - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 15 June
* TFHS, Inc., Conference and AGM *
At Huonville
See Journal for details.

Tuesday 18 June - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Dr Pru Francis
Topic:
Fr Louis Frederick Martial-Mary: Soldier, Priest, St George's Bay Missioner
The story of Father Louis Frederick Martial-Mary, a French priest who lived in Tasmania between 1878 and 1902. He was one of Tasmania's outstanding immigrant missionaries, working in the George's Bay area. He is quite a character and his story is intricately tied to the story of the Catholic Church.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 20 June - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 20 June - 1:30am
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 27 June - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 16 July - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Stefan Petrow
Topic:
Alfred Kennerley, Premier without office.
The man he was, his achievements, and his very interesting short time as Premier
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 18 July - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 18 July - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 25 July - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 15 August - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 15 August - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 17 August - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

Tuesday 20 August - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Robert Tanner
Topic:
Visiting Great Gran Spaulding
A report of a journey from Launceston to Dunalley in 1937 and some of the Spaulding family visited in Dunalley. Based on a story in the next edition of the Pitt Water Chronicles.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 22 August - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 17 September - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: T.B.A.
Topic:
T.B.A.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 19 September - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 19 September - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 26 September - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 15 October - 7:30pm
NO GENERAL MEETING DUE TO GOVERNMENT HOUSE
RECEPTION FOR TFHS 40th ANNIVERSARY

Thursday 17 October - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 17 October - 1:30am
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 24 October - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 16 November - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

Tuesday 19 November - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: T.B.A.
Topic:
Something to do with World Toilet Day - T.B.A.
Toilets save lives, because human waste spreads killer diseases. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis.
Venue: "The Sunday School", St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 21 November - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 21 November - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 14 December
BRANCH LIBRARY CLOSES
(Reopens 21 January 2020)

Thursday 19 December - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

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