President’s Report November 2016
The talks are making good progress and the interesting program continues at 5pm on Fridays in the Humffray Room.
4 November Dr Jill Blee
Childhood Illnesses on the Goldfields
11 November Ross McMullen
Farewell Dear People – World War One Biographies
18 November Dr Joan Hunt
Northern Pennines to Ballarat – Goldfields Migration
25 November Neil Huybregts
American Dr William Otway: Goldfields Inventor
2 December Yvon Davis
Jan Vennik – a Dutchman at Eureka Stockade
Official Opening of the Façade works and the Finishing Kitchen
As noted previously all BMI members are welcome to attend the Opening that is to be held in the Minerva Space on Wednesday 16 November at 2.30pm. The program will include a new Erin McCuskey film about the Institute and will be followed by afternoon tea in the Humffray Room. If you are able to attend please inform us by phoning 5331 3042 or letting Rosemary McInerney in the library know by Wednesday 10 November – this will assist us in catering for the afternoon tea.
With Christmas around the corner, prints for gifts or home decoration are available from the BMI library. The cost ranges from $30 for a 20 x 25 cm print to $100 for a 50 x 70cm print. Books are available for sale including, as Christmas specials, the Haymes book Paint Flowing Through the Veins for $40 and the Oliver Book Love Your Feet More for $30.