Meeting Information

Future Speakers

Upcoming Speakers


July 25, 2019

Rick Meloen, The Forts at the mouth of the Niagara River – an historical look at Fort Niagara, Fort George, Fort Mississauga and Butler’s Barracks.

Rick Meloen is a lifelong resident of NOTL with a keen interest in local history. He retired from the NOTL Public Works Dept as a supervisor. Rick is a director with the Friends of Fort George and is a member of the Niagara Historical Society. He has done historical walking tours for the museum for the past 7 years. He and his wife Janet operate a small scale farm in NOTL.


August 22, 2019

Cindy Biancaniello, Inuit Culture


Sept 26, 2019

David T. Chapman, Hidden Gems of Niagara


October 24th, 2019

David Galbraith, “The History and Cultural Landscape of the Royal Botanical Gardens”


November 28th, 2019

A Conversation with Tim Carroll, Artistic Director, Shaw Festival

Tim Carroll is a renowned theatre and opera director with more than twenty-five years of experience and international credentials.

Mr. Carroll began his career with the English Shakespeare Company in 1990.  Since then his work has been seen in theatres all over the world, including the Lincoln Center in New York, the Sydney Opera House, and Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza, Italy. In London, his Globe productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III enjoyed record-breaking runs in London’s West End and a Tony Award-winning visit to Broadway.

2019 marks his 3rd season as Artistic Director for the Shaw Festival where he is currently directing The Ladykillers and Victory.



** No meeting in Dec **


January 23rd, 2020

Nancy Stadler-Salt, “The Health of the Great Lakes”


February 27th, 2020

Niagara Region Waste Management Services, “Recycling”