The Exceptional Life and Times of
Join two distinguished speakers and Society members for this three-part lecture series on the life of Churchill, hosted at Strathcona County Library. Tickets are $10/adults $5/students per session at the Check Out Desk, or at the door.
The Library is located at 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park. For more information, call 780.410.8601, or email email@example.com
Born to be a Leader: Churchill’s Early Life
Sunday, Nov 3, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Join Dr. Rod MacLeod, Professor Emeritus, and learn how an obscure junior army officer in India bootstrapped his way into being a well-known public figure and a member of Parliament – all while still in his twenties.
Churchill as a Military Man
Sunday, Nov 10, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
By the time he was elected to British Parliament Churchill had seen military action around the globe – including an escape from a POW camp in South Africa. Join Dr. Rod MacLeod and learn some of the fascinating inside stories of Churchill’s life as a military man.
Churchill and Stalin: A Tricky Alliance and a Common Enemy
Sunday, Nov 17, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
They say that “politics makes strange bedfellows.” In this final presentation, Dr. David Marples of the University of Alberta will examine the complicated alliance these two leaders forged in their fight against Hitler.