July News from the SAS

Office Closures:
July 3 – in lieu of Canada Day
July 4-7 – staff annual leave
July 31 – all day

Chapter News

All Points Saskatchewan Archaeological Society: APSAS members have been invited to join the Regina Archaeological Society (RAS) on their trip  to SE Saskatchewan on July 7-9. APSAS committees have continued to meet and plan for the year over the summer. The Events Committee is planning a mid-August excursion to Regina. Details will be shared with members soon. We also continue to support the 2024 Study Tour to Greece and Crete. There are a few spots left. For more information, please contact the APSAS Coordinator Alice Trusty at j.trusty@sasktel.net.

Prince Albert Historical Society:

All Prince Albert Historical Museums are open 9am-5pm, July 1 –  Free Admission

Prince Albert Historical Museum’s Downtown Walking Tours – Thursdays and Sundays 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Start at The Historical Museum, #10 River Street East.  $2/person. Pre-register (306) 764-2992 or drop in. 

July 12-13, 10 am – 5 pm, Homestead Aerial Photography at the Prince Albert Historical Museum, #10 River Street East. 

July 17-21 – History Hunters Day Camp, 9am – 12pm, ages 8-12, $50 What puzzles and mysteries lurk in Prince Albert’s past?  Discover the tools of the trade; unearth the stories of fur traders, fortune seekers, community builders, and homesteaders.  Explore historic artefacts and dust off forgotten manuscripts to solve the puzzle of the “Lost City”!

July 20 – ArchaeoCaravan @ The Prince Albert Historical Museum, 1pm – 4pm.  Free program & entrance to the museum.  Suitable for the whole family. 

July 29 – St. Mary’s Church & Cemetery Talk and Tour with Fred Payton, 2pm.  Suggested donation of $10 to be split between Historical Society and Anglican Diocese.  No pre-registration necessary.  For information, call (306) 764-2992.

Regina Archaeological Society:

Saskatoon Archaeological Society: The Saskatoon Archaeological Society will be on hiatus for the summer months and will re-start monthly talks in the fall of 2023.  For more information, contact the Chapter via email saskatoon.archaeology@gmail.com or visit their Facebook group.

Upcoming Workshops

The last day to register is Friday, July 14! Register online or contact us to save your spot!

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