French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan
P.O. Box 1900, Royal Oak, 48068-1900
French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan meetings are free and open to the public.   Our meetings are held at the Mount Clemens Public Library, 150 Cass Avenue, Mt. Clemens, MI 48043, but are not sponsored by the Library.
 
If unfavorable weather conditions exist (snow or storms), call the Mount Clemens Public Library at 586-469-6200 to check if the meeting has been cancelled.    We will place a notice on this page as well as on our FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/109717099063919/ if a meeting has been cancelled.
 
Sunday December 2, 2018 – 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Alliance Française de Détroit – Annual Christmas Concert Buffet at Ste. Anne de Detroit.  French Christmas Music by the Francophone Choir La Chorale du Tricentainaire de Windsor, accompanied by French Harpist Claude Pellerin.  Catherine Cangany, Ph.D., will make a presentation during the Buffet; How French Detroit celebrated Christmas.  See: http://frenchinstitute.org/events/2018/12/annual-detroit-christmas-concert-buffet/ for more details.
 
2019 Meetings:
 
Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Introduce the new Board of Directors.  Show the DVD: Canada, A People’s History: Battle for a Continent (1754 to 1775).
 
Saturday, February 9, 2019 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Weather permitting, the FCHSM library will be open.  Experienced FCHSM members will be available to provide personalized research help for members who bring their charts and would like some help.
 
Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  The annual get acquainted meeting. Bring charts that show your descent from a settler or voyageur in/to Détroit between 1701 and 1721 or an ancestor in New France by 1665.
 
Saturday, April 13, 2019 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Speaker: FCHSM member Judy Nimer Muhn – “Migration of French Canadians around North America.”
 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Speaker: FCHSM member Loraine DiCerbo – “Genealogy in the 21st Century and Beyond.”
 
July 2019 - Annual Novena at Ste. Anne du Détroit - Details to be announced.
 
August 2019 - Annual Ceremony at Mount Elliott Cemetery to honor those buried from Ste. Anne du Détroit - Details to be announced.
 
Saturday, September 14, 2019 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Annual French-Canadian potluck.  Celebrate with French-Canadian dishes. 
 
Sunday, September 15, 2019  - Annual Rendez-vous at Ste. Anne de Détroit - 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
 
Saturday, October 12, 2019 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Speaker: FCHSM member Michael Mills – “Lewis Cass' Attitudes about the French around the Detroit River Region during and after the War of 1812.”
 
Saturday, November 9, 2019 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Speaker: FCHSM member John P. DuLong, Ph.D.: “The Use of Heraldry in Genealogical Research.”
 
 
FCHSM is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organizationYour financial support of the FCHSM is welcomed and donations beyond membership dues are tax deductible.