As the MAG is in a City-owned facility, we will be adhering to City of Red Deer policy and taking part in the provincial Restrictions Exemption Program. All staff and visitors to the building must wear masks and practice social distancing at all times. Check out our recent blog post for recent announcements about visitation and program restrictions. Visit our Calendar of Events for What's On this month!
4525-47a Avenue, Red Deer, AB T4N 6Z6
Sylvie Hepner is a second-generation survivor. Both her parents survived the Holocaust by hiding in France. She is a committed educator, having been a teacher and a school principal for the Calgary Board of Education, and continues educating through online teaching for the University of Calgary. She has two children and two grandchildren, with whom she enjoys playing, baking, and snuggling. After emigrating from France to Canada as a child, Sylvie encountered discrimination in Calgary. She works passionately to eradicate racism by recounting her family’s story of survival from the evil of Nazism.
Joining Sylvie for this presentation is her aunt, Minnie Segal. It is Minnie's late husband Marcel whose story Sylvie will be sharing. Prior to Sylvie's presentation, there will be a short musical performance of two original songs by students Jacklynn Moore & Jayce Nelson, and Kyla Hovila.
Free to attend.