Parkwood's Pink Tea

by THE PARKWOOD FOUNDATION

  • Saturday, 12 May 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • Parkwood National Historic Site 270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1G 4T5

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Join us on Saturday May 12, 2018 for Afternoon Tea  as we celebrate all women with a Pink Tea. The pink tea tradition developed over a century ago when women throughout Canada used pink teas to engender solidarity among female suffragists. The subversive afternoon teas, aka suffrage meetings were executed in hyper-feminine guise, often featuring "frilly decorations" such as pink doilies and rose-coloured everything, lending itself to be avoided by men. The Parkwood Pink Tea will pay homage to the idea of the original "polite pekoe party" with a presentation by our Curator on the inventive means that industrious women adopted to further this cause.

The event will feature a raffle and our Curator's talk, a lovely catered Afternoon Tea of delicious gourmet petite sandwiches, scones, clotted cream,  desserts, and of course... tea!

Celebrating strong women who paved the way is a beautiful way to enjoy afternoon tea on Mother's Day Weekend with an important woman in your life, and we hope you will join us for this wonderful afternoon.  And please, feel free to wear you finest hat!

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DRAFT TIMELINE

10:45 am             Registration & Raffle

11:00 am             Welcome, Curator's Talk

11:30 am             Tea & Desserts Served

12:30 pm             Raffle Draws

1:00 pm               Event Wrap-Up

*Schedule subject to change without notice

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Parkwood National Historic Site
270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1G 4T5

12 May 2018
Saturday, 12 May 2018 11:00 AM (EDT)

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Parkwood National Historic Site
Parkwood National Historic Site
270 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa , ON
L1G 4T5

About This Charity

The former home of Canadian Auto-Baron and Founder of General Motors Canada, R.S. McLaughlin, Parkwood is a National Historic Site that operates as a museum and heritage garden for the education and enjoyment of all visitors.