The Penobscot County Genealogical Society in Bangor, Maine will host Dona Saucier who will speak about the upcoming Congrès mondial acadien 2014 – World Acadian Congress 2014 at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 8 at the Bangor Public Library. Ms. Saucier of Frenchville, Maine grew up speaking both English and French.
The 17-day Congress will be held August 8 – 24 in Quebec, New Brunswick, and Northern Maine and will feature more than 120 family reunions, 200 community events, and many heritage projects. The Opening ceremonies will take place on August 8 in Edmundston, New Brunswick, the National Acadian Day on August 15 in Madawaska, Maine, and the New Beginning ceremonies in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, Quebec.
Details about this Saturday’s presentation are available on the Bangor Daily News website.
For information about the Congress, visit: http://cma2014.com/en/