August 10 to 24, 2019

Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick
thibodeauThibodeau Family Reunion

August 19th - 21st
Cultural and Sports Centre Cormier Village (CSCCV)
645 Route 945, Cormier-Village (NB)

The international reunion of the Thibodeau / Thibodeaux / Thibaudeau / Thibaudault / Thibault / Tbibaut / Thibeault will take place on August 19th, 20th and 21st, 2019 at the Cultural and Sports Centre of Cormier-Village, New Brunswick, Canada.
These dates were selected because they mark the 25th anniversary of the first Thibodeau Reunion that was held on August 20th during the first Congrès mondial acadien in 1994.
(All fees must be paid by July 22nd 2019 and are non-refundable)

Monday, August 19th

Excursion to Grand-Pré and Port-Royal in Nova Scotia
At your own expense. Automobiles will depart and arrive at the Cultural and Sports Centre
For those who do not wish to drive, there will be bus transportation available at the cost of $45 per person. Seating is limited and must be reserved and paid when registering for the reunion.

8:00 am:
- Departure from CSCCV

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Lunch in Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm:
- Transit to Port-Royal, Nova Scotia

2:30 pm – 5:30 pm:
- Visit of the historical site and supper

5:30 pm – 10:00 pm:
- Return to Cormier-Village

Reunion Welcoming Evening
8 pm – 10 pm:
- Reception area
- Genealogical exhibit

8:30 pm:
- Opening words

8:45 pm:
- Music and ice-breaker activities

10 pm:
- Arrival of the excursion participants – shared memories

10:30 pm - 11:00 pm:
- Music and attendance prizes

Tuesday, August 20th

All day long, there will be a genealogical exhibit and workshops on the Thibodeau family. An exhibit of photos and posters will be accompanied with music and activities for children (outdoor games, face painting, treasure hunt). Games for adults will also take place (card games, washer toss, etc.)

The CSCCV also has a Pickleball and tennis court. Walking trails to the Kouchibouguac River will be open to all participants.

9:00 am – 10:00 am:
- Catholic mass at the Haute-Aboujagane church

10:00 am – 10:00 pm:
- Reception desk

Genealogical exhibit
10:00 am – 11:00 am:
- Coffee served at the CSCCV

11:00 am:
- Official opening of the Thibodeau Reunion

11:30 am – 12:00 pm:
- Ice breaker activities

12:00 pm – 2:00:
- pm Acadian lunch

2:00 pm:
- Presentation on the Thibodeau family history

2:30 pm:
- Explanation of the Thibodeau family crest

3:00 pm:
- A workshop on how to identify to which branch of the Thibodeau family you belong

3:30 pm:
- Conference given by Armand Robichaud

4:00 pm:
- Theatrical play

4:45 pm:
- Family group picture

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm:
- Free time

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm:
- Acadian style supper

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm:
- Variety and closing show
- Door prizes, music, singing, story sharing, humour
- Time to share your talents!

Wednesday, August 21

Car rally (treasure hunt)
Visit historic sites in Southeastern New Brunswick including the Surette-Thibodeau monument in Dieppe. The rally will start off in Dieppe and finish at the center in Cormier-Village.

9:00 am:
- Instructions

10:00 am:
- Start if the rally

12:00 pm:
- Lunchtime (at participants’ expenses)

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm:
- Resume the rally

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm:
- Rally finishes at the Cultural and Sports Centre in Cormier-Village
- Pizza and Prizes!

Registration fees
Adult: $25 per person – inludes Welcoming evening, activities, coffee and lunch on the 20th
Family: $60 parents and children 15 years and under
Acadian style supper:
- $25 per person
- $60 Family – parents and children 15 years and under
Rally: $5 per person
Excursion by bus to Grand-Pré and Port-Royal: $45


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