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The Civic Museum of Regina and the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame are partnering to celebrate Women's History Month in October through an exciting initiative to celebrate Saskatchewan Women in Sports.

The Women in Sport panel will feature 3 Hall of Fame inductees in celebration of Women’s History Month and Hockey Week in Regina!

Linda Burnam, Curling
Lisa Franks, Basketball
Colleen Sostorics, Hockey

The panel discussion will be wide-ranging with a focus on how sports has shaped their lives, how we can encourage emerging female athletes, and the state of women’s sports on a local & professional level.

This FREE event is Thursday October 4, 7 pm, in the Cornwall Centre - Centre Court.

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Busy Lizzie

Busy Lizzie Housemaid DollThe 1920’s German Fisher Tin Busy Lizzie Housemaid was manufactured by Georg Fisher who had started production of tinplate toys in Nuremberg, Germany in 1903. One of its most appealing products was Busy Lizzie Housemaid.
This toy, donated by Mel Hodder in 1983, is still in full working order: once wound up, she moves forward energetically pushing her mop, still complete with sponge.

Trivia

Tinplate was used in the manufacture of toys beginning in the mid-19th century. Made from thin sheets of metal plated with tin, hence the name tinplate, the toys were originally assembled and painted by hand.