11 Days of Remembrance November 1-11 at the Port Moody Station Museum

 

JOIN US FOR 11 DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE– November 1-11

Each day leading up to Remembrance day we will commemorate the Great War with a special event either online or at the museum.
The Port Moody Station Museum will organize a mixture of events – There will be a Students Exhibit, a performance by Expect Exceptional Theatre, a reunion of WW1 descendants, a candle light vigil and online information as well. A big thank you to Veterans Affairs and the Port Moody Legion Branch 119 for sponsoring the 11 days of Remembrance.

 

Reunion of WW1 Descendants – November 3, 10am-1pm. Ticket must be purchased before the day of event.

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Great War Talk: How we Remember, Nov 4, 3 pm, Free

Historian John Goheen will talk about the history of Remembering. The talk will cover the history of how we remembered those who fell in Great War. The talk will also touch on questions how Canadians today remember those who served their country.

Exhibition Opening “Tell us your stories”, Nov 8 1: 30 pm, Free

The students from four local elementary schools will feature their art work and the research into their own families wartime involvement. The exhibition will open with a student choir performing.

Anmore Elementary
Moody Elementary
Mountain Meadows Elementary
Pleasantside Elementary

The Christmas Truce  November 9 at 7:00pm performed by Expect Exceptional Theatre,  at the Port Moody Station Museum – Free Event

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Candle Light Vigil, November 10, 7:oopm

Join us at the Port Moody Station Museum to commemorate those who fought for our country. Each guest will light a tribute candle. After the candles are lit, guests will proceed to the McKnight Centennial Trench.
In conjunction with Playwrights Guild of Canada the Port Moody Station Museum is proud to present playwright Maureen Hunter. Maureen will read from her play Wild Mouth.

 

 

Maureen Hunter photo by Earl Kennedy

 

 

 

 

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Set on the Prairies during World War I, “Wild Mouth” explores the connections between love and war, beauty and horror, creation and destruction. Through the passionate encounter between a grieving mother and a troubled soldier returned from France.

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