community spirit

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Today I opened the museum early for one of our regular volunteers to help paint our deck.
It is wonderful to see the many regular volunteers who put in so much hard work – fixing things, gardening or helping with our collection. It shows that the museum is truly a community place.

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CP Canada 150 Train

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Have a look at this great video https://vimeo.com/216862615 and join us for a fun family event this Friday 1-8pm behind the PoMo Rec centre.20292674_1646302698737997_8318445106795088081_n-1

CP Canada 150 train on July 28 from 5-8pm

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Visit the 20292775_1643970635637870_697059518179361535_nat Port Moody Rec Field. While you’re there, stop by the museum’s table and get a papercraft model of the CP 1401 Engine that will be leading the Canada 150 train across the country! It’s a unique hand-crafted model lovingly crafted by our museum coordinator.

Ribfest

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IMG_1429We are excited to be part of Ribfest. Enjoy Ribfest and say hi to our museum staff at our table in the kids’ zone. We are thrilled to be part of this fun fest. We will have some exciting activities at our table. And as always we provide the link to the past.

Summer at the museum

Last night the museum was mentioned for Art at the Council.

There are many exciting things coming up in the next weeks.
We have are hosting a couple summer camps with Block 8 Academy and later in the summer with UME Academy.

In our part of the summer camps the kids will be “transported” back to 1915 and learn to be artists in the trenches.

August 19 our next 24 Hr trench will allow visitors to travel back in time.

http://www.portmoody.ca/index.aspx?recordid=1827&page=125

Happy 4th of July!

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July 4th marks the anniversary of the first passenger train arriving in Port Moody in 1886. The train left Montreal and arrived in Port Moody in less than 6 days. It carried a total of 150 passengers.

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National Aboriginal Day Bark Weaving Workshop

Visit us this Sunday for our National Aboriginal Day Bark Weaving Workshop.

 

Join us to celebrate Aboriginal day, learn traditional Cedar Weaving and take part in a talking circle.

 

Starts 1 pm, tickets $5 at the door.

 

Port Moody Station museum aboriginal day poster

Please join us tonight for the IOCO Lands Consultation meeting

Time: 5pm – 8pm
Location:
 Port Moody Civic Centre – Inlet Theatre and Galleria
100 Newport Dr., 
Port Moody, BC
 
 
www.IOCOlands.ca/engagement


Between June 1 and June 30, 2017, we are seeking the public’s feedback on Our Vision, as well as nine Proposed Sustainable Design Principles and associated benefits. These topics were prepared by the IOCO Lands Team to reflect community and stakeholder feedback received over the past two years, and best practices in sustainable planning and design.
To participate in the IOCO Lands June 2017 Consultation, please visit www.IOCOlands.ca/engagement to learn more and provide your feedback.

You’re also invited to attend an Open House and/or Small Group Meeting. Please see the meeting schedules below:
 
For more information, or to sign-up for updates, visit www.IOCOlands.ca or email us at info@IOCOlands.ca. If you no longer wish to receive emails, please reply with ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject line.
 
The IOCO Lands Team
E: info@IOCOlands.ca
P: 778-379-3037

AGM and Membership

Join us for our AGM tonight at 7pm.
 
Join us for our meeting and become a member of the Port Moody Heritage Society.
If you need to renew your membership we love to see you this evening.
 
Want to enjoy the fireworks on Canada Day. We are setting up exclusive parking for members on Canada day in our parking lot. RSVP at the museum to get your spot.

Don’t forget to join us…

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tea-mugDon’t forget to join us tomorrow morning – June 16, 10 am a the Port Moody Station Museum

“Looking for in-Betweeners”

The museum is looking for active seniors.
We are looking for your input to set up a new program involving seniors here at the station museum.

We hope to set up a project task force which will plan our new seniors program.
Financed by a grant from the Vancouver Foundation and a possible grant application from Service Canada New Horizons for Seniors.