Meeting the Moodys Exhibition ending soon

You have one week left to check out the Meeting the Moodys exhibition!

Exhibition curator, Dr. Hilary Letwin, will be providing special free guided tours on Friday the 24th at 10am and 3pm.

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Candlelight Vigil, A night of Solemn Remembrance

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September 10, 2017

Featured in this video is the Great War talk by John Goheen on the Battle of Passchendaele followed by a candlelight vigil held in the trench at the Port Moody station Museum where Charlotte Cameron read from her book containing her one-act play Running: The Alex Decoteau Story, presented by PlayConnect. The play tells the story of Alex Decoteau who was the first Indigenous police officer in Canada, a runner in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, and finally, a message runner in the Great War who died at the Battle of Passchendaele.

Christmas Tea on the Venosta

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The Holiday season is coming up! Celebrate by joining us at the Port Moody Station Museum for our annual Christmas tea!

Climb aboard our decorated 1920s passenger train car, the Venosta, and enjoy tea, hot chocolate, and scones while listening to Christmas music!

There will be 3 seatings on 2 days.

December 10th: 10:30-12:30, 1:00-2:00, 2:30-3:30

December 17th: 10:30-11:30, 1:00-2:00, 2:30-3:30

Cost: $10/adult. $5/child under 12 years.

Cash only. Please pay at the door.

Make sure to RSVP soon, as spaces fill fast!

To reserve your tables, call us at (604) 939-1648 or email info@portmoodymuseum.org

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Great War Talk and Candlelight Vigil

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Make sure to join us Friday November 10th at 7pm for the Great War Talk and Candlelight Vigil in honor of Remembrance Day.

The event will start with a talk about the Battle of Passchendaele by special guest presenter John Goheen. Afterwards, a candlelight vigil will be held in the trench at 8pm. Playwright Charlotte Cameron will be reading from her one-act play Running: The Alex Decoteau Story. The Play tells the story of Alex Decoteau, who was the first Indigenous Police Officer in Canada, a runner in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics and finally, a message runner in the Great War who died in the Battle of Passchendaele.

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Port Moody Station Museum Week of Remembrance

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Our Week of Remembrance events have been picked up by various media outlets. Check them out below!

Great War Talk and Candlelight Vigil (Nov 8, 7-9pm)

Listen to CBC North by Northwest HERE around the 2:26 mark

Check out Good Times Magazine calendar section of their November issue

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Great War Talk: Aboriginals in the Great War (Nov 12, 2-3pm)

Guest Speaker Tom Van Walleghem of the Great War Talk on First Nations soldiers did an interview with the Tri-City News. Read it HERE

Tell Us the Stories Exhibition Opening (Nov 12, 4-5pm)

Look out for our segment on Breakfast Television Vancouver on City TV airing Friday locally and Saturday nationally.

 

Great War Talk: Aboriginals in the Great War

We look forward to having Tom Van Walleghem speak about WWI First Nations soldiers for our Week of Remembrance.

Be sure to join us on November 12th at 2 pm for the Great War Talk.

To read Tom’s interview with the Tri-City News click HERE

Remembrance Week Activities

Come to the museum for our Remembrance week activities.
Here is a little taste of what is happening this Friday.
CBC North by North West talked briefly about our event (Friday, 7pm)- the candle light vigil, starting with John Goheen’s Passchendaele talk, followed by the candle light vigil and Charlotte Cameron’s reading of her one act play the Alex Decoteau Story.


http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1089020995519/

If you just want to listen to the segment about the museum forward to the 2.26.07 minute mark.

Moody Exhibition Talk

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Come to the Port Moody Station Museum this Sunday November 5th at 2pm for the last Moody Exhibition Talk.

Dr. Jacqueline Gresko will be talking about Mary Moody’s everyday life during her time in New Westminster.

The Meeting the Moodys exhibition is on until November 25th.

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Running: The Alex Decoteau Story

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Make sure to join us on November 10th at 7pm for our candlelight vigil.

After the Great War Talk on the Battle of Passchendaele presented by John Goheen, Playwright Charlotte Cameron will read from her book containing her one-act play ‘Running: The Alex Decoteau Story’. The play tells the story of Alex Decoteau who was the first Indigenous police officer in Canada, a runner in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, and finally a message runner in the Great War where he died at the Battle of Passchendaele.

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Port Moody Station Museum Christmas Cards

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You can now purchase Christmas cards at the Port Moody Station Museum!

Each card you purchase will help the Museum continue running educational programs and maintain the McKnight Centennial Trench display.

Purchase a bundle of 5 or 10, or just buy as many individual cards as you need. Only 2$/card!

Thank you to Realtors Jessica Chen Sargent and John Grasty of Real Estate Evolved for making this project possible.

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