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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Reenactment Video

Just before we start our week of Remembrance we are ready to share the video of our last reenactment. Our amazing volunteer, cameraman and video editor Gerrit deWaal just uploaded this great video.

The last reenactment featured a night raid and touched on the suffering of the many people who were displaced during the Great War.

 

 

Week of Remembrance

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The Week of Remembrance is coming up soon at the Port Moody Station Museum . We look forward to seeing you at the museum for these special events.

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Aboriginal Veteran’s Day drum making workshop November 8th, 5:30-8pm

Special Guest Alice Guss will teach you how to make your own drum in this special drum making workshop in honor of Aboriginal Veteran’s Day. Alice will also share stories about First Nations Veterans. Drum pricing: 3″- $15, 6″-$30, 14″ with drumstick- $150. To learn more about Alice, visit www.tsawaysia.com. RSVP required. To register phone (604-939-1648) or email (info@portmoodymuseum.org).

 

 

 

 

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Great War Talk and Candlelight Vigil November 10th, 7-9pm

Join us for a Great War talk on the Battle of Passchendaele by John Goheen at 7pm, followed by a candlelight vigil held in the trench at 8pm, where playwright Charlotte Cameron will read from her book containing her one-act play Running: The Alex Decoteau Story, presented by Playconnect. The play tellls 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

 

 

 

 

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Great War Talk: Aboriginals in the Great War November 12th, 2-3pm

Join guest speaker Tom Van Walleghem as he gives a talk on First Nations soldiers in the Great War.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tell us the Stories Exhibit Opening November 12th, 4-5pm

Join us for the official opening of Tell us the Stories at the Port Moody Station Museum. Students of Pleasantside and Anmore Elementary Schools have worked with their families to create projects that will be displayed at the Museum to tell the stories of their relatives, past and present, who have served in the wars. Come to the Museum between November 7th and December 1st to discover the amazing wartime histories of families in our own community through photos, artifacts, and stories.

 

The Port Moody Station Museum on Global News

Take a look at Jim’s interview with Squire Barnes on what Port Moody could have been by following the link below:

How Port Moody could have been bigger than Vancouver

 

 

Venosta Radio Show today!!!

VENOSTA RADIO SHOW

Don’t forget to come to the Inlet Theatre today for the Venosta Radio Show! Doors open at 2:15 and the performance starts at 3pm!
You don’t want to miss this amazing behind-the-scenes look at how a ’20s radio show was produced!

VENOSTA RADIO SHOW