Upcoming Events

UPCOMING EVENTS


Koch Exhibition 
on until May 28, 2018

See life in the trenches of World War I through the eyes of German Typographer, Rudolf Koch. This exhibition will feature sketches of everyday life in the trenches, on loan from the Klingspor Museum in Offenbach, Germany. Opening reception is January 14th and the exhibition will run until the end of May.

Rudolf Koch’s Works and the Klingspor Typefoundry May 24, 7pm

The closing of the Koch exhibition will be marked by a visit and talk from Dr Dorothee Ader from the Klingspor Museum Offenbach, Germany. Dr Ader will  talk about Koch’s work and the Klingspor brothers type foundry. While working for the Klingspor type foundry Koch created more than 30 different typfaces.

 

Reenactment: Army travels on its stomach June 3, 2pm

Drop In Session: 3-4pm

Do you have ancestors that fought in the First World War? Are you interested in sharing their experiences?  We are looking for stories and photographs related to those individuals who fought in the First World War and we’d like to hear from you.

 

National Indigenous Peoples Day June 17, 1-5pm

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day by joining special guest Tsawaysia Spukwus (Alice Guss) in a wool weaving workshop. Make your own weaving project and learn about how the Indigenous peoples made clothing from natural resources prior to European contact. This must be registered for. Call the Museum to book your spot. Headbands $30, Bookmarks/ bracelets $7 , smart phone case $7.

 

Newfoundland Kitchen Party June  23,  Talk on Beaumont Hamel 3pm, 4-8pm

Experience a traditional East Coast style lobster dinner, without leaving the West Coast! Enjoy a delicious lobster  dinner, guests will enjoy a 1lb lobster, potatoe salad, a bun and dessert. Traditional maritime music will be brought to you by the band New Fish. Beers from local breweries will be available for purchase and coolers for those that do not like beer.We will also be selling Hot dog dinners for those guests that do not want a Lobster. Tickets can be purchased at the museum with cash or cheque only!

Lobster Dinner $35

Hot Dog Dinner$ 15

 

AGM– Port Moody Heritage Societies, June 24th  3pm

Members and friends of the Museum are invited to join us for our AGM , It will begin at 3pm where the Nichol Brothers on moving Heritage buildings, a short video by the Alberta Museums Association on Climate Change will then be viewed and the meeting will begin. There will be an unveiling of our next exhibit with a BBQ and refreshments at the end.

 

Great War Talk: Animals in the Great War July 22, 2pm

Learn about the important roles animals took in the Great War and how they were trained to do their jobs.

Great War Talk: Rare Night Attack by all Canadian Divisions- August 26

As a continuation of the popular Great War trench reenactment series, watch this re-creation of a night attack by Canadian soldiers as it would have been done during World War I.

IOCO GHOST TOWN DAYS FESTIVAL

Ioco Ghost Walk September 22, 5-8 pm

Enjoy a tour of the Ioco townsite and learn more about the history of Ioco. Experience this historic town with a ghost walk of the townsite with a former Ioco resident. Event is by RSVP only – check back here at the Museum website or Facebook page closer to the event to find out ticket release date.

Ioco Ghost Town Day   September 23, 12-4 pm

Come down to the Ioco townsite to enjoy this very popular, annual festival. Enjoy 20+ local vendors and community organizations’ displays as well as live music and entertainment, food trucks, guided trolley tours of the townsite and more! Kids will also have a great time with many different games and activities, including pony rides. The Ioco Ghost Town Days festival is a favourite among Port Moody residents and a great way to spend time with family and friends out in the community.

Great War Talk: The 100 Days Campaign September 29, 2pm

Learn about the campaign that spanned from August 8, 1818 until the end of the Great War on November 11, 1918, that became known as ‘The Hundred Days’. The talk will be presented by historian and museum volunteer John Goheen.

Venosta Radio Show September 30, 3pm

Join us for the Venosta Radio Show as we take you back to the days before television when families would father around the radio to be entertained by stories, ads, and music. Enjoy a free behind-the-scenes look at how a 1920’s radio show was executed. Performed by the Expect Theatre. Event is by RSVP only – check back here at the Museum website or Facebook page closer to the event to find out ticket release date.

Pro-D Day with Teachers  Register Now, Oct 19

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. Events to be announced closer to the date. See below some of the events we are planning.

Reunion of WW1 DescendantsNovember 3

Great War Talk: How we Remember, Nov 4, 2 pm

National Aboriginal Veteran’s Day November 8

Great War Talk: Armistice November 10, 6pm with Candle light to follow 8pm

Learn about the armistice of November 11th which ended the fighting on the Western Front. 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice of Compiègne and end of the First World War. Candle Light Vigil Join us at the Port Moody Station Museum to commemorate those who fought for our country. Each guest will get a tribute candle. After the candles are lit, guests will proceed to the McKnight Centennial Trench

Christmas Tea on the Venosta December 9, 16

Celebrate the holidays with the Port Moody Station Museum by climbing aboard our 1920s passenger train car, the Venosta, while it is decorated for the season. Enjoy tea, hot chocolate, and delicious baked foods while listening to Christmas music and spending time with friends and family. Event is by RSVP only – check back here at the Museum website or Facebook page closer to the event to find out ticket release date.

As a non profit Museum managed by the Port Moody Heritage Society each event is a major fundraiser for us.

 All proceeds go to support the operating cost of the Port Moody Heritage Society that runs and manages the Port Moody Station Museum.

Your support ensures we can continue to offer these wonderful community events, that support heritage.

If you would like to volunteer your time, be a sponsor, become a member or make a donation, please call or email.

Thank you for your support!