Past Events

2019

Venosta Radio Show – September 29, 3:00pm.

Join us for the Venosta Radio Show as we take you back to the days before television when families would gather 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 would have been executed. Performance by the Expect Exceptional Theatre.

Location: Inlet Theatre, Port Moody.

Free Event

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IOCO GHOST TOWN DAYS September 21, 22, 29.

Ioco Road and 1st Avenue, Port Moody- Sept 29th event held at the Inlet Theatre.

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Ioco Ghost Town Days is a 3 day event. See below for specific event details.

Ioco Ghost Town Days: Corn Roast -September 21st

Corn roast: corn, hot dogs, marshmallows, hot choco and coffee. $12 adults and $5 for children under 12. Call or email museum for tickets  604-939-1648 or  info@portmoodymuseum.org.

Start time Corn Roast: 6pm

Afterwards, enjoy a fun outdoor movie at 7:30
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Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum – (Starring: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Dick van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs, Robin Williams. Release date 2006) 

The movie showing is free and does not require tickets. Make sure to bring your own blanket/chair.

Location : Ioco Road and 1st Avenue, Port Moody.

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Ioco Ghost Town Days Festival – September 22, 12-4pm.

Come down to the Ioco Town site and join in the fun at this popular annual community event – The Ioco Ghost Town Days Festival. Check out booths featuring a variety of local vendors and displays by community organizations, enjoy live music and entertainment by local performers, take a guided trolley tour of the town site, and more! Kids will also have a great time with a range of family-friendly games and activities – including a giant maze and pony rides! The Ioco Ghost Town Days festival is a favourite among Port Moody residents and is a great way to spend time with family and friends out in the community!

Location: Ioco Road and 1st Avenue, Port Moody.

Free Event

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UPCYCLING PORT MOODY’S HERITAGE: OPENING RECEPTION – August 22nd, 6-8pm.

Make sure to join us for the opening of the new exhibit at Port Moody Arts Centre: ‘ Upcycling Port Moody’s Heritage’!

Artists are helping us celebrate the Port Moody Heritage Society’s 50th anniversary by creating fun new pieces from old and used materials!

Free opening reception is Thursday August 22 from 6-8pm at the Port Moody Arts Centre (2425 St. Johns Street).

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CAR-FREE DAY (Hosted by the City of Port Moody) – August 18th, 12-7pm.

This community celebration will feature live entertainment, displays from local businesses and artisans, beer garden, family-friendly activities and more!

Make sure to drop by the Port Moody Station Museum’s booth and say hi!
Location: St. Johns Street, between Douglas st. to Moody st.

 

July 13 -14

Bee Festival- Out Reach,

Location: 17617 Detour Road, Pitt Meadows

 

July 13

World Fest – The Museum will be having a display at the World Festival on July 13th. 

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June 22

Newfoundland Kitchen Party- 5 pm-9pm

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June 21 4pm

“The Shuffle” /Port Moody Art Walk – 4 pm-9 pm – Visit the museum and enjoy the beautiful art presented by local artists. 

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National Indigenous Peoples’ Day Festival June 21 9:30am-2:30pm

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The Port Moody Station Museum is looking forward to participating in SD43’s  Aboriginal Education’s National Indigenous Peoples’ Day Festival. The festival runs on June 21 from 9:30am-2:30pm at Rocky Point Park.

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 15

Annual General Meeting-  and 50th Anniversary party- 5pm

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May 10, 11 @8pm and May 12 @4pm

Expect Exceptional Theatre presents Down the Tube a play by Frank Watts.

For more information or tickets please expecttheatre.ca

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May 12

Mother’s Day- Tea on the Train – SOLD OUT
$ 15 per adult, $10 kid Reservations needed.

This event is now sold out. However, please feel free to call (604-939-1648) or email (info@portmoodymuseum.org) to be added to the waitlist in case of any cancellations.

 

Easter Event  April  21, 10am-2pm : $10 for kids, no charge for adult. cash only

 

Vimy Ridge Event April   7, 1 to 2 pm

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Pro-D Day ( Teachers only) February 22
(Please register with the Coquitlam Teachers Association)

Family Day – The Museum will be closed for Family Day this year.

Heritage Week Event February  24

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2018 Events

Christmas Tea on the Venosta December 9, 16- Must reserve your table. 

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.

 

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 museum will organize a mixture of events – watch out for our special Remembrance Week videos on our website.

Reunion of WW1 DescendantsNovember 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

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 1:30pm

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 at 1pm.

Anmore Elementary
Moody Elementary
Mountain Meadows Elementary
Pleasantside Elementary

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

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.

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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.

 

Pro-D Day with Teachers , Oct 19  –

 

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, 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. Exciting News , there will be a new ARTISTS AT WORK area on Ioco Road and 3rd Avenue! Stop by watch artists at work , they will also be exhibiting their art !

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Directions to Ioco Road and 1st Avenue from the Port Moody Station Museum

The Band NEWFISH will perform throughout the day!

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Comedy Magician Chris Yuill

Performs at 12:30, 1:30 2:30 kid zone area                                                                                            Special Performance by Claire Lundin  12:45 on Main stage

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Joyce and her dancing Border collies perform at 1:00 and 2:00 in Kids zone area

Venosta Radio Show September 30, 3pm

Inter-Planetary Adventures of Flash Gordon.

Join us for the Venosta Radio Show as we take you back to the days before television when families would gather 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. This free, fun event is held at the Inlet Theatre, Port Moody.

The Expect Exceptional Theatre will perform three vintage episodes of  Flash Gordon. There will be no intermission but three commercial breaks between episodes. Run time 1 hour.

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

Learn about the campaign that spanned from August 8, 1918 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.