Get in the spirit of the ‘Ghost Girl at the Port Moody Station Museum’!

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Brianne Egeto, Museum Coordinator, is shown here in full costume ready to promote the Venosta Radio Show and Ioco Ghost Town Day at Port Moody’s Culture Days today! Come on down, say hello, and get in the spirit of “Ghost Girl at the Port Moody Museum” – showing tomorrow at the Inlet Theatre at 4PM. We have lots of seats available so bring the whole family down! And don’t forget to come down to the old Ioco Townsite to celebrate Ioco Ghost Town Day next Sunday, Oct. 4, from 12-4PM!

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Chair Yoga on Mondays at the Port Moody Station Museum

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The Port Moody Station will be introducing Chair Yoga as a new Monday program beginning on Monday September 28th.  Program runs from 3:00pm-3:30pm with tea afterwards. Program Cost is $5.00 per session and will be taught by Yoga Instructor Linda Moncur.

This new program will stimulate physical and mental well being through seated yoga poses that move the spine in different ways. This will be accompanied by conscious breathing and soft flowing music. Directed towards seniors and people with limited mobility, but all are welcome.

Please reserve your spot by calling 604-939-1648 or emailing info@portmoodymuseum.org

 

 

 

Volunteers Wanted!

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Looking for an opportunity to get involved with the community? Need more volunteer hours for graduation?

Then this is the place for you!

The Port Moody Station Museum is looking for dedicated individuals to join us in celebrating Canada on July 1st, 2015. The day will involve opening ceremonies, face painting, guest speakers, and much more! We look forward to a busy day full of sunshine and fun.

Volunteers will be doing activities such as working at a  the concession stand, representing us at our display, and face painting. All volunteers will also be provided with lunch and will be given breaks.

To apply, or for more information please e-mail Brianne at info@portmoodymuseum.org

Celebrating Heritage

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The Port Moody Station Museum will be celebrating Heritage on Monday February 16 and February 22nd.

On the 16th, we invite guests to the museum for a guided tour to learn about Port Moody’s history! There will be a great activity for the kids, where they will color buildings and create what early Port Moody would have looked like in the 1900’s. They then can participate in a scavenger hunt.  On February 22, We are proud to participate in an event celebrating Heritage,  that is being held at Queen Street Plaza. From 12 noon – 4 pm, please stop by and enjoy celebrating with us!

The McNight Centennial Trench Groundbreaking Ceremony – A Huge Success

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Saturday September 20th 2014 at 8:30 in the morning marked the official ground breaking of what is to become western Canada’s largest WWI trench exhibit. A HUGE thank you to all the volunteers  who helped  out. The trench looks great already! There is still so much work to be done so if you have a shovel and some spare time let us know and be part of this exciting living history experience! IMG_1700 IMG_1708 IMG_1710 IMG_1713 IMG_1725 IMG_1728 IMG_1745 IMG_1748 IMG_1750

IOCO Ghost Town Day, Sunday October 5th, 2014

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Best Dressed Pet Parade

Rebel Haunt Theatre Group

Pumpkin Pageant

Reno Schembri

 Hourglass Cabaret

Imperial Oil Display

Home Learners Association

Caulfied School of Dance

Pony Rides

IOCO Church Tours

and much, MUCH, much MORE!

Please note that this year due to unforeseen circumstances the Model A Ford Club will have a Show & Shine, rather than provide rides. Our sincere regrets as we know this was a highlight for many of you. The Model A Ford Club is working on a solution but until then we want to ensure we respect these changes and enjoy the event!

 

Download the Ioco Ghost Down Day 2014 Flyer

 

Venosta Variety Hour – Get your FREE Tickets for Sunday Sept. 28th

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Call or email to reserve your FREE tickets! This event is not to be missed… it will be held at the Inlet Theatre during the Culture Days weekend. September 27th & 28th.

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The McKnight Trench is Complete! A Beautiful Dedication Ceremony Marked the Beginning Occupy the Trench, A Living History Experience

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Happy Canada Day! Thank you to the volunteers, participants and guests who visited the amazing Maple Leaf Show July 1st. The McKnight Trench is available for viewing during Museum hours. Summer hours are 10am to 5pm 7 days a week.

Below are some photos from the Sunday June 29th, 2014 ceremony…

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Trench Digging…Day 2 – Making serious progress!

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The McKnight Trench digging is under way…Learn more about LIFE IN THE TRENCHES!

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