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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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!!!

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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!

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‘Meeting The Moodys’ exhibition coming up soon!

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Coming up in just a few weeks from October 14- November 25 is the ‘Meeting the Moodys’ exhibition. Visit this exhibition to learn more about the family behind our city’s name.

Exhibition on loan from the Royal BC Museum.

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The Venosta Radio Show is coming up!

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Make sure to come to the Inlet Theatre this Sunday October 1st for the Venosta Radio Show! Get a free behind-the-scenes look at how a 1920s radio show was executed.

Doors open at 2:15 and the performance starts at 3pm.

Don’t miss this amazing performance by the Expect Theatre!

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Directions to 2017 IOCO ghost town days

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IOCO ghost town day is tomorrow! We’ve had a few people calling into the museum asking for directions, so we made a map of how to get from here to there.

Hope to see you on the old lawn bowling pitch!

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Volunteers needed for Ioco Ghost Town Days

We are looking for some strong helpers to help us set up some tents for the upcoming Ioco Ghost Town Days festival events!
We need help setting up tents at the Ioco Townsite Saturday at 3:30pm and Sunday at 9am.
We are also looking to borrow a propane gas campfire for our event on Saturday evening.

If there are any volunteers willing to lend us theirs or anybody who wants to volunteer to help set up please contact the museum:
info@portmoodymuseum.org
or
604-939-1648

Stronger Pre-screening tickets still available!

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We still have a few tickets for the pre-screening of ‘Stronger’ happening tomorrow at 7pm at Cineplex Fifth Avenue in Vancouver to give away!
Email us at info@portmoodymuseum.org if you’re interested in getting a double pass to this inspiring movie!

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Ioco Ghost Town Days is coming up!

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There is still spots available for the corn roast, hot dogs, and ghost walk at the Ioco Townsite on September 23rd from 5-8pm.
Admission is by donation (recommended $3/person).
If you are interested in coming, please RSVP to info@portmoodymuseum.org

Don’t forget to come to the Ioco Townsite on September 24th from 12-4pm for the Ioco Ghost Town Days festival. Enjoy live music, local vendors, fun activities, trolley tour rides, and more!

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