Great War talk Sunday March 18, 2pm

TRENCH TALKS influenza

Join us this Sunday for a talk about the Spanish flue. The terrible flu pandemic which shook the world 1918 to 1919.

TRENCH TALKS influenza

Volunteers Needed for our upcoming Easter Extravaganza!! April 1st

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The Port Moody Station Museum is looking for some great volunteers for our Easter Extravaganza event

The event takes place on Easter Sunday April 1st from 10-2pm. We need volunteers to start at 9:30 depending on what station you are on.
 We would not be able to put these events on without our volunteers, and we really appreciate all the volunteers that take the time to help!!Please let us know if you are interested by emailing info@portmoodymuseum.org or calling 604-939-1648
 We are looking for the following :
1. Easter bunny and Easter bunny’s helper ( posing for photos)
2. Admissions ( 2 spots left)
3. Toddler area ( hiding eggs and giving out chocolate)
4. Marble throwers
5. Fishing activity
6. Duck Chute
7. Face painting
8. bunny ear craft
9. Basket craft
10. Floaters
11. Bubble area
12. Event photographer
Our Annual Easter Event is a fundraiser for the Museum, please let your friends know !
We will be having many activities, our fabulous marble hunt throughout the day, face painting, duck chute, fishing activity, toddlers area with their own special egg hunt! We will have a basket making craft and a bunny ear making craft! Nigel Tucker will be MC for the stage and we will be having Entertainment by Joyce Johnstone and her dancing dogs Twinkle Toes and Skye and Magician Chris Yuill will be performing three times throughout the day!  $5 per person ( cash only)
Entertainment:
Magic Show at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30
Dancing Dog Performance 11:05, 12:05, 1:05
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www.cymagic.ca
https://www.facebook.com/MagicianForTheYoungAtHeart
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Joyce and Her dancing Dogs
2015- Joyce and Border Collies Skye and Twinkletoes!
Easter Poster 2018

Fashion Show this Sunday!!

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Get your tickets for Ivan Sayers fashion show at the museum or buy it Sunday at the door.
Doors open 1.45pm Inlet theatre, Port Moody.
We have a first and second prize for best “worst” dressed.

You also have a chance to win for the Advance Screening of THE LEISURE SEEKER!

This great movie will be in In Select Theatres March 16.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIuKWCsY2cY&t=

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Parents and Tots Program

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The Museum team had a wonderful morning today as we had our first Parents and Tots program!

The parents and little ones had a tour through the Museum, enjoyed our new Koch exhibit then had fun with our fishing activity and circle time! This program is $3 per child and will have different themes which can be seen on our web page under the Parent and Tots button. The program will be Wednesdays from 10-11 am and parents must register by calling 604-939-1648 or by emailing info@portmoodymuseum.org.

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Busy start to Heritage Week!

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We had a busy day yesterday at the Museum to start our Heritage Week!
At 8: 30am the day started with a class from Burnaby North Secondary school getting a tour of the WW1 Trench and of the New Koch Exhibit. They then sat down and did their own sketches, which will be used in a new exhibit in the future.

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At 12:30, we had a special exhibition called, ” Unpacking my Suitcase” Immigration in Canada.

The students of Ms Lehtonen’s Social Studies 10 Art Enriched course at Burnaby North Secondary School prepared a series of suitcases. The students researched immigration policies and history.

The result of their meticulous research is presented in the form of a fictional character’s suitcase.
Each suitcase contains a carefully researched story and beautifully crafted contents. A big thank you to Burnaby North Secondary, Ms. Lehtonen and all the students who did such a great job and put their hearts into this project!  For anyone that missed the event, please come down to the museum where you can view the suitcases! Please join us on Thursday at the Museum at 2pm, for a talk on First Nation Soldiers in the Great War.

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UPCOMING TALK: FIRST NATION SOLDIERS IN THE GREAT WAR

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Heritage week talk

HERITAGE WEEK

Please join us at 2:00 pm on February 22

We will be having a presentation on First Nation Soldiers in the Great War.

Blog update

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If you looked closely at our web site you noticed that we have “reverted” back to early January. The museum is not able to reverse time, we only preserve history. However our provider messed things up a little and we lost all posts and changes since early January.

Here is a little recap of what is going on:

Heritage Week

February 17 visit our table at city hall from 11am to 3pm
A shuttle bus will take you from city hall to the museum. The bus will also take you to Clark Street for guided walking tours, starting at 11:30am. (tours time 30 minutes)

February 19, 12.30pm join us for a very special exhbition. “Unpacking my suitcase” Immigration in Canada. For this special exhbition the students from Burnaby North Secondary prepared suitcases of fictitious but carefully research immigrants.
On Monday the students will “get off” the train at the Port Moody Station Museum and show their amazing suitcases. As each case is opened a full “life” emerges.

unpacking my suitcase posters webFebruary 22, 2pm we continue our Great War talks series. Join us for a talk on First Nation Soldiers in the Great War

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 4, come dressed in your worst fashion disaster to enjoy Ivan Sayers “I can’t believe she wore that!” a look at fashion bloopers from 1900 to 2000.

The tickets are $28 (incl light refreshments) or get a discount of $3 if you pay cash or cheque.

You can now buy tickets directly on our website. ( Hint this will also be the case for any future event)

 

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Koch exhibition

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Please join us Sunday for the opening of the Rudolf Koch exhibition 2pm

Thank you to Arctic meats for providing us we amazing food for our exhibition opening.

Thank you to Alliance Printing for giving us a great deal to get all our information panels printed for the Koch exhibition Alliance Printing

Have a look at Janis Cleugh great article about our exhibition here

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Koch exhibition

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January 14, 2pm the doors open at the Port Moody Station museum for the Koch exhibition. Koch was a famous German typographer who made lots of amazing sketches during the Great War. This is the first time his wartime sketches are shown outside Germany.
Join us for the opening and enjoy amazing food provided by https://www.facebook.com/ArcticMeatSausage/Koch

Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New year for us all here at the Port Moody Station Museum.museum greeting