WAY TO GO MASON!

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So proud of one of our wonderful volunteers Mason Berto . He received the Legion Medal of Excellence today at the 2893 Seaforth Army Cadet ACR! Way to go Mason!

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National Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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

Educating Ourselves on Truth and Reconciliation

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IMG_20190531_153729_134The Staff at the museum learned more about reconciliation through the UBC course on Indigenous Education and we will be learning more when we attend the People of the Inlet: A History of Tsleil Waututh Nation talk by Carleen Thomas at the Inlet Theatre.

Join us for our AGM and 50th celebration!

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agmJoin us on June 15th for our Annual General Meeting and celebrate the Port Moody Heritage Society’s 50th anniversary! Enjoy birthday cake, participate in our potluck and more!

If you are interested in joining us for our celebration, make sure to RSVP by phone (604-939-1648) or by email (info@portmoodymuseum.org)

Newfoundland Kitchen Party Tickets on Sale NOW!

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We are excited that we will be having our 4th Newfoundland Kitchen Party on Saturday June 22nd starting at 5:00 pm! Enjoy a traditional East Coast style lobster dinner, dancing and maritime music by the The Navvies at this fun community event! There will be a cash bar and tickets are on sale now! Cash only!
Lobster Dinner – $50 ( 1 lb Lobster ( served cold), potato salad, bun and dessert!
Hot Dog Dinner – $20 ( 2 hot dogs, potato salad and dessert)
Tickets will go fast so make sure to grab your tickets by phoning the museum (604-939-1648) before we sell out!

 

 

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Mother’s Day Tea – SOLD OUT

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The Mother’s Day Tea on Sunday May 12th is now SOLD OUT!

All seatings are booked but you can still call (604-939-1648) or email (info@portmoodymuseum.org) if you would like to be put on the waitlist.

Buy your tickets now! Expect Exceptional Theatre Company is coming to the Museum!

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The Expect Exceptional Theatre Company will be presenting Down the Tube here at the Port Moody Station Museum Friday May 10 and Saturday May 11th at 8 pm and also Sunday May 12th at 4 pm. The  event is getting closer and you will not want to miss it! Just to sweeten the pot. Buy your ticket and enroll at the door for a chance of a week’s pass to the Fraser Valley Zone festival presented by Stage 43 at the Evergreen Theatre in Coquitlam! One lucky ticket purchaser will receive a free pass.

 

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Thank you to all Volunteers who came to help at Easter

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We had a fun Easter Event at the Museum and we wanted to say a big thank you to all the volunteers that took time out of their Easter Sunday to help ! We had Magic shows by Magician Chris Yuill, story time, 2 musicians, Ukulele lessons put on by the Cutie Circle and a duck chute! There was Easter basket making and bunny Ear making! Thank you to Snapd that came out and took some great photos!

There was an Easter Bean hunt for the older kids and the toddlers had a separate area where they found Easter Eggs!  Thank you to everyone that came out and for all that helped out!!!

A BIG thank you to the Easter Bunny for stopping by !!!

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Easter Extravaganza Sunday April 21st

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Join us this Sunday April 21st from 10am-2pm for our Easter Event! We will have an egg hunt for the toddlers ( they will have their own area) and one for bigger kids). There will be Magic shows, Ukulele lessons, basket making, bunny ear making, a duck chute and a visit from the Easter Bunny!

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Have fun working at the Museum this summer- taking applications now!

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Job Posting:  Summer Museum Assistant

The Port Moody Station Museum is seeking Museum Assistants for the busy summer season. We are hiring for a possibility of 16 weeks for the summer of 2019 (dependent on funding from Service Canada and Young Canada Works).

The Port Moody Station Museum is now inviting applications for the temporary Museum Assistant positions. The successful candidates will give tours, deliver programs to children and seniors, help with exhibit design and set up, assist with special events and do other varied duties around the museum.

The successful candidates will be reliable, possess good written and oral communication skills in English, have good computer skills (MS Office 2013), take initiative and have a desire to learn more of our Country’s past. We encourage the Government of Canada’s job equity groups however; we are located in a Heritage building with stairs which does cause a barrier to some individuals.

To be Eligible you must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 3; and, be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations. Federal Grant guidelines do apply.

$14.30/hr plus 4% in lieu of vacation

Duration 16 weeks, 35 hrs/wk

Time frame: Summer 2019, Late April or early May to end if August

Language: English is essential, French an asset.

Weekends required

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Please apply in writing with a resume and a cover letter by email to info@portmoodymuseum.org or by mail to the address noted above. Please put (Attn: Jim Millar, Executive Director in the Subject Line). Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Deadline to apply:

Application must be received by April 11, 2019 by 4:00pm