Tuesday, May 24th from 3:30 to 6pm leaving from the Community History Centre, 3203 Institute Road.
Make a difference and help clean-up the creek; enjoy the afternoon outside, make new friends and earn volunteer community services hours! Tongs, gloves and garbage bags provided. Register online at the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean Up for the Lynn Valley creeks in North Vancouver. Shoreline Cleanup Event Outreach Poster
Walter Draycott’s Great War Chronicle
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI, NVMA has launched a blog, where we are posting, one hundred years to the day for 4 ½ years , each of Walter Draycott’s diary entries. Join us at Draycott’s Great War Chronicle
Sea to Sky Regional Heritage Fair Celebration
The NVMA works with students to research a variety of aspects of Canadian history. The 2016 Sea to Sky REGIONAL Heritage Fair will be hosted by the Squamish Historical Society in Squamish BC. on Saturday, April 30th. Details will be announced soon. North Shore teachers are invited to host their own classroom or school Fair for which the NVMA will supply an adjudication team, small display and heritage activity. Contact Education Programmer Felice Jolliffe for further details.
The Shipyard and Mountaineering Pals
Every summer in North Vancouver characters from the past make an appearance. Shipyard Sal and Sam may be seen roving the City of North Vancouver’s Shipyard plaza while Max and Molly the mountaineers will be found at Lynn Canyon Park entertaining visitors with stories of mountain explorations and discovery. Check back in June 2016 for further details.
See what our 2015 Young Citizens video competition participants created this year! This year we worked with 6 youth from grades 5 and 6, and produced 6 videos. Young Citizens will return in 2017.
The 2015 topics included: The Canadian Flag, The Library of Parliament, The Parliament Buildings, Changes in the Game of Hockey, fencer Jujie Luan and The Empress of China. The NVMA Young Citizens projects may be viewed here.