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Events at the St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre

World War One Exhibit banner

Doing Our Bit: WWI from St. Catharines to the Western Front, Exhibition Opening - Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Do your bit and join us for an exciting event officially opening our new exhibit commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the First World War. Discover wartime experiences of St. Catharines residents at home and at the front. Hear stories from the front from Niagara voices. Leave your memories and stories of the War with our video diary. Partake in an exciting discussion of various perspectives of war in the 20th century. 

10 a.m.     Curators Reception for Museum Members

11 a.m.     Official Opening Ceremonies featuring live readings from War diaries, letters, headlines and more

12 p.m.     Light Luncheon at the Tea Tent, for Patriotic Purposes

1 p.m.        History Panel Discussion - "Canada At War"

Bring along some clothing donations. Just like during the First World War, we'll be collecting gently used clothing items to help support those in need in our community.

There's lots of activities for the kids as well - from colouring to crafts to dressing up like a soldier and much more.

All activities are available by donation. "Doing Our Bit" runs through 2018.

aMUSE: Collected - Saturday, Nov. 1 at Mahtay Cafe

The second series continues. Visit the aMUSE event page for more information.

Mitten Tree Campaign Kick-Off - Saturday, Nov. 15

Help local families in need with donations of winter clothing to the St. Catharines Museum's Mitten Tree through Jan. 4, 2014. We'll kickoff this donation drive with a knit and natter gathering at the Museum for novice and experienced knitters alike. Feeling more adventurous? Help us yarn bomb the Museum galleries! All donations will help local families through Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold and Out of the Cold.

Holiday Programming - Dec. 22, 23, 27-30 and Jan. 2

Spend your holidays with the St. Catharines Museum! Explore the Museum's galleries and participate in crafts and activities for the whole family!

For more information on any of our events, please contact museum@stcatharines.ca.

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