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Events at the St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre

Open Late - Tuesday evenings, May 24-October 4, 2016

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Thank you to everyone who came out to support this year's Open Late events at the Museum! As of October 11, we return to regular hours on Tuesdays (9AM-5PM) through the fall and winter. 

PA Days at the Museum

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Join the St. Catharines Museum for special events and activities on selected Professional Activity Days during the 2015-2016 school year!

Pre-registration is recommended for PA Day activities, as space is limited.

Friday November 18: Mitten Tree Countdown

Calling all kids of St. Catharines! We need your help in crafting decorations for our upcoming annual Mitten Tree campaign! Throughout the holiday season we use our Mitten Tree to collect donations of winter mittens, scarves and hats for families in need. Help us decorate the museum in the spirit of our Mitten Tree. There will be mitten-themed crafts, hot-chocolate and a special I-Spy scavenger hunt in our museum gallery.

Craft workshops at 11AM and 2PM, scavenger hunt available all day. Suggested donation of $2/child, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Stories from the Front: Special Remembrance Week Performances, November 8-11, 2016

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Our cast of actors brings to life powerful stories of St. Catharines' experience in the First World War, augmented by music and photo projections drawn from the St. Catharines Museum collection. This new production is the perfect complement to Remembrance Week activities, giving students a unique cross-curricular learning opportunity, grounded in local history. Stories from the Front is ideal for students in grades 5-10.

School Performances

Exclusive school performances will take place on November 8, 9, 10 and 11 at 10AM. Tickets are $4/student. Included with the performance is the opportunity for students to visit the Museum's exhibition "Doing Our Bit: WWI from St. Catharines to the Western Front", complete with a re-created trench and stories of local soldiers, nurses and those back home who supported them.

Limited spots remaining! Bookings are accepted until Monday, October 31. Please note that morning performances on November 8, 9, 10 and 11 are limited to school groups only.

Public Performance

A special Remembrance Day public performance of Stories from the Front will take place on November 11 at 2PM. Limited tickets are available at $5/person.

Please call or email the Museum for more information or to reserve your tickets.

Holiday Programming at the St. Catharines Museum *Revised Dates*

Dec. 27-30, 2016 and Jan. 3-6, 2017

Join us for special seasonal crafts and activities throughout the Museum galleries. Holiday programs are pay what you can. More details coming soon!

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