Reverend Forbes Homestead Opens

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Reverend Forbes Homestead Opens An Open House at the Reverend Forbes Homestead and Pioneer Hospital is on Saturday, June 10 to celebrate the beginning of the 2017 summer season. The event features guided tours of Grande Prairie’s first hospital. This is a family friendly event with light refreshments and lawn games from 1p.m. to 5… Read more »

Canada Day Pie Sale

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Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum Canada is turning 150 and there’s no better way to celebrate than a slice of good old-fashioned homemade Canadian pie. Come on down to the Fort St. John North Peace Museum (9323 100th Street) for some homemade… Read more »

Cemetery Tour: Alaska Highway Edition

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Friday, May 26 at the Fort St. John Cemetery Join us for a guided cemetery tour of the Fort St. John Cemetery on 100 Ave. Learn about the connection of many of the people buried there to the Alaska Highway. From construction workers to entrepreneurs to ambulance drivers, the cemetery is full of people who… Read more »

Keepsakes of Conflict- Trench Art Exhibit

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May 5, 2017 – August 15, 2017 at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the First World War, the Fort St. John North Peace Museum is pleased to host the travelling exhibit Keepsakes of Conflict: Trench Art and Other Canadian War-Related Craft. This exhibit is curated by Heather… Read more »

Museum Yard Sale

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Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum Come on down to one of Fort St. John’s largest and most amazing yard sales of the year. Find new treasures for your home and family. We are accepting donations of books, household items, toys, sports equipment,… Read more »

Job posting for South Peace Regional Archives

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SPRA is looking for a New Executive Director South Peace Regional Archives Society is seeking a resourceful, energetic person with a commitment to preserving local history for the position of Executive Director. The director is responsible for management and leadership in the Archives and supervises three additional staff members. Qualifications/Abilities: Relevant degree in Business, History… Read more »

Perspective of a Mosquito

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Friday, April 7, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum Find out what the buzz is all about. Discover the construction of the Alaska Highway through the eyes of a mosquito. This story combines historic photographs with an animated cast of insects. Make mosquito crafts and participate in mosquito activities…. Read more »

Night at the Museum: Alaska Highway Edition

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Saturday, March 18 and Friday, March 24 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. start times at the Fort St. John North Museum Reunite with old characters and meet new characters from the North Peace’s past. Experience life on the Alaska Highway by interacting with characters from Fort St. John’s past. Meet Duncan Cran (surveyor), Rudy Schubert… Read more »