Christmas Tree

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Wednesday December 6, 2017 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum Kick off your Christmas festivities at the museum’s annual old-fashioned Christmas Tea. The museum will be all decked out for Christmas and there will be fabulous baked goodies, sandwiches, tea, and coffee. This is the perfect time to… Read more »

Peace Country Historical Society – Meeting

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Join the Peace Country Historical Society as we explore Scandinavian Settlement in Valhalla on September 23, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVPs are required for lunch at the Melsness Mercantile Café. Phone Fran Moore at 780-957-3957. Many Thanks, Mary Nutting

Documentary Night:The Swedish Trapper

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Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum (location subject to change) Join filmmaker Viktoria Stahl for the local premiere of her film, The Swedish Trapper. This documentary focuses on the life of Gus (Gustaf) Hedin, most notably his heroics in the Charlie Lake Disaster seventy-five years ago…. Read more »

Grande Prairie Museum Updates Features for 2017

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  MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                          August 25, 2017 Grande Prairie Museum Updates Features for 2017 The Grande Prairie Museum invites new and returning visitors to explore recent changes. Collections and maintenance staff at the Grande Prairie Museum and Heritage Village have made updates to permanent galleries, created new exhibits and added features. Main Gallery A new funeral… Read more »

Plaque Unveil at Montrose Grande Prairie

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A plaque installation celebrating the Montrose site to be unveiled on Aug. 31 at 11 a.m. The ceremony takes place just outside the Montrose Cultural Centre’s North entrance. Special guest Charles Taws, Curator with the Culture and Heritage Department, will give a brief speech about the historical and current importance of the Montrose Site and… Read more »

South Peace Regional Archives – Cemetery Tour

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Join South Peace Regional Archives on Friday August 25 for a guided walk through the Grande Prairie Cemetery and discover the rich and interesting history of Grande Prairie and area through the lives and stories of its people.  Our tour will highlight the lives of those who served in the two world wars.   Grande Prairie Cemetery… Read more »

Grande Prairie Museum – Pastimes of Past Times

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Pastimes of Past Times Rev. Forbes Homestead hosts old-fashioned children’s games on July 19. Outdoor games include croquet and horseshoes with indoor games such as checkers, tin toys and jacks available in the homestead.  “This is a great opportunity for children to experience what kids of the past played with, long before modern video games… Read more »

Grande Prairie City Museums offer Free Summer Programs

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  City Museums offer Free Summer Programs Family friendly afternoon programs at the Heritage Discovery Centre and Grande Prairie Museum are now open for registration. The Culture and Heritage Department is pleased to offer free interactive programs nearly every weekday this summer.  Programs are held on their designated days from 1 to 3 p.m. at… Read more »

Lunch and Learn at the Museum

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Lunch and Learn at the Museum Local contributors to the Grande Prairie Museum’s latest exhibit to speak at lunch and learn event on Thurs. July 20. Guests are invited to bring their lunch for a short lecture on Freemasonry at 12 noon in the Community Room at the Grande Prairie Museum, located in Muskoseepi Park…. Read more »