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Make your own Holder of Dreams Mosaic

September 23 and 24; September 30 and October 1
Haida Gwaii Mezzanine
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come join the conversation on the experiences new Canadians face when immigrating to Canada by participating in a collaborative art project mosaic.

Culture Days 2017: Delve into the Archives

September 29 to October 1
Resource Centre
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Celebrate Canada’s cultural memories by learning how a wax cylinder phonograph works; exploring our archives of print, text and audiovisual material; and making your own memory box.

Journey of a Lifetime Theatre Performance

September 30 and October 1 – 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. in English; 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in French
October 2 and 4 – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in English
October 3 – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in French
October 5 – 7 to 8 p.m. in English; 5 to 6 p.m. in French
Theatre

Celebrate the diversity of Canada while watching Canadian immigration history come alive as Heritage Park and Quest Theatre present Journey of a Lifetime.

Handmade Fun: Halloween Garland

October 2 to 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Raise your spirits for Halloween by crafting a festive garland of pumpkins, ghosts, bats and monsters from colourful yarn and pipecleaners.

Kids Celebrate Music and Dance!

October 7
Canadian Children’s Museum
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Enjoy a fun-filled family day of music, dance and unique traditions, inspired by cultural festivals from around the world.

Celebrating Women’s History

October 7 and 8; October 21 and 22
Canadian History Hall
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Canadian History Hall abounds in tales of the many fabulous women who have shaped Canada’s history. In celebration of Women’s History Month, our interpreters will showcase three of these stories.

The Bat Hunt

October 13 to 31
Canadian Children’s Museum
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There are bats hiding everywhere in the Canadian Children’s Museum. Keep your eyes open, and see how many you can spot. Find them all to win a special Halloween treat!

Comedy Performance: Wreck-on Silly Nation with Ryan McMahon

October 20
Theatre, Canadian Museum of History
7 p.m. in English

Anishinaabe comedian Ryan McMahon delivers fast-paced, provocative comedy as he explores whether Canada is truly ready for reconciliation, or still has work left to do.

Handmade Fun: Story Starters

November 1 to 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Create your own customized set of story starter discs with colourful images, and use them as building blocks to inspire tall tales.

Beyond 150: The Promise of Canada with Charlotte Gray

November 30
Resource Centre
7 p.m.

Join historian Charlotte Gray for a discussion of Canadian history and identity in this latest instalment of the Canadian Museum of History’s Beyond 150 series.

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