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Family activities during March break

Family activities during March break

Gatineau, Quebec, February 27, 2007 — Exceptionally, the Canadian Museum of Civilization will be open on Monday, March 5 and Monday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the spring break, and all sorts of activities have been organized for families during the school holiday.

At the Canadian Museum of Civilization

The Art of Violin-Making
Presentation and demonstration by Guy Harrison, stringed instrument maker
Thursday, March 8 and Thursday, March 15, 2007
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Grand Hall

The Hockey Sweater
A reading of Roch Carrier’s immortal story about a young boy and his hockey sweater
Tuesday, March 6 and Tuesday, March 13, 2007
11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (in French)
1 p.m. and 3 p.m. (in English)
Gallery D

At the Canadian Children’s Museum

The World is My Stage!
Performances and workshops in mime, magic, music, busking and puppetry
Monday, March 5 to Friday, March 9, 2007
Monday, March 12 to Friday, March 18, 2007
Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Fridays at 11 am, 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

At the Canadian Postal Museum

Stamp Mosaic
Choose from thousands of Canadian stamps to create a mural of a mailman.
Monday, March 5 to Sunday, March 18, 2007
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Phil Attelli, the Musical Mailman
An interactive performance filled with laughter, song, and music
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
11 a.m. (in English)
2 p.m. (in French)

All activities are free with Museum admission.

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187


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