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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization April 27 to May 3, 2009








NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
April 27 to May 3, 2009


 


Upcoming Activities
Activities are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise indicated.


Historica Fair
Wednesday, April 29
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Grand Hall and River View Salon
More than 100 students from Ottawa-area schools present their projects about historical events, milestones and achievements, and Canadian heroes.


BC Scene: Join the Ukulele Revolution!
Music Educators Workshop
Saturday, May 2
2 p.m.
Cascades Salon
Tickets: $12 (includes Museum admission)
Educators across North America use the ukulele as a vehicle for music literacy, teaching musical styles from around the world while reinforcing musicianship. Join ukulele virtuoso and passionate music educator James Hill for a workshop on the ukulele in the classroom.
In partnership with BC Scene and the Ottawa Folk Festival.
Information: www.bcscene.ca and www.ukulelejames.com


BC Scene: Build Your Own Ukulele Workshop
Sunday, May 3
1 to 4 p.m.
Marius Barbeau Salon
Ukulele kit ticket: $25
Call 819 776-7000 to reserve your space
Make your own high-quality uke under the guidance of ukulele aficionados! Space is limited — Register early! Children may require adult assistance.
In partnership with the National Arts Centre and the Ottawa Folk Festival
Information: www.bcscene.ca and www.ukulelejames.com


BC Scene: Ukulele… Seriously
Sunday, May 3
2 p.m.
Cascades Salon
Join one of the world’s foremost ukulele players and educators, James Hill, for an insightful discussion about this surprising instrument.
In partnership with BC Scene and the Ottawa Folk Festival. Information: www.bcscene.ca and www.ukulelejames.com


BC Scene: Ukulele Concert
Sunday, May 3
4 p.m.
Theatre
Free tickets at 819 776-7000 or at the Box Office
A free concert by ukulele virtuoso James Hill and cellist Anne Davison, who will perform an impressive range of musical styles. Come participate in this fun, entertaining and upbeat performance. Bring your own ukes!
In partnership with BC Scene and the Ottawa Folk Festival. Information: www.bcscene.ca and www.ukulelejames.com


 


Canadian Children’s Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)


Summer Camps
For boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 12.
Camps run between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Pre and post camp available (8 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 5 p.m.)
$160/week (non members)
$150 (members)
Information and registration: 819 776-828

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