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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – September 17 to 23, 2007

NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
September 17 to 23, 2007


Gatineau (Quebec), September 14, 2007

Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Chinese Harvest Moon Celebration
Sunday, September 23, 2007
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Grand Hall

Celebrate the mid-autumn moon with mooncakes, tea and dancing. Design your own colourful lantern to take home. An activity that is fun for the entire family!

Explore 6,000 years of the oldest continuous civilization
Visit our exhibition Treasures from China

Geronimo
Friday, September 21, 2007
7:30 p.m.
Theatre
Tickets: $10
Tickets are available at the Museum’s Box Office

Geronimo Entertainment Group will be presenting music, song and dance for an evening of lively entertainment. Geronimo promotes Indonesian music and culture. The group has released several hit albums and performed in many festivals and events in Asia.

Evening at the Museum: Spins & Needles
Thursday, September 20, 2007
7 p.m.
Riverview Salon
$6 (includes all project materials and instructions)
Cash bar

Come listen to some funky beats from a local DJ while you craft the night away at Spins & Needles, a monthly Ottawa-based craft night. This is an opportunity to bring together people who want to get creative to work on projects, share ideas and have a drink or two while listening to cool beats. Be inspired by the Museum’s environment while listening to DJ Jason Pelletier.

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

Celebrate Trung Thu
Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, 2007
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (bilingual)

Trung Thu is a special holiday when Vietnamese parents show their love and appreciation for their children with storytelling. Children will make their own lantern and moon mask for this occasion and watch the unicorn dance at 11:30 a.m., 1:00 and 2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Trung Thu is presented in partnership with the Vietnamese Buddhist Youth Association in Ottawa.

Celebrate Trung Thu: Just for You and Your Preschooler
Friday, September 21, 2007
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. (bilingual)
Ages 5 and under

Just for You and Your Preschooler presents a special Trung Thu celebration for children under five and accompanying adults, with moon mask activities and moon cake.

ca A proud supporter of Canadian Children’s Museum programming

Canadian Postal Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

The Glorious Kingdom of Postalania
Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, 2007
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Stamps record the character of a nation. Come see how Canadian stamps reflect our national history and create some fun and imaginative stamps of your very own!
Sponsored by Canada Post

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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