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Skaters and skating equipment – More to discover at the Canadian Museum of Civilization

Skaters and skating equipment – More to discover at the Canadian Museum of Civilization

Gatineau, Quebec, February 1, 2006 — The Canadian Museum of Civilization invites you to take part in special activities offered in conjunction with the new exhibition Lace Up: Canada’s Passion for Skating, which opened on January 26. During Winterlude, come meet one of the region’s rising skating stars as well as a skater who made it to the top, and find out what it takes to become a dedicated skater. Or check out the latest in skating equipment with the experts from the Figure 8 boutique.

Meet Skating’s Rising Stars
Amanda Valentine and Donald Jackson
Saturday, February 11 – 1:30 p.m.
Waterfall Court
(Outdoor activity: weather not permitting, event will be held in the Cascades Salon)

Coffee & Conversation: A look at the future
Figure 8 boutique
Sunday, February 12 – 1:30 p.m. (French) and 3 p.m. (English)
Cascades Salon
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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