Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – February 11 to 17, 2008

February 6, 2008

Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – February 11 to 17, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, February 6, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Lecture: The “Pied Piper” of Skiing
Sunday, February 17, 2008
1 p.m.
Level 4 – Multi-Purpose Room

Join us for a discussion about the Grand Old Man of the Laurentians, the beloved Herman Smith “Jackrabbit” Johannsen, who is one of the great personalities featured in the exhibition Face to Face: The Canadian Personalities Hall. Bring your skis for a tour around the Museum grounds following the discussion.


Valentine’s Day Ball
Thursday, February 14, 2008
6 p.m.
Grand Hall

The Valentine’s Day Ball promises a refined evening of black-tie elegance in the Museum’s spectacular Grand Hall. Guests will enjoy five courses of romantic, floral-inspired cuisine from the Museum’s Executive Chef, Georges Laurier. Between courses, guests will have the opportunity to dance and enjoy an eclectic program of live music, including ballroom, jazz, classical and contemporary pieces performed by accomplished professional musicians. The Valentine’s Day Ball will support programs for children and youth at the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Canadian War Museum.

Tickets for the Valentine’s Day Ball are $250 (plus applicable taxes), with corporate tables of eight available for $1800 (plus applicable taxes). To reserve, call 819 776-7183. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Hot Chocolate Cones
Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17, 2008
Workshops at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Drop by the Studio and put together a take-home packet filled with a yummy winter tradition: hot cocoa with all the trimmings. Part of the CMC’s Kids in the Kitchen activity series, inviting kids to enjoy cooking experiences that are as fun to make as they are to eat!

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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