NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization June 29 to July 5, 2009

June 26, 2009

at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
June 29 to July 5, 2009

Free Museum admission on Canada Day, July 1

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

Jig on the Fly
Saturday, July 4
1 and 3 p.m.
Grand Hall
Join a talented and energetic trio of Métis dancers who will demonstrate some of the most challenging jigs, including the famous Red River Jig.

Canadian Who’s Who and What’s What
Sunday, July 5
1 to 4 p.m.
Level 4
Join us as award-winning writer and trivia expert Randy Ray challenges you with little-known Canadian facts. You’ll be amazed by these obscure and memorable details about famous Canadian personalities. Discover more about the men and women who have had an impact on the history of our country.

Experience History: Dramamuse
The Museum’s Theatre Company

 No Power Greater by Lib Spry
Thursday at 5 p.m. (French) and 6:30 p.m. (English)
Saturday at 1:30 p.m. (French) and 3 p.m. (English)
No Power Greater will plunge you into the middle of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Meet strike leader Mrs. Helen Armstrong and three young men with very different opinions on the strike. Duration: 25 minutes.

Beaveriffic by Stephanie Burchell and Dramamuse
Every day except Wednesdays
1:30 and 3:30 p.m. (English)
2:30 p.m. (French)
Gallery D
In this Dramamuse play for families, you’ll meet Castor Canadensis, the famous beaver who appeared on the first Canadian stamp. Join this Three Penny Beaver for exciting stories about the stamps displayed in the exhibition Her Majesty’s Stamps, presented by Canada Post.

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

Happy Birthday, Canada!
Wednesday, July 1
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Join in the festivities as we celebrate Canada’s 142nd birthday here at the Children’s Museum. Sing some Canadian favourites, check out amazing performers and create a unique Canada Day hat and bracelet!

Summer Sing-along
Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5
11 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 and 1:30 p.m.
Join special guest Sonia Ndongmo from PUSH Canada as she teaches singing techniques that are sure to bring out the songbird in everyone!

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