Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – May 19 to 25, 2008

May 15, 2008

Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – May 19 to 25, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, May 14, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

On the Edge by Elizabeth Pickard and Dramamuse
Thursday, May 22 and Saturday, May 24, 2008
4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (Thursday)
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Saturday)
Gallery D

Dramamuse, the CMC’s theatre company, brings to life the struggles and hopes of three women – one English, one French and one Spanish – who came to live in North America 400 years ago.
In partnership with the Gallery Theatre Program of the Missouri Historical Museum

Young Voices Celebrate Quebec
Sunday, May 25, 2008
2 p.m.
Grand Hall

Join us in celebrating the 400th anniversary of the city of Québec with a performance by the 48-voice children’s choir, Les Deux Rives.

(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Adventure World Opens
Monday, May 19, 2008

The fun continues in our unique, fully-enclosed outdoor exhibition park! Challenge a friend to a game of chess or checkers, play marbles, hopscotch or spin tops at It’s Your Move. Design and build your own boat, then test it on our pond. Become a pilot and land our plane. Send a radio message from the Coast Guard Station to the captain of the Missinaibi, go fishing off the dock or make a kite at Art-rageous Adventure.

Fun in the Park!
Friday, May 23, 2008
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Our great Adventure World Park is now open, so come and join us for some fresh-air fun! Play giant parachute games, make and fly your own kite and quench your thirst with lemonade that you squeeze yourself. Ages 5 and under.

Korea in our backyard!
Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25, 2008
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Head outdoors to Adventure World for an event featuring Korean music, dancing and games.
Produced in collaboration with the Association for Families of Korean Adoptees

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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