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April 2019

Explore Speaker Series: The 11000ers of the Canadian Rockies

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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On April 18, 2019, at 7pm in the Canmore Civic Centre, we are pleased to welcome the second of our Explore Speaker Series guest speakers.   Bill Corbett will be presenting:  The 11000ers of the Canadian Rockies A slideshow about the highest mountains in the Canadian Rockies, specifically the 56 or so that are above 11,000 feet in height. What makes these peaks special? Why, from a geological perspective, are they this high? Why do a surprising number of people want…

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Spring Rock Hunt

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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Join us for our annual favorite spring rock hunt at the Barracks! Find your favorite piece of local limestone and shale hidden in our yard, and decorate it to bring back as your new favorite spring decoration or pet rock. This year's free and family friendly event will run from 10:00-12:00 at the North-West Mounted Police Barracks (609 Main St, Canmore). Hope to see you out and rock hunting with us! The North-West Mounted Police Commemorative Association will also be…

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May 2019

Science Odyssey

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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  Canmore's Science Odyssey is an annual event celebrating the mountains held as part of a national campaign that celebrates Canadian achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math. During the event, we host a variety of interactive exhibitors, displays, and guest speakers at two locations in downtown Canmore: the Canmore Museum (902 7th Ave) and the Canadian Rockies Earth Science Resource Centre (Unit 111, 829 10 Street). On May 10, Grade 7 classes from the Bow Valley are invited to…

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2019 AGM

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Notice of Annual General Meeting Centennial Museum Society of Canmore invites you to its 2019 Annual General Meeting. When: Thursday, May 23, 2019 Where: Canmore Civic Centre. 902b 7 Avenue Time: 7 p.m. The Annual General Meeting is held to discuss museum business, including: 1. Reports from the President & Executive Director, Annual Report, and the Statement of Financial Position as at December 31, 2018. 2. To elect members to the Centennial Museum Society of Canmore Board of Directors. 3.…

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June 2019

“Bison are Back” Exhibit Opening

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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"Bison are Back" Exhibit Opening June 6, 7pm, Canmore Museum Join us in welcoming bison back to the Bow Valley and into our museum with an evening including a guest talk on bison ecology from Biosphere Institute's Karen Messenger, the opportunity to view Biosphere's Bison Edukit, light refreshments, and free museum admission to view our brand new "Bison are Back" museum exhibit.

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Explore Speaker Series: Trekking Across Western Mongolia

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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On June 20, 2019, at 7pm in the Canmore Civic Centre, we are pleased to welcome the third of our Explore Speaker Series guest speakers.   Caeli Barron and Ella Valge-Saar will be presenting:  Stories of their 2016 walk across the western corner of Mongolia In the summer of 2016, Caeli Barron and Ella Valge-Saar decided to walk 1100km over 54 days across the arid mountainous western corner of Mongolia. Starting in the Gobi Desert they traveled through the Altai Mountains…

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July 2019

Miners Day Parade

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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Join us in commemorating the 40th year since the closing of the last Canmore Mine. Details to be announced. Video from 2018 Parade.

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Paint in the Park

July 27 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 2:00 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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  Vecova is teaming up with the Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre’s Art in the Park market to host a series of Paint in the Park sessions in support of persons with disabilities! On Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28, join as at the North West Mounted Police Barracks for a series of facilitated paint sessions by local artists and Vecova clients. After your session, browse through the Art in the Park market to view art and goods from…

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September 2019

Explore Speaker Series: Q & A with Tony Bloom and John Borrowman

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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Q&A with Tony Bloom and John Borrowman: How the Arts Got Started in Canmore Canmore has a long and exciting history with the arts. Come and learn about how things really got started in the 1970s with two of the folks who were there: Mayor, and potter, John Borrowman, and sculptor Tony Bloom. Founders of Stonecrop Studio, they came to a small coal mining town and shook things up, just a little. The evening will be a Q&A format, and…

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October 2019

Rock and Fossil

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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Join us for our annual Rock and Fossil Clinic at the Canmore Civic Centre on October 5, 2019 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The event features free museum admission at the Canmore Museum along with the Canadian Rockies Earth Science Resource Centre, the Alberta Birds of Prey, fascinating displays of meteorites, fossils, dinosaur bones and more, and interactive activities for the whole family! Speakers: Parks Canada on the Burgess Shale Partners and Sponsors - Panago Pizza, Canadian Rockies Earth Sciences Resource…

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