Children’s Museum Day

This fun-filled family event is free to the public and happens every August.  Features a marimba band, pony rides, cookies and lemonade.  Activity stations include headband making, First Nations, spinning and weaving, origami, old timey dress-up, ‘send a telegram’, guess the artefact, boat making, nature table, meet a live owl, face painting, fossil rubbing…AND MORE!  We are happy to annouce that Children’s Museum Day 2022 will go ahead! Mark your calendars for August 20th from 12 noon to 4 pm.

Special Events

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QB Reads

Join us for QB Reads, a festival celebrating local writers and creativity.  We feature one writer per month from June through September at 7pm, including a display in the museum and a presentation.  Please contact us if you would like to share your creative journey with our community, all genres of writing welcome.

June 30: Jerry Michael Smith  – The Prison of Power “A man-made tale”

July 28: John MacFarlane – Shipwreck! A chronicle of marine accidents & disasters in B.C.

August 25: Kirsty Elliot – True (poetry)

September 29: John Beaton – Leaving Camustianavaig (poetry)

October 27 (2pm): Shanon Sinn – TBA

View the 2022 QB Reads Poster