upcoming 2021 PROGRAMS
Cemetery Tour: Halloween Edition (10+ years) - SOLD OUT!
Walking by lantern, hear tales with a bit of mystery, a touch of mayhem, and even a case or two of murder…
Saturday & Sunday, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
October 30 Course ID 109044 - FULL
October 31 Course ID 109045 - FULL
Registration Fee: $15
Halloween Fun at the Museum (All Ages) - SOLD OUT!
Join us for some Halloween fun! Dress up in your Halloween best, bring a flashlight, and visit the darkened Museum lit by candlelight. Become a spectral hunter and explore the photographs in the Museum’s gallery to understand the secrets behind the ghostly images. You will receive a special treat and craft to make at home at the end of your spooky journey.
New Westminster Museum (Anvil Centre)
Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration Fee: $13.50 per booking (includes up to 6 people)
9:50 AM-10:50 AM Course ID 103475 - FULL
10:10 AM-11:10 AM Course ID 103476 - FULL
10:30 AM-11:30 AM Course ID 103477 - FULL
10:50 AM-11:50 AM Course ID 103478 - FULL
11:10 AM-12:10 PM Course ID 103479 - FULL
11:30 AM-12:30 PM Course ID 103480 - FULL
11:50 AM-12:50 PM Course ID 103481 - FULL
12:10 PM-1:10 PM Course ID 103482 - FULL
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Course ID 103483 - FULL
12:50 PM-1:50 PM Course ID 103484 - FULL
1:10 PM-2:10 PM Course ID 103485 - FULL
1:30 PM-2:30 PM Course ID 103486 - FULL
1:50 PM-2:50 PM Course ID 103487 - FULL
2:10 PM-3:10 PM Course ID 103488 - FULL
2:30 PM-3:30 PM Course ID 103489 - FULL
2:50 PM-3:50 PM Course ID 103490 - FULL
3:10 PM-4:10 PM Course ID 103491 - FULL
3:30 PM-4:30 PM Course ID 103493 - FULL
3:50 PM-4:50 PM Course ID 103494 - FULL
Fraser River Frights (All Ages)
Climb aboard the Samson V ghost ship. Join the crew for an afternoon of ghost stories and embark on an eerie scavenger hunt. Discover all the mysteries aboard!
Samson V Museum 604.527.4640
Sunday, Oct. 31
1 - 3 pm
Drop-in Fee: By Donation
*Please note boat visitors are welcomed in alignment with current public health others.
Culinary Heritage: Aloo Parota (All Ages)
Join Harveer Kaur Sall from Gurdwara Sahib Sukh Sagar as she explores Punjabi heritage through food. She will be making Aloo Parota, a popular Indian breakfast of unleavened whole wheat savory and spiced potato stuffed flatbread from Punjab, India.
Virtual via Zoom 604.527.4640
Thursday, Nov 18, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration Fee: Free
Register here: Course ID 109038
Indigenous Film Series: Indigenous Law, Lands, and Waters (All Ages)
In collaboration with New Westminster Public Library, join a conversation with filmmaker Kamala Todd. Through a series of three short films - Indigenous Law: An Introduction, H̓aíkilaxsi c̓isḷá w̓áw̓áx̌tusa gáyáqḷa qṇts dṃxsax̌v: Respecting and Taking Care of our Ocean Relatives, and Indigenous Plant Diva - Kamala introduces the key role of Indigenous laws and knowledge in restoring good relations with the lands and waters, and honouring Indigenous sovereignty.
Virtual Via Zoom
Tuesday, Nov 23
6:00pm - 7:00 pm
Registration Required: Free
Call 604.527.4666 or email AskUs@nwpl.ca
A Photographic Tour of Quirky New Westminster (All Ages)
Join Registrar Allan Blair on a virtual tour through a selection of images from the archives collection featuring New Westminster’s quirky past. For the last 30 years, Allan has digitized and conserved roughly 40,000 archival images. Wacky inventions, people, and items – he’s seen it all!
Virtual via Zoom
Thursday, Dec 2
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration Fee: Free
Register here: Course ID 109220
Holiday Cheer at Irving House (All Ages)
Travel back in time to the days of holly, ivy, and old St. Nicholas! Irving House is decked out in Victorian splendor for the holiday season. Enjoy live piano in our parlour and make a small decoration for one of the Irving House trees.
Irving House 604.527.4640
Saturday & Sunday, Dec 11 - 19
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fee: Drop-In/By Donation
Victorian Book Club (14+ years)
Every two months, discuss literature and culture as you sip tea and chat with the club at Irving House. We read literary works by the Brontes, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, Oscar Wilde, H. G. Wells, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Mark Twain and others. This is the perfect opportunity to join other enthusiasts in your community.
Contact us for dates at