Adult - Archives Programs

From K de K to Q to Q (16+ years)

In association with New Westminster Museum’s feature exhibition, People Gotta Move, join our archivist Barry Dykes as he discusses the different ways of getting people across the Fraser River from the introduction of the first steam ferry, the “K de K”, to the recent introduction of the ferry travelling from the New Westminster Quay to Queensborough.

Anvil Centre Room 417
Sat, Sept 29, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration Required: By Donation
Barcode # 12235


Stuff Museums Never Told You (16+ years)

Join us to hear some of the strange New Westminster history we’ve uncovered at the museum.  From the fearmongering and epidemics to old-time theatre and exhibition shenanigans, our volunteer historians highlight the outtakes from yesteryear.

Anvil Centre Room 417    
Sat, Nov. 3, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration Required: By Donation
Barcode # 12227


Lest We Forget: The Cenotaph Project (19+ years)

Join our archivist Barry Dykes as he explains the history of the New Westminster War Memorial and shares with you the archives’ on-going research into the names and lives of those commemorated on it. He will also explain how you can help with the project. Non-Legion members welcome.

Royal Canadian Legion, 631 Sixth St. 
Sat, Nov. 3, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Registration Required: FREE
Barcode # 12233