Events

MONOVA is committed to creating interactive and engaging experiences with thought-provoking speakers and events that spark discussions and get to the heart of important issues.

At The Shipyards

Shipyard Pals

Free walking tours with our costumed, theatrical players. Enjoy the Shipyards and learn about its place in WWII history as a major ship building yard. Stories, songs and learning all rolled into to one. Learn More

Thursdays and Sundays
July 7 to September 4 and September 10 to 25
11am and 1pm – FREE

Location: Meet at the foot of Lonsdale and Victory Ship Way.

Got a group? To book a free group walk, call 604-990-3700 (ext. 8008)

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Generously supported by the City of North Vancouver

AT THE MUSEUM

Indigenous Artisan Market

One day special market at the museum with contemporary Coast Salish artisans.

The Indigenous Artisan Market will feature artists showcasing and selling their art, and will include bannock makers, beaders, t-shirts, carvings, pottery, jewellery, wool weavers, and many more!

Thursday
August 25
11:00am to 1:00pm
2:00pm to 5:00pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm

AT THE BLACK KETTLE BREWERY

Beer & Burger Night with Jay Knutson and Guests

Enjoy Beers (wine, cider or soda) and a Burger while listening to the musical entertainment of North Vancouver’s own Jay Knutson, founding member of Spirit of the West, and special guests. Proceeds go to the Friends of the North Vancouver Museum & Archives Society (No. 89031 1772 RR0001.)

Sunday, August 28
6:00pm
Black Kettle Brewing Company
720 Copping Street
North Vancouver, BC V7M 3N2

Sponsored by the Black Kettle Brewing Company.

AT THE MUSEUM

RIDING WITH CHANGE: HISTORY PERFORMED!

This 20 minute one-person show, Riding with Change, is ideal for groups of youth and adults who would enjoy a theatrical program.

Through this exciting and thoughtful show, explore MONOVA’s centrepiece installation, Streetcar #153. Hear from the riders, and learn about the pivotal role the streetcar played on the North Shore.

After the play, the actor-interpreter will engage in post-show dialogue and share some archival images. Duration: 30 mins (20 min performance with a 10 min post-show dialogue).

Available: Group Booking (minimum 10 people per group; age 10+)

Online

#NORTHVANSTORIES LIVING HISTORY

We invite you to take a moment to listen and experience the power of personal storytelling. Join in the laughter and open your heart to the sorrow, because we are learning that we are all in this together.

#NorthVanStories Living History video series is a part of Mayor Linda Buchanan’s Healthiest Small City Social Resiliency Collective.

Geocache

Shipyard Pals Scavenger Hunt

Get outside and explore North Vancouver with our Shipyard Pals Scavenger Hunt!

Use the Geocaching Adventure Lab app on your smartphone to start exploring The Shipyards in North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale district. A great activity for youth and families.

Curious to learn more? All you need to do is download (click on logo below) the Geocaching Adventure Lab app on your smartphone and look for the “Shipyard Pals Scavenger Hunt” in the Lower Lonsdale area. Read More

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GeoCache

Shaketown

MONOVA is proud to present the GeoCache Adventure of Shaketown, a digital spin on the BC Culture Days walking tour we’ve done in previous years.

This self-guided tour begins and ends at the Archives of North Vancouver (3203 Institute Road) and will take you past several historical buildings and sculptures with skill-testing questions at each location.

Curious to learn more? All you need to do is download (click on logo below) the Geocaching Adventure Lab app on your smartphone and look for the “Shaketown” in the Lynn Valley area.

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