Christmas Recipe – Cherry Snowballs

This recipe was published in the Rotary Anns Tasting Tea booklet from 1970. At that time, the Tasting Tea was a popular annual event and fundraiser for the Anns. The booklet contains recipes by many of its members including Kath Kirk, Rachel Corfield, Jeanie Harder, Laura Gordon and Helen Laver.

2023-11-30T19:02:43-08:00November 30th, 2023|Categories: History, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on Christmas Recipe – Cherry Snowballs

Comox Valley Santa’s Workshop

The dedicated volunteers of Santa’s Workshop are back for Christmas 2023! The Courtenay Museum will once again be a drop-off location for new or "gently-used" toys, books and games to help brighten the Christmas season for local kids and families.

2023-11-20T15:07:56-08:00November 20th, 2023|Categories: Museum News, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on Comox Valley Santa’s Workshop

Elasmosaur’s Birthday

The museum will be open from 5:00pm to 8:30pm for Courtenay’s 2023 Moonlight and Magic event on Friday, November 17th. Walk the streets of Courtenay and enjoy events, music, food, and shops open later than usual. Admission to the museum will be by donation while our hours extend into the evening for the public.

2023-11-20T14:21:22-08:00November 20th, 2023|Categories: Fossils, Museum Events, Museum News, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on Elasmosaur’s Birthday

Moonlight & Magic

The museum will be open from 5:00pm to 8:30pm for Courtenay’s 2023 Moonlight and Magic event on Friday, November 17th. Walk the streets of Courtenay and enjoy events, music, food, and shops open later than usual. Admission to the museum will be by donation while our hours extend into the evening for the public.

2023-11-15T10:57:09-08:00November 15th, 2023|Categories: Museum Events, Museum News, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on Moonlight & Magic

Remembrance Day Exhibit

In commemoration of the family, friends, and loved ones lost in the line of duty, the museum will have a temporary Remembrance Day exhibit in the second floor gallery until November 10th. The museum will be closed on Saturday, November 11th.

2023-11-07T10:56:15-08:00November 7th, 2023|Categories: Museum Exhibit, Museum News, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on Remembrance Day Exhibit

Elasmosaur Named B.C.’s Official Fossil

Eighty million thanks from the Courtenay and District Museum to the Heritage Branch and the British Columbia Palaeontological Alliance for this public voting process and to all those who voted for the Puntledge River elasmosaur discovered by Mike Trask in 1988 to become a provincial symbol.

2023-10-27T11:47:53-07:00October 27th, 2023|Categories: Museum News, Paleontology, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on Elasmosaur Named B.C.’s Official Fossil

Women’s History Month 2023

In recognition of Women’s History Month this October, we thank and celebrate women and girls, past and present, who continue to shape the Comox Valley, the coast and beyond. For this year’s national theme, Through Her Lens: Celebrating the Diversity of Women, here are three examples of community effort and long-lasting leadership.

2023-10-16T15:00:00-07:00October 16th, 2023|Categories: History, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on Women’s History Month 2023

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Each year on September 30th, Canadians commemorate the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools throughout our country. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation honours the children who never returned home and survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities.

2023-09-24T15:38:21-07:00September 24th, 2023|Categories: The Comox Valley|Comments Off on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
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