All posts by Marina Sacht

Super Saturdays at the Museum. For the young and young at heart!

Every Saturday in July and August drop into the Museum and try something new that’s old! Learn how to make a family tree, write cursive, design your family coat of arms, discover how to behave at a tea party and much more! Between noon and 4 pm.

Thursday is Tea Time
Starting July 25. 2019 from 2:30 to 4 every Thursday afternoon, drop in for a cup of tea and a chat and discover what makes a tea party fun!

Come play vintage board games and outdoor games!

AGM –  APRIL 16, 2019, at 7p.m. 

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting at the St. John’s  Masonic Lodge, No. 21, at 26 Gatacre Street, Ladysmith, B.C.

It’s been a busy year for the society. Find out what’s happening at the Ladysmith Archives & Public Reading Room, the Ladysmith Museum and the Industrial Heritage Site. Guest speaker is Alan L. Hoover author of Southern Northwest Coast Indigenous Canoe racing: A Brief History.

New book by Alan Hoover on early Indigenous Canoe Racing

We will also have a brief talk about the history of the Mason building.  Refreshments served. Bring a friend! More Board members are always needed! 250-245-0100.

Super Saturday March 30, 2019

Following the success of Ladysmith Museum’s Vintage Game Day, we will be hosting a “Super Saturday” the last Saturday of the month. Join us March 30 from noon to 4 pm for vintage games, archival videos and more. Free.

Can you help?

If you would like to help out on Super Saturdays (last Saturday of the month), please let us know. We are looking for hosts as well as suggestions for activities that are family friendly and encourage interaction. 250-245-0423 info@ladysmithhistoricalsociety.ca

Music benefit for Steam Loci 11

On Saturday, March 30, 2019  from 7 pm – 10 pm DENNIS LAKUSTA & TERRY PORTER join in a concert Fundraiser for Restoration of Ladysmith’s Steam Locomotive 11 at Ladysmith Maritime Society upstairs room, 610 Oyster Bay Dr, Ladysmith.

Dennis Laskusta is a prolific artist and songwriter. He is preparing to produce and record his eighth CD.  Dennis’ concerts offer up a multi-faceted feast of variety, colour and depth as he sings and plays his acoustic guitar.

Terry Porter enjoys playing his acoustic bass and has wonderful times working with his friend, Dennis “Dennis has so many talents: singer, songwriter, producer, composer, visual artist, photographer, humorist, author, inventor and educator.”

Get your $20 ticket at 614 Oyster Bay Dr at the Locomotive or First Aid Building. Email vimarmot@shaw.ca to have your tickets set aside for pick up on Sat. 10 am – 1 pm

Refreshments served during the intermission.

Volunteers Needed for Heritage Week 2019

Volunteers Needed – Heritage Week Event
Ladysmith Museum will be open Monday to Friday, Feb. 18-22, noon to 4 pm and there will be a Family Event at the Industrial Heritage Site 610 & 614 Oyster Bay Drive Feb. 23, 10 am – 3 pm. If you can assist at either one of our two sites with greeting visitors and helping with the food and interactive activities, etc. please let Lesley and Shirley know.
Shirley Blackstaff vimarmot@shaw.ca 250-245-3075
Lesley Moore moorele4@gmail.com 250-245-0423

Rail hand pump car will be just one of the many fun activities planed for Heritage Week 2019.

From Basement to Archives FREE Workshop

From the Basement to the Archives Free Workshop

We are pleased to invite you to a free and fun workshop on Tuesday, Jan 15 here at the Ladysmith Archives.
“From the Basement to the Archives” Workshop will take the mystery out of the process and lead by archivist Christine Meutzner it will be not only informative but fun. The workshop starts at 3 pm. Refreshments will be served. Bring a friend but please email us or call so we can get an idea for how much food to bring! 250-245-0100 or email us at info@ladysmithhistoricalsociety.ca FREE!!

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