To commemorate Remembrance Day join us at Mackin House for a presentation by Landscapes of Injustice a dynamic project chronicling the mass displacement and dispossession of Japanese Canadians.
Registration Required. Register on our orange “Free Events” tab. By Donation.
Start time this month only 2:30 pm
In November Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake is our read. The first in Atwood's MaddAddam trilogy this dystopian novel follows characters who are dealing with the consequences of a world that is dominated by genetic engineering after an apocalyptic plague.
Refreshments served. RSVP through our orange “Free Events” bar.
Shadow puppets are a form of entertainment that have endured the test of time. Create your own puppet to try out in the parlour, watch a puppet show and then take home your creation. (Ages 3+)
Registration Required. Register through our orange “free events” bar. By Donation.
Roll beeswax candles and make crafts that celebrate the light during our season of short days and long nights. Learn about Hannukah, Kwanzza and Winter Solstice as well as how the community in Maillardville celebrated the holiday season. (Ages 3+)
Registration Required. Register through our orange “free events” bar.
Decorate sugar cookies, listen to holiday songs and sip hot chocolate by our warm fire. A fun way to get into the holiday spirit. (Ages 3+)
Registration Required. Space is limited register early to avoid missing out.
Parent/Guardian attendance is required.
$5 per child
Our annual Holiday Mosaic features carol singing, heritage crafts, baking and hot chocolate. See crafts and recipes that reflect our Home Front: WWII exhibit and take a tour. Visit Place des Arts during the afternoon as well and enjoy more sights and sounds of the season.
No Registration Required. By donation.
Join us for one of our most popular events. Nestle into our cozy Parlour next to the fireplace and enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, and stories read by Coquitlam Public Library staff.
Registration required. Register early through our orange "free events" bar to avoid disappointment.
Before screens became portable and so readily accessible families would gather around the radio for their entertainment. Join us for an evening of holiday entertainment in our parlour. Listen to the wonderful story of Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol narrated by Patrick Stewart. (Ages 12+)
Registration Appreciated through our orange “free events” bar.
We have an array of programming available for students of all grade levels.
Join us on Thursday October 3, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm for an Open House that will offer educators a chance to tour our new exhibit Home Front: WWII and learn about the tours and programs we offer.
RSVP appreciated via our Orange “Free Events” bar.
Join us at All Saints Parish Hall kitchen and learn the history, customs, and tradition behind the celebration of the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. Instructor Jessica Yue will show you how to make Chinese style ice and baked mooncakes.
(12+) Registration Required.
Come and find us and make a craft and see artifacts for Canada Day fun at Town Centre Park. There will be entertainment all day followed by a festive fireworks show. Our Train Station is open for visitors and tourism information from 11-5pm too.
Free family event.
Woman's Prize for Fiction winner writer Rose Tremain's novel The Gustav Sonata moves backwards in time from Post-WWII Switzerland and traces a deep seated Anti-Semitism that threatens a childhood friendship.
Refreshments Provided. Please use the orange “Free Events” bar to RSVP.
Join us at Mackin House and/or Laval Square for our Quilting bee. We are making a quilt to commemorate our Heirlooms & Treasures exhibit. Learn to sew by hand and try out a sewing machine.
No Registration Required. Drop in, by donation event. All welcome but sewing for 5 and up only please.
Mackin House and Family Fun Day at Place Maillardville.