Halloween Delights
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

Halloween Delights

Learn to temper chocolate! We will make Pumpkin Cheesecake Mummy Truffles, salted caramel broom or quidditch sticks, Caramel Apple Bites and Pumpkin Seed Brittle to keep the ghouls away. (Ages 16+)

Registration Required. $30 per person.

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Book Club -  November
Nov
14
2:30 PM14:30

Book Club - November

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.

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Shadow Puppets: Create & Play
Nov
16
11:00 AM11:00

Shadow Puppets: Create & Play

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.

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Celebrations of Light
Nov
30
11:00 AM11:00

Celebrations of Light

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.

By donation.

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Christmas Cookie Decorating
Dec
7
12:00 PM12:00

Christmas Cookie Decorating

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

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Reflections: A Holiday Mosaic
Dec
8
2:00 PM14:00

Reflections: A Holiday Mosaic

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.

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P.J Storytime
Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

P.J Storytime

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.

By Donation.

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Gather Around the Radio: A Christmas Carol
Dec
18
6:00 PM18:00

Gather Around the Radio: A Christmas Carol

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.

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Book Club - October
Oct
10
2:00 PM14:00

Book Club - October

Join Book Club in October to discuss Kintu (pronounced Chintu) by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi. This epic debut novel chronicles the Kintu family pre and post-colonization in Uganda

Free. Refreshments Served. RSVP through our orange “Free Events” bar.

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Soaps Galore!
Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

Soaps Galore!

This extensive day long class will teach you soap making from scratch. Explore different ingredients, methods and various techniques that you can use to create exciting soaps.

Registration Required. (16+) $48 per person.

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Educator Open House
Oct
3
5:30 PM17:30

Educator Open House

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.

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Daisy Day 2019
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

Daisy Day 2019

  • 1000 Austin Avenue Coquitlam, BC, V3K 3P1 Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at our booth for Daisy Day put on by the Austin Heights BIA. It is a fun day of crafts, giveaways, performances & lots of activities. Find us at Lebleu Street & Austin Avenue.

Free Family Event.

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Mystery Dinner Theatre
Jun
14
to Jun 15

Mystery Dinner Theatre

  • Coquitlam Heritage Society (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Coquitlam Heritage is happy to welcome back Live History, the international theatre troupe this year. Join us for Round Table and solve a mystery while enjoying a meal.

Registration Required. Full Price $50. Member Price $45.

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Book Club
Jun
13
2:00 PM14:00

Book Club

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.

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Quilting Bee & Family Day at Place Maillardville
May
25
10:00 AM10:00

Quilting Bee & Family Day at Place Maillardville

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.

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Book Club
May
9
2:00 PM14:00

Book Club

May's book club read is Alone in the Classroom by Ontario based author Elizabeth Hay.

Refreshments provided. Please RSVP through our orange “free events” bar if you plan to attend.

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Pro-D Day Afternoon
Apr
26
1:00 PM13:00

Pro-D Day Afternoon

Join us at Mackin House for an immersive look into life in the early 1900's. Enjoy a tour of our house museum, make a fun craft and top it all off with some homemade snacks.

Registration & Parental Supervision Required.

$5 per Family (up to 3 children)

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Easter Cupcake Decorating
Apr
20
1:30 PM13:30

Easter Cupcake Decorating

Marshmallow bunnies and lambs, coconut chicks and egg candy filled bird’s nests, all the symbols of spring. Bring an apron and decorate six chocolate cupcakes to take away and enjoy with friends and family.

Registration Required. (Ages 8-14) $10 per child.

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