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Apr 25, 2014
Thunder Bay, ON

A Taste of Architecture Dinner Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Victoria Inn, 555 Arthur Street West, Thunder Bay Special Door Prize Two round-trip flight vouchers for any Porter Airlines destination, plus an exciting Silent Auction Featuring a special guest presentation by Shannon Kyles* What makes Thunder Bay’s architecture so consistently great? Tickets cost $65 per person (with $25 tax receipt) Contact the Thunder Bay Museum for tickets tel: 623-0801, fax: 622-6880 Email:


*Shannon Kyles, professor of architecture at Mohawk College and architecture commentator on CBC Radio’s Fresh Air on Saturday mornings, has been obsessed with architecture for most of her life. She has visited 71 countries photographing buildings for a book on the History of Western Architecture. Her educational website: is dedicated to Ontario architecture and receives almost one million hits per month. Shannon has a Masters degree in History, a BA in History of Architecture, and two Computer Design diplomas. “Architecture is the most accessible of all the art forms. Every day people walk through art. Every day people walk through buildings that someone with talent and with some feeling has produced,” Shannon Kyles. For more information call the Museum at 623-0801

Event Host: Thunder Bay Museum

May 03, 2014
Ottawa, ON

Highlighting the season, and making its first ever stop in Canada, is the blockbuster show Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence. The exhibition explores the extraordinary organisms that produce their own light — from flickering fireflies to strange deep sea fishes — and shows how light is used to attract a mate, lure unsuspecting prey or defend against a predator.

Event Host: Canadian Museum of Nature

May 17, 2014
Red Deer, AB

To celebrate 200 years of the Norwegian Constitution, we will have a Syttende Mai (17th of May) celebration at the Norwegian Laft Hus, 4402 47 Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. Like in Norway where the children march with their flags to the royal palace,children dressed in their bunads (folk costumes) will march around Heritage Square waving Norwegian flags. Following this will be games and the traditional food of pølse og lompe (wieners and lefse) and ice cream and cake.

Event Host: Norwegian Laft Hus Society and Museum

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