We Were Here: Stories From Early Chinatown Gasoline Alley Museum

We Were Here: Stories From Early Chinatown Gasoline Alley Museum

Learn about Chinese history on the prairies through art and imagination, discover fictional stories written by members of the Chinese community, and explore two versions of Chinatown in Calgary.  Heritage Park has partnered with Lougheed House, the original creators of the exhibit, to host the Chinatown exhibit telling the diverse stories of the Chinese community in early Western Canadian history.  After the museum, you can buy your lunch at either the Railway Café or Selkirk Grille (both are nearby).  Depending on your interests, you’ll have time to browse the various shops in the Haskayne Mercantile Block (Alberta-made products, confectionary, toys, books, and much more).

PRICE:       $20.00 per person.  A minimum of 20 people required.

INCLUDES:  Museum entry, school bus transportation, driver tip, and GST.

NOT INCLUDEDLunch.  Bring your own or purchase at the Railway Café (cafeteria style soup, sandwiches, etc.) or Selkirk Grille (full service meals).

PICKUP and RETURN:  Come to the MPCA community hall parking lot (5 St. at 23 Ave. NW) at 9:30 a.m. for check-in.  The bus is due to leave at 9:45.  We’ll be back on the bus for our return to MPCA at 1:30 p.m.

TO BOOK OR FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Contact Linda at pleasanttimes@mpca.ca or (403) 289-8390.

BOOK AND PAY BY FEBRUARY 25TH, IN CASH, BY E-TRANSFER TO lohanlon@telus.net, OR BY CHEQUE PAYABLE TO LINDA O’HANLON, 808 21 AVE. NW, CALGARY, AB, T2M 1K4.

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