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What's happening at the Surrey Museum
Voyage through Canadian space history, from rockets to the mobile servicing system on the International Space Station. Marvel at stunning images from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and touch a real meteorite. View full size models of Canada’s satellites, and practice your skill operating a model of the Canadarm, the robotic arm which is a key component of NASA’s space shuttle program. On display until Aug. 27.
Kids of all ages can learn about space by making stars, creating aliens and more, with a different cosmic craft each week during the summer. Fridays through Aug. 26, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Drop in, by donation.
Thinking Caps Club
Planetary Voyage. Celebrate the museum’s Stellar Space exhibit by travelling across the solar system from Mercury to Pluto to find out how life would be on different planets. Pre-register at 604-592-6956. Sat., Aug. 20 3 to -4:30 p.m. 1 session $9.50 (6-10yrs)
HISTORY WALKS AND TALKS
The historic 1889 Surrey Centre Cemetery reveals its secrets on this guided walking tour with writer and heritage consultant Warren Sommer. Please pre-register at 604-592-6956. Sat. Aug. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Ages 16+.
HERITAGE SUMMER DAYCAMPS
Blast into Space. Discover the wonders for the universe through a visit to the museum’s Stellar Space exhibit. Must pre-register at 604-592-6956. Tues-Thurs July and August from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Three sessions, 6-9 yrs.