Canmore Museum &
Centennial Museum Society of Canmore
Museum & Gift Shop Main floor, Civic Centre 902B-7th
Canmore AB T1W 1S5 Phone (403) 678-2462 Fax
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.cmags.org
North West Mounted Police Barracks Phone: (403) 678-1955
Summer Hours – effective May 30,2011 Museum & Gift Shop Mon & Tues: noon to 5pm Wed - Sun: 10am to 5pm
NWMP Barracks Mon & Tues: 1pm to 4pm Wed - Fri: 10am to 5pm Sat & Sun: 9:30am to 4:30pm
Winter Hours Museum & Gift Shop Mon - Fri: noon to 5 pm Sat/Sun/holidays: 11am to 5pm
NWMP Barracks Sat & Sun: 1 to 4pm (Dependent on volunteer availability)
Annual General Meeting
Thursday May 26 7pm Civic Centre Council Chambers 902 - 7th Ave Canmore AB
8pm Guest Speaker - Emerson Sanford
(See back of enclosed Membership Form for more information)
CMAGS Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 1 May 2011
Geology Tour 2: Having a close look at Devonian reef rock along Highway 1 east of Canmore
From Canmore Mine #2 Portal to the Surprising Story of Yamnuska
Start your engines! Geology Car Caravans are set to role again. Well-known geologist and author Ben Gadd, now a Canmore resident, will be leading a car caravan every other Sunday from May 29th through September 4th.
The tours begin at 10:30 am at the museum. You drive your own vehicle as part of a short caravan that follows Ben to seven fascinating places in the Bow Valley between Canmore and Seebe. Bring family and friends! Return time is about 4:30pm. Each stop offers outstanding geology and local history.
Cost for the tour is $30 for members (non-members $40), youngsters 13 and under are free.
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As a green bonus, Ben will give a signed copy of his book Cnda oke el g od Tus to the drivers of vehicles with four or more on board!
NEW THIS YEAR: Ben will lead a full-day car caravan from Canmore to the Crowsnest Pass area. This special trip will be held on August 21st. See the wonders of Kananaskis Country and the Pass as you never have before. A tour of the Bellevue Mine is included.
To find out more, go to www.cmags.org
or call 403-678-2462 The Museum gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors for their support:
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