CULTURE DAYS 2023…JOIN the Community Archives and local artists on September 23rd from 1PM to 4PM to celebrate art and memory! WATCH local artist Sandra Marshall create an artwork from an historic photograph of Mission Dairy Queen. HEAR Charis Young, an emerging multi-genre writer and student in the UBC Creative Writing Program read and discuss her archival poetry. CREATE your own Mission Memory Collage using historic photographs from the Archives. All ages welcome. Please register for our free event here.
We’re excited to be participating in the July 14th Summer Market at Fraser River Heritage Park!
Visit our booth between the hours of 4:00PM and 8:30PM where you can purchase quality items inspired by the thousands of historic images housed in the Mission Community Archives, including: vintage postcards, buttons, notecards, and a limited edition caricature map of Fraser River Heritage Park.
At the market we are launching a new postcard series that includes images of Mission’s first Dairy Queen, Mission Raceway, and the 1968 Soap Box Derby.
There will be a FREE DRAW for the framed panoramic view of Mission’s first swimming pool which opened July 13th, 1952 – one of the most popular posts on our social media to date!
SEE YOU at the Park on July 14th, 2023!
Be sure to visit the Archives booth at Fraser River Heritage Park on July 1st, where you can play Canada Day Bingo, the Mix & Match game, and more. Their will also be a free draw!
The City of Mission will be hosting the Canada Day event from 11AM to 3PM. For more information about the festivities click here.
Back by popular demand! This Saturday at 8AM we will be launching our 2023 Mission Canada Day Quiz video to our social media pages! Click here to test your knowledge.