Student tickets are $9 with a valid student ID. Please call our office (604-264-9642) to purchase student-priced ticket.
Stanley Park Sites and Stories: Then and Now - February 21 (COMPLETE)
Landscape Architect and Author, Adrienne Brown, will explore the cultural impacts that have shaped the area today called Stanley Park over more than 150 years. Inhabited for centuries, she will look at places and objects that have come and gone, on developments which were envisioned but never built, and finally describes the history of some of the cherished structures and spaces which remain in the park today.
Rum-runners and Border Wars: Prohibition in BC - March 28 (COMPLETE)
We all know about jazz era gangsters like Al Capone and the prohibition era in the United States, but Vancouver had its own flirtations with prohibition. Daniel Francis, Historian and Author of Closing Time: Prohibition, Rum-runners and Border Wars, will explore how local law enforcement efforts to dry-up the city utterly failed, and immense fortunes were made by entrepreneurs willing to answer the demand for illegal booze.
Ten Myths About Vancouver: The Real Stories - April 25
Was there ever any blood in Blood Alley? There are many aspects of Vancouver's history that are taken for granted, but are they true? Did it happen or was it made up? In this talk Civic Historian and Author, John Atkin will look at the origins of some of the myths in our city's history.
Hycroft is located at 1489 McRae Ave., just southeast of 16th Ave. and Granville St. Free Parking is available on McRae Ave. and on The Crescent.
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