March Break camp at Chatham-Kent Museum

March Break camp at Chatham-Kent Museum

A camp for kids will take place this March Break at the Chatham-Kent Museum. From Monday, March 13th to Friday, March 17th children age 5-8 will be able to join Deanna, Museum Education Coordinator, discover the wonderful worlds under, and along the waters of our Great Lakes, Canadian rivers and the Earth’s oceans. For example, […]

Harry Potter mini movie marathon and trivia at CKPL

Harry Potter mini movie marathon and trivia at CKPL

The Chatham Branch of CKPL is hosting a special Harry Potter Mini Movie Marathon and Trivia Night on Thursday, March 23rd. The library will be playing the first three Harry Potter movies back-to-back and will cap off their celebration with a special Harry Potter themed trivia game. Unleash your inner Hermione for your chance to […]

Thames Art Gallery presents new exhibition

Thames Art Gallery presents new exhibition

The Thames Art Gallery presents a new exhibition from London-based artist and Western University faculty member, David Merritt. The exhibition, entitled SWRV, will feature a long-developing body of work based around the artist’s “notices.” The notices are simple hand drawings that fill the pages of upwards of eighty sketchbooks, each drawing recalling a fleeting moment; […]

Connecting with craft to Canada 150

Connecting with craft to Canada 150

What would you do if there was no store in your community to buy clothing, home furnishings or gifts? For the 19th century residents of Chatham-Kent, the answer was simple: make it yourself! As we mark 150 years of Canadian history, the Ridge House Museum is teaching the crafts of local residents at the time […]

Free swims in Chatham-Kent

Free swims in Chatham-Kent

Super Kids CK wants children and families to come check out Club H2O, a fun way to get active and to learn about the importance of drinking water. On PD days, holidays and Sundays between February 3rd and June 30th, there will be free swims and more at the Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool, Wallaceburg […]

Super Saturdays at the museum

Super Saturdays at the museum

The Chatham-Kent Museum announced that it will be hosting a new program called Super Saturdays. On Saturday, January 28th the museum will be hosting its first Super Saturday of the year. January’s theme is “postcards” which coincides with the new postcard exhibit called “Greetings from Chatham-Kent”. The museum staff will guide families through images of […]

PD Day camp for children

PD Day camp for children

It’s a travelling medicine show that became a PD Day program at the Chatham-Kent Museum. On February 3rd, children will have the exclusive opportunity to look at the museum’s “quack” devices and potion bottles. Only the child’s imagination will limit them as they create their own quack device, potions, labels, and posters. The museum staff […]

Winter ARTcrawl begins at Chatham library

Winter ARTcrawl begins at Chatham library

Mark Friday, January 20th on your winter fun time agenda as ARTspace, the Thames Art Gallery, the William Street Café, and the Chatham Public Library bring you the annual Winter ARTcrawl. The crawl begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Chatham branch of the Chatham Public Library. “Participate in a community arts initiative, and learn more […]

Try speed friend dating at Chatham library

Try speed friend dating at Chatham library

Are you in your 20s or 30s and looking to make new friends? CKPL wants to help you out! Visit the Chatham Branch on Thursday, February 16th at 6:30 p.m. and participate in their first ever Friend Speed Dating event. This low-key gathering will be a fun way to mingle with other 20 and 30 […]

Tuesday movies in January at CKPL

Tuesday movies in January at CKPL

The following movies will be shown at the Chatham Branch of Chatham-Kent Public Library on Tuesday afternoons during the month of January: Jan. 3rd at 2 p.m. – Shaun the Sheep Movie (PG) starring Justin Fletcher Jan. 10th at 2 p.m. – Sully (PG) starring Tom Hanks Jan. 17th at 2 p.m. – Snowden (PG) […]

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