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Jasper National Park

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Heritage Firehall Interpretation and Culture Centre

Heritage Firehall Interpretation and Culture Centre

June 28 to August 31, 2014

The Parks Canada Interpretation team will be offering a wide range of programs at the Old Firehall in the heart of Jasper (414 Patricia Street)

All programs are free of charge, unless otherwise indicated with $$

Open
noon-9 pm
Daily
Noon-4 pm 1-3 pm
Purchase tickets
at Info Centre
4 pm
Xplorer Programs
5 - 7 pm 8 pm
Monday Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays Photo Scavenger Hunt
Challenge your power of observation and take some fun vacation photos
Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays Mountain Music Monday
Join Emma and Jeremy for an hour of original and lively music. Bring an instrument if you want to play along
Tuesday Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays Hand Drum Making Workshop
2 hr
$$
July 8, 22
Aug 5, 19

Traditional Crafts and Aboriginal Cultural Teachings
$$
July 15, 29 Aug 12, 26
Tipi Teachings Help put up a tipi and learn how each step and each pole is important
Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays Movie Night We’ll take a look at some films about the nature and culture of the park
Wednesday Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays
Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays
Sensing Jasper
We challenge you to use all your senses and in the process discover fascinating facts about the park
Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays Research Updates
Learn about some of the latest research in and around the park and how that information is used
Thursday Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays Animal Drums and Dance
Learn about the importance of Animals to Aboriginal culture and try your hand with one of the animal drums
Street Theatre
Pinelet Prince of Trees. The tragic hero, swears to avenge the aging forest
Jasper Wildlife  Park Interpreters Emma and Peter have each spent many years exploring and photographing the park. Join them for songs, stories and fascinating facts about the wildlife of Jasper National Park
Friday Videos, Xplorer Booklet, Displays
Traditional Crafts and Aboriginal Cultural Teachings
$$
July 15, 29 Aug 12, 26
Animal Drums and Dance
Learn about the importance of Animals to Aboriginal culture and try your hand with one of the animal drums
Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays Metis Dance –Steps of the Jig, Echos of the Fiddle
With a unique blend of European reels and jigs and First Nation Culture, our Métis interpreter shares an eclectic experience of liveliness and culture through the teachings of Canada's unique heritage of the Métis people
Saturday Videos, Xplorer Booklet, Displays
Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays
Club Parka Join the Parks Canada mascot for fun, games and photos Street Theatre Whitebark Pine and Clark’s Nutcracker- Made for each other : A love story Whose Hooves Ungulates are sometimes overlooked and underappreciated come here their story.
Sunday Videos, Xplorer Booklet, Displays
Videos, Xplorer Booklets, Displays
Sensing Jasper
We challenge you to use all your senses and in the process discover fascinating facts about the park
Street Theatre Whitebark Pine and Clark’s Nutcracker- Made for each other : A love story Puppet Show
“Ooooh Watcha Eating?” Join Chef Owl and special guests for a look at animal nutrition.