2017 WINTER & SPRING EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM
Tea, Talk & Treats
The Sooke Region Museum is pleased to announce the first three talks in our spring speakers series Tea, Talk & Treats in cooperation with the University of Victoria Speakers Bureau. These talks will look at a wide variety of subjects and will pair a snack with the topic.
The talks are free of charge, but donations towards the snack are appreciated.
Threats to Orcas in British Columbia – Sunday, February 5th, 2:30 pm
The iconic Orca whales of BC face a number of immediate challenges. Some of the key threats are due to the activities of humans and our continued exploitation of the marine environment. This presentation will review the social structure of the Orca communities in BC and highlight the threats associated with food availability, pollution, and noise.
Presented by Dr. Richard Dewey, Associate Director, Science Ocean Networks Canada
A Guide to Seaweed Identification and Food Preparation – Sunday, March 5th, 2:30 pm
This presentation will provide tips on how to ID seaweed species commonly found in BC It will also describe some fun facts (including the health benefits of seaweeds), helpful resources, and useful tips on the best places to find individual species. Finally, the presentation will cover some delicious recipes that incorporate seaweeds into their ingredients.
Ms. Sara Wickham, Graduate Student, School of Environmental Studies
Deconstructing 007: James Bond, Beyond the Movies (S) – Sunday, April 2nd, 2:30
We know his number and we know his name, but why does James Bond continue to fascinate us more than 60 years after his creation? Where did creator Ian Fleming get his name, what are the origins of “007” and why does he look the way he does? Find out when we Deconstruct 007!
John Threlfall, Special Projects & Communications Officer , Department of Writing
Sooke Summer Night Market
The Vendor Application for the Sooke Summer Night Market will available in March.
School Tour Volunteers Wanted
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