2020-21 Fall and Winter Programs

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Virtual Programs

Rizdvo – Ukrainian Pioneer Christmas (virtual)

Description: In this session, our interpreters will teach about Ukrainian Christmas Eve traditions and foods.  Take a virtual step back in time to learn how Ukrainians in Alberta celebrated Christmas 100 years ago, and learn how those traditions continue today.  You’ll learn how to make a kolach, a special bread made for Christmas, and have a chance to interact with our interpreters and ask them questions.

Program duration: 45 minutes

Dates/times available: November 17 – December 18, 2020; sessions begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily (excluding Mondays).

Grades: 1-6

1 class (max 30 students) per session

Cost: $125.00

Outcomes:

  1. Awareness of and respect for the beliefs and traditions of other groups and communities.
  2. Understanding of specific Ukrainian cultural and religious traditions related to the Christmas season.
  3. Appreciation for how events of the past relate to and connect families to the present.
  4. Knowledge of foods and traditions important to a Ukrainian Christmas eve meal
  5. Knowledge of the process involved to make a kolach (braided bread)

Velykden’ – Ukrainian Pioneer Easter (virtual)

Description: In this session, our interpreters will teach about Ukrainian Easter traditions.  Take a virtual step back in time to learn how Ukrainians in Alberta celebrated Easter 100 years ago, and learn how those traditions continue today.  You’ll learn how to make a pysanka, a special decorated egg, and have a chance to interact with our interpreters and ask them questions.

Program duration: 45 minutes

Dates/times available: February 16 – April 1, 2021; sessions begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily (excluding Mondays).

Grades: 1-6

1 class (max 30 students) per session

Cost: $125.00

Outcomes:

  1. Awareness of and respect for the beliefs and traditions of other groups and communities.
  2. Understanding of specific Ukrainian cultural and religious traditions related to the Easter season.
  3. Appreciation for how events of the past relate to and connect families to the present.
  4. Knowledge of the importance of pysanky in Ukrainian Easter celebrations
  5. Knowledge of the process involved to decorate pysanky

In-Person Program

 

Homeschool Walking Tours (on-site)

Description: This outdoor walking tour will be customized to grade level curriculum outcomes as much as possible.  A tour guide will provide an overview of Ukrainian immigration and settlement in east central Alberta from 1891-1930.  Due to Covid-19 health and safety protocol, groups will not have access to interiors of historic buildings or hands-on activities.  As the museum is closed for the season, groups may not self-guide or remain on site before or after the tour.  Wagon rides are not available at this time.

Program duration: 2 hours

Dates/times available: September 22, 2020 – April 30, 2021 tours begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily (excluding Mondays)

Grades: 1-12

Minimum enrollment: 5 family groups or 15 individuals

Maximum enrollment: 20 family groups or 60 individuals

Cost: $11 per participant

Contact
Christopher Tokarek
Group Bookings & Corporate Sales Coordinator
  780-662-3855 Ext. 1104