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Donation to North Battleford WDM
WDM would like to thank Edwin Wells who has made two generous donations to the North Battleford
WDM. His donations will go towards the restoration of the French
House/Doctor’s home in the Heritage Village and supplies to keep our
shop operating at peak performance.
Read more about Mr. Wells' donation to the WDM -->
Native Prairie Appreciation Week, June 16-22
This Native Prairie Appreciation Week, we look back and appreciate
a part of our ecosystem that has all but disappeared
This Native Prairie Appreciation Week, we look back and appreciate a part of our ecosystem that has all but disappeared today: bison.From grassland to grain land, enormous herds of bison paid the price of progress.
Summer Day Camps at all 4 WDMS
Learn about our pioneer past and more at WDMs this summer.
Check out Summer Day Camps at:
Monkey Business Contest is Back at the Saskatoon WDM!
From June 3 to September 1, while visiting the Museum, be on the lookout for the monkey. He could be hiding anywhere.
RBC Supports North Battleford WDM
12, 2013 - As
part of the “RBC Day of Service” initiative, RBC staff joined Museum
volunteers on June 6 and 7 at our annual Museum Days
program, learning about Saskatchewan's past through hands-on activities.
Thomas Sullivan, RBC Branch Manager, also presented a cheque representing a donation of $1,000.00 to North Battleford WDM Manager Joyce Smith.
Employment Opportunity - Library Assistant
WDM Curatorial Centre
June 11, 2013 - The Western Development Museum, Curatorial Centre (in Saskatoon) requires a Library Assistant for its George Shepherd Library. This position is a temporary one, to run to the end of the fiscal year (March 22, 2014). It is subject to renewal, depending on the availability of funding.
Find the Piper Cub Contest at Moose Jaw WDM
WDM Piper Cub has landed! Can you find it in the Museum?
It can land on a dime so it could be anywhere.
If you can find it, tell us where on an entry form and enter it for the draw. If your answer is correct you could win your very own plush Piper Cub.
The Piper Cub lands in a different spot every month so keep coming back! Find out more about the Piper Cup Contest -->
The Loft Gift Shop at the North Battleford WDM
is having a SALE!
art 40% off while supplies last pring
Sale - 50% off (select items) Barefoot
Venus products - 40% off (select items)
art 40% off while supplies last
Sale - 50% off (select items)
Barefoot Venus products - 40% off (select items)
In store only.
In store only.
Ride the Short Line 101 at Moose Jaw WDM
aboard! Next run of the WDM Short Line 101 will be Sunday, June 16
(weather permitting) from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Please call 306-693-5989 with any questions you may have.
Now on display at Moose Jaw WDM:
Scotty's Skull from the RSM
4, 2013 - 65,000,000 years ago, dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex
prowled our province.
In 1991, a T. rex fossil skeleton was found near Eastend, Saskatchewan. It was dubbed Scotty. This exhibit, on loan from the Royal Saskatchewan Museum from April - September 2013, features a cast of Scotty's massive skull.
Find out more about Scotty's Skull -->
Bring your class to see Scotty's
out this edition of Sparks to hear from
Executive Director Joan Champ and discover all of the great upcoming
events at all four WDMs.
Read Sparks Off the Anvil (PDF) -->