Treefest is put on by the Riverview Horticultural Society in the Fall. The Riverview Hospital land is home to a huge variety of tree types, making a yearly festival of conducted tree tours, and other horticultural displays and talks, a well-attended occasion. Interestingly, our Museum building is also in the Riverview grounds. The Treefest organizers… Read the full article
“The British are coming”! Cars and music, that is. This is an annual show held at Fort Langley – this year on April 25th, 2010. SPARC had two tents – a radio display area, and the remote broadcast table. To be in tune with the many wonderful antique British cars, we featured “British Invasion” music,… Read the full article
At Mackin House during ‘Fair in the Square’ – Places des Arts in the Maillardville area of Coquitlam The SPARC Museum has participated several times at the annual Fair In The Square event – over the July long weekend. We have some of our nice old radios from our collection on show. To support the… Read the full article
The Maple Ridge Museum hosted us on August 4th, 2007. That event was the Mayors’ Heritage day, held in the Memorial Peace Park. We were located on the Bandstand. As you can see, we had a good sampling of our radios, and an ambitious broadcast operation playing the music.
On August 18th, 2007, the Mission District Historical Society invited SPARC to be part of the 100th anniversary celebration of their Bank of Commerce building that houses the Mission Museum collection. It was a perfect day, sitting comfortably on the museum porch, with the Mission bridge and the Fraser Valley mountains in the distance. Below… Read the full article
— Late August, 2002 Pictured is the set-up in Brentwood Town Center in August 2002 for an event that honoured the late broadcaster Jack Cullen for his contribution to the Vancouver radio and music scene. In the 70s, Jack ran a record store in Brentwood Mall, with his own broadcast studio in the rear. In… Read the full article