Events

“Puzzling Stories” activity

April 26 - May 9, 2018

April 26th and May 9th 2018 from 3pm to 4.30pm We are hosting a children’s activity in our temporary exhibit « From Vimy to Juno, remembering Canadians in France ». Kids jump into the stories of 4 real life families that experienced both world wars. Each group of kids must assemble a puzzle made up of clues...

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Commemorative ceremony liberation of Netherlands

May 8, 2018

May 8th 2018 at 3pm Ceremony in tribute to the friendship between Canadians and Dutch people forged during the Liberation of the Netherlands. Every year on May 8, Canadians commemorate the Victory in Europe and the liberation of those countries that were occupied and devastated during the Second World War. On May 8, 2018 at...

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Anniversary concert

June 2, 2018

June 2nd 2018 at 8.30pm To celebrate the Juno Beach Centre’s 15th anniversary, the museum is organizing a free concert on Saturday June 2nd at 8.30pm. Nathalie Pena Viera 4tet will interpret Swing classics of the forties and fifties: Ella Fitzgerald, Cesaria Evora, Edith Piaf, and more! D-Day Festival Event. Garth Webb Esplanade.

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Conference and book signing

June 2, 2018

June 2nd 2018 at 5pm Free conference on the subject of allied chaplains of the battle of Normandy, given by Tom Wilson, Canadian Anglican priest. D-Day Festival Event. In the Juno Beach Centre’s multipurpose room.  

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Meeting and Book-Signing

June 3, 2018

Book-Signing with Mike Bechthold on June 3rd from 2 to 5 pm. Mike Bechthold is Executive Director of the Juno Beach Centre Association. He teaches history at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, and was acquisitions editor for military history at Wilfrid Laurier University Press. His research focuses on air power in the Second World...

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Band of Brothers group

June 3, 2018

June 3rd 2018 from 12pm to 3pm The Band of Brothers group, from Netherlands, will play on Juno Parc on June 3rd from 2pm to 5pm, surrounded by military vehicles of the Second World War. The group plays Second World War music like Give Me Five Minutes More ; Lilly Marlene ; When Johnny Comes marching home ; it’s a long Way To Tipperarry...

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Military vehicles

June 3, 2018

June 3rd 2018 from 10am to 6pm Exhibition of Second World War military vehicles with the ACF FMR Association. D-Day Festival Event – Free – in Juno Park in front of the museum.

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D-Day Commemorative Ceremony

June 6, 2018

June 6th 2018 at 10:30am The Juno Beach Centre is hosting its traditional D Day Canadian ceremony. Details to come. Garth Webb Esplanade.

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Documentary Screenings

June 6, 2018

June 6th 2018, 4pm to 6pm On Wednesday June 6th 2018, the Juno Beach Centre invites you to the screening of 3 films/documentaries on Canadians during the Second World War. D-Day Festival Event – Free – Multipurpose room of the Juno Beach Centre. All subject to change or cancellation.

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Meeting and book signing

June 10, 2018

On Sunday, June 10 at 3 pm the Juno Beach Centre offers a meeting/ book signing session with Nicolas Paquin, Québecois author of the “Les Volontaires” trilogy. Nicolas Paquin is one of the few Francophone author’s devoted to introducing a teenage audience to the Second World War from the French Canadian point of view. His books have...

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Saint-Jean Baptiste Day Bonfire

June 24, 2018

June 24th 2018 at 6:30pm New. Join the Juno Beach Centre staff around a bonfire to celebrate Saint-Jean Baptiste day traditional celebration of French Canadians!

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Canada Day

July 1, 2018

July 1st 2018 from 3.30pm to 6.30pm For Canada’s national celebration, the Centre’s Canadian team invites you to take part in activities allowing visitors to discover the country’s culture. Both free and paid activities will take place. Garth Webb Esplanade or multipurpose room (according to the weather) Details to come.

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Acadian week

August 8-15, 2018

From August 8-15 2018, Courseulles-sur-Mer and others cities of the Côte de Nacre region will host the 13th annual Acadian Week festival. Acadian Week is an opportunity to remember the Acadians who took part in the liberation of Juno Beach and to celebrate with traditional festivities. A number of activities will take place at the Juno...

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Witness’s dinner

September 22, 2018

September 22nd, 2018 New. The Juno Beach Centre will play host to a dinner where youth and witness can discuss and share their experiences and memories of the D-Day landings of 1944. By reservation only 02 31 37 32 17 or communication@junobeach.org. Details to come.  

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Canadian Halloween

October 31, 2018

October 2018 Partake in the yearly tradition of celebrating Halloween with the Juno Beach Centre staff ! Details to come.  

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Remembrance Day ceremony

November 11, 2018

November 11th, 3pm Join us in our annual Remembrance Day ceremony. This year we will also mark the centenary of the armistice of the First World War. Details to come.  

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Canadian Christmas

December 1-31, 2018

December 2018 In December, the Centre’s gift shop is in the spotlight. Join us for workshops to discover Norman and Canadian delicacies. Museum staff will also host numerous activities in the festive spirit of Canadian winters. Details to come.

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