CANCELED – Walk & Talk – Life on Officers Row

Officers Row Evergreen Blvd and Reserve, Vancouver, WA

Have you ever imagined what it was like to live in the beautiful homes on Officers Row? In this month's Walk & Talk we'll explore late 19th century family life on Officers Row including the role of wives in the Army, the experiences of children living on an Army base and how Officers Row influenced […]

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Pearson Field Education Center: Open Saturday

Pearson Field Education Center 201A East Reserve Street, Vancouver, WA

Make a reservation today to join us for Open Saturday sponsored by Comcast, a fun, socially-distanced way to connect with aviation and hands-on STEM learning!  Reservations available through our website. Walk up guests will be accommodated on a space-available basis. Open every Saturday from 10am-4pm, the Pearson Field Education Center is the ideal location for youth […]

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Pearson Field Education Center: Open Saturday

Pearson Field Education Center 201A East Reserve Street, Vancouver, WA

Make a reservation today to join us for Open Saturday sponsored by Comcast, a fun, socially-distanced way to connect with aviation and hands-on STEM learning!  Reservations available through our website. Walk up guests will be accommodated on a space-available basis. Open every Saturday from 10am-4pm, the Pearson Field Education Center is the ideal location for youth […]

The Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra

Providence Academy 400 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, WA

Since 2016, The Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra has been delighting audiences with the music of the roaring 20s and Depression era 30s. Under the leadership of master showman Sammuel Murry-Hawkins, the ensemble transports audiences to the golden age of Hot Jazz and Sweet Dance Music, specializing in the tunes of Cab Calloway, Irving Berlin, […]

Walk & Talk – Washerwomen, Buffalo Soldiers and the Red Cross

Artillery Barracks 600 E Hatheway, Vancouver, Washington

The West Barracks represents the history of soldiers, physicians, nurses and laborers who built, shaped and nurtured their community. On this tour you’ll explore a neighborhood where the Army’s non-commissioned officers and their families resided, visit the Red Cross Building, and learn about the year that the 24th Infantry Regiment of Buffalo Soldiers served at Vancouver […]

The Lough Legacy Veterans Parade

Officers Row Evergreen Blvd and Reserve, Vancouver, WA

34th Annual Lough Legacy Veterans Parade The Lough Legacy Veterans Parade celebrates the service and sacrifice area veterans have made for our freedom in partnership with the City of Vancouver.   These events are made possible through a generous donation from Frank and JoAnne Lough who dedicated resources in support of Veterans Day Services. Year after […]

Hidden Histories: The South Vietnamese Side of the Vietnam War

Artillery Barracks 600 E Hatheway, Vancouver, Washington

The Vietnam War is seen by much of the Western world as being fought between the Americans and North Vietnamese Communists, with the South Vietnamese largely absent. Yet many Vietnamese refugees who came to America after the war served in the South Vietnamese military, and there is little recognition and understanding of their contributions and […]

Walk & Talk – The Generals

O.O. Howard House 750 Anderson St., Vancouver, WA

On May 13, 1849, the USS Massachusetts, a troop transport steamer, docked in Vancouver. It carried Bvt. Maj. J.S. Hatheway, along with seven other officers, some wives and children and 152 enlisted soldiers.  Hathweay was the first of many prominent US Army leaders who would called Vancouver Barracks home. On this tour we will share […]

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Special Saturday: The Legacy of Friendship Quilts

Providence Academy 400 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, WA

For this months Special Saturday you're invited to be part of the long legacy of contributing to a friendship quilt. Friendship quilts gained popularity in the 1840s. Made with scraps and inscribed with the names of friends and family, friendship quilts provide a unique view into the history and culture of American women and their […]

Walk & Talk – The Sisters of Providence Arrival in the PNW

Fort Vancouver Waterfront Park 111 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA

On December 8th, 1854, five brave French-Canadian Catholic nuns stepped off a seamer ship an began the important mission to provide care, education and spiritual support to the most vulnerable people in this western outpost.  For this tour we will honor the anniversary of the arrival of the Sisters of Providence starting at the Columbia […]